Frequently Asked Questions
Q: Is public transportation available to and from school?
A: Many schools offer transportation to and from school. Please contact the specific school that you are interested in to learn more about what transportation options are available.
Q: Is there a FVL School in my area?
Q: Are FVL Schools able to compete in terms of technology?
A: Yes! Our schools offer technology training starting in elementary school. Many schools make use of SMART boards in the classroom, offer keyboarding classes, and integrate computer software training and application into their curriculum. FVL High School has also launched a STEM Academy that focuses on Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics.
Q: Are foreign language classes offered at FVL Schools?
A: Many FVL Schools teach Spanish as a foreign language. Languages taught at FVLHS include Spanish, Latin, and German.
Q: Are FVL Schools accredited?
A: FVL Schools is part of the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod school system of 337 K-8 schools, 398 early childhood ministries, and 23 area Lutheran high schools preparing students for lives of Christian service. Our school system's central office, Commission on Lutheran Schools, is located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Our teachers hold, at minimum, a bachelor of science degree in education from Martin Luther College, New Ulm, Minnesota, or another accredited college. Our teachers have professional improvement plans which encourage them to continue to be life-long learners in their profession.
Many of our FVL Schools have accreditation through the Wisconsin Lutheran Synod School Accreditation (WELSSA) and the National Council of Private School Accreditation. (NCPSA)
Q: Is after-school care available?
A: Many of our elementary schools and preschools offer after-school care.
Q: Do FVL Schools offer Pre-School or early childhood programs?
A: Yes. FVL Schools offer a variety of early childhood programs. These include:
- 3 year old preschool
- 4-year-old Kindergarten
- Power Hour (18 months to 4 years)
- Tot time
- Before and after school care
- Child care
Q :What is the average class size?
A: This varies slightly from school to school. However, the average class size overall is 15-25 students.
Q: Are sports programs offered at FVL Schools?
A: FVL Schools offers a variety of athletic programs including:
- Cross Country
- Running Club
- Track & Field
Q: What co-curricular activities are offered through FVL Schools?
A: FVL Schools offers a variety of co-curricular activities including:
- FVL Middle School Band
- Geography Bee
- Lutheran Pioneers
- Marionettes (High School)
- Math Bowl
- Science Fairs
- Spelling Bees