Our history & today
New Life Academy (NLA), formerly known as Salem Christian School, has carried a tradition of faith-based, quality education for more than 45 years. Historically located in Logan Square, NLA offers top quality private education to students across the city. Conveniently located, New Life Academy offers a challenging curriculum a grade level ahead of placement for a diverse, urban population. Offering grades PreK - 6, students receive rigorous instruction with the added benefit of our small class sizes. Our average student/teacher ratio is approximately 12:1. Beyond the academic content areas, students receive PE, Music, Art, enrichment classes, and extracurricular activities.