As a parent of a child at Grace Lutheran School, I strongly disagree with the comment posted by a teacher on January 5th. I know of one teacher who relocated due to marriage, one retired, one received a call from another school and one left because she didn't agree with the way Mr. Skilton was running
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Posted by a parent on 01/12/15
Skilton era = Great School, Floetke era = Bad School teacher turn over, 4 -5 last couple years maybe more This school is failing faster then the country
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Posted by a teacher on 01/05/15
I ll never forget when my daughter, Samantha, who is now in 7th grade, came home from Pre-3 at Grace Lutheran in St. Petersburg and knew the word Onomatopoeia. Or when she studied Georgia O Keeffe in kindergarten and drew a picture based on her works (We have the picture hanging up in the sun room in
... Read more our house). Or in 1st grade when she received a Superior medal at Invention Convention and came in 2nd place in the spelling bee. Or in 2nd grade when she joined Rocket Club (We were able to actually launch rockets!). Beyond the well-rounded academics, Samantha has developed a strong and unwavering faith in God and Jesus. What more could a mother ask! Grace Lutheran has become family to us, and we are blessed to be a part of such a wonderful school. Read less
Posted by a parent on 12/03/14
My husband attended Grace Lutheran School from Kindergarten through 8th Grade. Our son started in Pre-4 and graduated last year. He was accepted into the IB Program at St. Pete Hight. Our daughter has been at Grace since Pre-3 and just started 6th grade. Grace is their home away from home! It has
... Read more always been a safe, nurturing environment. The fine arts program is outstanding! The new principal is a welcome addition to our superb staff! I recommend Grace Lutheran School to everyone!! Read less
Posted by a parent on 10/30/14
My daughter is a Kindergartener this year at Grace and I wish she had started in VPK there. She is having a wonderful learning experience and coming home with something new and exciting every day form school. The staff is friendly and helpful, and the principal is one of the best I have come across in
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Posted by a parent on 10/15/14
My child is on her 5th year at Grace! While I don't agree completely with a lot of the recent changes, they don't seem to Interfere with my child's academics or spiritual beliefs. My child's reading level is 4years above her grade level and All her testing comes back at an advanced level! She
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Posted by a parent on 10/15/14
Grace is a wonderful school! It's the best kept secret in St. Petersburg for Fine Arts Education! This small school offers so much in music and art and there is even a Conservatory for after school lessons on site. The music and art teachers are highly qualified and passionate about their work with
... Read more the students and it shows! Academically, my children are also thriving with some of the best teachers I've ever seen! They are caring, qualified, knowledgeable, and push the kids to always be their best. I can't say enough about the positive experience here and the spiritual nurturing that comes with a quality, well-rounded education. Grace is family and all are made to feel welcome here! Read less
Posted by a parent on 10/14/14
I have had my children attending Grace Lutheran School for eight years. It is a place where my children and our family feel at home, and the teachers, staff and ministry team there make a very personal connection with the families they serve. In recent years, Grace Lutheran School has recommitted itself
... Read more to becoming a beacon in the community by launching a ministry renewal project this Fall that will include a new gymnasium. The faculty and administration at Grace Lutheran are top notch, and the academic standards remain high. The Fine Arts program and music conservatory at Grace Lutheran are outstanding. At Grace, school children at a very young age have an opportunity to participate in band, private music and singing lessons, and participate in a Broadway-esque musical theatre production. The enrichment opportunities at Grace foster confidence in the students there, many of whom have gone on to be leaders in our community and beyond. I highly recommend Grace Lutheran School to parents seeking a good academic and spiritual curriculum, in a safe and personal environment for their children. Read less
Posted by a parent on 10/13/14
I can't say enough about how wonderful this school is. My children have done wonderful since starting school here. I love the teachers and the staff. They are all very helpful and I feel like we are all part of a family.
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Posted by a parent on 10/13/14
I have had my children at Grace for over eight years and am very pleased with the quality of the educational experience. The teachers are engaged and committed to the student's success. Recent improvements to the classrooms coupled with an upcoming gym expansion provide a wonderful environment for
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Saint Petersburg schools — Grace Lutheran School is located at 4301 16th St N, Saint Petersburg FL 33703. 4301 16th St N is in the 33703 ZIP code in Saint Petersburg, FL Grace Lutheran School is a Private school that serves grade levels PK - 8.
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