Top 10 Reasons Green Park Lutheran School might be right for
10. Extra-curricular activities: Like all responsible
schools, our primary commitment is to our students. We strive to
provide them a rich array of opportunities in a stimulating
environment conducive to learning. Arts
Offerings: Drawing/painting, Plays, Christmas & Spring
Musicals, Creative Writing, Choir, Band, Strings, Junior Winds
Athletics: Soccer, Volleyball, Basketball, Track &
Field, Cross Country After School Programs: Boy Scouts,
Girl Scouts, Chess, Service Club, Yearbook
9. Curriculum: The first years of school lay the
foundation for academic success. Green Park faculty and staff take
great care to provide the strongest foundation possible. With the
help of Balanced Literacy, Green Park students are able to advance
at varying levels. Our separate reading library offers teacher the
flexibility to pull books appropriate for each students’
levels K-8.Students receive more from specialized teachers. Our
departmentalized middle school creates a traditional middle school
model with superior results. Students receive specialized
instruction in Language Arts, Literature, Math, Religion, Social
Studies and Science.
8. Legacy & Tradition: It’s no secret –
many of our current parents attended Green Park! When you become a
Viking, you’re part of the family. Through service,
friendship and families grow together creating a lasting legacy.
Parents bring their own children back for that same excellence in
education and foundation of faith they received years before. But
it doesn’t stop there – we love having new families.
It’s what makes us a true ministry for Christ!
7. Academic results: Students at Green Park continually
excel at academic competitions and our test scores are proving it.
While test scores are not our first priority, it’s worth
mentioning – in fall 2013, 21 of our 29 8th graders scored in
the 90th percentile or higher in Math ACT EXPLORE test.
6. Accredited: Green Park is fully accredited by the
National Lutheran Schools Accreditation (NLSA) and the Missouri
Non-Public School Accreditation and is a Member of LESA (Lutheran
Elementary Association of St. Louis – www.lesastl.org)
5. Kids love school: When you combine excellence in
education, a clean organized environment conducive to learning and
a staff who loves to teach, kids are having fun and doing well.
Isn’t that what we all want for our children?
4. Affordable & tuition assistance available: Unlike
many private schools in the area, Green Park’s tuition right
around $6,000. Families from the four association
churches pay 40% of that cost and tuition assistance is
3. Parents who care: We all care about our
children… but here we care about our school, too. Stop in
unannounced and you’re likely to find parents volunteering in
the library, classroom or office. It’s a community and we
help one another to better the school, better one another and serve
2. Outstanding Teachers: Our faculty is like none other.
This perfect mix of veterans and young tech stars feed and support
one another throughout each day. 72% of our teachers hold advanced
1. Christ-Centered: Our workshop is a place where
students, parents and teachers work together to glorify Christ and
grow in mind, body and soul. Simply put, we teach the whole student
and incorporate Jesus in everyday academics. And this is far from
adding a prayer here or a song there. This is our culture. To
faithfully equip the next generation.