St. Pauls Lutheran School
5.00 (61 reviews)
Tel: (410) 766-5790
St. Pauls Lutheran School Photo #2 - St. Paul's Lutheran School offers exellence in Christian education for 3 year olds through 8th grade. We also provide before and after school care, as well as a 2 year old program that complies with Maryland State regulations.
St Pauls Lutheran School is a nationally accredited private Christian school where we honor the Lord Jesus Christ by providing students an education based upon academic excellence and biblical values. Our mission is to provide a safe, nurturing and structured environmnet for students to learn, make friends and live as a disciple of Jesus Christ in this life and the next. St. Paul's has been serving the Glen Burnie area since 1950; exemplifies excellence in Christian Education for 2 year olds through Grade 8; provides religious training through classes, chapel and by example; is located in an attractive and inviting setting; is approved by the Maryland State Department of Non-Public School; provides a safe and secure environment; and is a ministry of the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod.
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||National Lutheran Schools Accreditation|
|Religious Affiliation||Lutheran Church Missouri Synod|
|Grades Offered||Grades Prekindergarten-8|
|Total Students||308 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color|
State avg.: 32%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||23 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||13:1|
National avg.: 13:1
|% Faculty w/Advanced Degree|
|Average Class Size||18 students|
|Classroom Dress Code||Casual|
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||None / Rolling|
|Yearly Tuition Cost||$6,705|
|Tuition Notes||Preschool Tuition Monday -Friday $3760; M,W, F $2450; Tuesday & Thursday $1695 First Grade thru 5th grade Tuition $6705; Grades 6 thru 8 Tuition $7315|
|% on Financial Aid|
|Average Financial Aid Grant||$1,000|
National avg.: 85%
|Admissions Director||John Maxwell|
|Admissions Associate||Jen VanKirk|
|Total Sports Offered||4 sports|
|Sports||Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, SoccerBasketball, Bowling,|
Cross Country, Soccer,
|Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.||8 extracurriculars|
|ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.||Club or Organization:|
Art Club for grades 6 thru 8, Junior National Honor Society, Student Government
Arts and Music Programs:
Band for grades 4 thru 8, Choral Choirs for grades Preschool thru Middle School
Recreational Athletic Programs:
Basketball, Cross Country, Soccer
- We prepare children for this life and the next.
- Offer outstanding counseling program
- After school sports program
- Band and choirs
- Parents have access to daily assignments and grades
- Great computer classes
Profile last updated:
- School Location Miles Grades Students
- Glen Burnie Grades: PK-12 | 345 students
407 Marley Station Rd
Glen Burnie, MD 21060
(410) 768-5324 1.4 PK-12
My children have been attending St. Pauls for years! Along with their education, they receive a ton of love and support and it is a huge blessing to our lives. The way things have ben handles through the tough times in 2020 has been impressive, and I know my children are safe and able to get the highest education at their age at the same time. We could not be more proud of their school.
- Posted by Parent - N/A
Our two children have been attending St. Pauls for the past 9 years (preschool to middle school). We love St. Pauls - the staff are warm and energetic, and the curriculum is challenging without being overwhelming. The music and art programs are high quality, and the school offers a STEM program beginning in Kindergarten. I would highly recommend this school!
- Posted by Parent - MA
This school is amazing! I enrolled my daughter in kindergarten, and she loves her school and her teacher so much. The school is positive and the people who work there are amazing and kind. My daughter is learning new things every day.
- Posted by Parent - Jan
My daughter went to P3 and P$ as well as summer camp at St. Paul's and then we put her in public school when we moved due to it being closer. She attended public school K-2nd. My husband and I questioned whether we did the right thing when she would have issues with little girls to the point we had to have meetings and then the curriculum was sub par. At St. Paul's she has already learned some cursive and is doing simple multiplication and division. She has spelling tests weekly and while it is an adjustment, we feel that she is getting the education she deserves.
