Frequently Asked Questions
    What grades do you have?
  • Peace Lutheran School offers Preschool for 4-year olds and Kindergarten-8th grade.
    What is the tuition?
  • View current tuition schedules for our preschool and grades K-8 by visiting our form and documents downloads page.

    Families may elect from three different tuition payment plans including the single academic year payment plan (10% reduction), the semester payment plan (5% reduction), or the 10-month payment plan.

    For more information, contact our school at (407) 870-5965 or email here.

    Does the school offer financial assistance or any scholarships?
  • Yes, Peace Lutheran School does provide financial assistance and scholarships. Details about scholarships and grants are available through our church and school office. We participate in Florida’s Step-Up for Students Scholarship and McKay Scholarship programs. Contact us for more info at (407) 870-5965 or here.
    What is the Step-Up for Students Scholarship?
  • The program provides Tax Credit Scholarships to students in K-12 who come from low-income families who qualify based on income requirements. A family of four can make $3446 per month and receive a scholarship for full tuition. View full income guidelines on the Step Up for Students website at www.stepupforstudents.org.
    What is the McKay Scholarship?
  • The John M. McKay Scholarship Program allows parents of students with disabilities to choose the best learning environment for their children.  A student must have an Individual Education Plan (IEP) or 504 Plan from the Florida Public School System.

    What are the class sizes & student-to-teacher ratios?
  • Peace Lutheran School limits its class size to 20 students assuring attention to all.  Peace’s average teacher to student ratio is 1:14.

    Does the school have a uniform policy?
  • We require simple, inexpensive school uniforms for the children. Any solid color (no stripes or patterns) polo shirts may be worn with navy blue or khaki pants, shorts, or skorts.  A school-issued polo is available for purchase. All students are required to have one royal blue, school logo polo shirt.

    What are the school hours?
  • School begins promptly at 8:20 AM.  We strongly encourage families to arrive by 8:00 AM so students can be settled before the beginning the day.  Classes end at 3:00 PM.

    Is before school care or extended after-school care available?
  • Peace Lutheran offers before-school care beginning at 6:30 AM, and after-school care until 6:00 PM at $4.00 an hour.

    What is the main difference between a Lutheran school and a public school?
  • In addition to an academically-challenging curriculum, our school provides a Christ-centered environment. Peace Lutheran School educates to the spiritual, emotional, academic, social, and physical needs of our students. The love and forgiveness of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, is evident each and every day at Peace Lutheran School.

    Are teachers in your school required to have certification, like in public schools?
  • All teachers have obtained a State Credential or a Bachelor's Degree in Education from one of our WELS/ELS Lutheran Colleges.

    Our principal has previously taught in the public school system and has a professional teaching certificate from the State of Florida.

    How does your curriculum differ from that of area public schools?
  • Peace Lutheran follows national standards in addition to the Florida State standards.  The curriculum for Peace Lutheran includes all subjects commonly taught in elementary and middle schools as set forth by the State of Florida, including math, reading, language arts, science, social studies, art, physical education, music, and religion. A strong emphasis is placed on classical models for education together with religious studies.  Report cards are issued four times a year, and formal Parent-Teacher Conferences are held twice during the year.  The Stanford 10 Test is given annually to all students in grades 3-8.

    What is the enrollment process?
  • We welcome you to come and meet our staff at any time for a full overview of the school. You can pre-register online at www.MyPeaceKids.org or stop by any time to fill an application.

    How are applicants accepted?
  • Peace Lutheran School accepts all qualified applicants when space permits.  Active members of the congregation and siblings of currently enrolled students have priority, however, families do not need to attend Peace Lutheran Church to apply and be accepted.  All students are taught Christian values which are vital to the education at Peace Lutheran School.

    Does Peace Lutheran have a Kindergarten age requirement?
  • Applying incoming kindergarten students must be five (5) years old by September 1 in the current school year they wish to enter Peace Lutheran School.

    Does Peace have an interview or testing process?
  • Incoming applicants will be interviewed and/or tested. Children transferring into Peace Lutheran School will need to be evaluated by our school prior to acceptance to ensure proper placement according to his or her academic level. A review of current Progress Reports (Report Cards, Achievement Test Scores, and conduct) will be considered prior to admission. We will contact the student's family to arrange a visit date.

    Do you have resources for families who speak Spanish?
  • Visit with our Spanish-speaking Pastor or visit www.PeaceLutheranKissimmee.org/español for information about our church and school in Spanish.

Jesus said, "Let the little children come to me and do not hinder them, for to such belongs the kingdom of heaven." ~ Matthew 19:14

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