St. Paul Westlake

  • St. Paul Lutheran School offers excellent Christ centered education for Pre-School 3-year-old to 8th grade.
  • We also offer before and after care, public school busing to/from several local area communities, sports, music, art, and computer programs.
  • At St. Paul Westlake, we believe that children are a gift from God.
  • Celebrating our 162nd year, St. Paul has devoted resources, prayers, hard work and love to develop a preschool through eighth grade program that is academically challenging and spiritually enriching.
  • It is also a program that promotes the importance of developing good character. St. Paul is nationally accredited and also recognized by the state of Ohio. We offer art, vocal and instrumental music, technology and interscholastic sports.
  • St. Paul was recently recognized as one of the top 5% Lutheran Schools in the Nation by their accediting body - National Lutheran School Accreditation.
  • This honor bestows on St. Paul, as one that has "Powerful Practices".

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Lutheran Schools Accreditation
Religious AffiliationLutheran Church Missouri Synod
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-8
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Year Founded1858

Student Body

Total Students190 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
8%
State avg.: 18%
Students by Grade St. Paul Westlake Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio12:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
50%
Average Class Size17 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(School logo polos & 1/4 Zips ; Khaki or Black Pants, Shorts, or Skirts)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$4,995
Tuition NotesRate is "all-inclusive" which includes school supplies and field trips. No "back-to-school" shopping! We provide the supplies for you!
% on Financial Aid
35%
Average Financial Aid Grant$1,250
Acceptance Rate
93%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorTheresa Golightley
Endowment Size$1.7 million

Sports

Total Sports Offered8 sports
SportsBasketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Football, Soccer, Softball, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballCheering,
Cross CountryFootball,
SoccerSoftball,
Track and FieldVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.2 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
2nd-5th Drama Club

Arts and Music Programs:
Guitar Club

School Notes

  • St. Paul Lutheran School offers excellent Christ centered education for Pre-Kindergarten to 8th grade.
  • We have full day kindergarten, before and after care, transportation to several local communities, sports, music, art, and computer programs.
  • At St. Paul Westlake, we believe that children are a gift from God.
  • Celebrating our 162nd year, St. Paul has devoted resources, prayers, hard work and love to develop a preschool through eighth grade program that is academically challenging and spiritually enriching.
  • It is also a program that promotes the importance of developing good character. St. Paul is fully accredited and recognized by the state of Ohio. We offer art, vocal and instrumental music, technology and interscholastic sports.
  • St. Paul was recently recognized as one of the top 5% Lutheran Schools in the Nation by their accediting body - National Lutheran School Accreditation.
  • This honor bestows on St. Paul, as one that has "Powerful Practices".

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  5.00 out of 5  (3 reviews)
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Great school. First class academics, teachers that really care about student development, sports, music, art. Best school on the west side of Cleveland if you want the best for your child regardless of your religious affiliation. They do have financial aid too.
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Great School - It has above average academics and teachers that care and are willing to invest in your students success. Also has many extra curricular activities, again with leaders & coaches that care. Outstanding environment to help a child grow and develop.
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This is an outstanding school - I highly recommend it!!! You will be overjoyed to have your children attend St. Paul. Great extracurriculars for academics, athletics, and the arts.
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