- Posted by Parent - K Davidson
Great school! Our child has been going there since she was three and now she's a fifth grader. The teachers are amazing and the kids learn a lot of book smarts, but they also teach good habits and give great guidance.
- Posted by Parent - James
I am a parent of a P4 student and also alumni of the school. Being a working mom, I am at a complete ease with my baby girl here. The amazing staff takes care of her as if she were their own. I would recommend this school to anyone and everyone! Thank you St Paul's for being the absolute best! I truly appreciate it.
- Posted by Parent - Alexandra
We love St Paul's! Loving, safe, nurturing environment. My child loves coming to school!
- Posted by Parent - Joy Logan
St Paul's is home! A wonderful school with administration, teachers and staff who care about, love, encourage and know each and every student. The academics are excellent. The students are held accountable and taught to care about their work, how they behave and to treat others. There is also value placed on music and the arts, The band program is outstanding and one of best that we have encountered. The children learn their band pieces and also learn to appreciate music. Our son loves Duke Ellington!!! The sports program and coaches are welcoming and a lot of fun for everyone involved. St Paul's is a school family like no other.
- Posted by Parent - C
I find the school to have a family like atmosphere that is not found in other schools. The lesson plans are easy to follow for the students. It helps the children learn and grow at a nice pace. Music, chorus, gym, art are excellent for the kids. The teachers my child has had the pleasure of learning with over the years have been brilliant matches for my child and seem to be able to fit the personalities of my child's classmates. Everyone is different, and the staff is well aware of how to bring every child in to learn socially and help them advance to the next level. Job well done!
- Posted by Parent - SCZEPP
My oldest is 18 now, but went to St. Paul's from Kindergarten through 8th Grade. She loved every year of school. My youngest two are attending St. Paul's now and they love their school. It's the type of school where the staff know every child by name and truly show love to each one. I credit St. Paul's for instilling kindness, generosity, and a love for God in each of my children.
- Posted by Parent - Candace
The teachers and staff are wonderful. The before and after care teachers are great. Very nice school events and very organized. Because of the classes being so small there is a feeling of a family.
- Posted by Parent - Amanda N.
We have 2 children at St. Paul's. Both have been students since they were old enough to start the school program, at 2. We have 2 more who will be joining in once they are old enough. The academics, staff, wonderful teachers and the community of wonderful parents we get when a part of the school, cannot be found anywhere else. We love St. Paul's and hope to stay here for many more years to come.
- Posted by Parent - Bloom
We found St. Pauls when we were looking for a school for our daughter in Kindergarten, that also had a good pre-K program for our son, where they could both be at "school" for the same length of time, in order to avoid my playing taxi all day. What we found was a community and a place that just feels "right." My daughter is thriving with her very knowledgeable, attentive teacher and small class size. My son is learning so much more in PK3 and PK4 than my daughter did at her pre-K at a different private facility. I am very impressed with the attention the faculty and staff all throughout the building has paid to my children, which helps me know we made the right decision attending St. Paul's.
- Posted by Parent - Mrs. P
All 3 of my daughters have attended St. Pauls and we could not be happier with the education and care they have received over the years. St. Pauls has a small student to teacher ratio, great academics, and quality extracurricular programs. But most importantly of all you can truly feel the love for Jesus within the wall of this school!
- Posted by Parent - Carver
I love the teacher- student ratio. The reception you receive from office staff is warm and welcoming. My son loves and thrives on the Christian qualities being taught and the academic skills being taught. I feel that each child is loved and valued by all staff members.
- Posted by Parent - Tracey
Friendly atmosphere. Personal attention to students. Amazing staff and administration. Exactly what we were looking for in our child's education and pleased with the results.
- Posted by Parent - ATG
St Paul's is a great school. I had my oldest in P3 and P4 and now have my second in P3. The teachers are amazing and they go above and beyond for the kids. My oldest did amazing and my youngest had a hard time but her teacher was SO patient with her and now she is thriving. The communication between parents and teachers is great and The activities the school does for the kids foster a great relationship between the school and families who attend. I highly recommend this school to anyone!
