Christ Lutheran School

7929 La Mesa Blvd
La Mesa, CA 91941-0919
Tel: (619)462-5211
Grades: PK-8 | 257 students
Christ Lutheran School is a place of excellence.
Christ Lutheran School has been a part of the La Mesa community for 54 years.
In 2009 Christ Lutheran School moved into a beautiful, brand-new school facility.
Students at Christ Lutheran School are challenged to grow in their academic pursuits.
We encourage this through a rigorous academic program and by holding students accountable.
By equipping students with organizational and problem-solving skills, we prepare them for future academic success.
Come and discover the spirit that defines us! Arrange for a visit and tour today.

School Overview

Religious Affiliation Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded 1959

Student Body

Total Students 257 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade Christ Lutheran School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 14 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 24 students
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Feb. 28 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $6,460
Tuition Notes Christ Lutheran Church member and sibling discounts available. Different tuition scale for preschool, kindergarten and upper grades.
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant $2,000
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Linda Turner


Total Sports Offered 2 sports
Sports Basketball, VolleyballBasketballVolleyball,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 6 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Electronic News, Handbell Choir, Private Music Lessons, Student Government, Voice Choir, Yearbook Handbell Choir, Voice Choir, Yearbook, Electronic News,
Private Music Lessons,
Student Government,

School Notes:

  • Christ Lutheran School is fully accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) and the National Lutheran School Accreditation (NLSA). All of the full-time teaching staff at Christ Lutheran School hold bachelor's degrees and credentials in education and 75% of our teaching staff hold master's degrees. Our teachers are synodically trained, called workers of the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod.

Profile last updated: 07/16/2015

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Day-McKellar Preparatory School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Day-McKellar Preparatory School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Taproot Montessori-la Mesa (0.6 miles away)
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  • La Mesa
    Grades: K-12 | 3 students
    0.3 miles
    School Closed
    La Mesa, CA 91942
  • La Mesa
    Grades: K-8 | 310 students
    0.3 miles
    7708 El Cajon Blvd
    La Mesa, CA 91942
  • La Mesa
    Grades: K-8
    0.5 miles
    7525 El Cajon Blvd
    La Mesa, CA 91942
  • La Mesa
    Grades: PK-KG | 50 students
    0.6 miles
    5173 Guava Ave
    La Mesa, CA 91942
  • La Mesa
    Grades: PK-4 | 18 students
    0.7 miles
    7484 University Ave Ste 100
    La Mesa, CA 91942

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