First Lutheran School and Arts

1300 E Colorado St
Glendale, CA 91205-0912
Tel: (818)244-7319
Grades: PK-8 | 124 students
At First Lutheran Christian School & Arts our vision is to raise Christian Kids of Culture.
We engage our students in a quality Christ-centered education that equips, challenges, and prepares them to reach their highest potential spiritually, academically, socially, and physically.
Our dedicated teachers prepare our students to excel academically and be strong in Christian character.
In addition to a safe learning environment, we provide several types of arts in order to develop the whole child. Our classes are kept small, so that each child receives an individual education.
Whether that means challenging the gifted, or supporting those that need special attention, at First Lutheran our students become dream makers and world changers. 

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Evangelical Lutheran Education Association (ELEA)
Religious Affiliation Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (formerly AELC, ALC, or LCA)
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-8
Learning Programs Supported Gifted, Mild Learning Differences
Year Founded 1970

Student Body

Total Students 124 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade First Lutheran School and Arts Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 13 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 11 students

Finances and Admission

% on Financial Aid


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 7 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Basketball, Chess, Hip-Hop/Dance, Instruments, Karate, Musical Theater, Soccer Basketball, Chess, Hip-Hop/Dance, Instruments, Karate, Soccer, Musical Theater,

School Notes:

  • Core Curriculum and beyond
  • Daily foreign language classes in Spanish and Armenian
  • Art, Music Theory, and Christian Education
  • Computer Lab
  • State Testing
  • Field Trips
  • Service Learning

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Tobinworld (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Glendale Preschool & Kindergarten (0.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Glendale Preschool & Kindergarten (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Glendale
    Grades: PK-K | 84 students
    0.2 miles
    225 S Verdugo Road
    Glendale, CA 91205
  • Glendale
    St Mary's Armenian Tufenkian
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: PK-KG | 180 students
    0.2 miles
    1200 Carlton Dr
    Glendale, CA 91205
  • Glendale
    Special Education School
    Grades: 1-12 | 266 students
    0.5 miles
    920 E Broadway
    Glendale, CA 91205
  • Glendale
    Cedar Montessori
    Montessori School
    Grades: NS-K | 24 students
    0.7 miles
    345 N Cedar Street
    Glendale, CA 91206
  • Glendale
    A + Adventist Children's Center
    (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    Grades: PK-1 | 76 students
    0.8 miles
    234 N Isabel Street
    Glendale, CA 91206

School Reviews

What a hidden gem of a school! I sent my two children there for 2 years (1/2 grader and 3/4 grader). Unfortunately we moved out of Los Angeles so we no longer attend, and I haven''t found a school like this since. The teachers are truly caring and love the students (and the students love them back!). The academics were outstanding and so superior to the other schools (which is the most imprtant factor for me). There was lots of opportunity for enrichment, especially with music and art. You really can''t ask for more in a school than this. The campus seems like it''s in a less than desirable location, but once you are inside there is a courtyard and mature trees and a safe haven in the city. My son and daughter loved this school and miss it, and I miss it as a mom. If you are considering this school- don''t hesitate! I would give anythign to be back there again! :) It''s everything that school should be.
- Posted by Parent, 08/20/12

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