History

Sharing Values...Shaping Lives since 1899

schoolfronthistorypictures2Concordia Lutheran Schools has a rich history of serving families in the South Puget Sound area since the end of the 19th century. The school traces its roots to 1899 where it began as Zion Lutheran School in North Tacoma and was operated by that congregation for 40 years. In 1939, the Concordia Lutheran School Association was formed by three churches, and Concordia Lutheran School began serving families in the Parkland area across from Pacific Lutheran University. In 1948, Concordia moved to its current campus at East 56th and B Street on a seven-acre site which now consists of four separate buildings.

In 2002, our partner school Mount Rainier Lutheran High opened its doors thereby completing the K through 12th grade educational experience. Today, Concordia is operated under the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod, and serves nearly 200 children. Together we are known as Puget Sound Lutheran Schools. 

The vision for the future includes satellite campuses and multiple sites throughout surrounding communities to enable us to serve even more children and families.