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 2022.

A non-refundable $35 fee is due upon registration for September 2022.

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.

We are now taking registrations for Fall 2022.  To register or for more information, email or call the Church office at 717-733-6646

2020-2021 School Calendar*

October 5 2020 First day of school day of school for 4 Year Old Class

October 6 2020 First day of school for 3 Year Old Class

October 12 NO SCHOOL – Columbus Day

November 25-30 NO SCHOOL – Thanksgiving Vacation

December 24-January 3 NO SCHOOL – Christmas Vacation

January 2021 11,12 Parent-Teacher Conferences (NO SCHOOL)

January 18 NO SCHOOL – Martin Luther King Day

February 15 NO SCHOOL – Presidents’ Day

April 2,5 NO SCHOOL – Easter Vacation

May 26 Last day of school for 4 Year Old Class

May 27 Last day of school for 3 Year Old Class

*Subject to change according to the calendar of Ephrata Area School District