Sonshine School

395 Marion Street NE
Salem, OR 97301-0973
     Tel: (503)375-5764
   
Grades: PK - 5 | 144 students
Academic excellence in a Christ-centered environment.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
Religious Affiliation Baptist
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 5
Year Founded 1980

Student Body

Total Students 144 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 11%
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade Sonshine School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 20 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes varies by grade
Admissions Director Pastor Mark Hanke
Admissions Associate Wayne Bernard

School Notes:

In addition to the core curriculum, Sonshine School offers Spanish, vocal music, computers, P.E., Bible, and participates in ACSI competitions including Math Olympics, spelling bee, and speech meet.

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Salem Academy (2.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Chemeketa Child Development Center (0.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Chemeketa Child Development Center (0.2 miles away)
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  • SalemChemeketa Child Development Center
    Daycare / Preschool
    Po Box 14007
    SalemOR 97309
    (503)399-5107
    Daycare / Preschool
    0.2 mi | 34 students | Gr. PK-KG                      
  • SalemHeritage School
    Po Box 2065
    SalemOR 97308
    (503)581-9265
    0.2 mi | 30 students | Gr. 1-6                      
  • SalemSalem Family Ymca Preschool & Kindergarten
    Daycare / Preschool
    685 Court Street Ne
    SalemOR 97301
    (503)399-2769
    Daycare / Preschool
    0.4 mi | 53 students | Gr. NS-PK                      
  • SalemSt Mark Child Development Center
    Daycare / Preschool  (Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (formerly AELC, ALC, or LCA))
    790 Marion St Ne
    SalemOR 97301
    (503)588-0141
    Daycare / Preschool  (Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (formerly AELC, ALC, or LCA))
    0.4 mi | 59 students | Gr. PK-KG                      
  • SalemSt. Joseph School
      (Roman Catholic)
    373 Winter St Ne
    SalemOR 97301
    (503)581-2147
      (Roman Catholic)
    0.4 mi | 177 students | Gr. K-7                      

School Reviews

1 year ago
My daughter attended for preschool and daycare. I appreciated the structure and consistency of the program. Curriculum themes (seasons, colors, holidays, etc) are integrated with reading, pre-writing and storytelling, counting, art, and music (my daughter loves to sing the songs she''s learned) and biblical stories. She learned about rules, consequences, manners, and personal responsibility: i.e. clean up, sharing, communicating, etc. and has made many friends. She loved her teacher and the day care staff, all of whom are warm, knowledgeable, gentle and supportive. And she came home happy and tired! Sonshine School was such a blessing for us and I would highly recommend it.
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