St. Peter Lutheran School

The mission of the school is to nurture, to educate, to witness, and to serve.
The central purpose of the school is to nurture each child`s faith in Jesus Christ as Savior.
Teachers and students daily worship God and study His Word as found in the Bible.
God`s Law is taught without apology. The Gospel of God`s forgiveness through His Son, Jesus Christ, is taught with joy daily; and relationships are based upon the Gospel.
Using their God-given abilities teachers strive to educate students using effective and current learning and teaching materials.
St. Peter holds high, yet appropriate expectations for its students and believes that all students need to be successful.
Students need to be both challenged and helped toward success.
St Peter Lutheran School and its families help to equip students to Serve God and others in their daily lives.
Parents are encouraged to provide the primary training of their children, to have family devotions, and to take their children to weekly worship.
The school assists families in carrying out their parental responsibilities in Christian education.

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School Overview

Religious AffiliationLutheran Church Missouri Synod
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Awards Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2013

Student Body

Total Students536 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
9%
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade St. Peter Lutheran School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio15:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling

School Notes

  • The mission of the school is to nurture, to educate, to witness, and to serve. The central purpose of the school is to nurture each child`s faith in Jesus Christ as Savior. Teachers and students daily worship God and study His Word as found in the Bible. God`s Law is taught without apology. The Gospel of God`s forgiveness through His Son, Jesus Christ, is taught with joy daily; and relationships are based upon the Gospel. Using their God-given abilities teachers strive to educate students using effective and current learning and teaching materials. St. Peter holds high, yet appropriate expectations for its students and believes that all students need to be successful. Students need to be both challenged and helped toward success. St Peter Lutheran School and its families help to equip students to Serve God and others in their daily lives. Parents are encouraged to provide the primary training of their children, to have family devotions, and to take their children to weekly worship. The school assists families in carrying out their parental responsibilities in Christian education.
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St. Peter is such a wonderful place to be. The current administration is top notch, and the teachers are wonderful. Faced with the choice to move to the top rated public schools in the area I am so glad we decided to keep our children here in such a thriving, welcoming community!!
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