ADMISSIONS at St. John’s Lutheran School

Thank you for your interest in St. John’s Lutheran School. Our school is a joyful place full of tradition, family values, and a community spirit that unites us in our mission in Developing the Minds of our students, Serving Communities and Growing in Faith.

As a private Christian school serving the Greater Winston-Salem area, we focus on providing challenging academics integrated with Bible-based instruction. The optimal learning environment and experience is provided for your child through safe and well-managed classrooms, outstanding faculty, and small class sizes. We’ve worked hard to make our admissions process as simple as possible.

Open Enrollment occurs all year. Provided there is space available; you may enroll your child at any time.

We offer COVID-Safe tours, and you can click here or call us to schedule an appointment.

Preschool & Transitional Kindergarten

Either during your tour of St. John’s or afterward, parents of applicants for Preschool (3-year-olds), and Transitional Kindergarten (4- & 5-year-olds) submit an application. Numerous other forms are required as part of the application process and before acceptance to St. John’s. After the tour/interview is completed and all forms are submitted, St. John’s administration will review your application and will notify parents of acceptance, denial, or waiting list status.

Application Checklist

Please use this checklist to help complete the admissions process. Each item must be completed and submitted to the school office before the application will be considered complete.

  • Tour/Interview with Preschool Director

 

Submit the following with your application:

  • Application for Enrollment, completed and signed
  • Tuition & Fees Form, signed
  • Birth Certificate, photocopy
  • Immunizations Record, photocopy
  • Medical Report Form, signed by physician
  • Emergency Care and Desired Action Information, signed
  • Permission/Release Form, signed
  • Discipline and Behavior Management Policy Form, signed
  • Toileting Policy Form, signed
  • Sick Child Policy Form, signed
  • Prevention of Shaken Baby Syndrome and Abusive Head Trauma, Parent or Guardian Acknowledgement Form, signed

Once notification of acceptance has been received, a $200 registration fee plus applicable curriculum fees must be paid to hold your child’s spot in the classroom.

If you would like to schedule a tour to learn more about our Preschool and Transitional K programs, please contact our Preschool Director, Sonia Davidson by email at sdavidson@nullstjohnsws.org or call 336-725-1651, ext. 132.

Elementary School (K - 5th)

Either during your tour of St. John’s or afterward, parents of applicants for Elementary School (K-5th) submit an application. Numerous other forms are required as part of the application process and prior to acceptance to St. John’s. We will review the application and notify parents of acceptance, denial, or waiting list status. Once notification of acceptance has been received, parents must submit a $200 non-refundable registration fee to hold the child’s spot in the classroom.

Application Checklist

Please use this checklist to help complete the admissions process. Each item must be completed and submitted to the school office before the application will be considered complete.

  • Interview with Principal (or alternate person)

 

Submit the following with your application:

  • Application for Enrollment, completed and signed
  • Statement of Faith, signed
  • Tuition and Fees, signed
  • Emergency Care and Desired Action Form, signed
  • Permission/Release Form, signed
  • Letter of Reference (from most recent teacher)
  • Child’s Medical Report*, signed by physician
  • Medication Administration Authorization Form (Only required if child needs medication during school hours), signed
  • Immunization Record, photocopy
  • Birth Certificate, photocopy
  • Extended Care (optional), signed if applicable
  • Auto Draft (optional), signed if applicable
  • Emergency Care/Medication Teacher and Extended Care, signed if applicable
  • Student Records from previous school (Students entering 1st through 5th grade, please submit current progress report, report card, and discipline records at the time of interview.) Once accepted and prior to school starting we will request records from the school.)

*A Physician’s Medical Statement, indicating that your child has been examined and properly immunized, must be filled out and submitted to the school office by all new students entering K – 5. The Physician’s Medical Statement must be dated within one year’s time prior to the first day of school.

NOTE: Kindergarten students (5-year-olds) must reach the target age by August 31st of that year. Additionally, Kindergarten students entering St. John’s as new students must complete the Gesell School Readiness Screening administered by a certified proctor chosen by the administration. Kindergarten parents are responsible for the cost ($40) of the Gesell screening.

Tuition

Our tuition structure per school year is simple:

  • Preschool & Transitional Kindergarten:
    Half-Day: $3,600
    School Day: $5,500
  • Kindergarten: $5,300
  • 1st & 2nd Grade: $5,300
  • 3rd & 4th Grade: $5,900
  • 5th Grade: $6,200

If you belong to a Lutheran Church in the Triad, you will receive a 15% discount for each of your K-5 grade children. There are also referral incentives available. Contact Tom Baldwin, Director of Admissions & Community Relations, for complete details. Click here to email him directly.

Click here for financial assistance and scholarship opportunities.