St. Johns Lutheran School

St. Johns Lutheran School serves 96 students in grades Prekindergarten-8 and is a member of the Other school association(s) and the National Council for Private School Accreditation.
The student:teacher of St. Johns Lutheran School is 14:1 and the school's religious affiliation is Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Other school association(s)
National Council for Private School Accreditation
Religious AffiliationWisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes

Student Body

Total Students96 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade St. Johns Lutheran School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers7 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio14:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling


Total Sports Offered10 sports
SportsArchery, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Flag Football, Football, Soccer, Swimming, Track and Field, VolleyballArcheryBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
Flag FootballFootball,
Track and FieldVolleyball,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.2 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
First Lego League Robotics

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Running Club

School Notes

  • What is St. John's Mission Statement? The mission of St. John's Ev. Lutheran School is to assist parents in the God-given responsibility for their children's spiritual training. We recognize the Bible as God's Word and Luther's Catechism as a correct summary of the Bible's teaching. We rely on the Holy Spirit to create and strengthen faith through his chosen means of grace (Gospel in Word and sacrament). Our congregation is dedicated to teaching students the skills, knowledge, and attitudes they need for a life of service in the Church and society.
  • What is St. John's Curriculum? The course of study for WELS elementary schools and the course of study for the State of Wisconsin serve as guidelines for the goals, methods, and contents of instruction. A curriculum summary is listed below:
  • Religion: Christ-Light Curriculum, Catechism, Hymnology
  • Language Arts: Reading, Writing, Speaking, Listening, Technology
  • Social Studies: History, Geography, Citizenship
  • Science: General Science, Health
  • Fine Arts: Music, Art, Choir, Band, Forensics, Drama
  • Mathematics: General math, Geometry, Pre-Algebra
  • Physical Education: We offer co-curricular athletic teams in addition to the physical education curriculum
  • How Do I Enroll my child? Thank you for your interest in St. John's School. You will find a copy of our school handbook and recent publications on this website: If you have further questions, feel free to contact me by telephone: 920-758-2633 or e-mail: I'd be happy also to set up a time to meet with you, give you a tour of our school, and explain our enrollment procedure. Thanks again for considering St. John's!! -- David Backus, Principal
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Manitowoc
    Bethany Evangelical Lutheran School
    (Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod)
    Grades: K-8 | 173 students
    4.5 miles
    3209 Meadow Lane
    Manitowoc, WI 54220
    (920) 684-9777
    4.5 K-8
  • Manitowoc
    First German Evangelical Lutheran School
    (Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod)
    Grades: PK-8 | 79 students
    6.2 miles
    1025 S 8th St
    Manitowoc, WI 54220
    (920) 682-7021
    6.2 PK-8
  • Manitowoc
    Immanuel Lutheran School
    (Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod)
    Grades: PK-8 | 108 students
    6.2 miles
    916 Pine St
    Manitowoc, WI 54220
    (920) 684-3404
    6.2 PK-8
  • Manitowoc
    Grades: PK-8 | 142 students
    6 miles
    1408 Waldo Boulevard
    Manitowoc, WI 54220
    (920) 683-6880
    6 PK-8
  • Antigo
    Grades: PK-8 | 237 students
    101.6 miles
    419 6th Ave
    Antigo, WI 54409
    (715) 623-4835
    101.6 PK-8

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