Zion Lutheran School

Tel: (415)221-7500
Grades: K-8 | 142 students
Zion is an accredited program with an outstanding reputation for academics, community and service in your San Francisco community. The individual attention and limited class size, combined with the certified and experienced faculty members, shape the learning environment for your child.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Other religious school association(s)
Other special emphasis association(s)
Other school association(s)
Religious Affiliation Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten-8
Year Founded 1947

Student Body

Total Students 142 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade Zion Lutheran School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 13 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 16 students

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Dec. 31 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $7,850
Tuition Notes Financial assistance is available.
Admissions Director Mary Lum


Total Sports Offered 4 sports
Sports Basketball, Cross Country, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballCross Country,
Track and FieldVolleyball,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 13 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Academic Chess, Basketball, Computer Coding, Cross Country, Handbell Choir, Mad Science, Math Counts, Music lessons, Pre-engineering with Legos, Spring Musical: on-stage & back-stage, Student Council, Volleyball, Yearbook Club Academic Chess, Basketball, Cross Country, Handbell Choir, Mad Science, Math Counts, Music lessons, Volleyball, Yearbook Club, Computer Coding,
Pre-engineering with Legos,
Spring Musical: on-stage & back-stage,
Student Council,

School Notes:

  • Zion Lutheran School, kindergarten through eighth grade in an academically oriented, caring, Christian setting.
  • At Zion Lutheran School, we work to develop each student individually so that they can become an active Christian; an academically proficient learner; a culturally empowered young person; and a healthy individual.
  • Zion maintains a strong emphasis on exceptional academics in all foundational curriculum. This foundation is supplemented with many other classroom programs, such as: 6-8 Spanish, K-8 computer education, and high school level advanced math for those eligible.
  • Zion also offers many programs that work together with classroom instruction to complete the education of the whole child. These programs include: extensive after-school programs, interscholastic athletic programs, academic competitions and tournaments, musical education and performances, an annual spring musical, grades 4-8 Outdoor Education, and more.
  • Please contact Mary Lum, Admissions Director, for more information and for the opportunity to come meet our faculty and staff! 415-221-7500 / admissions@zionsf.org

Profile last updated: 10/30/2015

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Lisa Kampner Hebrew Academy (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is The Laurel School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Lisa Kampner Hebrew Academy (0.3 miles away)
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