Central Lutheran School

  • Central Lutheran School is a caring, loving, sharing family of Christians that has been dedicated to excellence in education and nurturing the faith of our students since 1952.
  • Central Lutheran School is a place where your child can feel safe, secure, and receive individual attention.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Other religious school association(s)
Religious AffiliationLutheran Church Missouri Synod
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-8
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Year Founded1952

Student Body

Total Students408 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 19%
Students by Grade Central Lutheran School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio16:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size19 students
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Dress pants and polo)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$4,750
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant$500
Admissions DirectorCasey Bolt


Total Sports Offered6 sports
SportsBasketball, Cheering, Soccer, Track and Field, Volleyball, WrestlingBasketballCheering,
SoccerTrack and Field,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.5 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Chess Club, Robotics Team, Stem Club, 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.
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