St John's Lutheran School

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St John's Lutheran School Photo #2 - Outdoor Ed at Camp Rotary in Clare was so much fun this year. We tried our hand at climbing and rappelling, archery, shooting bb guns, and other fun games with students from other schools. (Fall 2019)
St John's Lutheran School Photo #3 - Students of SJL School learn and have fun while conducting water testing experiments, getting salmon eggs in the fall, releasing salmon in the spring, and competing in Science Fairs and in the Delta Math Competition. Hands-on learning is awesome! Especially when it is applied to real-world and outdoor activities. (Fall 2019)
St John's Lutheran School Photo #4 - The co-ed soccer team plays in the fall and includes student-athletes in the 4th-8th grade. Our team had a great time competing in our league and the end-of-season tournament this year. (Fall 2019)
St John's Lutheran School Photo #5 - Our Boys' J.V. Basketball team (3rd-5th grade) receives instruction from Coach B. (Late Fall 2019)
St John's Lutheran School Photo #6 - At SJL School, we wear maroon and gold uniforms and are known as the Eagles. Our Girls' J.V. Basketball team is made up of student-athletes in the 3rd-5th grade. (Late Fall 2019)
St John's Lutheran School Photo #7 - Time flies when you're having fun! The young ladies pictured here are all in high school now. The three youngest in this photo played on our State Tournament Varsity Girls Basketball Team while in the 8th grade in March of 2019. So proud! (Winter 2015)
St John's Lutheran School Photo #8 - Coach M. and Coach Z. with the Boys' J.V. Basketball team in the winter of 2015. These boys experienced great success on and off the court while here at SJL.
St John's Lutheran School Photo #9 - Coach B. and Coach Z. with the ladies of the Varsity Basketball team in the winter of 2015.
  • St. John's Lutheran School was established in 1946 and is operated by St. John's Lutheran Church.
  • The school is designed to provide a complete program of quality Christian education in the Lutheran tradition based on the conviction that learning and living take on meaningful dimensions only when related to Christ.
  • Curriculum: Although taught as a subject each day, religion permeates the entire curriculum.
  • All subjects are presented in the light of God's Word.
  • The curriculum parallels that offered by the Midland Public Schools.
  • Accreditation: St. John's has National Lutheran School and Michigan Non-Public Schools Accreditation.
  • St. John's Lutheran School's mission is to make disciples for Jesus Christ through a Gospel-oriented ministry that provides a Christ-centered education, integrated with a quality academic program, to churched and unchurched families.

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School Overview

Religious AffiliationLutheran Church Missouri Synod
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded1946

Student Body

Total Students89 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
3%
State avg.: 16%
Students by Grade St John's Lutheran School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers8 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio11:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size8 students

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$3,000
Tuition NotesTuition is $1,200 for members of St. John's Lutheran Church, $1,700 for members of other Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod congregations, and $3,000 for everyone else.The actual cost to educate a student is about $7,200, but the church members cover what you are not charged. Also, tuition assistance is available. Please contact us for more details.

Sports

Total Sports Offered5 sports
SportsBasketball, Cheering, Soccer, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballCheering,
SoccerTrack and Field,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.6 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Battle of the Books Team, Stem Club, Yearbook Club

Arts and Music Programs:
Choir and Band, Choir Chimes

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Pee Wee Basketball

School Notes

  • St. John's Lutheran School was established in 1946 and is operated by St. John's Lutheran Church. The school is designed to provide a complete program of quality Christian education in the Lutheran tradition based on the conviction that learning and living take on meaningful dimensions only when related to Christ. Curriculum: Although taught as a subject each day, religion permeates the entire curriculum. All subjects are presented in the light of God's Word. The curriculum parallels that offered by the Midland Public Schools. Accreditation: St. John's has National Lutheran School and Michigan Non-Public Schools Accreditation. St. John's Lutheran School's mission is to make disciples for Jesus Christ through a Gospel-oriented ministry that provides a Christ-centered education, integrated with a quality academic program, to churched and unchurched families.

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