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Good Shepherd Lutheran School-WELS

Good Shepherd Lutheran School-WELS is a coeducational private Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod traditional school for students in grades Pre-K through 8.

Institution Type: Private Setting: Urban


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Good Shepherd Lutheran School-WELS says

Small class sizes, high test scores, and a fully accredited Christian elementary school. Yes, it is all right here at Good Shepherd Lutheran.

For more than 30 years the teachers and pastors at Good Shepherd have educated students in academics and God’s inspired Word. From Kindergarten through 8th Grade our school is accredited through the state of South Dakota to teach all subjects.

Good Shepherd students consistently have higher test scores than the state average and national surveys have shown that students in Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod elementary schools perform better than their peers across the country.

With an enrollment of around 60 our school features multi-grade classrooms which help students grow both academically and socially. With a cap of 25 students per classroom your child will get the attention he or she deserves.

Mission Statement

Teaching children and families God's truths: spiritually, mentally, physically, socially.



Private schools, including parochial and boarding, are funded through tuition and fees. The cost varies from school to school, but most families pay tuition to attend them. Many private schools offer financial aid or discounts, so it's worthwhile to ask about these options.


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Academic Calendar: Quarter

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 52
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
Pre-K 9
Kindergarten 6
1 5
2 5
3 4
4 5
5 3
6 7
7 4
8 4

Good Shepherd Lutheran School-WELS's relatively variable enrollment profile may offer insights into student retention rates, local population changes, real estate costs, and the accessibility of alternative educational options. to find out more about the specific factors influencing Good Shepherd Lutheran School-WELS's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 10 : 1
Average Class Size 60
Gender 48% Male / 52% Female
Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 79%
Multi-racial 4%
Hispanic/Latino 4%
American Indian or Alaska Native 4%
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