Central Lutheran School -- St. Paul

After 130 years of bringing the Gospel of Jesus Christ to children of the Midway area of St. Paul, Central Lutheran School has ceased all academic operations.

Contact: 612-401-8641 or school@clssp.org

Note our new mailing address:

Central Lutheran School c/o Jehovah Lutheran Church, 1566 Thomas Ave., St Paul, MN 55104


It gives us great joy to share that these hallways will not be empty and bare next year. The property has been sold and The Journey School will be opening in fall of 2019 in this building.

When the theme verse for the 2017-2018 school year was chosen, God truly was speaking through this verse from Isaiah 43:19. "See I am doing a new thing!" It has been hard to say good-bye to the Central Lutheran School that many of us have loved for so long. But God did a new thing as he spread out his children who had grown to love him to pass that love on to others. And God continues to do a new thing as he allows Christian education to continue in this place.

We were blessed by many, many faithful staff who poured their love for children and Jesus into their work. We were blessed by association churches who saw God calling them to provide Christian education for over 100 years in the St Paul area. We were blessed by families who trusted the school and administration and desired to have their children grow in faith and knowledge. We were blessed by volunteers committed to providing so many things to make our school better for our community. We also have been blessed by faithful school board members who have served -and it is with gratitude that we thank the current CLS board who has worked through a painful process to see ministry be replanted and begin to grow here again.