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1500 West Anderson Lane
Austin, TX 78757

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(512) 451-6478
(512) 459-6779
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January 22, 2015
Redeemer Lutheran School is a great option for families looking for an alternative to Austin Public Schools. We provide a learning experience - a family environment with faith development, nurturing relationships, academic excellence, integrated technology, physical fitness, and hands-on enrichment. In elementary school, children enjoy chapel, our music program 3 times a week, art, science enrichment, spanish, physical fitness in the gym, and technology. We have 3 age appropriate state of the art playgrounds, SMARTboard technology in all classrooms as well as computers, and IPADs. An on-site shuttle bus to Concordia High School offers an opportunity for High School.

- submitted by a community member
June 29, 2014
I attended Redeemer for 11 years. The education was AMAZING! The 7th grade lit class changed my life and set me on a course to graduate from high school with 45 college credit hours, because that class gave me the foundation to think deeply about myself and others, which would later put me on a path to pursuing my passions (balanced with wisdom of course). Now I am married and have an infant. When it is time for him to attend pre-school you can bet that he will be attending Redeemer!

- submitted by a community member
June 13, 2014
RLS has been such a amazing experience for my two children. The teachers LOVE these children as if they were their own. Last year was hard, one of our children was diagnosed with a learning disability but the staff at RLS helped us and stood by our side to help figure out every step we needed to take. Now I'm happy to say, that same child is now excelling beyond belief and it is all due to the love and support of the teachers and staff. God is the center of all things at RLS and it shows! They go above and beyond in every aspect!

- submitted by a parent
June 12, 2014
We have two kids at Redeemer, and we have had an amazing experience! The kids learn so much--not just academics, but about love, character and God. So glad we found Redeemer, and my kids have had such a good start to life!

- submitted by a parent
June 12, 2014
Redeemer Lutheran is an extraordinary environment to challenge and support academic, intellectual, social, and spiritual growth of Pre-K through 8th grade students. The teachers and staff encourage and genuinely care for not only the students, but for their families as well.

- submitted by a parent
June 12, 2014
We have been at Redeemer for six years and absolutely love it. Although the academics are outstanding and the students get a variety of experiences each day including science, PE, music, art, technology, and Spanish, the main reason we love her Redeemer is the sense of community we feel here. The teachers genuinely care about their students.

- submitted by a parent
July 30, 2013
My child has been at Redeemer for the past 2 years and loves it! Everyone was so welcoming and made her feel right at home. She looks forward to school and loves the small, community feel it has. I love the idea that she can stay in the same school through 8th grade. They are building a new private high school so may keep her with her friends and stay through high school. So happy we found this school!

- submitted by a parent
June 26, 2013
Love our school! The teachers and staff really care about our students and the value of education!

- submitted by a parent
April 28, 2013
The school is amazing. My son hates to miss a day of school. We have the academics are grat and they also focus on having well rounded children. I would highly recommend especially if your child has speech or other issues because they are very open. Parents are great too. Ask for a tour!!!

- submitted by a parent
April 24, 2013
Redeemer is an excellent place to receive a quality education for your child. My family is very impressed with: Teacher involvement, parent support of the students and the overall knowledge my child gains each day.

- submitted by a parent
December 21, 2011
My kids love Redeemer Lutheran School. We have attended preschool, elementary, and middle school and have been very happy with the teachers, curriculum, and the loving Christian environment. In my experience with public school, and this private school, I would hands down pick this private school. I know a few families that left Redeemer to go to public schools and they came back to Redeemer because you just can't beat the education they get at this school.

- submitted by a parent
August 10, 2011
My daughter has attended Redeemer for middle school and we have been very pleased with both the academic rigor and the caring atmosphere at the school. The teachers and administration take a genuine interest in the students as individuals and there is healthy collaboration among teachers. My daughter had lost interest in reading prior to attending Redeemer. Now she loves to read and has even mentioned an interest in becoming a librarian.

- submitted by a parent
August 08, 2011
I have two kids who both love Redeemer. There are a lot of opportunities offered that they didn't receive at their last school. We also love the family environment.

- submitted by a parent
July 20, 2011
Poor school. The principal is very immature and not objective. Sad for the teachers who do try.

- submitted by a parent
June 21, 2011
My two kids love Redeemer! My family considers Redeemer a home, not just a school! The atmosphere is very loving and supportive.

- submitted by a parent
May 06, 2011
There is a major problem with bullying at this school that has driven several families away. The principal refuses to step in when the teacher won't handle it. There are teachers who are not qualified to teach, and very little has been done about it. Academics are average. Three families I know who left due to bullying issues at the school are thrilled with their public school choices.

- submitted by a parent
March 01, 2011
Some teachers are good but the bad ones are left to continue to teach there year after year. Eventhough their issues are brought to the principals attention.

- submitted by a parent
January 24, 2011
My wife attended Redeemer and now our three children go there. Redeemer has perfected the balance between academic excellence and Christian character. I know that my children are being challenged academically while being loved and cherished. A true gem and a blessing to the community.

