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 55%
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade First Lutheran School and Arts Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

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

Finances and Admission

% on Financial Aid 10%

Extracurriculars

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

Profile last updated: 10/11/2013

Nearby 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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  • GlendaleGlendale Preschool & Kindergarten
    Daycare / Preschool
    225 S Verdugo Road
    GlendaleCA 91205
    (818)244-4567
    Daycare / Preschool
    0.2 mi | 84 students | Gr. PK-K                      
  • GlendaleSt Mary's Armenian Tufenkian
    Daycare / Preschool
    1200 Carlton Dr
    GlendaleCA 91205
    (818)240-7030
    Daycare / Preschool
    0.2 mi | 180 students | Gr. PK-KG                      
  • GlendaleTobinworld
    Special Education School
    920 E Broadway
    GlendaleCA 91205
    (818)247-7474
    Special Education School
    0.5 mi | 266 students | Gr. 1-12                      
  • GlendaleCedar Montessori
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    345 N Cedar Street
    GlendaleCA 91206
    (818)246-1563
    Montessori School  (Non-sectarian)
    0.7 mi | 24 students | Gr. NS-K                      
  • GlendaleA + Adventist Children's Center
      (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    234 N Isabel Street
    GlendaleCA 91206
    (818)241-9353
      (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    0.8 mi | 76 students | Gr. PK-1                      

School Reviews

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1 year ago
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.
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