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)
Other school association(s)
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
7%
State avg.: 36%
Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 14 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
50%
Average Class Size 22 students

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling

Sports

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