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Welcome to St. John LaLande School, where we pride ourselves in being a community, where together, we help our children achieve academic excellence and develop strength of character that are rooted in strong values and a commitment to service.

St. John LaLande provides education for children in Preschool through Grade 8. We are an accredited school and are a member of the North Central Accrediting Association and Missouri Nonpublic School Accrediting Association. As a faith-based school, we learn about God’s love and we are guided in a Christ-centered environment. Our highly educated and experienced staff are dedicated to the vocation of teaching; they encourage and challenge their students each and every day.

St. John LaLande is truly a place where students are: Rooted in Faith. Grounded in Excellence. Prepared for Success.

Recent News

NASCAR Package At The 2014 Holiday Auction

NASCAR Package

NASCAR FANS, START YOUR ENGINES… and head over to the Kansas Speedway for a day at the races, compliments of FedEx!


The lucky winner of the NASCAR Package to be auctioned by St. John LaLande School will receive 2 tickets to the Sprint Cup race on May 10, 2 HOT passes, and an autographed Denny Hamlin die cast race car. You and your guest will experience the thrill of NASCAR up close and personal as only sponsors and pit crews can, with access to the pits and garage for the entire event. You won’t want to miss this bucket list opportunity!

Nascar:  October 04 Price Chopper 400 Presented By Kraft Foods
The package will be auctioned on November 8 at the St. John LaLande School fundraiser. Go here for details and ticket info.

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Duke Talent Identification Program

Congratulations to all our students who qualified for the Duke Talent Identification Program. Seventh grade students who qualify must score at least in the 95th National Percentile in specific National tests.

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Technology In The Classroom

Our 7th Grade students are hard at work designing different types of bridges using our new UnoBooks. The UnoBook is an Android Tablet designed for use in school settings.


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* Many students score an average of two grade levels higher on standardized tests
* Highly experienced and educated staff – over 60% have Master’s degrees
* Our students have logged 6000+ service hours this year
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Faith & Service

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Splinter From The Cross

Father Gill came to our classroom to share a splinter from Jesus’ cross. It was taken from a chunk of the cross found by St. Helena in the year 300.