Zion Lutheran School

  • Zion Lutheran School is a parochial school for the children of Zion congregation and other children whose parents are interested in securing a Christian education for their children.
  • Zion is an accredited school through National Lutheran School Accreditation (NLSA)
  • Zion school maintains an "open door" policy. We invite all parents who are interested in enrolling their children to contact the principal for further information.
  • Programs provide a great opportunity to learn together as we play together.
  • We mainly compete against other Lutheran Schools and participate in a soccer tournament in the fall, a preseason and a postseason basketball tournament in the winter and a volleyball tournament in the spring.
  • Sports are open to boys and girls in the 5th-8th grades.
  • "In Zion Lutheran School all things are taught in the light of God's Word as Christ commands us 'To teach all nations' and 'Feed the lambs'.
  • Zion provides each child with knowledge, attitudes, training and conduct which are Christ- centered; to prepare the child for a life of honor and service to God and all people.".

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School Overview

Religious AffiliationLutheran Church Missouri Synod
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded1881

Student Body

Total Students116 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
17%
State avg.: 14%
Students by Grade Zion Lutheran School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers8 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio15:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size12 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling

Sports

Total Sports Offered5 sports
SportsBasketball, Cheering, Soccer, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballCheering,
SoccerTrack and Field,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.2 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Drama Club

Arts and Music Programs:
Choir

School Notes

  • Zion Lutheran School is a parochial school for the children of Zion congregation and other children whose parents are interested in securing a Christian education for their children. Zion school maintains an "open door" policy. We invite all parents who are interested in enrolling their children to contact the principal for further information. Programs provide a great opportunity to learn together as we play together. We mainly compete against other Lutheran Schools and participate in a soccer tournament in the fall, a preseason and a postseason basketball tournament in the winter and a volleyball tournament in the spring. Sports are open to boys and girls in the 5th-8th grades. "In Zion Lutheran School all things are taught in the light of God's Word as Christ commands us 'To teach all nations' and 'Feed the lambs'. Zion provides each child with knowledge, attitudes, training and conduct which are Christ- centered; to prepare the child for a life of honor and service to God and all people."

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