Salem Lutheran School

Salem Lutheran School was established by Salem Lutheran Church in 1948 as a ministry of the congregation to the community.
Salem is WASC Accredited for grades K-8  Salem became a US Departmentof Education Blue Ribbon School of Excellence in 2005
The school is an active member of the Evangelical Lutheran Education Association.
All subjects are prescribed by the California State board of Education.
Standardized test scores average 90th percentile (top 10 percent nationwide)
Small class sizes and weekly chapel build confidence and character
100% of eighth grade graduates are accepted into their first choice high school
Alumni have been found attending Harard, Stanford, USC, and UCLA
Certified by Department of Homeland Security for F-1 students

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 122 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $9,150
  • Acceptance rate: 80%
  • Average class size: 14 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Salem Lutheran School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in California for:

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Attribute
School History

School Overview

Student Body

Total Students
122 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
10%
State avg.: 51%
Students by Grade
Salem Lutheran School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
13 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
42%
Average Class Size
14 students
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
Uniform

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
TK & Middle School $9,750
Acceptance Rate
80%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Pamela Perry
Admissions Associate
Michelle Goetsch

Sports

Total Sports Offered
5 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
6 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Basketball Team, Fine Arts, Signature Leadership Program, Soccer Team, Student Council

Arts and Music Programs:
Musical Theater

School Notes

  • Salem Lutheran School was established by Salem Lutheran Church in 1948 as a ministry of the congregation to the community. Salem is a WASC accredited, nationally recognized blue ribbon school of excellence, directed by a School Board selected from members of the congregation. Salem Lutheran School offers small class sizes and an accelerated academic program for grades TK-8. All subjects are prescribed by the State board of Education. Eighth grade graduates are prepared for high school with confidence and a solid educational foundation. Alumni can be found attending Harvard, Stanford, USC, and UCLA.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Salem Lutheran School cost?
Salem Lutheran School's tuition is approximately $9,150 for private students.
What is the acceptance rate of Salem Lutheran School?
The acceptance rate of Salem Lutheran School is 80%, which is lower than the national average of 84%.
What sports does Salem Lutheran School offer?
Salem Lutheran School offers 5 interscholastic sports: Basketball, Cheering, Equestrian, Flag Football and Soccer.
What is Salem Lutheran School's ranking?
Salem Lutheran School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in California for: Oldest founding date.
When is the application deadline for Salem Lutheran School?
The application deadline for Salem Lutheran School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).
In what neighborhood is Salem Lutheran School located?
Salem Lutheran School is located in the Verdugo Viejo neighborhood of Glendale, CA. There are 1 other private schools located in Verdugo Viejo.

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After moving to the area, we could not be happier with the teaching and the experience at Salem. The teachers care tremendously about the kids, and the administration runs a great program, that is wholly focused on providing the best education for the kids. Salem is a great school that is truly focused on Christ.
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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 122 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $9,150
  • Acceptance rate: 80%
  • Average class size: 14 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Los Angeles County, CA is $16,607 for elementary schools and $21,500 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Los Angeles County, CA is 83% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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