Shepherd of the Lakes Lutheran School offers an accredited, Christian education with a low student to teach ratio.
We offer two, three, and five day a week preschool as well as prekindergarten, half-day kindergarten, full-day kindergarten, and grades one through five.
All students attend music, chapel, and physical education.  Elementary students attend Spanish class twice a week and art once a week.
Shepherd of the Lakes Lutheran School is open to any child whose parents want a Christ-centered education.
We value and encourage parental involvement in school activities.
The mission of Shepherd of the Lakes School is to nurture students with Jesus' love to grow spiritually, thrive academically, and mature socially.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked MI School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 270 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $4,350
  • Average class size: 14 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

Shepherd Of The Lakes Lutheran School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Michigan for:

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded
1984

Student Body

Total Students
270 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
2%
State avg.: 20%
Students by Grade
Shepherd Of The Lakes Lutheran School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
13 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
80%
Average Class Size
14 students
List of Courses Offered
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
(Slacks and polo shirts)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
The above amount is for one child at the full rate. Please visit our website or contact the school for details on tuition discounts.
% on Financial Aid
5%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$1,800
Admissions Director
Hillary Farney

Sports

Total Sports Offered
5 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
4 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Lego Club, Math Club, NJHS

Arts and Music Programs:
Art Club

School Notes

  • Each day at Shepherd of the Lakes Lutheran School includes sharing our love for the Lord. We strive to show our students how Jesus speaks to them through Scripture and how they can apply these lessons into their own life. We strive to build a foundation of Faith, Knowledge, and Discipleship.

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked MI School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 270 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $4,350
  • Average class size: 14 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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