St Paul Lutheran School

  • For nearly 150 years, we've provided quality Christian education in the Aurora community.
  • The long history demonstrates the commitment we have for the nurturing and growing generations of leaders.
  • St. Paul is a state-recognized school that also carries a voluntary accreditation through the National Lutheran Schools Accreditations, a rigorous process that requires verification of ongoing imporvement.
  • St. Paul may be just the place for you if you are interested in a school that can provide... • Solid Christian values • An excellent core curriculum • Student leadership opportunities • A nurturing environment • Caring teachers who desire a partnership with parents.

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School Overview

Religious AffiliationAfrican Methodist Episcopal
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded1865

Student Body

Total Students145 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
25%
State avg.: 32%
Students by Grade St Paul Lutheran School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers8 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio18:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size20 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(solid color polo shirts, uniform pants/skorts)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesCall Mili French, Admissions, for tutiton information and/or schedule a tour.
Admissions DirectorMili French

Sports

Total Sports Offered5 sports
SportsBasketball, Cheering, Soccer, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballCheering,
SoccerTrack and Field,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.7 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Band, Christmas and Spring Play Productions, Extended Care (before & after school care offered), Jr. High Washington D.C./Walcamp trips, Parent Teacher League (P.T.L.), Sports Booster Club, Student Council

School Notes

  • St. Paul Lutheran School offers Half-Day 3 year old Preschool, Half-Day 4 year old Preschool, Full Day 3&4 year old Preschool, Full Day Kindergarten, 1st - 8th grades.  There are Open Houses offered in November - January(see our website).  Personal tours are scheduled by appointment only with Mil French, Admissions. Open Enrollment Day is offered to the public on the first Monday in February for the following school year (example: February 3, 2014 is Open Enrollment Day for the 2014-2015 school year) and it is on a first come first served basis accompanied with a completed Enrollment Application ( print off of website) and $150,00 non-refundable Enrollment Fee.
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Aurora
    St. Mark's Child Development Center
    Daycare / Preschool (Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (formerly AELC, ALC, or LCA))
    Grades: NS-PK | 57 students
    0.2 miles
    1995 W Downer Pl
    Aurora, IL 60506
    (630) 897-6063
    0.2 NS-PK
    57

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (3 reviews)
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I`m very impressed with the school. They have gone out of their way to teach our kids good character and a solid religious foundation as well as high academic standards.
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My daughter attends preschool at St Paul's. Our intention was to finish out her preschool education and them have her attend the public school. I am so impressed with their program that we have decided to keep her in the school for the next year and many to come! The teachers, administration, program, and the environment made it an easy choice for us. Top notch the whole way around!
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Both of my children attended St. Paul from preschool through 8th grade. They received a top notch education as well as a good Christian foundation that has allowed them to excel in public high school and make good choices. I truly appreciate everything that St. Paul did to partner with me in educating my children.
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