Shepherd Of The Desert Lutheran School

  • At Shepherd of the Desert Lutheran School, our mission is to serve children and their families by offering a Christian school alternative for parents and children; providing a safe, caring learning environment with low student to teacher ratios for individual attention; serving the whole child; and assisting parents so their children may become lifelong followers of Christ.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Evangelical Lutheran Education Association (ELEA)
Other special emphasis association(s)
Other school association(s)
Religious AffiliationLutheran Church Missouri Synod
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-8
Year Founded1983

Student Body

Total Students404 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
7%
State avg.: 32%
Students by GradeShepherd Of The Desert Lutheran School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio29:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
50%
Average Class Size22 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Blue/Red collared shirt and khaki shorts)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$8,200
Tuition NotesPreschool pricing depending upon days of attendance, K-6th is $7400, 7th-8th is $8200.
Acceptance Rate
95%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorLisa Straight

Sports

Total Sports Offered7 sports
SportsBasketball, Cross Country, Flag Football, Soccer, Softball, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballCross Country,
Flag FootballSoccer,
SoftballTrack and Field,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.8 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
National Junior Honor Society (NJHS), School Yearbook, STEM Classes, Student Council, Technology

Arts and Music Programs:
art, Spanish

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Chorus

School Notes

  • At Shepherd of the Desert Lutheran School, our mission is to serve children and their families by offering a Christian school alternative for parents and children; providing a safe, caring learning environment with low student to teacher ratios for individual attention; serving the whole child; and assisting parents so their children may become lifelong followers of Christ.
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