St John's Lutheran school provides a high quality Christian education for your children to better prepare them for the world ahead.
Our Pastors, Teachers and Staff are also committed to giving them the best possible academic education.
St. John's Evangelical Lutheran School admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school.
It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Top Ranked WI School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 308 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $1,650
  • Average class size: 27 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Extended Learning
Year Founded
1856
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
308 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
69%
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade
St. Johns Lutheran School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
18 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
22%
Average Class Size
27 students
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
School Uniforms, Navy bottoms, light blue blouse or polos

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
$1650 for St. John\'s or other WELS Lutherans. $8399 for non-members.
Admissions Director
Alex Alonte
Admissions Associate
Sheila Alonte

Sports

Total Sports Offered
6 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
5 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Math Club, Science & Art Fairs in a rotating yearly schedule, Social Studies

Arts and Music Programs:
Choir, Play/Musicals

School Notes

  • Call the office to schedule an appointment with our Office Manager, Mrs. Alonte or Administrator, Mr. Alonte. We will meet with new parents, answer any questions you may have and give an individualized tour. 
  • The State of Wisconsin released testing data results recently. Every Choice student and public school student in grade 3-8 in Wisconsin took the Forward Exam. In the previous years' report card, we were rated #1 in the city of Milwaukee for the "All Student Report Card." and the "Choice Student Report Card." In the current report card, we were rated #3 in the city of MIlwaukee for the "All Student Report Card" and #2 forhte "Choice Student Report Card". This puts us at the top over hundres of other Milwaukee schools! The State of Wisconsin gives our school a rating of "Significantly Exceeds Expectations" with 5 out of 5 stars. 
  • Join with me in congratulating our students and our teachers for a job well done. 
  • Jesus remains the focus of our day at St. John's, preparing children of our church and community for life and eternity through Jesus. As our theme at St. John's for this year states, "Fix your eyes on Jesus," pray we continue to keep Jesus as our priority and pray God would continue to bless us.    
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does St. Johns Lutheran School cost?

St. Johns Lutheran School's tuition is approximately $1,650 for private students.

What sports does St. Johns Lutheran School offer?

St. Johns Lutheran School offers 6 interscholastic sports: Basketball, Cross Country, Soccer, Track and Field, Volleyball and Wrestling.

What is St. Johns Lutheran School's ranking?

St. Johns Lutheran School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Wisconsin for: Least expensive tuition, Highest percentage of students of color, Largest student body and Oldest founding date.

When is the application deadline for St. Johns Lutheran School?

The application deadline for St. Johns Lutheran School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

School Reviews

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The state of Wisconsin released 2014-15 testing data results recently. Every Choice student and public school student in grades 3-8 in Wisconsin took the Badger Exam. I wanted to share the results with you. St. John's Lutheran School placed as the top school of all Milwaukee Parental Choice Program schools (75) in math and number four overall in English Language Arts. Not only did we place as the top private school in the city of Milwaukee, our numbers exceeded the overall state average. The percentages represent students who are considered proficient or advanced in the subject area. St. John's results: ELA 53% Math 62% MPCP ELA 27% Math 16% MPS ELA 26% Math 16% State Public School Average ELA 51% Math 44% Join with me in congratulating our students and our teachers for a job well done. Jesus remains the focus of our day at St. John's, preparing children of our church and community for life and eternity through Jesus. As our theme at St. John's for this year states, Fix your eyes on Jesus, pray we continue to keep Jesus as our priority and pray God would continue to bless us. David Rust
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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Top Ranked WI School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 308 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $1,650
  • Average class size: 27 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Milwaukee, WI is $5,858 for elementary schools and $11,835 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Milwaukee, WI is 94% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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