Grace Lutheran–A Private Christian Elementary, Middle and High School


Welcome to Grace Lutheran School   

 

Promoting excellence in education, nurturing children in an environment of compassion, and reaching out with the love of Christ.

1350 Baldy Avenue, Pocatello, Idaho   208 237-4142

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Professional Educators


The Staff to Student ratio at Grace Lutheran School is much higher than other local institutions.   At Grace, your student is surrounded by caring, professional, trained adult educators providing consistent supervision and guidance.  We provide a safe, secure environment with the staffing needed to give your student real, personal attention.

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World Class Academics


Grace Lutheran School has been recognized on both the state and national levels for excellence in academics.   Grace students continually place among the highest in the state on standardized academic tests, and many go on to outstanding academic achievement in high school, college and beyond.   We teach students to work hard, and stretch their horizons.

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State of the Art Facilities


Grace Lutheran School offers a truly modern educational environment in a newer main campus building that’s undergone several recent upgrades and expansions.   We offer state of the art technology resources in a full computer lab and ipad learning center.   We have the resources and flexibility to provide your student with the latest trends in education and technology in this quickly evolving world.

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Applying is Easy


You can review and download our application documents here.   Your first step can be as simple as a phone call — 237-4142 — or an email to rraschke@gracepocatello.org.    The first real step:  we invite you to come in for a free tour.

Take a Tour


While pictures may be worth a thousand words, nothing will give you a feel for what Grace Lutheran School can offer your family like a quick campus tour.   Call Executive Director Robert Raschke to set up a visit when its convenient for you.   208 237-4142.

Download Your Paperwork


You can download and review our admissions process, requirements and both brief and complete application forms here. We do encourage you to visit us in person so we can get to know you, discuss your particular needs and interests, and answer all your questions.   

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Math, Science, Technology, English, Social Studies, Foreign Language, Christian Studies


At Grace Lutheran School, we’ve made our reputation on academic rigor across all major disciplines in elementary and middle school education curriculums.   We provide challenge and support for your student in all of today’s primary areas of emphasis–Math, Science, Technology, English, Social Studies, Foreign Language, Fine Arts, Music and Christian Studies.   We encourage, challenge and engage students to be organized, focused, and self motivated to complete assignments successfully. 

Art, Drama, Music and Physical Education


In a time of school funding cutbacks, the value of a private school education has never been higher.  At Grace Lutheran School, we provide access to formal training and practice in fine arts, music, drama, performance and regular physical education.   We turn out well rounded students who can choose to follow their passions with expert training and encouragement beyond the standard classroom setting. 

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Everything on One Campus


Grace Lutheran School is located on a beautiful, airy campus on the northeast bench of Pocatello. Our building offers more than 70,000 square feet of learning, worship, and recreation space, including classrooms, a full library, computer and I pad labs, gymnasium, science lab, art and theater space, .

Early Childhood Center


New in 2014, Grace Lutheran School expanded, adding an additional 14,000 square feet to create dedicated space for our early childhood programs.   We offer all day care and pre-school curriculum for children age 2 through Kindergarten.    The all new Early Childhood Center (ECC) is a modern, safe, comfortable place connected to our main building, but with its own entrance and parking.    Everything our youngest students need is right here in our ECC, including, modern learning spaces, age appropriate playground and and Apple I Pad Sandbox. ECC students enjoy weekly music, art, PE and library time as well.

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Early Childhood Center


In 2014, Grace Lutheran School added a 14,000 square foot expansion to our main campus designed specifically to house our Early Childhood Center programs.   The ECC is a secure, controlled access facility attached to our main school building serving children ages 2-5 with pre-school curriculum, day care, and after school care programs.    Everything is designed for little bodies, to encourage and facilitate learning. 

Experienced, Dedicated Staff


Our Director of Extended Care and SummerCare is Alice Hill.   Alice is dedicated to serving the needs of the students and families she serves.  Alice has built a fantastic staff of caring, committed early childhood professionals who treat all our youngest students with love, caring and understanding.    If you want to be surrounded in smiles, just come visit our ECC.

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Academics Exceeding Expectations

At Grace Lutheran School, we believe children (and adults) learn best when they are challenged to be their best. One of the fundamental principals at Grace is to inspire and cultivate student’s desire to be life-long learners.  Our curriculum is built to engage and challenge students to work hard and do their best at every grade level.  Enrichment classes in music, Spanish, and physical education create a well rounded educational opportunity for students. Parent are encouraged to take part in any and all school events, including volunteering in the classroom and driving on field trips. Social events and opportunities are held to connect families together and build life-long relationships. The result is a community of students, families and educators that we call Grace!

Preparation for Life


Our goal is to help your child develop organizational skills and work habits that will help them succeed the rest of their lives.   Grace Lutheran School graduates very often continue to achieve academic excellence throughout their high school and college careers–continuing to strive for standards they learned in their earliest years.   With our emphasis on spiritual as well as intellectual development, we help your child develop his best character traits as well as his brain.

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High School Coming Fall 2016

The first of Its kind in Pocatello, Grace Lutheran High School plans to offer an educational experience that is second to none in the state of Idaho, and is excited to partner with  families and the community in making this happen!

Below you will find building plans, news stories, enrollment information, and a variety of other tools.  If you have any questions we invite you to contact:

Jonathan Dinger, Headmaster:  (208) 240.3784  or jdinger@gracepocatello.org
Robert Raschke, Executive Director: (208) 251.1166 or rraschke@gracepocatello.org

High School Enrollment for the 16-17 School Year is Now Open!  (Click Here)


After a great groundbreaking event in the spring of 2015, construction on the exciting new Grace Lutheran Private High School is set to begin in late summer of 2015, with the plan to open the doors to the first 9-12 students in the 2016-17 school year.

The building will be 21,000 square feet with 7,000 unfinished feet in the basement that can be finished as the school grows.  It will feature state of the art classroom and technical facilities.

Academic Excellence for Grades 9-12


Grace Lutheran High will be a high-tech high school with an emphasis on critical thinking, the arts and humanities and science.

Now enrolling!   Call for an update and tour today!

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New School Uniforms Available Here

Grace Lutheran School is proud to partner with well regarded online retailer Lands End to provide you with a convenient, reliable source for all your school uniform needs.

Click here to shop now.    Grace Uniform Store

Used Uniforms Also Available


Grace has several outlets to save a little money with lightly used uniforms prior students have outgrown.  Look for information on our annual used uniform sale as school approaches.

Now enrolling!   Call for an update and tour today!

Grace Development Director Robert Raschke

Executive Director Robert Raschke


Phone:  208 237-4142     Call us anytime.

Email:  rraschke@gracepocatello.org

Address:  1350 Baldy Avenue   Pocatello, Idaho  83201

A dedicated team of professionals is ready and waiting for all things related to applications and admissions. Call or click today to arrange a time to visit campus and take a tour. We love to have the opportunity to share all of the great things that Grace has to offer to your student and family.

Please call 208 237-4142      

We look forward to getting to know you!

Directions


Grace Lutheran School is located on Pocatello’s Northeast Bench, at 1350 Baldy Avenue.   Take Pocatello Creek Road to the junction with Olympus Drive.  Turn North and head up the hill on Olympus.   Just at the top of the hill, you will see Baldy Avenue on your left as you head north.   Turn left, and follow Baldy about a quarter mile to the west.  You will see the tan building with the bright blue roof that is Grace Lutheran School on your right.   Welcome!

Learn more about Grace Lutheran High School — Enrolling for 9th Grade in 2016