- Posted by Parent - Kristine
I love the nurturing, academic, and faith filled environment this school offers. The teachers and staff really care for their students.
- Posted by Parent - H
My son is now in his fourth year at St Paul's. I have been happy with the rigorous academic program, as well as the loving Christian environment. The teachers and staff care deeply about the whole student and I feel my son has benefited greatly from them. If I had it to do again, I would still choose St Paul's.
- Posted by Parent - erh
We left the public school system because we felt like our children were failing to learn and progress in their studies since there are so many distractions and unacceptable behaviors tolerated in large public school classrooms. In the small class size at St. Paul's, with traditional learning standards incorporating Christian morals, our children have thrived. There is a value placed not only on education but also on music and the arts, which is sadly being minimized in today's public schools. For any family looking for a common sense, not common core, approach to a solid education in a faith-based community there is a place for you and your children at St. Paul's. You do not have to be from the Lutheran Church to attend this school. You must simply be a Christian who believes in the teachings and forgiveness of our Savior and sees the value of incorporating love and kindness into every day.
- Posted by Parent - Audry Penn
My son is new to the 6th grade for Middle School and loves it! He is doing very well academically and is involved in sports, band, and other activities. He has had a smooth transition and made friends instantly without having known anyone goes in. Everyone (teachers, staff, parents) is so welcoming, friendly, and helpful. My son is having a wonderful experience at St. Paul's. Thank you!
- Posted by Parent - piw
I have had two children come through the Preschool program at St. Paul's and I cannot say enough about what a warm, caring, supportive and loving environment they provide. Both children have learned a tremendous amount and most importantly I feel great knowing I am leaving them in safe hands while I am at work.
- Posted by Parent - Jen
We love this school so much for its Christian values, its academics and programs. Our kids are so much into reading and getting their homework done. Kids are given special attention individually.
- Posted by Parent - Pachigalla
My son started going here in their summer program as soon as he turned 2 and he loves it! He sometimes wished he was going to school on off days. The teachers are loving and caring; they make leaving your children in their hands feel like a family experience. The education my child has received has been beyond my expectations. This has been a great start for my now almost 5-year-old and his younger brother will be starting in the 2-year-old program this coming summer. I highly recommend!
- Posted by Parent - Elisa Lupton
My son started at St. Paul's when he was 2 years old and is now a kindergarten student there. My daughter is in pre-school and has been there for 2 years. Both of my children love the school and the teachers. Everyone from the office staff to the teachers are amazing. My family has went through some tough issues and all of the staff and teachers have been so supportive to myself and my children. The academic program is wonderful and my children are learning so much and ahead of a lot of children their age that go to other schools. The school does a great job of involving the families in the school experience. The teachers are great at communicating what the children are doing while there and send out great newsletters so we know what our child is doing while in school. I would recommend this school to anyone looking for a smaller school that has a family feel to it.
- Posted by Parent - MC
This is my son's fourth year at St Paul's and I can't say enough good things about his experience. The teachers are loving and knowledgeable. They have high standards and give the students the tools to meet them. I would highly recommend St Paul's.
- Posted by Parent - Satisfied parent
My son has attended Saint Paul Lutheran school since P3 and will graduate eighth grade next year. My husband and I fell in love with his P3 teacher and just about every teacher since then. Everyone at the school has always made us feel like family and has gone above and beyond to make sure my son knows he is cared for and has a support that he needs to reach his goals. His teachers have always done a great job communicating with us and with our son, they offer several great extra-curricular activities, and the elective courses are so diverse there is something for all interests. We have also enjoyed getting to know parents of students, our children have formed a great group of friends that I'm sure will last a lifetime.
