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Grades K-8th

ISJ is dedicated to the day school ministry sponsored by our two congregations with the guidance of the Holy Scriptures and the doctrinal confessions of the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod. 


Founded on the principle that all knowledge begins in reverence to the Lord, and in keeping with the realization that we are saved to serve in His kingdom, ISJ seeks to develop the talents and abilities of its students with a quality education while nurturing their faith and willingness to lead others into the family of Christ.


ISJ provides academic excellence in a faith-based environment.

  • We are accredited by the National Lutheran School Association

  • We are accredited by Michigan Non-public School Accrediting Association

  • We have a curriculum that meets or exceeds state standards

  • Our students score above average on standardized test

  • We have certified teaching staff committed to student success

Financial Assistance

Applications for financial aid are available in the school office.   ISJ  offers $200 discounts for every child after the first child enrolled. Families may also receive a 3% discount off tuition if tuition is paid in full by a specific date.  In addition to the multiple student discount and the discount if tuition is paid in full, ISJ offers  a few other options listed below.


Church Membership

Immanuel and St. James Lutheran Church offer tuition discounts for families who are active members at the churches.


Church Gifts

The school receives financial gifts from the churches and school supporters which can be used to help families with a financial need.  Interested individuals should speak with the principal about any assistance that may be available to them.

Tuition & Fees

Day School K- 8th grade



Multi-child discount: $200

Member rate discount: 30%

Early-Bird payment: 1.5% or 3%

Other Day School Programming


Visual Arts

Working with a variety of mediums

Knowledge of different artists and art periods

Award-winning student work


Performing Arts

Christmas Worship Service


Special Family Night Performances


Creative Writing


Short stories

Works submitted for contests & anthologies

Award-winning submissions & published works

Kent County Poetry Contest sponsored by the Dyer-Ives Foundation

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