Salem Lutheran School

Salem Lutheran School has been serving the Affton, MO and South St. Louis City communities for over 100 years! During the 2009 – 2010 school year, we celebrated the 100th school year for Salem Lutheran School. God has blessed us with many great teachers and alumni. Former students of Salem Lutheran School have gone on to be doctors, teachers and Pastors. Many former students have even returned to be on staff at Salem, with three alumni currently serving.
The NAEP report, often called the “Nation’s Report Card,” ranked the Lutheran School system the #1 school system in the country.
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School Overview

Religious AffiliationLutheran Church Missouri Synod
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-8
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Year Founded1911

Student Body

Total Students246 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 17%
Students by Grade Salem Lutheran School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio21:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Uniform Dress Code: khaki or navy/shorts, solid color polo shirt)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesPlease see website for tuition information.


Total Sports Offered4 sports
SportsBasketball, Cross Country, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballCross Country,
Track and FieldVolleyball,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.7 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Academic Team, Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, Student Council

Arts and Music Programs:
Band, Choir, Handbells

School Notes

Fast Facts:
  • 193 students – small class sizes ensure a focused learning environment
  • Affiliated with the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod
  • Accreditated by Missouri Non-public Schools Association and the National Lutheran Schools Association
  • Serving children ages 2 through 8th grade
  • Learning Center to work with those students that need additional support
  • Weekly chapel service
  • Separate Pre-school and K-8 playgrounds
  • Art, music, and physical education all taught by teachers who specialize in those areas
  • Spanish and computer courses offered
  • Before and after school care to help meet the needs of busy working families. Afternoon session includes homework help, guided by our teachers.
  • Summer camp program “Camp Fun in the Sonshine” provides enriching fun for PK-3 thru 3rd grade children
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The average private school tuition in Saint Louis, MO is $12,735 for elementary schools and $17,053 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Saint Louis, MO is 80% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).