St. John Ev. Lutheran School

  • St. John's Lutheran School of Pigeon, MI, also known as "the Berne School", is a PreK-8 Lutheran Elementary School.
  • Our school exists to proclaim the love of Christ to a dying world, to teach all classes under the light of God's Word, and to equip children to answer the challenges of the world.
  • We opened a daycare program in September 2015. we accept children from 6 weeks to school age care.

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School Overview

Religious AffiliationWisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Year Founded1885

Student Body

Total Students34 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
Students by Grade St. John Ev. Lutheran School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers4 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio9:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size8 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$1,200
Tuition Notes$1200 for 1 student, $1800 for 2 students from the same family, $2200 for three or more students from the same family
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%

School Notes

  • Our school offers day care serving infants through school age as well as grades K to 8.  We also have before and after school care and a summer school age progtam.

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The average private school tuition in Michigan is $4,702 for elementary schools and $10,332 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Michigan is 95% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).