St. Pauls Lutheran School

The mission of St. Paul`s Evangelical Lutheran School is to assist parents in their God-given responsibility to train their children spiritually, intellectually, socially, and physically for life and for eternity by nurturing them with the truth of God`s Word in a caring Christian environment.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Other religious school association(s)
Religious AffiliationOther Lutheran
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded1977

Student Body

Total Students134 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 25%
Students by Grade St. Pauls Lutheran School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers6 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio22:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size14 students

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling


Total Sports Offered5 sports
SportsBasketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballCheering,
Cross CountryTrack and Field,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.7 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Destination Imagination, Student Council (Middle School)

Arts and Music Programs:
Band Program, Choir, Piano Lessons, School Play

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Intramural Basketball

Nearby Private Schools

The nearest high school to St. Pauls Lutheran School is St. Thomas More High School (2.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Creekside Christian School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Rapid City Lutheran Elementary - 01 (2.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Rapid City
    Grades: K-5 | 75 students
    1.5 miles
    2225 E Saint Patrick St
    Rapid City, SD 57703
    (605) 343-2980
    1.5 K-5
  • Rapid City
    Rapid City Lutheran Elementary - 01
    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Grades: PK-5 | 159 students
    2.3 miles
    4550 S Highway 16
    Rapid City, SD 57701
    (605) 342-5749
    2.3 PK-5
  • Rapid City
    Grades: PK-5 | 189 students
    2.4 miles
    4601 South Highway 16
    Rapid City, SD 57709
    (605) 348-5175
    2.4 PK-5
  • Rapid City
    Grades: 9-12 | 376 students
    2.4 miles
    300 Fairmont Blvd
    Rapid City, SD 57701
    (605) 343-8484
    2.4 9-12
  • Rapid City
    Zion Lutheran School
    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Grades: PK-5 | 164 students
    2.4 miles
    4550 S Highway 16
    Rapid City, SD 57701
    (605) 342-5749
    2.4 PK-5

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