Messiah Lutheran School

Tel: (636)329-1096
Grades: PK-8 | 362 students
The mission of Messiah Lutheran School is living to know and share the love of Jesus Christ, while providing a quality education where children experience success! We advocate this mission daily by providing exceptional Christian teachers who are passionate about meeting the needs of their students, by providing a warm and caring environment that promotes learning and Christian living, and by achieving high quality learning resulting from effective instruction and relevant curriculum.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Lutheran Schools Accreditation
Religious Affiliation Lutheran Church Missouri Synod
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded 1996
Awards  Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2013

Student Body

Total Students 362 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
5%
State avg.: 18%
Students by Grade Messiah Lutheran School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 25 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
22%
Average Class Size 17 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Khaki pants and polo)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $5,551
Tuition Notes Non-church members pay facility fee of $1100 a year.
% on Financial Aid
20%
Acceptance Rate
90%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director A.J. Cluck
Admissions Associate Charmaine Furman

Sports

Total Sports Offered 6 sports
Sports Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Soccer, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballCheering,
Cross CountrySoccer,
Track and FieldVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 6 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Art Camp, Concert Band, Praise Team, Quiz Bowl Team, Robotics Team, Strings Program Art Camp, Concert Band, Praise Team, Quiz Bowl Team, Robotics Team, Strings Program,

School Notes

  • Enrollment is approximately 350 students.
  • As Messiah Lutheran School continues to grow we maintain a low student to teacher ratio by adding new classes and teachers in each grade as number of students increase. The average student to teacher ratio at Messiah is 17:1.
  • Messiah Lutheran School first opened its doors in 1996. Its growth has exceeded all expectations and in 2007 a major expansion of the school was completed to accommodate the growing student body and deliver the best educational environment possible for our students.
  • Messiah Lutheran School is fully accredited through National Lutheran School Accreditation, North-Central Accreditation, and Missouri Non-Public School Accreditation. The accreditation team evaluating our school stated that Messiah`s strength is the loving Christian atmosphere, where classrooms are well-managed and faculty and students support one another.
  • Messiah Lutheran School received the National Blue Ribbon Award in 2013.  The National Blue Ribbon Schools Program recognizes public and private elementary, middle, and high schools based on their overall academic excellence.
  • Messiah Lutheran School annually administers the Stanford 9 Achievement Tests. The average score for Messiah students is at the 79th percentile, well above the average of 50% for schools nationwide.
  • Teachers at Messiah Lutheran School meet or exceed requirements that include Bachelors or Masters degrees in Education.
  • Messiah Lutheran School offers pre-school programs for children starting at age three. Our Early Childhood Program is completely flexible. You can decide which days you want your child to attend and also decide how long they stay.  These options include:
    • 8:30-11:30AM Half day program: traditional AM preschool
    • 8:30AM-3:15PM School day program: traditional AM preschool with enhanced PM program (including lunch, nap, and afternoon activities)
    • 7:00AM-3:15PM Extended School Day Program: before school care, traditional AM preschool with enhanced PM program (including lunch, nap, and afternoon activities)
    • 7:00AM-6:00PM Full day program: before school care, AM preschool, enhanced PM program, and after school care
  • Supervised care before or after school is available for all ages for a nominal fee. Parents should contact the school office to learn more about this program.
  • In addition to teaching Christian values and delivering a strong academic education, Messiah Lutheran School also strives to support the emotional, social and physical development of our students. A variety of extracurricular programs are available that include school musical productions, and sports leagues for Soccer, Cross-Country, Track, Basketball, and Volleyball as well as enrichment programs such as robotics and quiz bowl teams.
  • For more information, contact the school office at 636-329-1096 to request more information or to request a visit with our Director of Admissions and a tour of the school.
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