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St Luke The Evangelist School

Private | K-8 | 322 students

 

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Posted February 22, 2008

I love St. Lukes! I am graduating this year and I feel very prepared. The small classes make for better learning environments. There is a no bully policy and it seems to work very well. I do believe that SLS is a great school and I hope I can even send my own kids there. Not to mention that our Terra Nova Testing scores were outstanding! SLS is definietly a 5 star school!
—Submitted by a student


Posted January 18, 2008

Knowing children and teachers in the area public schools, I see that my children in St Luke's are at least a year behind the public school students. Although the environment is close-knit and caring, the administrators and teachers are way behind in staff development and it shows in thier teaching. My children will be transferring out...
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 18, 2007

This school has wonderful teachers who really care, and is a fabulous academic environment. At St. Luke's they nurture children in the Catholic faith.
—Submitted by a student


Posted June 2, 2005

I attended SLS from kindergarden through 8th grade and it was by far the worst experience of my life. It has caused me much problem in life and has put me in a place where I don't deserve to be, depressed. The students bully relentlessly and I am ashamed to have to say that I attended this school.
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Posted May 18, 2005

I graduated from st. luke's as all my sister's did. this is a wonderful school. this is the best elementary school to send your children to, not only is the bar set extremely high on education but they have the best educators. the devoted religious experience and spiritual guidance the children receive is not received any where else. my time at st. luke's was my home away from home, the education I received I still carry to this day.
—Submitted by a former student


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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 98% 71%
Hispanic 1% 9%
Two or more races 1% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 3%
Black 0% 15%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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2336 Fairhill Avenue
Glenside, PA 19038
Phone: (215) 884-0843

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