St. Paul's Lutheran School has been a leader in Christian elementary education for the last 120 years, and is considered one of the best kept secrets in Northwest Indiana.
Students are drawn from as far away as Chicago, Dyer, and East Chicago and graduate to such schools as Munster HS, Lake Central, Illiana CHS, Bishop Noll, Luther East HS, Marian CHS, Highland HS, etc.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked IN School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 220 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $6,300
  • Acceptance rate: 98%
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

St. Paul's Lutheran School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Indiana for:

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Attribute
School History

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Mild Learning differences
Year Founded
1886

Student Body

Total Students
220 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
38%
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade
St. Paul's Lutheran School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
18 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
National avg.: 13:1
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
(solid color pants, polos )

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Financial Aide is available and we are a Choice Scholarship school
% on Financial Aid
60%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$2,500
Acceptance Rate
98%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Debbie Minyard
Endowment Size
$3 million

Sports

Total Sports Offered
6 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
16 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Art Show, Beginning Band, Choir, Concert Band, Girl Scouts, Handbell Choir, Junior High Youth Group, Peer Tutoring, Primary Choir, Recorders, Student Council

Club or Organization:
Chess Club, Code It, Toast Masters Jr.

Arts and Music Programs:
school musical

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Girls on the Run

School Notes

  • St. Paul's is a living Christian community of families in partnership with outstanding, caring faculty that provides an atmosphere of challenge and nurture for students academically, spiritually, physically, and socially.

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked IN School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 220 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $6,300
  • Acceptance rate: 98%
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Lake County, IN is $5,571 for elementary schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Lake County, IN is 96% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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