Salem Christian School

2018 N Richmond St
Chicago, IL 60647-0606
Tel: (773)227-5580
Grades: PK-8 | 122 students
Founded in 1973, Salem Christian School, a ministry of New Life Covenant, is an urban Pre-K3 thru 8th grade school located in the Humboldt Park/Logan Square communities of Chicago.
We are committed to rigorous academics while balancing our program with art, music, Spanish, technology and physical education. Maintaining a low teacher-student ratio of 1:20, we have proudly prepared hundreds of youth for acceptance and entrance into Chicago's top-ranked high schools.
Our faculty have embraced their callings and are dedicated to instilling a Christian worldview and developing servants who both STAND and SPEAK!.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Association of Christian Teachers and Schools (ACTS)
Christian Schools International (CSI)
Religious Affiliation Other
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded 1973

Student Body

Total Students 122 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
25%
State avg.: 32%
Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 12 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
50%
Average Class Size 15 students
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(Khaki pants, navy collared polos )

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $4,900
Tuition Notes Multiple child discount available
Acceptance Rate
75%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Associate Olga Contreras

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 7 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Arts & Crafts, Baking, Chess, Knitting, Story Writing, Violin, Wacky Science Arts & Crafts, Baking, Chess, Knitting, Story Writing, Violin, Wacky Science,

School Notes

  • Salem Christian School provides a quality education from a Christian perspective, equipping students to become leaders to serve God and family, and to positively impact their community and the world. Salem Christian School is committed to providing sudents with a comprehensive, Bible-based, and pre-college preparatory educational program of uncompromising quality within a stimulating and nurturing environment. From our weekly art, spanish, dance, and music classes to our advanced mathematics courses, SCS is providing our students with an education that develops the Christian mind, nurtures the soul, and shapes the characterfor today and the future. Graduates of Salem Christian School have attended Whitney Young, Walter Payton, Lane Tech, Northside College Prep, Gordon Tech, Lincoln Park Honors, Chicago Hope Academy, and a variety of public schools.

Profile last updated: 01/10/2016

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The average private school tuition in Chicago, IL is $7,588 for elementary schools and $11,670 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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