St. Paul Lutheran School

St. Paul Lutheran Church & School established in 1875 began St.
Paul Lutheran School in 1886. Through the years it has been a main stay at the corner of Hayes and Canal roads in Sterling Heights, Michigan.
Over the hundred plus years thousands of young students ages 3-14 have entered the doors at 42681 Hayes Rd.
Each student receives strong personal attention from dedicated, certified, staff.
Mission Statement God's forgiving love for us in Christ compels us to fulfill His Great Commission by equipping one another to lovingly disciple our church, school, community, and world.
St. Paul 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 or ethnic origin in administration of its educational admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs and athletic and other administered programs.

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School Overview

Religious AffiliationWisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-7
Year Founded1886

Student Body

Total Students66 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
Students by Grade St. Paul Lutheran School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers3 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio22:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size13 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$1,200
Tuition NotesFor specific tuition policy see school website.
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%


Total Sports Offered4 sports
SportsBasketball, Soccer, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballSoccer,
Track and FieldVolleyball,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.6 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Academic Team, Pioneers, Teens for Jesus: Youth Group

Arts and Music Programs:
Band Lessons, Junior Choir, Piano Lessons
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The average private school tuition in Michigan is $5,027 for elementary schools and $10,392 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Michigan is 95% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).