1. Candidates for admission to St. Peter’s Lutheran School must be aware that St. Peter’s is a ministry of the Lutheran Church – Missouri Synod; therefore, we only teach the doctrine and practices of the Lutheran Church – Missouri Synod.
2. St. Peter’s Lutheran School, a non-profit, 501(c)(3) elementary school, admits students of any race, color, creed, religion, gender, national and ethnic origin, and does not discriminate in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, financial aid, or other school-administered programs.
3. St. Peter’s Lutheran School admits full-time students to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school.
4. Admission to St. Peter’s Lutheran School is dependent upon St. Peter’s having the appropriate academic program/educational plan that fits the student. St. Peter’s Lutheran School may or may not be equipped to service the educational needs of students with disabilities. Students with Individualized Education Plans require individualized review and approval for admission.
5. Students must be in good standing with their previous school.
6. Transfer students must have a C or better average at their previous school.
7. St. Peter’s reserves the right to admit students on probation or conditional status.
8. Students from alternative or non-accredited schools or who have been on probation and/or suspended from another school require individualized review and approval for admission.
9. Students expelled from another school will not be considered for admission until the expulsion period from the previous school has expired.
10. Students may be admitted to St. Peter’s Lutheran School at any point during the academic year if approved.
11. Students entering kindergarten must attain five (5) years of age on or before August 1 following enrollment. Students entering first grade must attain the age of six (6) years on or before August 1 following enrollment.
12. St. Peter’s Lutheran School reserves the right to evaluate all new students to determine their grade readiness.
13. Applications for enrollment must be approved by the principal and may be reviewed by pastors or School Board. Cumulative records will be requested from the previous school by the principal or his/her proxy. Indiana law requires that a student’s health and immunization records must be present at school before the student may attend classes.