Grades: PK - 8 | 178 students
A whole page of details about the reasons GLS is the school to trust for your child's Christian education.
First Graders study ancient Egypt as part of their history curriculum. They end the unit with a culminating day of Egyptian dress, food, and activities.
Two third graders enjoying our upper grade playground equipment. Brand new equipment was installed in the lower grade and upper grade playgrounds over the summer of 2004. The lower grade playground had still more equipment installed during the 2004-05 school year.
Third Grade History studies Ancient Rome. Here the class is pictured on the final day of the unit, experiencing Roman dress, food, and activities.
Our preschoolers are taught in classrooms that generally maintain 10:1 student to teacher ratios. We nurture children in a caring environment full of activities, reading and singing activities, and creative play opportunities.
Grace Lutheran School provides an alternative to parents who want their children educated in a warm Christian atmosphere by caring, committed Christian teachers.
Grace is part of the largest Protestant Christian school system in the U.S., with over 2500 schools at the preschool, elementary, secondary, and collegiate levels.
Our mission is to partner with parents in the training of their children, working together to contribute to their children's complete growth and development.
While our curriculum meets and surpasses all state standards, we also work to nurture the spiritual development of our students, thus preparing them for life in the world today as well as life eternal with our Lord Jesus Christ.
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||Other religious school association(s)|
|Religious Affiliation||Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod|
|Grades Offered||Grades Prekindergarten - 8|
|Total Students||178 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color||7%
State avg.: 45%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||10 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||18:1
National avg.: 13:1
|% Faculty w/Advanced Degree||14%|
|Average Class Size||20 students|
|Matriculation DataMatric. Data||Link to Matriculation Data|
|Classroom Dress Code||Casual|
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||None / Rolling|
|Yearly Tuition Cost||$4,800|
|Tuition Notes||Payable on 9, 10, and 12 month installments, or by semester. 4% discount applies to full annual payment upfront.|
|% on Financial Aid||25%|
|Average Financial Aid Grant||$2,000|
National avg.: 85%
|Admissions Director||Cindy Shinkwin|
|Admissions Associate||Patty Oja|
|Total Sports Offered||5 sports|
|Sports||Basketball, Cheering, Softball, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketball, Cheering,
Softball, Track and Field,
|Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.||5 extracurriculars|
|ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.||Band, Drama, Jr. High Youth Group, Science Olympiad, Student Government Band, Drama, Jr. High Youth Group,
- Fully accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
- Fully accredited by National Lutheran School Association
- School Location Miles Grades Students
ModestoGrades: K-9 | 257 students
501 W Granger Ave
Modesto, CA 95350
ModestoGrades: PK-8 | 141 students
313 E Orangeburg Ave
Modesto, CA 95350
ModestoGrades: 4-5 | 3 students
1516 Carver Rd
Modesto, CA 95350
ModestoGrades: K-12 | 224 students
1601 Coffee Road
Modesto, CA 95355
ModestoGrades: PK-12 | 25 students
1360 Lone Palm Ave
Modesto, CA 95351
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