- Posted by Parent - Happy Parent
We have been a part of the St. Paul's Family for 5 years now (PK2-1st grade). I have nothing but wonderful things to say about our experience thus far. The teachers and staff are extremely attentive to the child and parents' needs/expectations. Communication with teachers and staff has always been open, easy and prompt. My children feel extremely loved and cared for by everyone in the school. We are blessed to have found this hidden gem in our community.
- Posted by Parent - KEH
My son started going to St. Paul's in the fall of 2019. He loves it! He has grown so much in just a little bit of time. The teachers and staff are amazing! His teacher Angela has done a great job with him and is great with communication back to me and my wife. I would definitely recommend this school to anyone looking for a great education and family environment.
- Posted by Parent - P2 parent
Our son started at St. Pauls in their P3 program. While it was an adjustment for us, the teachers and staff have been extremely professional, caring, and accommodating. Our son loves his class, all the friends he has made, and of course his teachers. The weekly Newsletters are wonderful to see what kind of activities and lessons the students have learned and all the lessons on the horizon. Since our son has started, he has been a much better communicator, has had better manners, and is great at using his words.
- Posted by Parent - megan
St Paul has been home for us for 5 years. Our oldest is in 2nd grade, our middle child is going into Prek and our twins will join in, in a year from now. We love every single aspect of the school, including a strong curriculum, wonderful staff, caring and incredible teachers, and amazing families who have become part of our family. I would recommend St Paul's to anyone looking for an amazing experience at a private school.
- Posted by Parent - Juli Bloom
Our little one is in PK4 and we could not be happier with the care and attention he gets at St. Pauls. It is abundantly clear that he is in a safe and loving environment, surrounded by people who care about him. While it's tough to gauge the academics at that age, his teacher is incredible and he is learning so much. It is also refreshing to see the Christian values they instill and the beautiful church services they tailor to kids that age. We could not be happier with our experience and feel very blessed to be a part of the family there.
- Posted by Parent - G. Hyek
Our daughter and our family loves St. Paul's Lutheran School. It's such a nurturing, positive Christ-centered environment for kids, especially during the middle school years. St. Paul's maintains high academic standards and offers many options for a small, private school. We tried public school, but our daughter was a miserable - so we returned to St. Paul's, committing to a commute over the Bay Bridge. My only regret we'll have to find another school after 8th grade.
- Posted by Parent - Cindy Baker
St. Paul's is a wonderful school. Great teachers and curriculum and most importantly a foundation based in Jesus Christ. My daughter has attended this school since she was 3 years old. She will graduate from 8th grade this year. St. Paul's has taught my daughter so many valuable lessons and helped to shape her into the amazing young lady she is today. I highly recommend this school.
- Posted by Parent - Lisa & Jason Cox
We love St. Paul's and have loved it the moment we toured the school. Such wonderful teachers and caring staff.
- Posted by Parent - Parent
My Daughters have been a part of St. Paul's for 4 years and they love every second of it. The staff are loving and caring while having a true passion for the children's education. I love the high level of communication from the teacher's and their concern for each child's health and development. You feel like a family here and it's comforting knowing my girls are in great hands.
- Posted by Parent - Sherri
My son is currently in the 3rd grade. He started at St. Paul's for 1st grade. The class sizes are small, which I feel equates to a better learning environment for him. The teachers are very attentive to the student's needs. The staff at the school know my son and myself on a much more personal basis than I feel a public school would. I am very pleased with the academic and religious education my son is receiving at St. Paul's.
- Posted by Parent - Bob N
We've liked Saint Paul's from the day that we took our tour. This is our daughter's first year here, and she loves it. She can't wait to come home and show us what she accomplished during her day at school. The teachers are very engaged and invested in each student. Communication between myself and any staff member (not just the teachers) is excellent. The classrooms are small enough that each child gets individual attention and large enough that they gain valuable social skills. We wouldn't think about placing our daughter anywhere else.
- Posted by Parent - Brandie Shew
Excellent School! This is my son’s first year at St. Paul's Lutheran School. He is in the 7th grade and he loves it! I have never seen him so eager to go to school. He loves his teachers and classmates. Best decision we have ever made. Wish we would have done this sooner.
