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St. John Lutheran School

Private | PK-6 | 140 students

high quality value based education

 

Living in Elk River

Situated in a suburban neighborhood. The median home value is $153,000. The average monthly rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $850.

Source: Sperling's Best Places
 
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5 stars

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2011:
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Posted October 10, 2012

Awesome school. I have had a student there for eight years. Caring teachers. Oldest child was well prepared for high school from the curriculum there!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 20, 2011

Please be sure to visit this school if you have a child anywhere from preschool through 8th grade. It is a small school with a very loving atmosphere. You will feel welcome from the minute you walk in the door!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 16, 2010

Wonderful school. Excellent teachers with fantastic communication. Great values! A good school for all Christian Denominations.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 28, 2010

My son has been attending this school for 2 years and the teachers are wonderful. His classmates are kind, fun to be around, and respectful. The school feels like an extension of our home. It is warm and loving from the moment you walk through the doors. I highly recommend this school to anyone!!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 7, 2006

I went to St. John school last year. It is the best and my favorite school I have ever gone to, and I've gone to a lot of schools. If this is a parent reading this, I suggest that you send your child there. Everyone is nice. I always get a good morning from someone or a how are you.
—Submitted by a former student


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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 99% 73%
Black 1% 9%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 2%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 6%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Hispanic 0% 7%
Two or more races 0% 2%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Teacher resources

Special staff resources available to students Art teacher(s)
Computer specialist(s)
Librarian/media specialist(s)
Music teacher(s)
PE instructor(s)
Nurse(s)
Teacher aid/assistant teacher
Foreign languages spoken by school staff None
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Awards

Academic awards received in the past 3 years
  • Best of Elk River: preschool (2013)
  • Best of Elk River: private school (2013)
  • Star News Readers Choice- Best Private School (2013)

Special education / special needs

Level of special education programming offered
  • Basic - the school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
Extra learning resources offered
  • Differentiated learning programs

Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math (STEM)

Staff resources available to students
  • Computer specialist(s)
School facilities
  • Access to farm or natural area
  • Computer lab

Arts & music

Staff resources available to students
  • Art teacher(s)
  • Music teacher(s)
School facilities
  • Art room
  • Performance stage
Music
  • Band
  • Choir / Chorus
  • Instrumental music lessons

Health & athletics

Staff resources available to students
  • Nurse(s)
  • PE instructor(s)
School facilities
  • Access to farm or natural area
  • Kitchen
  • Multi-purpose room ("cafegymatorium")

Gifted & talented

Extra learning resources offered
  • Acceleration
School leaders can update this information here.

School basics

School start time
  • 8:30 am
School end time
  • 11:30 am
Before school or after school care / program onsite
  • Before school: starts at 6:30 a.m.
  • After school: ends at 5:30 p.m.
School Leader's name
  • Evan Anwyl
Best ways for parents to contact the school
  • Email
  • Phone
Age at which early childhood or Pre-K program begins
  • 3 years old
Gender
  • Coed
Boarding options
  • Day school
Is there an application process?
  • Yes
Affiliation
  • Lutheran Church (Missouri Synod)

Programs

Instructional and/or curriculum models used

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  • Classical (e.g., focuses on the "classics")
  • Core knowledge
  • Multi-aged
  • Standards-based
Specific academic themes or areas of focus

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  • Religious
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered

Don't understand these terms?
  • No
Level of special education programming offered
  • Basic - the school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
Foreign languages taught
  • None
Level of ESL/ELL programming offered
  • None

Resources

Staff resources available to students
  • Art teacher(s)
  • Computer specialist(s)
  • Librarian/media specialist(s)
  • Music teacher(s)
  • Nurse(s)
  • PE instructor(s)
  • Teacher aid/assistant teacher
Foreign languages spoken by staff
  • None
Extra learning resources offered
  • Acceleration
  • Counseling
  • Differentiated learning programs
  • Remediation
  • Tutoring
Transportation options
  • Buses/vans for students only
School facilities
  • Access to farm or natural area
  • Art room
  • Audiovisual aids
  • Chapel/spiritual reflection center
  • Computer lab
  • Internet access
  • Kitchen
  • Library
  • Multi-purpose room ("cafegymatorium")
  • Performance stage
  • Playground
Partnerships with local resources and organizations
School leaders can update this information here.

Sports

Boys sports
  • Basketball
  • Cross country
  • Volleyball
  • softball
Girls sports
  • Basketball
  • Cross country
  • Softball
  • Volleyball

Arts & music

Visual arts
  • None
Music
  • Band
  • Choir / Chorus
  • Instrumental music lessons
Performing arts
  • None
Media arts
  • None

Student clubs

Clubs (distinct from courses)
  • Community service
  • Cub scouts
School leaders can update this information here.

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School culture

Dress Code
  • Uniforms
Bullying policy
  • This school has a bullying and/or cyber bullying policy in place.
Parent involvement
  • Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
  • Organize fundraising events (school auction, bake sales, etc.)
  • Volunteer in the classroom
  • Volunteer time after school
School leaders can update this information here.

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What are your chances?


10 out of 10students were accepted for the 2013-2014 school year.


Students accepted for the 2013-2014 school year
64
Applications received for the 2013-2014 school year
66

What does it cost?

Tuition range for the 2013-2014 school year
$1000 - $4000
Vouchers accepted
Yes
Financial aid offered
Yes.
School-based aid
Outside scholarships
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9243 Viking Blvd NW
Elk River, MN 55330
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Phone: (763) 441-6616

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