Mount Olive Lutheran School History

Mount Olive Lutheran School is the main mission of Mount Olive Lutheran Church founded on the Great Commission: “making disciples” as commanded in Matthew 28. Established in 1960, Mount Olive has a long history of providing the Des Moines community with a top notch education that is strongly rooted in the Lutheran faith. Mount Olive is accredited by National Lutheran School Accreditation along with the State of Iowa. The original and current goal of Mount Olive is meet the needs of all of our students and challenge growth in all aspects of their education, while providing a loving family environment. With student to teacher ratios of 16 to 1, students receive  a great amount of one on one time, attention, and communication.  Mount Olive Lutheran has a great partnership with the parents to provide the best educational experience possible.