Salem Lutheran School

Salem offers classes for students entering PreK-3 through 8th grade.
We have an accelerated curriculum for all of our classrooms and we have a learning center for children with mild learning disabilities as well.
Our Reading curriculum is phonics-based, and our students begin learning to read in Kindergarten.
Spanish, Art, Physical Education, and Computer classes are offered for each grade in addition to the core subjects.
We are very proud of the educational program at Salem.
All of our classrooms Pk-3 through 5th are self-contained while 6th – 8th grades are departmentalized.
We also offer Honors Literature and Math classes for 7th and 8th Grades.

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School Overview

Religious AffiliationLutheran Church Missouri Synod
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-9

Student Body

Total Students277 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
26%
State avg.: 21%
Students by Grade Salem Lutheran School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio15:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size25 students

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$3,500
Acceptance Rate
80%
National avg.: 85%

School Notes

  • Salem offers classes for students entering PreK-3 through 8th grade. We have an accelerated curriculum for all of our classrooms and we have a learning center for children with mild learning disabilities as well. Our Reading curriculum is phonics-based, and our students begin learning to read in Kindergarten. Spanish, Art, Physical Education, and Computer classes are offered for each grade in addition to the core subjects. We are very proud of the educational program at Salem. All of our classrooms Pk-3 through 5th are self-contained while 6th – 8th grades are departmentalized. We also offer Honors Literature and Math classes for 7th and 8th Grades.
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The average private school tuition in Louisiana is $5,831 for elementary schools and $8,443 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Louisiana is 88% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).