Salem Christian School

2018 N Richmond St,
Chicago, IL, 60647-0606
     Tel: (773)227-5580
Grades: NS - 8 | 148 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, dance, 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 Assembly of God
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool - 8
Year Founded 1973

Student Body

Total Students 148 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 85%
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade Salem Christian School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 12 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 50%
Average Class Size 15 students
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(Khaki pants, navy shirts)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $4,500
Tuition Notes Multiple child discount
Acceptance Rate 75%
National avg.: 85%

Sports

Total Sports Offered 1 sports
Sports BasketballBasketball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 5 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. art, guitar, piano, drums, dance art,  guitar,  piano,  drums,  dance, 

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 character…for 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: 01/26/2014

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Chicago International Academy (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Humboldt Community Christian S (0.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Humboldt Community Christian S (0.3 miles away)
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