Supported by the Congregation of Saint Paul Lutheran Church Westlake Ohio LCMS

Admissions of students without regard to race, color or denomination

St Paul Westlake School

27993 Detroit Ave, Westlake, OH 44145


St Paul Westlake School


27993 Detroit Ave, Westlake, OH 44145

8:30am - 4:00pm

Monday - Friday

About Us

Excellent Christ-Centered Education

St. Paul Lutheran School in Westlake serves children in Preschool- 8th grade, and their families. Celebrating our 158th year, St. Paul has devoted resources, prayers, hard work and love to develop a program that is academically challenging and spiritually enriching. It is also a program that promotes the importance of developing good character. St. Paul is fully accredited and recognized by the state of Ohio. We offer art, vocal and instrumental music, technology, Spanish, and interscholastic sports. We have extended care before and after school and summer camp. Please consider joining us, as we truly do want to make a difference in the lives of our children.

Visitors are always welcome on our campus located at 27981 Detroit Road in Westlake. Stop in or call (440) 835-3051 to make an appointment for a personal tour. Check out our School Home navigation above to find out more.


Exceptional Academic Curriculum

We believe that God has blessed each and every one of our students with many gifts. We strive to help all children reach their academic potential.
Achievement Test Results



Diverse Programs:
We believe that we praise God by developing the many talents and skills God has given us.

  • PreKindergarten
  • Full day grades K-8<
  • Jr. High Departmentalization
  • Jr. High Seminars
  • Bussing to 9 local cities
  • Before and After School Care
  • Summer Day Camp
  • Parent Teacher League
  • Hot Lunch Program


Did you know that our teachers have over 419 years of experience among them? That is almost an average of 20 years experience! What a great blessing to have such a wealth of knowledge gathered amidst these servants of the Lord. Praise God! Click here to meet our teachers.

Course of Studies

  • Health
  • Language Arts
  • Math
  • Music
  • PE
  • Religion
  • Parent Curriculum Guide
  • Technology
  • Science
  • Social Studies


  • National Lutheran School Accreditation
  • Licensed and accredited by Ohio
  • Meets or exceeds state standards in all subjects

Academic Resources

  • Completely networked computer lab with full-time technology instructor
  • Music director
  • Art teacher
  • Full day kindergarten
  • Honors, enrichment, and Academic support programs

Faith Integration

  • Daily study of God’s Word
  • Weekly Chapel
  • Bible Memorization
  • God Fearing and Loving Teachers
  • Teaching the forgiveness that is ours in Christ Jesus

2015-2016 Accomplishments

Two St. Paul Writers Advance in Letters about Literature:
6th graders Maggi Feit and Laurel Willard have advanced to the Letters About Literature
State Competition. Participants in this competition write a personal letter explaining how that author’s work changed their way of thinking about the world or themselves. Out of 974 entries, only 42 progressed to this level of the competition.
Well Done, Maggi and Laurel!
St. Paul Students are CHAMPIONS!!:
On December 12th, St. Paul’s 7th and 8th grade Power of the Pen teams traveled to Monticello Middle School to compete against 18 other schools in the District Tournament. The results were the best in St. Paul history! The 8th grade team qualified four writers for the Regional Tournament in March. They are Paris Mather, Meredyth Feit, Ally Herman, and Nate Bierly. The 7th grade team qualified ALL SIX of its writers for the Regional Tournament. They include Megan Miller, Devin Headrick, Lauren Buetow, Payton Drellishak, Kylie Garsky, and Deenah McFadden. Also, out of more than 100 writers, Lauren Buetow placed 14th, Devin Headrick placed 13th, Megan Miller placed 4th, and the entire 7th grade team took home the 1st place trophy! Well done, St Paul writers!
SPLS Students in the Spotlight:
Middle School Speech Competition –
On Saturday, February 13th, Lutheran West hosted a middle school speech competition where contestants from all over Northeast Ohio came to compete in several different categories. Under the direction of Mrs. Kim Gross, our St. Paul participants did very well.
The medal winners include:
Ally Herman – 1st Place in original oratory
Thomas Koglman – 1st Place in US Extemporaneous:
Nate Bierly – 3rd Place in Program of Oratorical Interpretation
Stephanie Koglman – 4th Place in Informative Speaking
Well Done, St. Paul Orators!
St. Paul Lutheran School has raised $1700 for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of Northeast Ohio. A check was given to their representative in our Chapel service on Wednesday, December 2.
St. Paul Lutheran School named one of the top 5% Lutheran Schools in the nation by the National Lutheran School Accreditation’s National Commission!!! St. Paul Lutheran School is one of seven Lutheran schools that have been given the honor of the above recognition. We also were recognized as a school with “Powerful Practices.” Celebrate and Share this with your friends, relatives, and neighbors.