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Our Mission Statement: St. Paul's Lutheran School exists to assist our congregation & community by partnering with parents for gospel-growth in children - spiritually, academically, socially, emotionally, and physically - all through the life-saving Gospel of Jesus Christ!.

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Top Ranked NE School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 215 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $3,300
  • Acceptance rate: 99%
  • Average class size: 10 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
School History

School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
IEP/Speech Support through Local Public Schools
Year Founded
1867

Student Body

Total Students
215 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
5%
State avg.: 17%
Students by Grade
St. Paul's Lutheran School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
9 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
24:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
25%
Average Class Size
10 students
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
Please check our parent handbook on website for more clarification

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
$3300 for oldest child $2850 for younger child(ren)
Acceptance Rate
99%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Aaron Markgraf

Sports

Total Sports Offered
4 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
4 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
After School Care, Declamation

Arts and Music Programs:
Band, Choir

School Notes

  • St. Paul's Lutheran School was the first school in Madison County, NE, founded in 1867 as part of the ministry of our congregation. From the beginning St. Paul's has valued Christian education because God's Word values Christian education (See for example Deuteronomy 11:18-19, Psalm 78:4, Proverbs 22:6, Mark 10:14, and Ephesians 6:4). That's why our school is and always has been designed to serve children's needs for both this life and the next. 
  • St. Paul's is a growing and thriving K-8 school that has a very well-respected reputation in the community, including one of the finest preschool programs in all of Nebraska. We are blessed with a passionate and skilled faculty that loves their work, their children, and their Lord. From the classroom to our Christ-centered mission, a St. Paul's Lutheran education offers your child a great start for mind and heart, and priceless benefits that last a lifetime and beyond!
  • For more information about St. Paul's Lutheran School, contact Principal Aaron Markgraf at 402-371-1233 or amarkgraf@stpls.com.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does St. Paul's Lutheran School cost?

St. Paul's Lutheran School's tuition is approximately $3,300 for private students.

What is the acceptance rate of St. Paul's Lutheran School?

The acceptance rate of St. Paul's Lutheran School is 99%, which is higher than the national average of 95%.

What sports does St. Paul's Lutheran School offer?

St. Paul's Lutheran School offers 4 interscholastic sports: Basketball, Soccer, Track and Field and Volleyball.

What is St. Paul's Lutheran School's ranking?

St. Paul's Lutheran School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Nebraska for: Oldest founding date.

When is the application deadline for St. Paul's Lutheran School?

The application deadline for St. Paul's Lutheran School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  
When looking into what school to send our daughter, to us the decision was easy, because we felt strongly about her spiritual development. We knew that St. Paul's would provide the guidance and culture to do just that!
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5  
Growing up, I was given the opportunity to attend a parochial school and it left such a positive impression on me that when I had my own kids, it was a no brainer to seek that same education experience. I can say that was the main reason my wife and I chose to enroll both of our kids at St. Paul's Lutheran School. My kids are college and high school age now and they still bring up the memories they have from going to St. Paul's. I can only describe the atmosphere as a God-loving and very caring one. While it was important to get a good education, it was more about keeping our kids in touch with God and his word on an everyday basis and with the St. Paul's faculty, that was accomplished. At St. Paul's, there were numerous activities to keep the kids involved not only with reach other, but with God also. This was carried out on an individual basis as well as in group settings in the classroom, on the playground and perhaps even in the Principal's office. In the event that conflict arose, it was handled in a way that God was brought into the mix and from there, steps were taken to find a resolution. The staff at St. Paul's did an excellent job of working together and communicating on a regular basis. As you can tell, I have nothing but great things to say about St. Paul's and I would not have a problem with suggesting this school to anyone that wanted to give their kids a quality education as well as giving them the chance to hear God's word every day!
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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Top Ranked NE School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 215 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $3,300
  • Acceptance rate: 99%
  • Average class size: 10 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Nebraska is $3,659 for elementary schools and $7,880 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Nebraska is 95% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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