Zion-st John Lutheran School
Lutheran Family Service began in 1901 when Lutheran churches and schools were being established all over the State of Iowa and the population was growing rapidly.
Iowa Lutheran lay leaders and pastors recognized the pressing need to find Christian homes for the many orphaned children who were not able to live with their own families because of the death of a parent, illness or harsh financial times.
The Lutheranish Kinderfreundgesellschaft was established. Children were provided with love and care until a permanent home with a Christian family could be located.
The mission of Iowa District West is Connecting, Resourcing and Partnering with our member congregations for the extension of the Gospel within our communities, throughout the District and into all the world.
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||Evangelical Lutheran Education Association (ELEA)|
|Religious Affiliation||Lutheran Church Missouri Synod|
|Grades Offered||Grades Prekindergarten-8|
|Total Students||74 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color|
State avg.: 14%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||6 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||12:1|
National avg.: 13:1
|Average Class Size||8 students|
|Classroom Dress Code||Casual|
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||None / Rolling|
|Yearly Tuition Cost||$1,000|
|Tuition Notes||$1000 for members of the Zion or St. John Churches or $1600 for non-members.|
National avg.: 85%
|Admissions Director||Daniel Hoey|
Nearby Private Schools
The nearest elementary school and preschool to Zion-st John Lutheran School is Spalding Catholic School (9.4 miles away)
- School Location Miles Grades Students
- Granville Grades: PK-6 | 64 students
521 Broad St.
Granville, IA 51022
(712) 756-4532 9.4 PK-6
- Sanborn Grades: PK-8 | 104 students
405 W 2nd Street
Sanborn, IA 51248
(712) 729-3288 14.4 PK-8
- Sheldon Grades: PK-8 | 123 students
1425 E 9th St
Sheldon, IA 51201
(712) 324-2429 16.1 PK-8
- Sheldon Grades: K-8 | 80 students
1020 4th Ave
Sheldon, IA 51201
(712) 324-3181 16.5 K-8
- Alton Grades: PK-6 | 54 students
908 6th Ave
Alton, IA 51003
(712) 756-4532 16.6 PK-6
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