St. Paul Lutheran School provides Christ-Centered Learning for Christ-like Living.
Welcoming all in our community to become a part of the St. Paul family.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked IA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 144 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $3,000
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

St. Paul Lutheran Church & School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Iowa for:

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Attribute
School History

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded
1863

Student Body

Total Students
144 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
13%
State avg.: 15%
Students by Grade
St. Paul Lutheran Church & School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
8 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
15 students
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
multiple child discount, tuition asst available
% on Financial Aid
70%

Sports

Total Sports Offered
5 sports

Extracurriculars

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

Arts and Music Programs:
band

School Notes

  • Our local high schools tell us our students are well prepared for the next level of education when they leave St. Paul.  We have before and after school care available for families who choose to use that service. 
Source: Verified school update

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked IA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 144 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $3,000
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Iowa is $4,654 for elementary schools and $9,208 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Iowa is 94% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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