Apostles Lutheran School

  • Apostles is a member of the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod (WELS), a church organization that has been operating Lutheran schools for over 150 years.
  • Apostles wants to connect your child with the future.
  • Our students score consistently high on achievement tests compared with other schools.
  • After graduation, our students attend the top-rated private and public high schools in the area.
  • Students are balanced and well-equipped for the challenges of high school and life.
  • Students have the spiritual foundation to tackle issues in their future.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
Religious AffiliationWisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedESL, Dyslexia, General Tutoring
Year Founded1969

Student Body

Total Students198 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
20%
State avg.: 45%
Students by Grade Apostles Lutheran School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers13 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio15:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
36%
Average Class Size17 students
Number of AP Courses4 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Advanced CoursesEnglish, Environmental Science, US History
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(appropriate Christian dress)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$9,995
Tuition Notessubsidized rates for Apostles Lutheran Church members and transitional kindergarten
% on Financial Aid
49%
Acceptance Rate
99%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorMr. Rendell Koeppel, Principal
Admissions AssociatePastor Greg Bork

Sports

Total Sports Offered5 sports
SportsBasketball, Cross Country, Flag Football, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballCross Country,
Flag FootballTrack and Field,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.4 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Piano

Club or Organization:
Chess Club, Drama

Arts and Music Programs:
Choir

School Notes

  • Apostles Lutheran School is a Jr.K-8th grade Christian school in south San Jose. Apostles has been serving families with Christ-centered education for over 40 years. Apostles is member of the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod (WELS) which supports our school with a rich tradition of academic excellence.The WELS has operated elementary, middle, and high schools across the United States, the Caribbean, and around the world for over 150 years. Apostles Lutheran School is a part of the fourth largest private school system in America. Currently, WELS churches and associations operate 406 early childhood centers, 334 elementary schools, 23 high schools, 2 colleges and one seminary across the nation, enrolling over 41,000 students in its institutions of learning. The Wisconsin Synod has provided excellent instructors to these schools by training its own teachers since 1884. It is gratifying to report that, on average, students attending WELS schools annually tend to outperform their peers by a considerable margin on national achievement tests.Apostles is proud to bring this rich pedigree of academic excellence to San Jose.

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