Central Lutheran School

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked IN School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Enrollment: 341 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $5,250
  • Acceptance rate: 99%
  • Average class size: 16 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Central Lutheran School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Indiana for:

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-8
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Language-based; mild learning differences
Year Founded
1952

Student Body

Total Students
341 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
2%
State avg.: 24%
Students by Grade
Central Lutheran School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
25 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
33%
Average Class Size
16 students
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
Dress pants and polo

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Over 90% of Central students receive financial aid.
% on Financial Aid
94%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$2,000
Acceptance Rate
99%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
John Weber
Admissions Associate
Rachel Jakubs

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
7 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Chess Club, Junior Congregation, Robotics Team, Stem Club, Student Council, Videography

Arts and Music Programs:
Drama Production

School Notes

Philosophy Statement
Central Lutheran School operates under the guidance of the Holy Scriptures and the doctrinal confessions of the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod. Our calling is to prepare our students for lifelong learning and joyful service to our Lord through family, school, church, community, and the world, by providing quality education in a Christian environment for the purpose of furthering God's Kingdom. Our staff works together to assist parents in providing students with a thorough understanding of God's Holy Word and the Lutheran Confessions, with opportunities to apply their faith in all aspects of life. We believe each child is a precious gift from God and His unique creation. Central strives to educate the individual students and help him achieve his educational potential.

Core Values
  • Faithfulness to God's Word
  • Service to God and others
  • Respect and Love for self and others
  • Strength in academic excellence
School Purpose
The purpose of Central Lutheran School is to prepare it students for efficient and productive service to our Lord through family, school, church, community and country, by providing quality education in a Christian environment. (Matthew 28:18-20)

School Objectives
  • Assist parents in providing students with a thorough understanding of God's Word, the Bible, and with opportunities to apply their faith.
  • Provide a level of education that is superior to all other elementary schools in the community.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Central Lutheran School cost?
Central Lutheran School's tuition is approximately $5,250 for private students.
What is the acceptance rate of Central Lutheran School?
The acceptance rate of Central Lutheran School is 99%, which is higher than the national average of 88%.
What sports does Central Lutheran School offer?
Central Lutheran School offers 7 interscholastic sports: Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Soccer, Track and Field, Volleyball and Wrestling.
What is Central Lutheran School's ranking?
Central Lutheran School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Indiana for: Largest student body.
When is the application deadline for Central Lutheran School?
The application deadline for Central Lutheran School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (5 reviews)
5  
Wonderful environment for my children. High School was so much easier because of the high academic standards at CLS. There are many activities in the school, and the kids seem to have pride in their school and activities. There is a caring Christian environment at CLS.
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5  
There were great role models there for my boys. Academically it is challenging, but high school was so much easier for them because of it. The sports teams are quality teams.
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5  
Great school to send your kids to they are truly cared for and your kids will be instilled with a great work ethic and solid values that will successfully carry them through the rest of their life.
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5  
Central Lutheran is a caring, loving school! I attended Central, along with my five daughters, and also have two grandchildren attending there at the present! They have a great staff, academics and band, choirs and sports!
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5  
They are the best! This is the best school ever! They love the kids and loving them and keeping us safe is there #1 priority.
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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked IN School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Enrollment: 341 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $5,250
  • Acceptance rate: 99%
  • Average class size: 16 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Allen County, IN is $5,188 for elementary schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Allen County, IN is 92% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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