St John Lutheran School

  • 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.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Other religious school association(s)
Religious AffiliationLutheran Church Missouri Synod
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded1964

Student Body

Total Students365 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 41%
Students by Grade St John Lutheran School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio10:1
National avg.: 13:1
Number of AP Courses9 courses
Advanced CoursesBiology, Calculus, European History, Government, Language, Literature, Physics, Statistics, US History
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(School Uniform)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesTuition 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 DirectorVanessa Baxley


Total Sports Offered12 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
Track and FieldVolleyball,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.9 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.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.

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Ocala
    Grades: NS-8 | 214 students
    0.3 miles
    2313 SE Lake Weir Avenue
    Ocala, FL 34471
    0.3 NS-8
  • Ocala
    Grades: NS-12 | 426 students
    2.4 miles
    1714 Se 36th Avenue
    Ocala, FL 34471
    2.4 NS-12
  • Ocala
    Grace Christian
    Grades: NS-8 | 207 students
    1 miles
    4410 SE 3rd Avenue
    Ocala, FL 34480
    1 NS-8
  • Ocala
    Grades: K-12 | 272 students
    4.4 miles
    4741 Sw 20th St Bldg 1
    Ocala, FL 34474
    4.4 K-12
  • Ocala
    Grades: PK-10 | 195 students
    5.1 miles
    155 Sw 87th Pl
    Ocala, FL 34476
    5.1 PK-10

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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The average private school tuition in Florida is $7,780 for elementary schools and $9,837 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Florida is 87% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).