St. John Evangelical Lutheran School

Nurturing the roots of lifelong literacy

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, after school, and summer care to meet the scheduling needs of our families. 

Early Childhood – Jr. PreK-Kindergarten

  • Biblical Literacy
  • Traditional Literacy
    • Communication Arts
      • Reading
      • Writing
      • Speaking
      • Listening
  • Mathematical Literacy (Number Sense)

Lower Elementary – Grades 1-4

Continuing the Early Childhood literacy areas and adding:

  • Musical Literacy
  • Visual Literacy
  • Environmental Literacy
  • Digital Literacy

Upper Elementary – Grades 5-8

Continuing the Early Childhood and Lower Elementary literacy areas and adding:

  • Media Literacy
  • Financial Literacy
  • Informational Literacy
  • Community Literacy

Tuition and Fees (2020-2021)

LCMS Member Families


1st Child in Family


2nd Child in Family


3rd Child in Family


4th+ Child in Family

Non-LCMS Member Families


1st Child in Family


2nd Child in Family


3rd Child in Family


4th+ Child in Family

PreK Fees

Jr. PreK$20 per half day
3K$13 per half day
4K$11 per half day

Child Care Rates
– Includes Summer care, before/after care, and days off school care.

Jr. PreK$20 per half day
3K/4K$4.20 per hour
K-8$3.20 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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Summer Care at St. John

Summer childcare is available for children going into 3K-8th grade Monday through Friday from 6:30 AM- 6PMthroughout June, July, and August. Summer care for children attending Junior PreK (18 mos.+) at St. John Lutheran School in 2019-2020 may be available upon request as staffing allows. Care is provided by a combination of faculty and summer … Continue reading Summer Care at St. John

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 nine children. He … Continue reading Our Staff

Registration for 2020-2021

Now enrolling for the 2020-2021 academic year for Junior PreK-8th grade. To inquire about mid-year enrollment for 2019-2020, please contact the school office at 920.994.9190 or [email protected] Registration for New Families Registration for Returning Families