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825 S Taylor St
Arlington, VA 22204

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(703) 892-4846
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Develops respect: Strongly disagree
August 19, 2015
The students genuinely care for each other and form lasting friendships across grade levels. My son's babysitter is a middle school student - when we joined the school we joined a community.

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Develops empathy: Strongly disagree
August 19, 2015
The staff models forgiveness and caring for the students, following the Love and Logic model for school discipline.

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Develops honesty: Strongly agree
August 19, 2015
The students learn about the great heroes of the Bible and our country every day in class and in chapel. Every year, the school picks 10 "character traits" to focus on, one each month.

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August 19, 2015
I decided to enroll my son after hearing from several friends about the positive, encouraging learning environment at Our Savior. My high expectations have been met! The new principal and staff are completely dedicated to the children and responsive to parental concerns. The smaller class sizes are a great plus, with the individualized attention my son is receiving. I have already recommended this school to another friend, who is sending her children to Our Savior this year.

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June 22, 2015
My 2nd and 5th grader just finished another amazing year at Our Savior Lutheran! As both of my children have attended this school since Kindergarten, each year just gets better and better. Having lived in Arlington most of my life I am aware of the various different schooling options in Arlington. While Arlington has a lot to offer, no other school compares to Our Savior's excellent teaching, nurturing environment and goal to develop students with excellent character and compassion. This school truly is a hidden gem in Arlington and I would recommend it to anyone looking for an affordable Christian day school that is above all others!

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June 11, 2015
Few resources, old books, and worst - a principal and administration that aren't interested in helping students.

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June 28, 2013
Small school on a quiet street in a crazy city. Teachers and staff go above and beyond. This is not a job but a calling. Most of the staff comes from a Lutheran education system and attends the church. We are not Lutheran and did not attend the church, but felt involved and included. Christ centered learning inside and outside the classroom. My 7th grader went on a mission trip in DC to serve the homeless for a retreat. My 4th grader went to multiple historical sites with his class - making history come alive. My kindergartner was loved, hugged, and encouraged every day. As a military family we loved the daily Pledge of Allegiance and prayer in school.

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June 27, 2013
So, so so happy with this incredible school- its small, Christ-centered, dedicated staff, most who have been there for 20 plus years- its literally a family- with strong academics, student-focused approach, in a nurturing environment building character and instilling values. You can't beat the student/teacher ratios- and for a smaller school, we are amazed at the amount and level of student and family activities, sports, events, and a strong PTL with truly dedicated parents and staff. If you're in the Northern Virginia/DC area, and looking for a safe, nurturing, strong academic, Christian environment, you have found it at Our Savior Lutheran School. We have several friends who home-school, and knowing that is a growing trend in the US, we like to say that because of the values, ethics, and moral character building that your child gets at Our Savior, we call it "Home-schooling in the House of God!"

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June 26, 2013
We have been at Our Savior for K and 1st grade and have been happy with our son's experience. He is making great progress academically, helped by teachers who care and understand that young kids need chances to get their energy out. The interactions with his teachers and principal and the nonacademic activities keep him happy to come to school, which is nearly as important to us as what he is learning. The small class and school size gives the teachers the flexibility they need to help each child succeed according to their individual traits.

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June 26, 2013
HOMESCHOOLING IN GOD'S HOUSE -- "Our Savior Lutheran Church began a Lutheran school because it values Christ centered education. We believe that in partnership with the home it is important to address the needs of the whole child through our educational program. This is done to prepare each child for the next step of his or her development." A philosophy statement doesn't get better than that!

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June 26, 2013
Our Savior Lutheran has an excellent faculty. They are nurturing, yet they challenge the students to strive for academic excellence. Not only does the school provide a quality education, but the environment is unmatched. The students are surrounded by a caring people, and they are taught Christian values by the example set before them by the faculty and staff. You will not find a better school for your children.

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June 25, 2013
This is a top-notch school that focuses on the child as a whole. You will not be just another number - everyone from the principal to the extended day staff will know you by name. Individualized attention, diverse student body, rigorous academics, affordable tuition, AND close to Pentagon, Army National Guard Training Center and State Department (NFATC). Wow, wow, wow. A fabulous Christian education.

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October 18, 2008
this school is the best school I 've ever been to. I am currtenly a student at our savior and I'm enjoying every minute of it every morning I'm so excited to go to school. this school is a great place for a student to grow spritually, mentally, emotionally, and phisically I love this school and all the teachers , factly and staff everyone is great

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August 25, 2008
We have 3 boys at Our Savior in grades 3, 4 and 6. They have all been students here since the oldest started Kindergarten. We couldn't be happier with the entire experience. Not only are they getting all of the tools they need to succeed academically, but the values we teach at home are reinforced each day as well. The staff is caring and knowledgeable and we have found them to be a great source of support. I could go on and on and on...I highly recommend Our Savior to everyone I talk to about education in our area. It doesn't get any better than this.

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August 20, 2008
Teachers are wonderful, Principle is first rate. Small caring environment with personal attention to each family and each child. My daughter loves this school! Very supportive and nurturing. The military child will thrive here with understanding and support. Thanks OSLS!

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April 29, 2008
We love this school. We needed a school for our children during a one-year stay in the D.C. area. We are so glad we found this school. Our kids (K and 8th grade) fit in immediately and have thrived in this environment. The class sizes are small and each child is valued. We will miss it when we leave, but can wholeheartedly recommend it to others.

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January 27, 2008
This school is fantastic! After researching all of our options, we found OSL to be perfect. It is a hidden gem in the heart of Arlington, close to DC, the Pentagon and Ft. Myer. Tuition is affordable, along with an extended day program; and the small student body is both diverse and close knit. Because OSL is small, it does not have the extra-curricular options of a larger school, but there is everything imaginable in the DC metro area. The faculty does an unbelievable job using the resources that they have available - very devoted. The communication is outstanding, academics are strong and development of an individual s character is important. I have, and am encouraged to use, my daughter's teacher's home email address ! Added bonus, the students begin each day with the Pledge of Allegiance, followed by singing 'My Country 'Tis of Thee.' We love it !

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January 14, 2007
OSL has been a blessing to me and my two children. Being military and having to consider DC schools as an option, I was very worried about finding quality education for my daughters (1st and 8th grades), but I found that in OSL. Small classes provide in-depth instruction and quality one-on-one attention. Homework is minimized because they can concentrate on that in school. Teachers and administrators are wonderful and all this with one of the lowest tuition costs in the entire DC-metro area! Both of my kids love this school and will miss it when we move. You cannot go wrong with OSL.

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December 07, 2006
This wonderful church school has it all! Small class sizes, caring teachers, before and after care, foreign language, music, full accreditation, a state-of-the-art computer lab and very reasonable tuition all in a christian setting. If you're looking for a home, this is the place for you and your child.

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March 27, 2006
The faculty members are outstanding and very accessible. We have our two kids (k and 3) in the school and feel that the academic program and the personal care that they receive is exactly what we hoped for in a school. The tuition is very affordable. The parent participation is excellent and we feel our children are in a fantiastic Christian envioronment which will support them throughout their education and life.

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It is the mission of Our Savior Lutheran School to build character and instill values through a quality Christ-centered education in a nurturing environment. We have a strong sense of family between students, teachers and parents.

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Our Savior Lutheran School
825 S Taylor St, Arlington, VA  22204
(703) 892-4846
Last modified Our Savior Lutheran School is a Private school that serves grades PK-8
Our Savior Lutheran School Rating: 5 out of 5 based on 20 reviews. Top