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Call us at: 574-896-5933
St. Peter Lutheran School offers a Christian education that focuses on high academic standards and small class sizes that helps students receive the attention they need to thrive and learn. We welcome all children in our community at our school and desire to take all barriers away from children receiving the best education they can. St. Peter Lutheran School is fully accredited through the National Lutheran Schools Accreditation and the State of Indiana. We participate in the Indiana Choice Scholarship Program and offer additional tuition assistance options for families that do not qualify.

You can afford a Christian, private education, with high academic standards for your child.
Applying for a scholarship is as easy as 1,2,3.

Indiana Choice
 Scholarship Program
 These scholarships offered through the State of Indiana and are available based on your family’s income.
Learn more about your family’s eligibility about Indiana Choice Scholarships on the
State of Indiana website.
 Lutheran Scholarship
Granting Organization
These scholarships are available for families that do not qualify for the Indiana Choice Scholarships. They are also income based. These scholarships are available because of generous donors who value a Christian education.
St. Peter Community Fund
These scholarships are available for families who do not qualify for either of the previous two programs and are also income based. These scholarships are offered by the St. Peter congregation to make a Christian education a reality for even more students in our community.

It is our belief that every child should have the opportunity to receive a Christ-centered education that will support them as they make their next steps in life.

The three scholarship options we offer can make it a reality for your family.



Estimated annual cost
to educate a 
K-8 student


Estimated annual cost
for a student receiving
an Indiana Choice
Less than $1000
Nearly every student in our school receives some form of tuition assistance.
Please call the school office at 574-896-5933 or email us at
to find out more information or to schedule an appointment to enroll your child.

Frequently Asked Questions

Does my family have to be members at your church in order for my child to attend your school?
No. We welcome students in our community into our school regardless of whether they are members of our church or not. School families are always welcome to join us for church.

What is important at St. Peter Lutheran School?
St. Peter prides itself on being a school that teaches Christian values, has high academic standards, and provides a nurturing environment where students can thrive.

What is the teacher to student ratio?
Our average teacher to student ratio is approximately 1:13. We also have four Paraprofessionals that assist our teaching staff allowing for additional one-on-one interactions. 

How do students rank on standardized testing?
Most students rank above average in all areas on standardized testing.

How do students do academically in high school after attending St. Peter Lutheran School?
90%-100% of our graduates are on the honor roll in high school.

What types of technology do you have?
All of our students in Kindergarten through 8th grade have their own computer to use at school. We use Google Classroom for various assignments and e-learning days. All classrooms are equipped with projectors for digital class wide learning opportunities.

Is the daily curriculum different than that of the public school?
The daily curriculum is very similar to the public school. The daily curriculum focuses on the Indiana Academic Standards. The Christian faith is integrated into the daily instruction of each classroom. Subjects taught at all grade levels include Math, Reading, Spelling, English, Handwriting, Science, Social Studies, Religion, Memory Work, Music, Art, and Physical Education. Phonics is also taught in Kindergarten through Grade 4. Pre-Algebra and Algebra are taught in 7th & 8th grade.

Do you have “specials”?
We offer music, library, physical education, and art class.

How is religion class handled for non-Lutherans?
We teach religion classes from the Lutheran perspective, encouraging those of different faiths to compare their religion to ours.

What is chapel like?
Chapel is an interactive student friendly worship service designed to provide an opportunity for our student body to gather together in worship. This generally occurs on Wednesday mornings at 8:15. Pastor and faculty members take turns leading the service, often integrating student involvement. Guest speakers also join us for chapel from time to time. All are invited to join us for chapel each week.
What types of activities do students participate in?
Each year our students perform a Christmas service and either a Science Fair, Musical, Social Studies Fair, or Fine Arts Fair which are on a four year cycle. We also offer the opportunity to participate in academic bowl competitions, Spell Bowl, and Math Bowl. Students can also be involved in Student Council and basketball.

.What kind of parent organization do you have?
Our PTL (Parent Teacher League) is an active group of parents that supports the school in a variety of ways including helping with the purchase of playground equipment, hosting events like book fairs, and holding an annual teacher appreciation week. They also hold an annual Pork Chop Dinner fundraiser.

Do you interact with the public school?
North Judson San-Pierre Schools provides bus transportation for our students, hot lunches, Band class, speech therapy services, and Title 1 services.

Where can I learn more about the “voucher” program?
St. Peter accepts “vouchers” through the Indiana Choice Scholarship Program through the State of Indiana. These scholarships provide assistance with tuition expenses. You can learn more by visiting or by calling our office at 574-896-5933.

Do you offer any other tuition assistance programs?
Yes, nearly every student who attends St. Peter receives some form of tuition assistance. We never want finances to be a barrier for a student to part of our St. Peter family. *

What do I have to do to enroll my child at St. Peter?
When you are ready to enroll your child(ren) you simply schedule an appointment by calling the office. Please bring your child’s legal birth certificate, immunization record, and Social Security card. Also, we will need either a Social Security number or a driver’s license number from a parent or guardian. You will also need the previous year’s tax return. (This is to see if you qualify for a School Choice in Education Scholarship or other tuition assistance.)
Children need to be 3/4 on or before August 1 to be eligible for preschool this year. Children entering Kindergarten need to be 5 by August 1.

Will enrollment ever be capped?
As long as we have space to house classes we will not cap our enrollment.

*All families can use our Scrip program as a way to help cover the cost of tuition. Families can also check the Choice in Education website for information about the Indiana’s Choice Scholarship Program.