St. Pauls Lutheran School

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Since the creation St. Paul's Lutheran Church and School in 1899, members have seen it as their privilege to support elementary Christian education within their congregation.
St. Paul's School's mission is to provide an excellent education taught from the perspective of God's Word and help students develop an enduring relationship with their Lord.

Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked MI School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 133 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $3,864
  • Average class size: 20 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

St. Pauls Lutheran School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Michigan for:

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Attribute
School History

School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded
1899

Student Body

Total Students
133 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
4%
State avg.: 19%
Students by Grade
St. Pauls Lutheran School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
11 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
40%
Average Class Size
20 students
List of Courses Offered

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Multiple child discounts and additional tuition assistance is available for those that qualify. Visit https://www.stpaulswels.org/variabletuition for more details.
% on Financial Aid
25%
Admissions Director
Paul Ihde, Principal

Sports

Total Sports Offered
7 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
1 extracurricular
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Lego League

School Notes

  • Since the creation St. Paul's Lutheran Church and School in 1899, members have seen it as their privilege to support elementary Christian education within their congregation. St. Paul's School's mission is to provide an excellent education taught from the perspective of God's Word and help students develop an enduring relationship with their Lord.
Profile last updated: 01/22/2021

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (4 reviews)
5  
My 2nd grader and 6th grader have experienced tremendous spiritual and academic growth at St. Paul's. I wish we would have started their education there sooner! My 2nd grader started when he was in 1st grade after struggling with behavior in public schools. The St. Paul's staff has been excellent in guiding him toward appropriate behavior with care and patience. I truly believe that they want to see him succeed. This is the first year at the school for my 6th grader. It really seemed like the public school system was allowing her to advance without really grasping subject materials. St. Paul's gives us frequent updates on her progress and - whether it is the curriculum, the teaching methods, or the genuine interest they have in her success - she has shown improvement throughout the year.St. Paul's is teaching my kids the core subjects of math, reading, and science, but they are also engaging other mental exercises that we think are helpful such as spelling, grammar, and memorization, as well as "electives" like art and gym as part of the core curriculum. The entire staff at St. Paul's have been great. Teachers, the Principal, the aids and lunch workers, and even the pastors of the church have shown my kids kindness and patience. They are a great representation of Christ's love.
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5  
At St. Paul's we are like family. The Pastors and teachers are examples of how to live a life of faith and truly care about our children. They take the time to get to know each child and help them find and make use of their God-given talents. God's Word is present in all classes and is the foundation for how we are to interact with and treat others. The education goes beyond strong academics to include spiritual training and character building that grows faith and leads to becoming responsible, caring, Christian adults.
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5  
My daughter has flourished under the teachers here. She has high functioning autism; the teachers are always willing to work with her one on one and give her the extra time she needs. Academically she is right there with the rest of her class, and social she's blossomed so much. The teachers are very hands on, and great at communicating with parents for everything. The curriculum is surrounded with God's word, and at a level above most public schools. I cant say enough good things.
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5  
My children have attended St. Paul's since preschool and are far above their peers in public school with academics. St. Paul's more than meets needs of my children, if we have problems they are immediately addressed and the teachers have a willingness to work with parents on the needs of each individual child. They are not treated as a commodity for a enrollment numbers they are children first and foremost.
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Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked MI School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 133 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $3,864
  • Average class size: 20 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Michigan is $6,109 for elementary schools and $10,542 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Michigan is 94% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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