Calvary Lutheran School

6111 Shelby Street
Indianapolis, IN 46227-0462
Tel: (317)783-2305
Grades: PK-8 | 304 students
Kids get to have hands' on experiences starting in Preschool!
Kids get to have hands' on experiences starting in Preschool!
Calvary Lutheran School offers a high quality, Christ-centered education for children aged 3 years old through 8th Grade.
We are nestled in a quiet residential community and are easily accessible from Center Grove, Perry, and Franklin Townships.
We are State Accredited and we are a "School of Choice" in Indiana.
We welcome you to call or visit us for more information or a tour!

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Other religious school association(s)
National Lutheran Schools Accreditation
Religious Affiliation Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-8
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Resource Teacher on staff
Year Founded 1950

Student Body

Total Students 304 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 19%
Students by Grade Calvary Lutheran School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 20 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 18 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Variety of school shirts, khaki pants, skirts, and shorts)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes Please call for tuition plans. Calvary is an Indiana School of Choice and accepts Choice Vouchers.
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant $1,500
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Amy Andre


Total Sports Offered 7 sports
Sports Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Football, Soccer, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballCheering,
Cross CountryFootball,
SoccerTrack and Field,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 6 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Art Class, Boy Scouts, Cup Stacking, Girl Scouts, Science Club, W.A.M. Art Class, Boy Scouts, Cup Stacking, Girl Scouts, Science Club, W.A.M.,

School Notes:

  • Calvary Lutheran School provides a Christ-centered education program for Pre-School through 8th grade. God's love provides Calvary Lutheran School with a Christ-centered environment where parents, children, and teachers together foster academic excellence, integrity, and compassion in students as they develop to their fullest potential.  We have much to offer our students and families including: Excellent Academic Opportunities (our ISTEP tests are consistently higher than most Public and Private Schools) Full Library/Media Center Athletics for 5th - 8th Grades Variety of Extracurricular Activities And much more!

Profile last updated: 09/16/2015

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Roncalli High School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Riviera Children's Center (0.5 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Riviera Children's Center (0.5 miles away)
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    Riviera Children's Center
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: PK-KG | 120 students
    0.5 miles
    6303 S East St
    Indianapolis, IN 46227
  • Indianapolis
    St. Mark Catholic School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 252 students
    0.5 miles
    541 East Edgewood Ave
    Indianapolis, IN 46227
  • Indianapolis
    Grades: K-7 | 65 students
    0.8 miles
    6801 S East St
    Indianapolis, IN 46227
  • Indianapolis
    A Weekday Childrens Ministry Of Southport Umc
    Daycare / Preschool (Methodist)
    Grades: PK-KG | 213 students
    1.1 miles
    1947 E Southport Rd
    Indianapolis, IN 46227
  • Indianapolis
    Southport Heights Christian Daycare
    Daycare / Preschool (Christian)
    Grades: PK-K | 65 students
    1.7 miles
    7154 Mcfarland Road
    Indianapolis, IN 46227

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