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Salem Lutheran Pre-School


The mission of Salem Lutheran Preschool is to guide each child’s academic, social, physical and emotional development in a Christian environment. We provide a warm, caring atmosphere in which children can begin a life-long journey into the joy of learning. We are located at the Church building, 1331 West Main Street, Ephrata (Lincoln). 

Why is Salem Lutheran Preschool a great place for your child to grow and learn?

  • Caring, Christian environment

  • Highly qualified, nurturing teachers

  • Curriculum designed for kindergarten readiness

  • Clean, bright, safe facility

  • Outdoor play area

  • Reasonable rates


Salem Lutheran Preschool’s curriculum is based on both the lessons of the Christian faith and the educational requirements needed for entrance into kindergarten. The following are the main content areas for both class levels:


  • Bible Stories, Singing, Prayer

  • Social Interaction, Self-Control, and Independence

  • Language and Literacy

  • Mathematics

  • Large Motor Skills and Coordination

  • Fine Motor Skills

  • Creative Arts


3 Year Old Class Tuition: $900 ($100/month)
4 Year Old Class Tuition: $1080 ($120/month)

Rates are effective Fall 2023.

A non-refundable $35 fee is due upon registration for September 2023.

The Pre School is open to children who are 3 or 4 years of age by September 1st of the school year for which they are registering. The following schedule has been determined as being the best for offering continuity for your child’s learning needs:
  • Our 3 year old class will meet 9:00-11:30 AM on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

  • Our 4 year old class will meet 9:00-11:30 AM on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.

2022-2023 School Calendar*

September 6 First day of school for 3 Year Old Class

September 7 First day of school for 4 Year Old Class

September 22 NO SCHOOL – Ephrata Fair Kiddie Day

October 10 NO SCHOOL – Columbus Day

November 23-28 NO SCHOOL – Thanksgiving Vacation

December 24-January 2 NO SCHOOL – Christmas Vacation

January 16 NO SCHOOL – Martin Luther King Day

January 30, 31 Parent-Teacher Conferences

February 20 NO SCHOOL – Presidents’ Day

April 7-10 NO SCHOOL – Easter Vacation

May 24 Last day of school for 4 Year Old Class

May 25 Last day of school for 3 Year Old Class

*Subject to change according to the calendar of EASD

We are now taking registrations for Fall 2023.  To register or for more information, email or call the Church office at 717-733-6646


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