Shepherd Of The Desert Lutheran School

9590 E Shea Blvd
Scottsdale, AZ 85260-0852
Tel: (480)860-1188
Grades: PK-8 | 510 students
At Shepherd of the Desert Lutheran School, our mission is to serve children and their families by offering a Christian school alternative for parents and children; providing a safe, caring learning environment with low student to teacher ratios for individual attention; serving the whole child; and assisting parents so their children may become lifelong followers of Christ.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Evangelical Lutheran Education Association (ELEA)
Other special emphasis association(s)
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Religious Affiliation Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-8
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Year Founded 1983

Student Body

Total Students 510 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 36%
Students by Grade Shepherd Of The Desert Lutheran School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 14 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 37:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 22 students
Admission Deadline None / Rolling


Total Sports Offered 6 sports
Sports Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Soccer, Softball, VolleyballBasketballBowling,
Cross CountrySoccer,

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Rancho Solano Preparatory School - Middle and Upper School (2.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Camelback Desert School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Camelback Desert School (0.6 miles away)
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