St. Paul Lutheran School functions as a ministry to the community of Lakeland and Polk County. It is our desire to serve as diverse a population as desires the unique education we offer.
- 8% of our students have Hispanic/Latino heritage
- 5% have Asian heritage
- 4% have African heritage
Diversity of Religious Background
- Of the 488 students in attendance, 34% are from St. Paul Lutheran Church
- 26% of students do not have a home church listed
- 40% of students attend a Christian church other than St. Paul Lutheran Church
- 53 distinct churches are represented in our student body
St. Paul Lutheran School enrolls students from a wide variety of religious backgrounds and those with no religious heritage. Students are expected to fully participate in all school activities including Jesus Time/Christian Studies, chapel worship, classroom devotions, etc.
St. Paul Lutheran School students take a nationally normed standardized achievement test in the spring. Our scores from the spring of 2017 are reflective of the pattern over the past five to six years.
An average SPLS student, 3rd through 8th grade, scored better than 70% of students nationwide.
The graduating 8th grade typically scores over 4 grade levels ahead of national averages, which means they score like a college freshman on the test
80% of our students taking the test scored above grade level