St. Matthew's Lutheran School

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St. Matthew's Lutheran School (WELS) exists to assist the families of our congregation, the community of Iron Ridge, and surrounding communities by providing a high-quality Christ-centered education for training lifelong Disciples of Christ. Our aim is to equip every student with the Bible's answers providing them with everything they need to know to obtain God's gift of eternal life and to live as his servants and witnesses in our community and in our world.

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School Overview

Religious AffiliationWisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded1916

Student Body

Total Students53 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
Students by Grade St. Matthew's Lutheran School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers5 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio11:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size6 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$1,200
Tuition NotesTuition is for any non-member family, regardless of religious affiliation. Members of the congregation pay $900. There is a tuition cap of $2400 for non-members and $1800 for members. There is a separate Education Fee of $250 per child which covers book fees, technology fees, etc.
Acceptance Rate
100%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorMr. Kevin Lorge
Admissions AssociateMrs. Deborah Foulkes

Sports

Total Sports Offered7 sports
SportsBasketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Soccer, Softball, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballCheering,
Cross CountrySoccer,
SoftballTrack and Field,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.4 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Lego League

Arts and Music Programs:
Hand Bells, Junior Choir, School Musical

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  • Iron Ridge
    Zum Kripplein Christi Lutheran
    (Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod)
    Grades: K-8 | 14 students
    0.8 miles
    W1880 Rock Road
    Iron Ridge, WI 53035
    (920) 387-4564
    0.8 K-8
    14
  • Antigo
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    124.2 miles
    419 6th Ave
    Antigo, WI 54409
    (715) 623-4835
    124.2 PK-8
    237
  • Antigo
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    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Grades: NS-8 | 102 students
    124.2 miles
    300 Lincoln St
    Antigo, WI 54409
    (715) 623-2200
    124.2 NS-8
    102
  • Appleton
    Celebration Lutheran School
    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Grades: PK-8 | 73 students
    63.1 miles
    3100 E Evergreen Dr
    Appleton, WI 54913
    (920) 734-8218
    63.1 PK-8
    73
  • Appleton
    Holy Spirit School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 273 students
    59.4 miles
    W2796 County Road Kk
    Appleton, WI 54915
    (920) 733-2651
    59.4 PK-8
    273

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