Grace Christian School

643 W 13th Avenue
Escondido, CA 92025-0920
Tel: (760)747-3029
Grades: PK-8 | 435 students
It is the mission of Grace Lutheran School to impact and influence future generations with the Christian principles of character, integrity and selfless service to God and others.  Grace Lutheran emphasizes a rigorous academic program in a differentiated learning environment.
Our multisensory approach to education meets the needs of a wide range of learning styles.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Western States Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
National Lutheran Schools Accreditation
Religious Affiliation Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-8
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported If we feel we can meet the learners needs.
Year Founded 1957

Student Body

Total Students 435 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade Grace Christian School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 22 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 20:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 20 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Khaki, navy bottoms, varied, colored collared shirts)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $5,500
Tuition Notes Sibling rates available. Full or half tuition payment discounts. Call for more information.
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant $2,750
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Kara Warner
Admissions Associate Vanessa Lippman


Total Sports Offered 7 sports
Sports Basketball, Cross Country, Football, Soccer, Softball, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballCross Country,
SoftballTrack and Field,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 9 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Band, Choir, Community Service, Drama, Homework Club, Mission Trips, Recorders, Summer Programs, Youth Groups Band, Choir, Drama, Homework Club, Mission Trips, Recorders, Youth Groups, Community Service,
Summer Programs,

School Notes:

  • WASC and NLSA Accredited
  • Middle School one-to-one Chromebook learning program. K-5 iPad Program
  • Science Lab
  • Kindergarten full and half day options
  • Middle School Elective Courses (Engineering, Java Script, Photo Journalism, Choir, Oil Painting, etc.)
  • Middle School sports program
  • Hot Lunch prepared on campus daily
  • Excellent Tuition Rates
  • Before and after school care
  • Extracurricular opportunities - band, choir, soccer, etc.

Profile last updated: 09/16/2015

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is North County Baptist Academy (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St Mary's School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Lil Country Christian Preschool (0.5 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Escondido
    St Mary's School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: KG-8 | 254 students
    0.5 miles
    130 E 13th Ave
    Escondido, CA 92025
  • Escondido
    Grades: K-12 | 29 students
    0.5 miles
    221 W 7th Avenue
    Escondido, CA 92025
  • Escondido
    Lil Country Christian Preschool
    Daycare / Preschool (Christian)
    Grades: NS-PK | 71 students
    0.5 miles
    1748 S Escondido Blvd
    Escondido, CA 92025
  • Escondido
    Christian L I F E Academy
    Daycare / Preschool (Christian)
    Grades: K | 5 students
    0.9 miles
    613 W Valley Pkwy
    Escondido, CA 92025
  • Escondido
    Escondido KinderCare
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: NS-PK | 40 students
    1.1 miles
    2415 South Centre City Pkwy
    Escondido, CA 92025

School Reviews

Absolutely the best school. Not only does Grace offer a great education and prepare students for their High School and College education, they also teach children to be responsible people in a very loving environment. Their staff is great. Communication is awesome.
- Posted by Parent, 02/17/13
My child attended GLS for 8 years and it was the best decision. When she began high school she was more than prepared for the academic demands and while we are not very religious, the important lessons of responsibility and morality were also instilled.
- Posted by Parent, 02/28/12

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