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: $855 ($95/month)
4 Year Old Class Tuition: $1035 ($115/month)
Rates are effective Fall 2020.

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

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 2020.  To register or for more information, email or call the Church office at 717-733-6646

2019-2020 School Calendar*

September 3 1st day of school for 3 Year Old Class

September 4 1stday of school for 4 Year Old Class

September 26 NO SCHOOL – Ephrata Fair Kiddie Day

October 14 NO SCHOOL – Columbus Day

November 27,28,29,Dec.2 NO SCHOOL – Thanksgiving Vacation

December 23-January 1 NO SCHOOL – Christmas Vacation

January 13,14 Parent-Teacher Conferences (NO SCHOOL)

January 20 NO SCHOOL – Martin Luther King Day

February 17 NO SCHOOL – Presidents’ Day

April 10,13 NO SCHOOL – Easter Vacation

May 20 Last day of school for 4 Year Old Class

May 20 4 Year Old Graduation (time TBD)

May 21 Last day of school for 3 Year Old Class

*Subject to change according to the calendar of Ephrata area school district