Welcome to Iowa Lutheran STO

Jesus said, “Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them,

for the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these.” Matthew 19:14

Funds Raised in 2021$814,860!

Thanks to all who have supported families and students in Lutheran education! 100% of our goal was reached in 2021. The 2022 Fundraising Goal for the ILSTO is $1,050,836.  This is based on ILSTO’s share of the tax credits that the State of Iowa has allocated to the STO’s of Iowa.  For more information on how this goal is set, please look at the “Donation Goal” section on the Donate page.

Our Purpose

The Iowa Lutheran School Tuition Organization exists to assist families who are Iowa residents who desire a K-12 Lutheran education in Iowa for their children. Explore our website to see if the STO can help you, or to see how your generous donation can help bring the benefits of a Lutheran education to as many children as possible. The Iowa Lutheran School Tuition Organization is affiliated with theĀ Iowa Alliance for Choice in Education.

Contact Us!

via email: Dewey Torkelson: deweytorkelson@gmail.com
via phone: Dewey Torkelson – (712) 260-2991
via postal service:
Iowa Lutheran STO
PO Box 176
Terril, IA 51364

Thank You for continuing to support Christian Education!