St. John Evangelical Lutheran School

ROOTED IN CHRIST ~ NURTURING HIS CHILDREN ~ BUILDING RELATIONSHIPS

St. John Lutheran School has served local families by providing a quality, faith-based education to students since 1855. Our early childhood, lower elementary, and upper elementary students experience a balance of digital and offline, indoor and outdoor, individualized and collaborative learning. The school day begins at 7:45 am and ends at 2:45 pm. Bus transportation is available for families in the Random Lake School District. We also offer before-school and after-school child care to meet the scheduling needs of our families. 

Tuition and Fees listed below.

Beginning with the 2022/23 school year, we participate in the WPCP or “CHOICE” voucher program for tuition assistance for families who financially qualify. Residency requirements also apply. You can learn more at the School Choice Wisconsin website.


Infant Child Care

St. John’s Lutheran School, Random Lake has infant care for children six weeks through 24 months.

Call or email 920.994.9190 or  to inquire about availability.

2 days per week$130
3 days per week$170
4 days per week$210
5 days per week$240

Early Childhood – Jr. PreK-Kindergarten

Our early childhood program offers flexible fullday and half-day schedules for Junior PreK (18 mos.+), 3K, 4K, and Kindergarten. Teachers use a unified competency-based assessment plan to share progress with parents within the five domains of the Wisconsin Model Early Learning Standards. In additional to literacy development activities, students learn and grow through art, music, physical education, and weekly chapel. Time spent outdoors is a priority.

Lower Elementary – Grades 1-4

Experienced teachers guide lower elementary students to develop spiritually, academically, socially, and artistically. Small class sizes allow for individualized attention to student growth. Students have access to current digital learning tools with 1:1 technology device ratios.

Upper Elementary – Grades 5-8

Upper elementary students experience an academic environment intentionally designed to ease the transition from elementary to high school. To meet unique student needs and prepare them for a wide range of high school approaches, students participate daily in digital and offline, collaborative and individual learning activities.

Tuition and Fees (2022-2023)

LCMS Member Families

$1836

1st Child in Family

$1292

2nd Child in Family

$918

3rd Child in Family

$574

4th+ Child in Family

Non-LCMS Member Families

$2955

1st Child in Family

$2180

2nd Child in Family

$1491

3rd Child in Family

$832

4th+ Child in Family

For qualifying families, the Wisconsin Parental Choice Program allows your children to attend St. John Evangelical Lutheran School at little or no cost. See if your family qualifies by applying today.

PreK Half Day (2-5 days per week)

2 year-old Kindergarten$21.50 per half day
3 year-old Kindergarten$14.00 per half day
4 year-old Kindergarten$12.00 per half day

PreK Full Day (5 days per week)

2 year-old Kindergarten$3,300 per year
3 year-old Kindergarten$3,255 per year

Before/After School Care Rates

2K-8$3.80 per hour

St. John 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 church and school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin or administration of its educational policies, admission policies, scholarship and grant programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs. 


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Our Staff

Rev. Christopher GillespiePastor & Catechist Pr. Christopher R. Gillespie was ordained into the Office of Holy Ministry on July 25, A+D 2010. He earned a Masters of Divinity in 2009 from Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne, Indiana. He has previously served congregations in Indiana and Chicago. Pastor and his wife, Anne, have been blessed with ten children. … Continue reading Our Staff

Edward Kurth - Masonry 1948-1949

Edward Kurth Literacy Endowment

Established in 1855, the school of today is built on the legacy of the past–165 years of faithful service by former teachers, principals, and pastors. This faithful service includes Mr. Edward Kurth, principal of St. John Lutheran School from 1944-1967. In addition to teaching and school administration, Kurth played the organ and lead the choirs … Continue reading Edward Kurth Literacy Endowment

Registration for 2022-2023

St. John Ev. Lutheran School (https://www.stjohnrandomlake.org/school) is a private, Christian school with an excellent academic reputation. We have small classes, dedicated teachers, and a rigorous academic program. We are located just 2 miles north of Random Lake, Wisconsin in rural Sherman Center.

Beginning with the 2022/23 school year, we participate in the WPCP or “CHOICE” voucher program for tuition assistance for families who financially qualify.

For more information about St. John, please contact the School Office at 920-994-9190 or visit our school website. Enrollment in the school is available now!