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St. Matthew's Lutheran School

About St. Matthew's Lutheran School


St. Matthew’s Lutheran School, located at 756 W. Wabasha, Winona, MN, and is operated by St. Matthew's Lutheran Church, with supervision and direction provided by the Church’s Board of Christian Education.

We are a member of a larger church body called the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod. For over 150 years our church body has been providing quality Christian education. We are one of the Largest Private Christian School Systems in the United States (National Center for Educational Statistics).

The Christian church body of the WELS includes:

  • 406 Early Childhood Ministries

  • 334 Lutheran Elementary Schools

  • 23 Lutheran High Schools

  • 2 Colleges

  • 1 Seminary
Our Foundation

Our Lutheran School stands upon the foundation of God’s inspired and inerrant Word as revealed in the Holy Bible. The foundation of our faith is Jesus Christ. We believe that all people are sinners and deserve eternal death. (Romans 3:23Romans 6:23). But, God in His love sent His son Jesus Christ to save us from our sins. John 3:16, “For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only son that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.”

St. Matthew's Lutheran School subscribes to the beliefs detailed in the publication “This We Believe” compiled by the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod (WELS), which can be found on the website www.wels.net.

Key Focus

St. Matthew's Lutheran School exists to help carry out the Great Commission (Matthew 28:19-20) of our Lord through formal Christian education. God says to parents, "bring up [your children] in the training and instruction of the Lord (Ephesians 6:4)." Jesus also said to the church, "Feed my lambs (John 21:15)."

Christ-Centered Communication

Christian Education is a partnership among parents & teachers. That partnership includes parents and teachers working together under God's grace. The joys, challenges, and concerns that arise are shared in light of the Christ-centered partnership we have a God's people.

St. Matthew's Lutheran School is a member of these area education organizations:



LaCrosse Are Lutheran Schools

Luther High School

Discover St. Matthew's Lutheran School

St. Matthew’s Lutheran School strives to keep Christ at the center of our education system. That is what sets us apart from various “private” schools in our community. We are also dedicated to delivering strong academics to our students. Students at St. Matthew’s Lutheran School not only gain educational values, but also receive spiritual growth and social development.
Our PreK (3yr old) – 8th grade students experience an exceptional learning program designed to help them grow in the knowledge of communication, mathematics, social and natural sciences, and fine arts. Students learn the necessary skills they will need to live in this world successfully. St. Matthew’s Lutheran School offers this through:

  • A Christ-centered curriculum
  • Computer technology
  • Small class sizes for more one-on-one with the teacher
  • Smart Boards in the classrooms
  • Highly trained and educated teaching staff

St. Matthew’s Lutheran School also offers an excellent sports program which includes softball, basketball, volleyball, and track. Other extra-curricular activities include drama, piano lessons, Sunbeams, Girl Pioneers, and Boy Pioneers.

Schedule a Personal Tour

During your personal tour you will meet our Principal, Scott Schomberg, as well as our Ministry Team, view our classrooms and gym, see the new SMART Boards in use, and see how St. Matthew's Lutheran School may serve your family. Contact Principal Scott Schomberg to schedule your personal tour today!

Area Churches Associated with St. Matthew's Lutheran School

There are a number of Winona area WELS churches which stand ready to help meet your family's spiritual needs. Each church listed below currently has students attending St. Matthew's Lutheran School:

St. Matthew's Evangelical Lutheran Church & School
Pastor Matthew Schoell


Scott Schomberg, Principal

766 W Wabasha, Winona, MN
(507) 452-2085

Goodview Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church
Pastor Ben Sadler
820 37th Avenue, Goodview, MN
(507) 452-5629
Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church
Pastor Anthony Staseske
28483 Cty Rd 12, Winona, MN
(507) 454-1277
Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church
Pastor Anthony Staseske
36214 Cty Rd 12, Winona, MN
(507) 454-1277
St. Luke's Evangelical Lutheran Church
Pastor James Nelson
24799 Trout Street, Pickwick, MN
(507) 454-1380
St. Michael's Evangelical Lutheran Church
Pastor Paul Jansen
38 S. Hill St., Fountain City, WI
(507) 858-4007


Come, join our St. Matthew's School Family!



"You will be my witnesses." Acts 1:8