Our Mission: Zion Lutheran School provides a quality, Christ-centered education. When children are a part of Zion Lutheran School, they are part of a caring family where they will learn and grow both academically and in their faith. We recognize that each child is unique and has gifts and interests that will enhance our school family. Our small class sizes contribute to a close relationship between students, teachers, and parents. Zion Lutheran School is fully accredited nationally through the National Lutheran School Accreditation program of the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod with an "EXCELLENT" rating. Zion also holds accreditations through the Texas Private Schools Association and the Lutheran School Accreditation Commission of the Texas District of the LCMS. Zion is culturally diverse and admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to students at school.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked TX School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 263 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $8,950
  • Acceptance rate: 90%
  • Average class size: 20 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 16 / rolling

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Zion Lutheran School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Texas for:

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School History

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded
1879

Student Body

Total Students
263 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
30%
State avg.: 40%
Students by Grade
Zion Lutheran School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
20 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
30%
Average Class Size
20 students
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
(uniforms K-8th)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Jan. 16 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Tuition discount offered to Lutheran church members.
% on Financial Aid
18%
Acceptance Rate
90%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Jennifer O'Brien, Grade School admissions
Admissions Associate
Priscilla Scrimshire-Preschool

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
8 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Drama Club, Math Club, National Junior Honor Society, recorders, Robotics Club, student council

Arts and Music Programs:
band, handbell choir

School Notes

  • Zion has always been a strong force in the community.  This is the 71st consecutive year of education offered at Zion.  We continue to provide children with an academically excellent education that is well-balanced, comprehensive, and integrated with Biblical truths and principals within a nurturing, Christ-centered environment.Zion Lutheran Church and School has been blessed to represent over 130 years of Lutheran ministry in Dallas.  As the "mother" church, Zion has experienced the unique opportunity to provide leadership among the many Lutheran congregations in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex. 
Profile last updated: 11/03/2021

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked TX School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 263 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $8,950
  • Acceptance rate: 90%
  • Average class size: 20 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 16 / rolling

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The average private school tuition in Dallas, TX is $13,272 for elementary schools and $17,980 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Dallas, TX is 75% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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