Our Saviors Lutheran School

Our Savior's Lutheran School is a mission of Our Savior's Lutheran Church for over past 60 years.
Our mission is, "Making Disciples - Sharing Christ's Love."What makes Our Savior's Springfield Area's School of Choice is that we provide three daily essentials:1. Christ-centered -- Christ is at the core of everything we do at Our Savior's School.2. Lasting Relationships -- As a Christian school, O.S. builds strong, caring relationships within a nurturing, family environment between students, teachers, families, and community. Our teachers and staff focus on serving our students and families. Relationships established and built at Our Savior's last a lifetime.3. Culture of Excellence -- Because of the first two essentials, Our Savior's can readily provide excellent academic and extra-curricular programs that exceed other area schools. Students from O.S. are well equipped to move on to high school both in academics and as a well-rounded student with a strong foundation in Christian values and lifestyle.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Other school association(s)
National Lutheran Schools Accreditation
Religious AffiliationLutheran Church Missouri Synod
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedDyslexia / Language-based or Mild Learning Differences
Year Founded1962

Student Body

Total Students264 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade Our Saviors Lutheran School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio19:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size20 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$5,005
Tuition NotesDiscount tuition for church membership Discount tuition for Affiliate Church membership Financial assistance available
% on Financial Aid
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorNancy Bray
Admissions AssociateJulie Eck


Total Sports Offered5 sports
SportsBasketball, Cross Country, Soccer, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballCross Country,
SoccerTrack and Field,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.7 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Board Game Club, Chess Club, Drone Club, Scholastic Bowl, SOON Mission Club, Speech Team

Arts and Music Programs:
Morning Star Choir

School Notes

  • Our Savior`s School (O.S.), was established in 1962 as a Christian day school as part of Our Savior`s Lutheran Church.  Our Savior`s offers a quality education from preschool through 8th grade.  Our Savior`s is recognized by the state of Illinois and also the National Lutheran Schools Association.
  • Our Savior`s offers a Christ-centered education.  Faith is developed and nurtured on a daily basis with class instruction and woven into every part of the day.  Our Savior`s curriculum integrates Illinois State Standards, while keeping Christian values and perspectives as the core in all subject areas.  Students are tested using the NWEA MAP Achievement Test. Our students perform at a very high level above national norms. Learn more about our most recent MAP Test results on our website. 
  • Our Savior`s offers a solid core curriculum including Literature, English, Math/Accelerated Math, Science, Social Studies, and Religion, along with physical education, band, chorus, music, art, foreign language, and computers.  All of our teachers have an Illinois Teachers License. 
  • Our Savior`s develops the gifts and talents of each student through a wide variety of extracurricular activities:  O.S. offers grade level choirs, band and music competition in IESA and IMEA, chess club, scholastic bowl, and several academic competitions in spelling, geography, math, and Bible.  A yearly spring musical is performed along with special Christmas programs.  Interscholastic athletics begin in 5th grade including cross country, soccer, volleyball, basketball, and track.
  • Our Savior`s offers extended care both before and after school.  Extended care begins at 6:45 a.m. and is open through 5:30 p.m. Our Savior`s School offers its educational program to families of every faith, race, and national or ethnic origin.

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