Our Savior New American School

Our Savior New American School (OSNAS) is a private Christian School that offers a strong academic approach to education in grades Pre K- 12.
Our Savior New American School is located in Centereach, New York which is on Long Island.
Some of the distinctive features of the school are, teaching with an Evangelical Christian Perspective, a strong Phonics program for reading, small classes, and an orderly peaceful enviroment that is rooted in love of our Savior Jesus Christ.
OSNAS is a ministry of Our Savior Lutheran Church and was founded in 1992 with nine students.
Today our enrollment is 120 children with a diverse student body from various races, denominations and many foreign countries.
The school operates in a 22,000 square foot facility, with a dedicated faculty of 60 teachers and staff.
OSNAS is registered and approved by the New York State Board of Regents and now has a provisional accreditation from Lutheran Schools Association. OSNAS is a member of the Asociation of Christian Schools International and Lutheran School Association.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
Other religious school association(s)
Religious AffiliationLutheran Church Missouri Synod
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Year Founded1992

Student Body

Total Students235 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
54%
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade Our Savior New American School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio8:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size12 students
Number of AP Courses5 courses
Advanced CoursesAP Calculus, AP English Language, AP Literature and Composition, AP US Government, AP US History
Average SAT score1150
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Khaki pants)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Admissions DirectorRobert Welty

Sports

Total Sports Offered7 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Soccer, Softball, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
SoccerSoftball,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.3 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Chess Club, Drama Club, Math Club

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School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (12 reviews)
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I have 4 children who have attended Our Savior New American School; from Pre-K - 12th grade. My children have received an excellent Christ centered education. The teachers and administrators are friendly, caring and knowledgeable in their area of expertise. I highly recommend Our Savior New American School for your child's education.
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I have two children attending OSNAS this year (2020/2021) one in 2nd grade the other in Kindergarten ...... amazing school I definitely recommend this school....... my kindergartener is much more advanced than her sibling was who attended kindergarten through public school for example.... phonics is one big difference I see and learning how to read a clock already, learning Spanish, using REAL money to buy lunch (which is actually real good from local restaurants) it truly amazes me the difference I see. My 2nd grader had some difficulty in the beginning of the year learning phonics but has adapted quickly and is excelling now and even made honor roll... last year when she was attending public school I had to hire a private math tutor but this year I don`t even really have to help her with her homework SHE GETS IT! I doubted sending my children to OUR SAVIOR but it was the best decision we have made. My son who is only 1.5 will definitely be attending OSNAS as soon as he's old enough. The principal is quick to respond to e-mails and I feel like everyone knows my children they don`t get lost amongst the others like in public school. HIGHLY recommend this school!
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Our savior new American school has been a fantasist experience for my stepdaughter. She started in kindergarten and is currently in fifth grade. She sincerely loves her friends, teachers, classes and most of all Bible. Our savior is Christ centered. Daily prayer and chapel which is open to family as well is a great positive way to start your day. As a parent, I look forward to having my other daughter also attend our savior when she is ready for kindergarten. I myself also attended our savior. The school's core values are strong. The faculty is also strong. The teachers are like family they truly love their students. The class sizes are small, which is a great teacher to student ratio. As a member of PTC- parent teacher connection, which is similar to PTA, I must say the opportunities are endless. The school staff along with myself and other involved parents volunteer our time for school events for the children. Every year we have new ideas, and it's always worth it to see the endless smiles on our children's faces. If you are looking for an affordable, small, Christian centered school who will treat you like family, you have found the right school. The devotion of the faculty is unbelievable we are just super thankful and blessed. My husband and I recommend this school, especially if you are looking for the love of god to always come first followed by a strong curriculum.
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Our Savior New American School has been my second home and family for 15 years. I started there in Pre-school and graduated high school. I love the christian values, faculty, and lifelong friendships this school provided for me. I am forever grateful for Our Savior and all those who dedicated their time and services here!
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OSNAS is Christ-centered and Classical. Every subject is taught from a biblical perspective and worldview. My children have benefited from the small class sizes, compassionate teachers, academic rigor, and strong emphasis on virtue, integrity and respect.
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I appreciate the well-balanced education my child is receiving.She participates in sports, clubs, and after-school activities. In addition to her core subjects, she also takes classes in foreign language, music, art, STEM, and Bible. The Christmas and Spring concerts are always a highlight for me.
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My child has thrived at OSNAS both as a student and as a person. I believe this is because OSNAS places a strong emphasis on a safe, nurturing, and Christ-centered environment. My daughter has ample opportunity to pursue her interests through various clubs (STEM, drama, art, etc). The teachers are what really set OSNAS apart. Their concern for my child's overall development is inspiring and much appreciated.
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We are so thankful for OSNAS. Our children get a strong foundation in the word, as well as great education, and the kids love it there!
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Thank you for an excellent Christian education, as an alumni of the school, class of 2017I am happy to report that I will now be attending college,and I cannot thank you enough! I received great Guidance from my Counselor, Mrs. Fitzpatrick, and I am very grateful for the services you provided. May God bless you.
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The loving and supportive environment at Our Savior is unlike any other school I've seen. The teachers go way beyond what is required of them and have helped my son more than I could have ever imagined. The sports programs at Our Savior have had a major impact in my kids lives and I would highly recommend them to anyone looking for their son or daughter to remain in team sports. Keep up the great work Our Savior!
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OSNAS is a loving school that works with families to provide a Christian education. I am thankful for the OSNAS family.
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Great small school with plenty to offer. Curriculum is challenging.Classes are small enough that your child will get one on one attention. Very happy with school and my kids are doing amazing.
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