Why Lutheran Schools are a Great Place to Grow
Lutheran Education - Since 1640
Good Shepherd Lutheran School is affiliated with the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod.
The Lutheran Church Missouri Synod has a reputation of having outstanding schools since 1847. According to the National Assessment of Education (NAEP) "Lutheran Schools Tops in the Nation on the 'The Nation's Report Card'" Lutheran schools have finished first in five of eight categories and finished second in the other three.
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- Lutheran Education: From Wittenberg to the Future
- An Introduction to the Foundations of Lutheran Education
- What is a Lutheran
- What About the Missouri Synod (PDF)
- Area LCMS Lutheran Schools
- LCMS School Website and Locators
The LCMS operates the largest Protestant school system in the United States. Currently the LCMS operates 1,368 Early Childhood Centers, 1,018 elementary schools, 102 high schools, ten universities and two seminaries for a total of 2,488 schools in the United States. These schools educate more than 280,000 students and are taught by almost 18,000 teachers. The only state without a Lutheran school is Maine. Lutheran schools operated by the LCMS also exist in Hong Kong and mainland China (2006-2007 school year statistics). Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lutheran_school
The school exists to help parents raise children (Ephesians 6:4), mature in body, mind and spirit who are fully equipped for good works in this life (2 Timothy 3:16-17) and to foster faith enduring to eternal life by sharing God's word in a Christ centered environment.