- Posted by Parent - Welsch
St Paul has made the transition from day care to preschool very easy for our son who attends the P2 program this year. The support that the staff provides is exceptional, and our son has shown extreme progress in a short period. There is always something going on that keeps the children engaged, and we can tell that our son enjoys going there because he talks about his teachers and classmates frequently. St Paul's is a very affordable preschool that offers a true nurturing environment for the little ones. Highly Recommend!
- Posted by Parent - Brocato
We have been St. Paul's members since 2001. We and most of our family members attend and were married here, so we always wanted our children to attend St. Paul's school, too. Now we have a daughter in first grade and she loves it! Her teacher is loving, smart, fun and approachable. We expect her to stay at St. Paul's all the way through middle school. I just wish St. Paul's also has a high school. We love St. Paul's!
- Posted by Parent - Missy Zaetz
My son just started at St. Paul's for middle school (6th grade) and he loves it! He went in without knowing a soul and quickly made friends through sports, band, and other extra- curricular activities. The faculty and staff really care about their students' education and well-being. Small classes foster a tight-knit community of students, parents, and friends. My son is doing very well academically, socially, and spiritually at St. Paul's. We couldn't be happier!
- Posted by Parent - piw13
We have been attending St. Paul's Lutheran School for 9 years and we have loved each year more than the previous year. The academic programs are well-suited for all students. The small class sizes allow the teachers to give each student the attention they need. The loving and caring environment allows the students to thrive both academically and spiritually. St. Paul offers a wide range of extra-curricular sports programs. The electives are many and diverse. The music/band program is second to none. St Paul's provides a calming and peaceful learning experience for all. We are extremely proud to say our son is now graduating from St. Paul's ready to tackle high school and the world alike. We will miss St Paul's teachers and administrative staff early. We most definitely recommend St. Paul's Lutheran School!
- Posted by Parent - Lah
My daughter has attended St. Paul's since Kindergarten and being in the school for 5 years now I can say that we have no intentions of her going anywhere else!! I will be very sad when she finishes her years here. The teachers and all the staff are absolutely amazing. They go above and beyond and truly make it such a wonderful place to learn and grow. Being a smaller school, the children get so much more attention, and it makes their education that much better.
- Posted by Parent - N Smith
I love this school and the teachers! My son started P2 years ago and my daughter will start P2 this March. You feel safe leaving your children in their hands. They are being educated and get to have fun doing it and even though you aren't there you receive text of photos :)
- Posted by Parent - Soto
Our daughter has been going to St. Paul's since she was 2! We absolutely love the teachers and staff there. They are all so kind and helpful. My daughter never once cried when we dropped her off. I would recommend this school to anyone. As much as we would love to keep her here it isn't in our budget now that we have 2 kids and we will be sending them to public school once they finish Pre-K. I am so sad to leave; however, what they have provided for my daughter I will never forget!
- Posted by Parent - Jess
Looking for a school for your child can be difficult, especially with your first child. After visiting 13 area private elementary schools, it was no surprise that St. Paul was our first choice. From the first encounter, St. Paul's will make you feel as if you are a part of a family. St. Paul's is a loving, caring, and nurturing environment full of faith, diversity, and community that is not found at other schools. The faculty and staff support, engage, and mentor their students. If you choose St. Paul's for your child, you will see in a short amount of time that you made the right decision. We are proud to say we are a Falcon Family. We have been blessed to call St. Paul's home for the past 5 years, and we are excited for what the future holds as we continue our journey.
- Posted by Parent - HH
Love this school. Our son has been here for 9 years starting at P-3. Caring teachers, a variety of elective courses, a great band program.
