St. Paul's Lutheran School

St. Paul's Lutheran School Photo #1 - The main entrance at St. Paul's Lutheran School in New Ulm, MN.
St. Paul`s Lutheran School exists to assist families through excellence in Christ-centered education. Your family is welcome to join St. Paul's Lutheran
The Word of God is the foundation of all we do.
You child will be able to gain experiences in academics, sports, the arts, and develop social skills.
Our new building addition has added room for STEM and Art classes.

Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked MN School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 362 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $2,750
  • Average class size: 20 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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School History

School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded

Student Body

Total Students
362 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
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
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size
20 students
Classroom Dress Code

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Full tuition rate is $5900. Local church congregations offer tuition assistance for all of their members. Congregations support community students with a reduced tuition as well.
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant
Admissions Director
Pete Markgraf, Principal
Admissions Associate
Administrative Assistant


Total Sports Offered
7 sports


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
5 extracurriculars
Club or Organization:
Forensics Team, Knowledge Bowl Club, Math Counts Club

Arts and Music Programs:
Raider Band, Raider Choir

School Notes

  • We are excited to share our newfacility and programs with you. We have an awesome place for children to learn. Most importantly, God`s word is taught in its truth and purity. Children learn of the power of God to save, and that their power comes from God who has judged them righteous in their Savior Jesus Christ. Such a powerful message that we get to share. We provide an excellent well rounded education for all students. It is our mission to assist you (parents) in this critical stage of your child`s growth to maturity. Consider discussing your child`s education with me.
Principal Pete Markgraf.
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Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked MN School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 362 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $2,750
  • Average class size: 20 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Minnesota is $6,683 for elementary schools and $12,109 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Minnesota is 91% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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