Preparing and Encouraging Adaptable Christians Everyday
Peace Lutheran School (Peace) opened its doors in 1980 by offering preschool and kindergarten classes. Now it enrolls over 200 students in grades preschool through eighth grade and continues to provide superior academic and faith-based education to our children.
What Parents Say About Peace
PEACE IS CHRIST-CENTERED – As life-long learners, the students of Peace master a diverse knowledge in a safe Christ-centered environment so they can achieve their fullest potential. Peace is united in God’s family to equip students, promote excellence, share God’s Word and instill success.
THE PEACE FAMILY – Peace values each student as a special and unique child of God. Learning opportunities for children preschool through Grade 8, are held in a compassionate environment filled with genuine love and care. Peace believes in being an extended family to all who come to school and offers support for family connections.
ACADEMIC RESULTS – Research indicates a strong correlation between private schools and high academic performance. Children who attend private schools have increased graduation rates, attendance, and tend to be more stable. Your student will tend to score above average on national standardized tests: MAP and STAR. Eighth grade students participate in Washington state testing and the majority perform adequately to enter a variety of advanced programs.
PARENT INVOLVEMENT – Parent involvement is available at Peace in a range of opportunities. Participation can include being a room parent, helping teachers plan classroom events, assisting with classroom learning, and working in the library. You can enjoy getting involved and sharing abilities and interests for the benefit of students.
CHILD CARE – The award-winning Childcare is open from 6:00 am-6:00 pm to all school families. Breakfast and snack are offered along with an option for hot lunch. The hourly rates are only assessed for the hours used during the month.
EARLY CHILDHOOD PROGRAM – Preschool education sets an excellent foundation for the elementary years. Peace has an established program with a reputation for excellence in development and nurturing. The children fall in love with learning at an early age! You’ll find a variety of programs for children ages 3-5 to meet the various needs of your family.
SMALL CLASS SIZES – Students learn at different rates and require adequate attention to develop these skills. Class sizes are kept small to guarantee the finest student learning to transpire for your child.
TUITION ASSISTANCE – Peace offers need-based tuition assistance to qualifying families through the scholarship program. Peace partners with parents to provide the gift of education in a Christ-centered environment where students are made accountable for learning.
OUTSTANDING TEACHERS – Credentialed teachers provide rigorous learning to equip students with the knowledge and skills to lead productive lives in the community and to make a difference in the world. Staff development is provided throughout the year to focus on improving student learning.
STANDARDS-BASED CURRICULUM – Peace offers a distinguished Christian education accredited by AdvancED, National Lutheran School Accreditation and is state certified by Washington as an approved private school. Curriculum is evaluated and updated on a continuing cycle to confirm quality standards are being met and best practices are utilized in student learning.