St. Marks Lutheran School

7869 Kingswood Drive
Citrus Heights, CA 95610-0956
Tel: (916)961-7891
Grades: PK-8 | 104 students
Experience Excellence in Christian Education -Instruction in God's Word (Holy Bible) -Well-rounded Jr. K through 8th grade curriculum permeated by Christian values -Academic excellence (high standardized test scores) -Healthy student-teacher ratio -Well-trained, dedicated and caring faculty -Safe, nurturing and family-oriented environment -Development of Christian character, independence, and leadership skills -Enriching experiences such as field trips, assemblies and family-centered activities -Extracurricular activities such as interscholastic sports, drama productions and music lessons -Extended daycare (7:00-8:00am, 3:00-6:00pm) -Affordable tuition and need-based financial assistance.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod School Accreditation (WELSSA)
National Council for Private School Accreditation
Religious Affiliation Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded 1970

Student Body

Total Students 104 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 8 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 17 students
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(See Student Handbook on website for details)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $5,230
Tuition Notes 15% discount for second child, 30% discount for additional children; separate tuition rates for Jr. K and Kindergarten
% on Financial Aid
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Matthew Bauer
Admissions Associate Kathy Taylor


Total Sports Offered 3 sports
Sports Basketball, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballTrack and Field,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 7 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. academic and music competitions, choir, drama, piano lessons, sports camps and youth basketball league, student council, yearbook choir, drama, piano lessons, yearbook, academic and music competitions,
sports camps and youth basketball league,
student council,

School Notes

  • Please contact our school office at 916-961-7891 for more information about our school. We can send you an information packet, and our principal would be happy to set up a campus visit and discuss how St. Mark's Lutheran School can serve your family with excellence in Christian education.

Profile last updated: 01/08/2016

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School Reviews

Both of my daughters attend St. Mark's from K-8th grade. I was looking for a private Christian school that would teach them wisdom as well as knowledge. St. Mark's exceeded my expectations in both areas. Both went on to public high schools where their knowledge and study habits set them apart from other students. Their teachers in high school were impressed with their discipline and respectful attitudes. But the best part was their biblical knowledge. Not only did they have Bible verses hidden in their hearts (which they can still recite to this day), but they have a clear understanding of who Jesus is and what He has done for them. Their love for their Savior is still evident in their lives today. St. Mark's instilled in them lasting qualities that have served them into and past their college years.
- Posted by Parent, 04/15/16
St. Mark's is a friendly, welcoming environment where the priority is teaching with Christian standards and values in every subject. You don't have to be a church member, or even a Lutheran, to attend. The teachers and staff make new students and parents feel welcome, and help them fit in. Our student was new in the fourth grade, and very shy, and her teacher and classmates were so helpful with her adjustment. There are also regular activities for all families that bring a high level of community to the school. The academic level of learning is high, and the classroom environment is geared toward teaching students to be self-motivated and organized. Technology is used to enhance learning regularly. Students are involved with sports, music, the arts, and drama, as well as a school newspaper and choir club; there is truly something for every student. The sports and physical education at St. Mark's reflect a priority, and set the bar for excellence. The students regularly exercise, run, and play outdoors, as fitness is important at this school. There is an amazingly professional basketball program during the school year, as well as summer sport camps. The coaches are fantastic. As parents, we are so glad St. Mark's goes up to 8th grade. The students coming out of here to go onto high school are well-balanced, healthy, confident, and joyful.
- Posted by Parent, 04/15/16
We love St. Mark''s! The faculty is dedicated, loving, and truly cares about every individual child. The academics are top-notch and results and standards exceed the local public school system. Being a private school allows St. Mark''s to keep the best academics without being burdened by the sometimes questionable requirements the public schools have based on the politics that drive them. St. Mark''s also offers great extra-curricular activities like athletics (the new gym is beautiful!) and the performing arts (plays, voice/choir, instrumental music, and so on)
- Posted by Parent, 02/10/14
St. Mark''s is serving our family well with a balanced program of Christian education. In addition to the excellence in core academic subject areas, our children have opportunities to develop their talents in sports, music, drama, and leadership. We are impressed with the sense of family and school pride instilled in our children.
- Posted by Parent, 09/07/13

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The average private school tuition in Sacramento County, CA is $6,219 for elementary schools and $10,900 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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