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Salem Christian School

Salem Christian School is a coeducational private Assemblies of God traditional school for students in grades Pre-K through 8.

Institution Type: Private Setting: Urban


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Salem Christian School says

Founded in 1973, Salem Christian School, a ministry of New Life Covenant, is an urban Pre-K3 thru 8th grade school located in the Humboldt Park/Logan Square communities of Chicago. We are committed to rigorous academics while balancing our program with art, music, Spanish, dance, and physical education. Maintaining a low teacher-student ratio of 1:20, we have proudly prepared hundreds of youth for acceptance and entrance into Chicago's top-ranked high schools. Our faculty have embraced their callings and are dedicated to instilling a Christian worldview and developing servants who both STAND and SPEAK! Salem Christian School provides a quality education from a Christian perspective, equipping students to become leaders to serve God and family, and to positively impact their community and the world. Salem Christian School is committed to providing students with a comprehensive, Bible-based, and pre-college preparatory educational program of uncompromising quality within a stimulating and nurturing environment. From our weekly art, Spanish, and music classes to our advanced mathematics courses, SCS is providing our students with an education that develops the Christian mind, nurtures the soul, and shapes the character for today and the future. Graduates of Salem Christian School have attended Whitney Young, Walter Payton, Lane Tech, Northside College Prep, Gordon Tech, Lincoln Park Honors, Chicago Hope Academy, and a variety of public schools.

Mission Statement

The mission of Salem Christian School is to provide a quality education from a Christian perspective, equipping students to become leaders who serve God, while embracing the diversity of an urban community.



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Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 169
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
Pre-K 34
Kindergarten 15
1 20
2 20
3 10
4 20
5 14
6 13
7 9
8 14

Salem Christian School's relatively variable 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 Salem Christian School's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 8 : 1
Gender 51% Male / 49% Female
Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 6%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 2%
Multi-racial 4%
Hispanic/Latino 64%
Black or African American 5%
Asian 1%


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Associations & Memberships

Christian Schools International (CSI)

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