St. Mark Child Development Center

790 Marion Street Ne,
Salem, OR, 97301-0973
Tel: (503)588-0141
Grades: NS - PK | 61 students
We are dedicated to providing a high-quality early childhood care and education program for children and families in a loving Christian atmosphere.
The early childhood program at St. Mark Child Development Center focuses on meeting the basic needs of every child to be loved and accepted.
Within a supportive environment, learning experiences are provided to help each child increase individual awareness, recognize capabilities and limitations, and build a healthy self-image and confidence for moving successfully into the next stages of education.
Our goals stress the development of the ¡°whole child¡± spiritually, intellectually, emotionally, socially, and physically.
We are a Christian school.

School Overview

School Type Early Childhood / Day Care
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Evangelical Lutheran Education Association (ELEA)
Religious Affiliation Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (formerly AELC, ALC, or LCA)
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool - Prekindergarten

Student Body

Total Students 61 students
Student Body Type Co-ed

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 8 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1
Admission Deadline None / Rolling

School Notes:

  • The early childhood program at St. Mark Child Development Center focuses on meeting the basic needs of every child to be loved and accepted. Within a supportive environment, learning experiences are provided to help each child increase individual awareness, recognize capabilities and limitations, and build a healthy self-image and confidence for moving successfully into the next stages of education. Our goals stress the development of the "whole child" spiritually, intellectually, emotionally, socially, and physically. We are a Christian school. A feeling of God�s love for families and all people is ongoing in loving, caring relationships with other children and well-trained staff. We endeavor to instill in each child a love of God, a love of self, and a love of others. The school is a non-profit organization operated for preschool age children on a non-discriminatory basis, according equal treatment without regard to race, color, religion, or natural origin.

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Salem Academy (2.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St. Joseph School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Sonshine School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Salem St. Joseph School
    (Roman Catholic)
    373 Winter St Ne
    Salem , OR , 97301
    (503)581-2147
    (Roman Catholic)
    0.1  mi  |  177  students  |  Gr.  K-7
  • Salem
    First Presbyterian Preschool and Kindergarten
    (Presbyterian)
    770 Chemeketa Street N.E.
    Salem , OR , 97301
    (503)399-8452
    (Presbyterian)
    0.2  mi  |  70  students  |  Gr.  NS-K
  • Salem
    Salem Family Ymca Preschool & Kindergarten
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    685 Court Street Ne
    Salem , OR , 97301
    (503)399-2769
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    0.2  mi  |  53  students  |  Gr.  NS-PK
  • Salem
    Heritage School
    Po Box 2065
    Salem , OR , 97308
    (503)581-9265
    0.2  mi  |  30  students  |  Gr.  1-6
  • Salem
    Chemeketa Child Development Center
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    Po Box 14007
    Salem , OR , 97309
    (503)399-5107
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    0.2  mi  |  39  students  |  Gr.  K

School Reviews

  • Recommended January 31, 2013 - My child went to St. Mark''s CDC from 2 1/2 until he started kindergarten. The school has a small, community feel and the teachers are well excperienced at nurturing little minds. - Posted by Parent

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