St Peter's Lutheran School

  • The purpose of our school is to equip children to be responsible, productive adults in the 21st Century, who above all else, love Jesus.
  • St. Peter’s Lutheran School is a nurturing environment where students learn among people who share your values and faith.
  • St. Peter’s Lutheran School is a center of quality holistic learning, emphasizing the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ.
  • Teachers have a special calling to provide moral, ethical, spiritual, and academic guidance to students.
  • Small class sizes enable a high degree of one-on-one learning and deeper relationships between students and teachers.

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School Overview

Religious AffiliationAfrican Methodist Episcopal
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Year Founded1863

Student Body

Total Students486 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
7%
State avg.: 19%
Students by Grade St Peter's Lutheran School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio14:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size21 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Appropriate clothing is required)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$5,793
Tuition NotesFinancial Aid and State Vouchers are availalbe
Acceptance Rate
99%
National avg.: 85%

Sports

Total Sports Offered3 sports
SportsBasketball, Cheering, VolleyballBasketballCheering,
Volleyball

School Notes

As an integral part of our teaching church, St. Peter’s Lutheran School offers children a wonderful opportunity to grow spiritually and academically… all in a nurturing and caring environment. 

  • Offering a quality CHRISTIAN EDUCATION program for 149 years
  • GRADES K-8
  • 400 STUDENTS (average class size of 21 students)
  • A fully ACCREDITED nonpublic school (National Lutheran School Accreditation, AdvancED, & Indiana Department of Education Accreditation)
  • “Highly Qualified” State-Certified TEACHERS
  • Comprehensive and challenging ACADEMIC programs
  • SERVICEOpportunities for ALL Students
  • HONOR’S PROGRAM for Grades 7-8
  • STUDENT GROWTH PLANS for ALL Students
  • RESOURCE program available (4 part time teachers… inclusion and pull-out)
  • COMPUTER technology instruction for all students (Digital Projectors, High Speed Internet, MOBI’s,  and Classroom Response Systems Available)
  • MUSIC, PHYSICAL EDUCATION, and ART programs for all grade levels
  • PRAISE BAND and CHOIR available for students in grades 6-8
  • Daily SCHOOL LUNCH
  • SPORTS programs (8th Grade Girls and Boys Basketball each have earned 2nd and 4th Place Finishes at the National Tournament over the Past Five Years.) 
  • ACADEMIC TEAMS (Spell Bowl, Math Bowl, Geography Bee, Lego Robotics)
  • TRANSPORTATION available through BCSC
  • Intentionally Teaching about JESUS every day
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Columbus
    Grades: K-12 | 21 students
    4.3 miles
    6060 N Us Highway 31
    Columbus, IN 47201
    (812) 376-0210
    4.3 K-12
    21
  • Columbus
    Grades: PK-12 | 221 students
    1.7 miles
    3170 Indiana Ave
    Columbus, IN 47201
    (812) 372-3780
    1.7 PK-12
    221
  • Franklin
    St Rose Of Lima School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 165 students
    21.2 miles
    114 Lancelot Dr
    Franklin, IN 46131
    (317) 738-3451
    21.2 PK-8
    165
  • Greenwood
    Grades: PK-8 | 356 students
    29.6 miles
    399 S Meridian St
    Greenwood, IN 46143
    (317) 881-1300
    29.6 PK-8
    356
  • Indianapolis
    Grades: NS-12 | 288 students
    32.2 miles
    722 E County Line Rd
    Indianapolis, IN 46227
    (317) 888-3366
    32.2 NS-12
    288

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The average private school tuition in Indiana is $5,342 for elementary schools and $10,145 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Indiana is 89% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).