Shepherd Of The Desert Lutheran School

9590 E Shea Blvd
Scottsdale, AZ 85260-0852
Tel: (480)860-1188
Grades: NS-8 | 413 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 Nursery/Preschool-8
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Year Founded 1983

Student Body

Total Students 413 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
7%
State avg.: 35%
Students by Grade Shepherd Of The Desert Lutheran School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 14 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 30:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
50%
Average Class Size 22 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Blue/Red collared shirt and khaki shorts)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $8,200
Tuition Notes Preschool pricing depending upon days of attendance, K-6th is $7400, 7th-8th is $8200.
Acceptance Rate
95%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Chad Block

Sports

Total Sports Offered 7 sports
Sports Basketball, Cross Country, Flag Football, Soccer, Softball, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballCross Country,
Flag FootballSoccer,
SoftballTrack and Field,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 9 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Choir, Band, Chorus, National Junior Honor Society (NJHS), STEM Classes, School Yearbook, Spanish, Student Council, Technology, art Choir, Band, Chorus, STEM Classes, Spanish, Technology, art, National Junior Honor Society (NJHS),
School Yearbook,
Student Council,

School Notes

  • 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.
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The average acceptance rate in Scottsdale, AZ is 88% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).