Gloria Dei Lutheran Elementary School

2600 Ralston Avenue
Belmont, CA 94002-0940
     Tel: (650)593-3361
Grades: PK - 6 | 30 students
One of Belmont’s best-kept educational secrets is hidden on a beautiful, quiet campus just off Ralston Avenue.
Gloria Dei Lutheran School has served the educational needs of children and their families since 1970.
We are certain that you will find Gloria Dei School to be an excellent tool for your child’s mental, emotional, and spiritual development.

School Overview

Religious Affiliation Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 6
Year Founded 1970

Student Body

Total Students 30 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
Students by Grade Gloria Dei Lutheran Elementary School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 2 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 15 students

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $6,353
Tuition Notes Multiple child discounts are available.
Admissions Director Jennifer Ratto

School Notes:

Gloria Dei Lutheran School, in collaboration with its sponsoring church, fosters the educational and spiritual development of its students by tailoring a traditional curriculum centered on the Word of God to each student’s needs. We are here to serve children of our congregation as well as children from families outside of our congregation.

Profile last updated: 02/13/2015

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Dawn Christian Academy (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Serendipity School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Belmont Oaks Academy (0.7 miles away)
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School Reviews

1 year ago
It is a gift to be a part of this school! I have been a teacher for twenty years and I cannot say enough about the quality of education at Gloria Dei. Each child receives individualized attention within a challenging academic setting. My son is thriving and loves school. The teachers, staff, and pastor are some of the most incredible and loving people you will ever meet. This school is the best kept secret on the peninsula!!!
- Posted by Parent
1 year ago
As a parent of two kids at Gloria Dei (one in K and one in 1) and going into our second year here, I highly, highly recommend Gloria Dei. Our children are truly thriving. This is a small community-type school and our children receive outstanding attention. I highly recommend Gloria Dei.
- Posted by Parent
1 year ago
My daughter is currently attending Gloria Dei Lutheran School in the 4-yr-old preschool program and absolutely loves it! She used to be very fussy at drop-offs at her old preschool and here we haven''t had a single tear in the entire school year. She just got upset a few times when I picked her up as she wanted to stay longer. Miss Marquardt is an extraordinary teacher who is very enthusiastic, caring and loving, yet firm, which is the perfect combination for my (sometimes goofy) daughter. She has learned so much more than I expected, she knows all her letters and numbers and Anne Marquardt has endless ideas how to make class and learning for the children fun and interesting. I love the fact that the school is very flexible when it comes to the days and times when the kids can attend school. It has been extremely helpful to be able to leave my daughter at school longer at times in case I needed to help out at my other daughters school or so. It made my life so much easier. The facility is bright and pleasant, they have a cute little playground, but the building needs improvement.
- Posted by Parent

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