Welcome & FAQs

Common Questions


How can St. John support my child's individual needs?

Is your school accredited?

What are the benefits of the multigrade classroom?

How is this school different from other schools?

What technology is in the classroom?


At what age can my child begin at St. John?

What are our preschool options?

Do you offer full-day or half-day kindergarten?


Do you offer Summer Care?

Do you offer before and after school care?

How do you provide a safe environment?

Do you have to be a member of the church?

Do you offer a lunch program?


How much is tuition?

Do you offer a multi-child discount?

How are payments made to St. John Lutheran School?

Do you offer tuition assistance?

St. John Lutheran School nurtures children in faith and intellect, equipping them for Christian lives of service. We strive to provide our students with opportunities to develop mentally, physically, socially, and spiritually in a Christ-centered and family-friendly environment. The training we offer not only builds a foundation for success in school and life, but also instills a firm foundation in God's Word and solid faith in their Savior, Jesus Christ.

Jon Woldt

847.362.4424 ext.2002


At the start of the 2018-19 school year, Mr. Woldt begins his 37th year in the ministry. His ministry service includes serving as an administrator, teacher, and coach at the elementary, middle school, and high school levels. He has and continues to serve in various pastoral roles serving God's people of all ages in visitation ministry, Bible class, and worship settings.  

Jon and his wife, Donna, reside in Round Lake, IL.  They are left with only one child living at home, Anna, who works as a CNA and attends the College of Lake County in Grayslake, IL, pursuing a degree in nursing.

Oldest son Joshua works in the Registrar's Office at Minnesota State University and lives in North Mankato, MN. Daughter Karen is married to Rick Brennhofer and they reside in Mankato, MN.  Karen serves as an Audiologist with the Mayo Clinic in Owatonna, MN and Rick is an Engineer with Kato Engineering.  Emily is married to Ryan Lussky and they reside in Germantown, WI.  Emily is a registered nurse serving at Columbia St. Mary's hospital and Ryan is a Business Analyst with Gardner Bender.

Jon holds a Master's Degree in education and is a certified WELS Chaplain.  Jon is an avid sports fan and enjoys the outdoors.

β€œIn my service as Principal and Staff Minister of Outreach, please know that my door is always open to help and to serve you and your family. I love talking about the blessings of the formal Christian education that is offered through the ministries of St. John Lutheran School. I also love to speak about and encourage others to share the Gospel – the message of sins forgiven and an eternal future secure through faith in Jesus and His Word. I hope and pray that you would consider St. John Lutheran Church and School a place you would call home. Contact me today!”

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