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 2022$902,396.94!

Thanks to all who have supported families and students in Lutheran education! The 2023 Fundraising Goal for the ILSTO is $1,078,184.  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 the Iowa Alliance for Choice in Education.

Marketing Director Position

Part-Time Marketing Director – Iowa Lutheran School Tuition Organization (ILSTO) is in search of a Part-Time Marketing Director.  This is a remote position.  The purpose and scope of the position is to  develop and implement marketing strategies, policies, and procedures for the Iowa Lutheran School Tuition Organization and to collaborate with the Program Manager to effectively communicate the philosophy, mission, strategy, and its objectives and goals.   The job description and application form can be found on the ILSTO website at  https://iowalutheransto.com/.  Applications and resumes should be sent to  Rhonda Mohr 409 Kenyon Road Suite B Fort Dodge, Iowa 50501 or emailed to rhonda@iowadistrictwest.org with the subject line ILSTO Marketing Director.  Applications are due by June 1, 2023.

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!