About Our School
Academics
Our challenging academic curriculum is reviewed and updated continuously. This ensures that St. John's maintains high standards of academic excellence. Our curriculum is further reviewed by two accrediting agencies for adherence to national and state standards.

Student/Teacher Ratio
A student/teacher ratio of 19:1 allows teachers to assess each child's strengths and needs and provide individualized attention.

Test Scores
St. John's students consistently perform well above national and state averages on standardized test scores. Currently, MAP testing allows us to track each child's growth through an individualized net based testing program.

Financial Assistance
St. John's Lutheran Church extends financial assistance via the Theodore Lau Tuition Assistance Fund. This fund will cover up to half of the tuition expense of any member family. Extreme circumstances are taken into account on a case-by-case basis. Click here for more information about the Lau Fund.

Curriculum Philosophy and Goals of St. John’s Lutheran School
Religion

The study of the true God as He has revealed Himself in the Holy Bible.  St. John’s students learn of God through the historic account of God’s creation, the study of God’s Word through a topical arrangement, and through the incorporation of daily prayer and song.
 
Mathematics
The study of numbers, quantities, shapes, and measurements and how they relate to each other. This includes the study of arithmetic, geometry, and algebra.
 
Music
The study of combining tones to create pleasing, expressive, or intelligible sounds to equip each child with the ability to appreciate music and worship of the Lord with composition, voice, and instruments.

Art
The visual and hands on study of the various works of man developed by drawing, painting, and sculpture to assist each child in their appreciation and expression of the beauty of God’s creation.
 
Science
The study of nature and the physical world by testing, experimentation, and measuring to equip each child with the knowledge of God’s creation, and to appreciate His orderliness.  Students will understand their role on earth and gain the ability to discern between theory and truth.
 
Social Studies
The study of human relationships and the way society works, including: history, government, geography, and citizenship to equip each child with the ability to show love to their neighbors, appreciate other cultures, recognize the role of the government in God’s plan, understand their role in God’s plan, and identify the importance of cooperation in society.
 
Physical Education
The training and care of the body through fitness, sports, games, and interscholastics to equip each child to be a good steward of the body given by God to develop skills, coordination, fitness, and teamwork for lifelong service to the Lord.
 
Language Arts
The study of subjects that aim to develop the students’ skills for good oral and written communication, including: reading, spelling, listening, speaking, and composition to equip each child with the skills necessary to study God’s Word, share the message of salvation, and effectively communicate as Christian leaders in society.


Technology

St. John's Lutheran School has classrooms equipped with SmartBoards.  Upper graders also regularly use Chromebooks as part of their educational experience.

Accreditation
St. John's Lutheran School is currently accredited with exemplary status from the Wisconsin Religious and Independent Schools Accreditation (WRISA) and the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod School Accreditation (WELSSA).

Wellness Policy
At St. John's, we encourage faculty and student wellness by: 
  • Promoting physical activity
  • Promoting nutritionally balanced food and beverage choices during the school day and assist children in making healthy choices
  • Helping establish interests in physical activity that will last into adulthood
  • Providing all teachers with educational tools to teach, encourage, and support healthy eating and physical activity in their students. Nutrition education will be incorporated into daily lessons across all grade levels
  • Implementing activities and policies that support personal efforts by school staff to achieve and maintain a healthy lifestyle