Central Lutheran School is one of nine Lutheran schools in Eastern Iowa.
Central Lutheran School is a place where we assist our families and congregations by preparing our children to be disciples in this life, and for the life to come.
We educate children from preschool through grade eight.  We integrate the faith into every subject and how we relate with children in their everyday life.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 150 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $5,000
  • Acceptance rate: 100%
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Mild learning differences
Year Founded
1965

Student Body

Total Students
150 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
2%
State avg.: 15%
Students by Grade
Central Lutheran School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
11 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
20%
Average Class Size
15 students
List of Courses Offered
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
appropriate attire

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
For those who do NOT belong to LCMS church in Atkins, Newhall, Keystone. 3800 for those who do belong to those churches. See website for more information.
Acceptance Rate
100%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Franklin O. Parris
Admissions Associate
Jackie Seeck

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
3 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Lego League, Student Council

Arts and Music Programs:
Show Choir

School Notes

  • Central Lutheran School is one of nine Lutheran schools in Eastern Iowa.
  • Central Lutheran School is a place where we assist our families and congregations by preparing our children to be disciples in this life, and for the life to come.
  • We educate children from preschool through grade eight.
  • Along with traditional school subjects, we proudly proclaim our faith in Jesus Christ.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Central Lutheran School cost?

Central Lutheran School's tuition is approximately $5,000 for private students.

What is the acceptance rate of Central Lutheran School?

The acceptance rate of Central Lutheran School is 100%, which is higher than the national average of 94%.

What sports does Central Lutheran School offer?

Central Lutheran School offers 8 interscholastic sports: Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Flag Football, Football, Soccer, Track and Field and Volleyball.

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).

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 150 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $5,000
  • Acceptance rate: 100%
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Iowa is $4,733 for elementary schools and $9,208 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Iowa is 94% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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