Principal's Message
St. Philp’s Lutheran Church understood the importance of Christian Education when it opened its school doors in 1958.For nearly 60 years, St. Philip’s has provided a high-quality, conservative, Lutheran school education and exists to assist families in the Christian training of their children -- academically, physically, and spiritually -- to prepare them for lives of service in the Lord.

To get a more complete view of our school, please visit our facility at St. Philip’s. Please call the school office for more information or me personally. You will be impressed by what St. Philip’s Lutheran School can do for you.

God bless your day,
Mr. Schapekahm, Principal


Mr. Jason Schapekahm


Mr. Jason Schapekahm is our principal.  He came to St. Philip’s in 2005. 
Mr. Schapekahm graduated from Martin Luther College in New Ulm, MN.  
Mr. Schapekahm has received numerous awards for his excellence.  He received the Spotlight on Scholarship: Distinguished Academic Achievement Award three times.  He also was awarded a scholarship by the New Ulm Area Foundation for Academic Excellence.  He was selected to the Academic all conference football team twice in college.  He received three scholarships in recognition of his academic excellence and graduated with distinction. 
Mr. Schapekahm has a quiet intensity about him that stirs something inside of his students.  Mr. Schapekahm integrates methods, process and critical thinking skills consistently throughout his daily lessons.  The growth of his students is remarkable and they enjoy his methods immensely.

When asked why he became a teacher he states that he had a number of excellent teachers in grade school and high school.  He aspired to be like them.  They were passionate about what they did and that sent a powerful message for him to try and emulate those characteristics in his own life. 
  Favorite Urban Educator: Ron Clarke 
  Favorite Movie:  Shawshank Redemption 
  Favorite Quote or Passage:  A gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger. PROVERBS 15:1