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Rochester Central Lutheran School



“RCLS was the best decision we’ve ever made for our children.”

                                                                                                                        – RCLS parent

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“I can’t put a price on the value of an RCLS education.

This foundation is an investment in my child’s future.”

                                                                                        –RCLS parent

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"We have heard our daughters say on many occasions, 'We are really glad we go to RCLS.' They understand that RCLS is unique. It is not like other schools, and that makes them proud and thankful to be a part of it. Quite simply, they think it is the best. And, as parents, we agree!"

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"The teachers are very caring and fair with the students. They provide enrichment opportunities as well as supplemental support to meet the unique needs of each child. Given the size of the school, the relationships built between students and teachers are maintained for the duration of the child's education at RCLS."

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When current parents are asked why they would recommend RCLS to a friend, these are often the reasons they cite:

  • Christian education
  • Small class sizes (average elementary class size is 15-18 students)
  • Safe, nurturing community and environment
  • Committed faculty who thoughtfully tend to the needs of each student
  • A challenging curriculum that prioritizes foundational learning
  • High standardized test scores
  • Emphasis on character development
  • Sophisticated K-8 technology program and curriculum 
  • Music, art, physical education, and Spanish instruction offered PS-8
  • Resource services
  • Enrichment program
  • Extensive extracurricular options (sports, arts, and academics) 
  • Extended school-day care 
  • Exceptional preparation for high school

Together, these offer a comprehensive school experience, one that shapes the whole child-- Grounded in Grace, Formed in Faith, and Committed to Learning for Life.