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First Lutheran School

First Lutheran School is a coeducational private Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod traditional school for students in grades Pre-K through 8.

Institution Type: Private Setting: Suburban


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First Lutheran School says

First Lutheran School promotes excellence in contemporary education with a caring Christian faculty and staff committed to providing challenging academic instruction in a joyful Christian setting to the whole community. First Lutheran Church has been serving Holyoke and Western Massachusetts since 1867, providing over 130 years of dedicated and committed work for the Lord. School offer a full-day four-year-old academic program. Our teaching includes the social, physical, spiritual, intellectual, and emotional learning processes. Our Letter People is an engaging way to teach letter recognition and phonemic awareness. First Lutheran Church and School has established a Christian Day School to offer a complete Christian education to its children and the children of the community. It first opened in 1981. The school offers a challenging curriculum of core subjects and electives. We offer a nurturing, safe environment in which children grow academically and spiritually. FLS has a faculty of qualified, dedicated individuals who meet state certification guidelines. All hold Bachelor of Arts degrees; several have a Masters Degree. The children from pre-school through 5th grade are in a self-contained classroom. The Pre-school teacher has an aide. Grades 6,7,and 8 are departmentalized. The purpose of this organization will be to help parents and teachers in their mutual concern for greater effectiveness in Christian child training.



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Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 97
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
Pre-K 9
Kindergarten 11
1 10
2 10
3 10
4 4
5 11
6 12
7 9
8 11

First Lutheran School's relatively even enrollment profile may offer insights into student retention rates, local population changes, real estate costs, and the accessibility of alternative educational options. to find out more about the specific factors influencing First Lutheran School's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 12 : 1
Gender 52% Male / 48% Female
Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 65%
Multi-racial 2%
Hispanic/Latino 11%
Black or African American 4%
Asian 10%
American Indian or Alaska Native 3%

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