Apostles Lutheran School

5828 Santa Teresa Blvd
San Jose, CA 95123-0951
Tel: (408)578-4800
Grades: PK-12 | 220 students
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Apostles is a member of the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod (WELS), a church organization that has been operating Lutheran schools for over 150 years.
Apostles wants to connect your child with the future.
Our students score consistently high on achievement tests compared with other schools.
After graduation, our students attend the top-rated private and public high schools in the area.
Students are balanced and well-equipped for the challenges of high school and life.
Students have the spiritual foundation to tackle issues in their future.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
Religious Affiliation Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported ESL, Dyslexia, General Tutoring
Year Founded 1969

Student Body

Total Students 220 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade Apostles Lutheran School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 13 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 17 students
Number of AP Courses 4 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Advanced Courses English, Environmental Science, US History

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $8,870
Tuition Notes subsidized rates for Apostles Lutheran Church members
% on Financial Aid
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Mr. Walker, Principal
Admissions Associate Joel Walker, Int'l Admissions


Total Sports Offered 4 sports
Sports Basketball, Flag Football, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballFlag Football,
Track and FieldVolleyball,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 6 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Chess Club, Choir, Drama, Eaglets Intramurals, Piano, Robotics Chess Club, Choir, Drama, Piano, Robotics, Eaglets Intramurals,

School Notes

  • Apostles Lutheran School is a Jr.K-8th grade Christian school in south San Jose. Apostles has been serving families with Christ-centered education for over 40 years. Apostles is member of the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod (WELS) which supports our school with a rich tradition of academic excellence.The WELS has operated elementary, middle, and high schools across the United States, the Caribbean, and around the world for over 150 years. Apostles Lutheran School is a part of the fourth largest private school system in America. Currently, WELS churches and associations operate 406 early childhood centers, 334 elementary schools, 23 high schools, 2 colleges and one seminary across the nation, enrolling over 41,000 students in its institutions of learning. The Wisconsin Synod has provided excellent instructors to these schools by training its own teachers since 1884. It is gratifying to report that, on average, students attending WELS schools annually tend to outperform their peers by a considerable margin on national achievement tests.Apostles is proud to bring this rich pedigree of academic excellence to San Jose.
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The average private school tuition in San Jose, CA is $10,492 for elementary schools and $15,464 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in San Jose, CA is 82% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).