- submitted by a parent
October 06, 2010
I have had my two boys at Redeemer for the past 4 years and we have been very happy. The campus is full of happy staff members, teachers who love your children, and parents who care. The playground is exceptional, the daily religion and the strong academics make Redeemer a great place for my boys and our family as a whole.

- submitted by a parent
September 28, 2010
I have two elementary age children attending Redeemer. I am very happy with the education my children are receiving and the experiences they are having at school. I feel like they are safe and cared for, they are excited about learning and are exposed to so many unique opportunities for hands on learning. The outside areas of the campus are often used as a hands-on science classroom, community members such as authors, scientists and community workers are encouraged, and each year the children go on a wide variety of field trips from farms to landfills.

- submitted by a parent
November 10, 2009
I give 2 stars my son went there from k-5 grade the teacher quality from 3rd grade up is poor with the exception of 5 th grade, the principal is not willing to work with parents and dose not take responsibility for anything that goes on there with their teachers.

- submitted by a parent
no rating May 05, 2009
Redeemer has been a wonderful school for our daughter. The teachers truly care about the children as well as how they are doing academically. The communication between the teachers and parents is very open. It is money well spent!

- submitted by a parent
March 12, 2009
My wife went to Redeemer when she was young. Now, we have 2 girls that have gone to Redeemer since they were 3 years old. Very affordable and the teachers are the best I''ve ever seen. There is so much sincere love in the school from the teachers, staff, and students! My daughters are smart and are of outstanding character, thanks in large part to their education at Redeemer. It's the best money I have ever spent on my children and I can't recommend it highly enough! You owe it to yourself and to your kids to tour Redeemer and see what it has to offer.

- submitted by a parent
September 27, 2008
My grandchildren attend Redeemer Lutheran School and are excelling in many ways - educationally, spiritually and personally. I am so pleased to have grandchildren that know, understand and live for God. The school has a wonderful outdoor science education program where the children learn how to plant and care for all types of vegetation and the aviary gives first hand knowledge of birds. Grandparents Day is exciting for me and the students who like to 'show off' their grandparents. The musicals, the year end programs, and the special programs show the enthusiasm the students have for their school. I have met many of the teachers and administrators and find all possessing a sincere desire to teach. Bring your children to Redeemer for a firm foundation in Christianity and education!

- submitted by a community member
August 13, 2008
2007-2008 Year was the first for my son 5th grade, previously Del Valle Public School. Unbelievable! The teachers are fabulous and really love the children. My son is excelling without all the social issues he was having in Del Valle. Very blessed to find this jewel, very affordable.

- submitted by a parent
June 12, 2007
The teachers reallyu care about your child! They care about everything from what might be troubling your child that day to writting letters of recomendation to colleges to ensure that your child has a better future. If your child will be a new student don't be afraid of the other kids thaey always make new students feel welcome and embrace them with open arms.

- submitted by a parent
January 19, 2006
Redeemer is awesome. The staff truly care how your child grows and it shows in the way the students behave in and out of school.

- submitted by a parent
October 24, 2005
My child has attended Redeemer since the Preschool Program. He has blossomed under the care and guidence of the staff at Redeemer. Academically, he tests as advanced and I credit that to the educational programs of Redeemer. Redeemer provides a well-rounded grouping of extracurricular activities. Parental involvement is encouraged. I have personally participated in the classes each year and feel if I have a concern or a suggestion, I'm heard. I have 'say so' in my child's education.

- submitted by a parent
August 04, 2004
Our daughter is thriving at Redeemer, and about to start 6th grade. We just found them last year 1 day before she was supposed to start school. A few years ago we moved to the ourskirts of town and we didn't like the school district we moved to. We decided to try a charter school which was ok but she didn't excel she just existed. Then we tried our regular school district which was the biggest mistake we made, she fell so far behind we weren't sure if she could catch up without repeating a grade. Redeemer welcomed us with loving arms and kept her in the correct grade. Our daughter enjoys school even with the struggles she has catching up. They are very affordable. They are a christian based school, but they have children from every religion attending. Redeemer is #1 in our book.

- submitted by a parent
March 13, 2004
It is worth every dollar we spend for my son's education in here. The environment definitely helps my son grow more mature than he used to be. Extracurriar activities are great for my son to increase his physical endurance. The staffs are excellent to all students/parents. We are proud to be a part of Redeemer Lutheran's family.

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We provide a strong a academic program which prepares students for the world beyond elementary and middle school. Our graduates have a superb reputation at area high schools. Redeemer ranks in the top 5%of schools according to a nationally normed test (Iowa Test of Basic Skills). In 2014, Anderson High School's Valedictorian and Salutatorian both attended Redeemer.

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Redeemer Lutheran School
1500 West Anderson Lane, Austin, TX  78757
(512) 451-6478
Last modified Redeemer Lutheran School is a Private school that serves grades PK-8
Redeemer Lutheran School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 30 reviews. Top