St. John's Lutheran School offers a quality Christian education for children ages 3 years old through 8th grade. Our focus is to help your child learn about their Savior and appreciate what He has done for us as well as offer a curriculum that will challenge and benefit students for the future.
St. John's has also been named an Exemplary School by the standards set forth by the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod State Accreditation Program and by the National Council for Private School Accreditation Program.
Please call for more information about St. John's or browse through our website to learn more.
"Students in K4 to 8th grade at St. John's celebrate School Choice"
During the month of January, schools all over the United States celebrated School Choice Month. This is a celebration of the choices that parents have to send their children to whichever school they would like. St. John's is especially thankful to parents who choose to send their students to St. John's because they value the Christian education that the kids hear and the saving message of Jesus as their Savior. If you are interested in an excellent Christian education contact St. John's for more details.
Student of the Week
The “Student of the Week” this week is Carrington Decorah. Carrington is in 6th Grade. He has started out the school year very well by being respectful to his friends and fellow classmates, listening well in class, getting his assignments done, and setting a good example. Congratulations Carrington!
St. John’s Lutheran School exists to make disciples for Jesus by providing a Christ centered education that prepares students for lives of Christian service.
St. John's Lutheran School Vision
St John’s Lutheran School will…
always be Christ-centered
develop and maintain a curriculum that challenges all students
have a staff that models lifelong learning
enroll at least 75% of member children at St. John’s
serve as an arm of outreach and strength to our community
strengthen families to grow in Christ
always have a long term plan in place that is reviewed annually
St. John's Lutheran School Objectives
Vision #1: St. John’s Lutheran School will always be Christ-centered Objectives:
All subjects will be Bible based and all outer displays will cultivate a Christian atmosphere.
All teachers’ written classroom management plans will be law and gospel based.
Produce a weekly school newsletter that leads with a devotion or Biblical message.
Students will worship as a school family at a weekly chapel service, regularly attend church, and sing in church once a month throughout the school year.
Vision #2: St. John’s Lutheran School will develop and maintain a curriculum that challenges all students Objectives:
Follow a yearly schedule to regularly review and maintain the curriculum.
Consult both the Neillsville Public School Curriculum and the Common Core Standards when developing and reviewing curriculum.
Develop technology standards for K-8.
Offer foreign language to 6th-8th graders.
Annually review student assessments to determine the need for speech, special education, or Title I services offered by the public school.
Offer Algebra to eligible 8th graders.
Vision #3: St. John’s Lutheran School will have a staff that models lifelong learning Objectives:
Each teacher will annually complete a Ministry Development Plan and review it with the principal.
Provide financial support for teachers to develop professionally.
Each teacher will belong to one professional organization.
Vision #4: St. John’s Lutheran School will enroll at least 75% of member children at St. John’s Lutheran Church Objectives:
Home visits will be conducted with all school families each summer.
The principal will address the congregation on a monthly basis after the service on the “state of the school.”
The teachers and principal will regularly encourage member families with school age children not enrolled in school to visit with the principal.
Create a “St. John’s Connection” video showing the congregation the events happening in their school along with a focus on the Christ-centered education.
Vision #5: St. John’s Lutheran School will serve as an arm of outreach and strength to our community Objectives:
The school children will sing at Globe and Christie churches annually and have the principal speak after the worship service.
Have a faculty member present at Vacation Bible School every day of the week.
Challenge our school families to tell one person about St. John’s every year.
Promote the school through a user friendly and attractive website, and maintain a school Facebook page.
Hold an Open House annually.
Vision #6: St. John’s Lutheran School will strengthen families to grow in Christ Objectives:
Plan family activities at least once a quarter.
Familiarize families with Christian secondary and post-secondary education.
Conduct parent-teacher conferences twice yearly, after the 1st and 3rd quarters.
Vision #7: St. John’s Lutheran School will always have a long term plan in place that is reviewed annually Objectives:
Maintain accurate records of all accreditation work.
Obtain and maintain accredited status with WELSSA.
Involve many stakeholders in long term planning: faculty, staff, school board members, parents, former students and church members.
Statement of Non-Discrimination
St. John’s Lutheran School admits students of any race, color, national or ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It doesn’t discriminate on the basis of color, race, national or ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, scholarship/loan programs, and athletic or other school-administered programs.