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.

School Overview

Religious AffiliationLutheran Church Missouri Synod
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Year Founded1863

Student Body

Total Students399 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 20%
Students by GradeSt. Peter's Lutheran School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers28 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
National avg.: 85%


Total Sports Offered3 sports
SportsBasketball, Cheering, VolleyballBasketballCheering,

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
  • 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
  • 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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