Since 1964, St. John Lutheran School has been a valuable Christ-centered institution in Ocala providing students in grades K3-12 with a quality academic education that is grounded in Christian love.
At the upper levels (5th grade and up) this quality education is enhanced by numerous extracurricular activities including athletics and service clubs.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked FL School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 365 students
  • Acceptance rate: 97%
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

St. John Lutheran School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Florida for:

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded

Student Body

Total Students
365 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 45%
Students by Grade
St. John Lutheran School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
35 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1
Number of AP Courses
9 courses
Advanced Courses
Biology, Calculus, European History, Government, Language, Literature, Physics, Statistics, US History
Classroom Dress Code
(School Uniform)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Tuition Notes
Tuition rates vary by age group: $3450 for half-day pre-K, $5070 for full-day pre-K, $6000 for grades K5-5, $7000 for grades 6-8, $8200 for grades 9-12.
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Vanessa Baxley
Admissions Associate



Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
9 extracurriculars
Anchor Club, Chapel Band, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Girl Scouts, Interact Club, National Honor Society, Prayer Team, Science Club, Student Council/Student Government

School Notes

  • Please visit our website at and complete the inquiry for to Become a Saint.  We will follow up with admissions and registration information.  Information needed will include transcripts, grades, test scores, and teacher recommendations.  Any individual education plan information or 504 plans will also be needed during the admissions process.

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
We love the Christian family environment at St. John. The staff really cares about student success in all areas: faith, academics, and life balance. Students are well prepared for college and the next steps of life. Strongly recommend St. John for families in the Ocala area.
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St. John has been a true blessing to our entire family. It has met each need for both of my two very different sons. St. John has laid the foundation (and continues to do so for my middle schooler) for them to go out into their next chapter grounded in their faith. Each teacher has gone above and beyond to nurture their faith and help them grow to meet their full potential. Academically my oldest who has graduated and moved on to college has been well equipped to handle the academic challenges of college. St. John is a 2nd Family to us and has provided a safe and loving place for them to grow and be forever connected to.
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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked FL School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 365 students
  • Acceptance rate: 97%
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Florida is $9,389 for elementary schools and $10,407 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Florida is 86% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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