About Our School

Our Mission and Purpose

The mission of Salem Lutheran School is to educate students through quality instruction emphasizing Jesus Christ as the foundation of their lives, in which their potential can be nurtured and developed as they grow in faith.

Salem Lutheran School Offers

  • Religious Instruction Daily
  • Weekly Chapel
  • High Academic Standards
  • Well Trained, Credentialed Teachers
  • Computer Science
  • Music Program
  • Art Appreciation
  • Foreign Language
  • Field Trips
  • Small Classes
  • Junior Kindergarten Program
  • Extended Daycare
  • Year-round Daycare
  • Air Conditioned Classrooms
  • Traditional School Year
  • Summer Program
  • Summer Reading List
  • Active Parent Volunteers-PTO
  • Annual 6th grade Washington DC Trip
  • Physical Education Program
  • Uniform Dress Code (Dennis Uniform web site)
  • Yearly Achievement Testing

History

Salem Lutheran School was established by Salem Lutheran Church in 1948 as a ministry of the congregation to the community. It is directed by a School Board selected from members of the congregation. The school is an active member of the Evangelical Lutheran Education Association

Curriculum

Salem Lutheran School offers a sound basic education from a Christian perspective. All subjects are prescribed by the State board of Education. Sixth grade graduates are prepared for seventh grade with confidence and a solid educational foundation.

Class Size

Salem values small class sizes as a way to enhance personal learning experience and student achievement. Junior Kindergarten averages 18 students; Kindergarten averages 24 students, and 1st through 6th grade classes’ average 26 students.

Junior Kindergarten

Junior Kindergarten is a progam designed for students who demonstrate maturity, intellectual curiosity, readiness and eagerness for a fuller academic program. We focus on the growth of the whole child and the teacher acts as a guide for the children as they learn about themselves, their peers, and their environment.

Parent/Teacher Organization

Salem Lutheran School has a Parent/Teacher Organization, which offers parents and teachers the opportunity to participate in school service projects, fellowship, entertainment and fundraising.