- Posted by Parent - Adkins
My daughter has been going to St. Paul's since she was 2 (she's now in Kindergarten) and will continue to do so thru 8th grade. The teachers and staff at St. Paul's are absolutely WONDERFUL! They provide such a nurturing environment and are always looking out for what's best for the kids and their families. I also feel that the curriculum is challenging and has an adequate balance between school and church. We have met some pretty amazing families being at St. Paul's and feel that our daughter will benefit from such a positive environment.
- Posted by Parent - Jody E.
Excellent small school environment with caring teachers and highly competent staff support. Comfortable learning environment for kids.
- Posted by Parent - George melnychenko
My son has a speech impairment. Due to this, he has had a difficult time in social situations and learning overall. Since he has attended the P4 program at St. Paul's we have seen his confidence, language skills, and overall excitement in learning grow exponentially. The love and support he has received from his teacher/classroom assistants, and the attention they pay to his special needs, has been instrumental in his growth. He is excited to get up every morning and go to school. I would highly recommend this school to anyone.
- Posted by Parent - Ben
As a public school teacher who deals with overcrowded classrooms, overcrowded schools, very low expectations of behavior and repercussions, uninvolved parent-teacher associations, unrealistic curriculum and academic expectations, St. Paul's was everything I wanted for my child. The welcoming staff, who know every child who steps foot through that door AND every adult as well. Security and safety are amazing and eases anxiety. The curriculum is great. My 2nd grader is doing relevant and age/ developmentally appropriate curriculum. My child has 16 peers in her class instead of 24-30. She receives instruction that's right for her and is also encouraged and allowed to move above in instruction. The communication is wonderful between administration, staff and BAASC. Our weekly newsletter gives us all that is needed as well as TADS makes it so simple to look for upcoming events or communications. I love the lessons that the students learn in chapel and feel that they are on point to procure a well rounded, moral, well-adjusted community member now and in the future. She will continue here until 8th grade and we will hope by then a high school can be formed as well. We love St. Paul.
- Posted by Parent - Alioto
My daughter just started in the 2-year-old class and I couldn't be happier with her progress.
- Posted by Parent - LW
At St. Paul's I feel that my child is getting a top-notch fundamental education (no common core nonsense!) and is building character while learning the moral teachings of the Bible. Learning personal responsibility and acceptance of others are traits that will serve my child long after graduation. I feel that the educators and staff at St. Paul's are invested in every child and seek to meet their individual academic and social, as well as, spiritual needs. You do not have to be Lutheran to attend St. Pauls. All who Believe and want a solid education in a small class setting for their children are welcome.
- Posted by Parent - Delilah
We currently have a 7th grader and a kindergartener at St. Paul. We have been at the school for 6 years and love everything that the school has to offer. The school has small classes and the teachers and administrative staff are very dedicated to each of these children's educational needs. I would highly recommend the school!!
- Posted by Parent - Erin Handley
Since my 3 years started, he is able to use his words, his manners are excellent, and he relates well with others. The teachers are mindful; they listen and make changes when necessary. Highly recommended.
- Posted by Parent - Zee
My Daughter has been enrolled at Saint Paul's since Kindergarten. She is currently in the 5th grade. The education she has gotten over the past 6 years is amazing. The teachers are all wonderful and easy to communicate with. We have never had any issues with teachers or students.
- Posted by Parent - Laura Marmion
This school is great, my daughter has been here for two years so far, and we have no intentions on leaving. All staff go above and beyond to help with any issue at hand. School is affordable as well and great summer camp activities too.
- Posted by Parent - Steph
My oldest daughter attended St Paul's and my youngest is about to graduate 8th grade. I cannot day enough great things about St Paul's! From the staff to the curriculum, I can't imagine sending my children anywhere else! Great individual attention and advanced learning! I strongly recommend visiting!!
- Posted by Parent - T Tilghman
Both my children graduated from this school. Great school, great academics.
- Posted by Parent - Smith
I love the small teacher/student ratio and the Christian values provided. My kids are thriving in this school and I love how the school is a family unit.
- Posted by Parent - nalli
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