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".

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked OH School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Students: 190 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $4,995
  • Acceptance rate: 93%
  • Average class size: 17 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

St. Paul Westlake ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Ohio for:

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School History

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-8
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Year Founded
1858

Student Body

Total Students
190 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
13%
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade
St. Paul Westlake Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
16 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
50%
Average Class Size
17 students
List of Courses Offered
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
(School logo polos & 1/4 Zips ; Khaki or Black Pants, Shorts, or Skirts)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Rate 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 Director
Theresa Golightley
Endowment Size
$1.7 million

Sports

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".
Profile last updated: 04/18/2021

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (3 reviews)
5  
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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5  
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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5  
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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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked OH School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Students: 190 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $4,995
  • Acceptance rate: 93%
  • Average class size: 17 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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