With all the worldly influences that bombard your children 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year, do you think they are really, truly developing a “love for God with all their heart, soul and strength?”
Can this be accomplished in just a few minutes a week?
Lutheran schools offer a nurturing atmosphere that is nourishes faith and builds character.
Lutheran schools support families and help parents prepare children for a life built on a strong moral foundation.
Lutheran schools also offer high academic and a variety of extra-curricular activities that help students develop all of their talents.
Did you know that nationwide studies prove that:
1. Parents who have students attending private religious schools have a higher satisfaction rate for the school, teachers and standards of achievement by over 20% than parents who have students in the public school of their choice?
2. 16% more parents whose children attended a private religious schools expected their 6-12 grade students to attain a college degree or higher than parents with students in a public school of their choice?
3. Students in religious high schools outperform public school students by 6%-15% in select Math courses; 6%-11% in select Science courses and 15%-50% in high level Algebra courses?
*source: National Center for Education Statistics as reported in the November 2013 issue CAPE Outlook published by Council for American Private Education.
4. Compared to traditional and charter public schools, faith based schools have…
A. a significant academic advantage
B. narrower achievement gaps by race/ethnicity and income
C. better student behavioral outcomes
*source: meta-analysis of 90 studies on the effects of schools conducted by William Jeynes, senior fellow at the Witherspoon Institute in Princeton, New Jersey, and a professor at California State University, Long Beach-- May 2013 issue CAPE Outlook published by Council for American Private Education.
To learn more about the benefits of private schools visit the website of Council for Advanement of Private Education CAPE's website or read some of their publications using the links below:
While sports competition at the elementary and high school level are fun and can be a good thing; it should be just a part of your child’s development.
The probability of high school athletes competing in their chosen sport beyond high school is sketchy at best.
There are more than 450,000 NCAA student-athletes, and fewer than two percent will go pro in their sports.
For the rest, the experiences of college athletics and the life lessons they learn along the way will help them as they pursue careers in business, education, athletics administration, communications, law, medicine and many more fields. Education is a vital part of the college athletics experience, and student-athletes treat it that way. Overall, student-athletes graduate at higher rates than their peers in the student body, and those rates rise each year.
The chart below shows the probability of competing in athletics beyond high school – both college and professionally. These percentages are based on estimated data.