Welcome to Concordia Lutheran School

Concordia Lutheran School, a ministry of Concordia Lutheran Church, is a fully-accredited school known for academic excellence and a variety of extra-curricular programs which include academic competitions, sports, performing arts, and a variety of other activities. 

Our 46-acre campus includes many amenities to support hands-on learning opportunities, such as a fully-equipped science lab, superior athletic facilities, and state-of-the-art instructional technology. Every classroom is equipped with a SMART board. Technology is in the hands of all students, including class iPads in Pre-K through grade 4. Students in grades 5-8 are issued a personal iPad to enhance their learning. 

 

GRADE LEVELS:

Pre-Kindergarten - 8th

 

AVERAGE ENROLLMENT:

400

 

HOURS:

Pre-Kindergarten ~ 8:00 a.m. - 3:15 p.m.

Kindergarten through 8th Grade ~ 8:00 a.m. - 3:20 p.m.

 

BEFORE SCHOOL CARE:

6:45 a.m. - 7:45 a.m.

 

AFTER SCHOOL CARE:

3:20 p.m. - 6:15 p.m.

 

TUITION (set up in advance):

One Time Payment

10 Month Option

 

AVERAGE CLASS SIZE:

Pre-Kindergarten~ 18

Kindergarten-2nd Grade ~ 20

3rd - 8th Grades ~ 21

 

SUPPORT STAFF:

Administrative Office Team

Athletic Director

Fine Arts Department

Food Service Personnel

Instructional Assistants

Learning Center Supervisor

Librarian

Principal and Assistant Principal

Part-time Departmentalized Teachers

School Nurse, RN

 

COMMUNICATION WITH PARENTS We use RenWeb as our student information system through which parents can access grades and academic progress. Report cards are issued every nine weeks. Parent-Teacher conferences are held each fall, but parents may request a meeting with a teacher at any time. Teachers and administrators are always available by email or telephone. 

 

 

SCHOOL COLORS:

Red and White

 

SCHOOL MASCOT:

Cardinal

 

STANDARDIZED TESTING:

Iowa Test of Basic Skills

Cognitive Abilities Test

Yearly testing results reflect student performance to be significantly above the national average.

 

NON-DISCRIMINATORY NOTICE:

It is the policy of Concordia Lutheran School not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious beliefs, national origin, or gender.

 

INSTRUCTIONAL STAFF:

All Concordia Lutheran School classroom teachers are certified educators. Concordia is dedicated to teacher preparation and on-going professional development because quality instruction is driven by properly trained educators.  CLS teachers keep abreast of research-based best practices.  Our teachers strive to create a classroom atmosphere that is well-organized and managed so that energy and attention are focused on learning. Teachers strive to build students' self-esteem.  Our staff believes learning occurs through communication, creativity, collaboration and critical thinking--skills that are essential to success beyond school walls.