St. Louis City Schools

Word Of Life Lutheran School

PRIVATE Lutheran

  • Grades Served: PK3 – 8
  • 192 Students (Coed)
  • Average Class Size: 17
  • Languages Offered: Spanish
  • School Day: 8am – 3pm
  • Extended Care: 7am – 6pm
  • Opened in 1973
  • To enroll for Kindergarten, your child must be 5 years old by August 1
  • Tuition Range: $5,850 Per Year Average tuition for local Private Schools: $9,468
  • Financial aid is available in multiple ways
  • 50% of students receive Financial Aid
  • Uniform Required
  • K-8 is at one campus. There are two PreK campuses - 7100 Morganford (St. Lucas) and 6704 Fyler Avenue (Timothy Lutheran Church)
  • Competitive athletic programs (K-8) and music, piano, choir, and band offered
  • Emphasis on serving in the community with two Faith in Action days annually
  • Affordable, convenient before and after school care at all campuses
  • Interactive whiteboard technology, 1:2 Google Chromebooks
  • Extracurriculars: Boys and girls volleyball, boys and girls basketball, cross country, track and field, student council, scholar bowl team, yearbook staff, National Beta Club, Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts
  • Gifted Education: Differentiation in the classroom, but no separate gifted program
  • Special Education: One full-time and two part-time special education teachers, plus one aide
  • Parent Involvement: Parent - Teacher League, school board, coaching, scout leaders, volunteering opportunities in homerooms, lunchroom, office.

Reviews (9)

  • Transition from SLPSParent 04/25/2016
    We transitioned our 4th and Kindergartener from SLPS gifted program to WOL and have been impressed with the level of instruction and flexibility of the smaller class size. The staff really love their school and it shows through involvement with after school activities, special programs, service days... More
  • Focus on the "whole" child...Parent 04/25/2016
    After our kids spent a year in the neighborhood Charter school and after researching all other possibilities and dreading the thought of leaving the city simply because we couldnít find an acceptable school for our kids, we came across WOL. Practically in our back yard! WOL has offered an outstanding... More
  • Word Of Life -Best Elementary Private SchoolParent 12/03/2015
    We are new to the school this year and this has been the best decision ever. This school and staff goes above and beyond helping kids.
  • A Hidden Gem in St. Louis HillsParent 09/04/2015
    Wow, what a great school! My eldest come homes excited about what he's learned! We can't be happier parents seeing him come home and share all he's learned. Will be sending his little brother there soon. We can't wait!
  • WOL = WOW!Parent 11/08/2014
    Word of Life is a private school setting that serves diverse learning styles and challenges students in a positive way. It is a safe and nurturing environment. My daughter loves going to school because of the awesome teachers at Word of Life!
  • Quality and diversityParent 11/08/2014
    My daughter has really grown in this environment academically and socially. The international make-up of the student body has prepared her to be more knowledgeable about the world. Her friends include students from a variety of cultural backgrounds. The teachers are caring and committed to her success... More
  • We LOVE WOL!Parent 11/08/2014
    My daughter has attended WOL for 4 years now. She has been challenged and supported by each of her amazing teachers. The small class sizes allows for teachers to really know and teach each child. My daughter has benefited from participation in extracurricular activities at WOL including piano lessons... More
  • Great Place to Work!Teacher/Staff 11/08/2014
    I am a new teacher to WOL this year! I was blessed to teach there part time last year and was even more blessed to receive a full time position for this year! I love my job, my coworkers and my students!
  • New FamilyParent 09/06/2014
    We are new to WOL and have been very impressed. The staff and administration really cares about my daughter's academic, spiritual, and physical wellbeing.
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  • Lacks Economic Diversity5% of students qualify for Free or Reduced Lunch
  • Somewhat Diverse Racially

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