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We are nestled in a residential neighborhood just 15 minutes south of downtown Indianapolis.  We’re easily accessed from any Southside neighborhood, including Perry Township, Franklin Township, and Center Grove. Click here for directions to 6111 Shelby Street, Indianapolis IN 46227.

Grade Levels:

Calvary Lutheran School provides a high-quality, Christ-centered education to students from Preschool (age 3-5) through 8th Grade.


Calvary Lutheran School is accredited by the Indiana Dept. of Education and by the Lutheran Church's National Lutheran School Accreditation.  We are also approved as an “Indiana School of Choice.”


We welcome students from all backgrounds and ethnicities. To apply, you must complete a school application, provide immunization records, and submit prior school transcripts, if available. Students in grades 2 - 8 should also complete and interview with the Principal.


Our full-time Teaching Faculty are all Indiana Board Certified teachers with a Bachelor degree or above.

Classroom Environment:

Each of our classrooms is spacious and comfortable.  All are equipped with windows, computers, and are thoroughly cleaned & sanitized each evening.  Our 5th - 8th grade students utilize one-to-one technology with Chromebooks. These laptop computers are great tools in the classroom for the teachers and the students in effectively completing group assignments, individual curriculum, and more.


Our students and faculty participate in Chapel services each Wednesday. Our services include hymns, praise worship, liturgy, Bible lessons, and student prayer. We also have “Family Time” once per month that includes students from different grades coming together with a Faculty Leader for Fellowship and bonding in the Word of our Lord.

Appearance Standards:

Our students wear Calvary approved shirts (polos, t-shirts and long-sleeved shirts) and khaki pants, shorts, skirts, or jumpers.  Click here for more information


Calvary is pleased to offer hot lunches daily from our cafeteria. Students have a choice of entrée, sides, and a variety of milk from which to choose. They are also able to bring their lunch from home if desired.


We offer a variety of competitive sports opportunities at Calvary including basketball, cheerleading, cross-country, soccer, track, and volleyball.  Please visit our Athletics page for more information.

Extracurricular Activities:

Calvary students have many extracurricular opportunities available in all grades. Activities ranging from Lego Robotics to knitting. Please check out our Extracurricular Activities page.