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.

Quick Stats (2021)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 198 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $9,995
  • Acceptance rate: 99%
  • Average class size: 17 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
ESL, Dyslexia, General Tutoring
Year Founded
1969

Student Body

Total Students
198 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
20%
State avg.: 48%
Students by Grade
Apostles Lutheran School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
13 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
36%
Average Class Size
17 students
Number of AP Courses
4 courses
List of Courses Offered
Advanced Courses
English, Environmental Science, US History
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
(appropriate Christian dress)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
subsidized rates for Apostles Lutheran Church members and transitional kindergarten
% on Financial Aid
49%
Acceptance Rate
99%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Mr. Rendell Koeppel, Principal
Admissions Associate
Pastor Greg Bork

Sports

Total Sports Offered
5 sports

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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Quick Stats (2021)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 198 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $9,995
  • Acceptance rate: 99%
  • Average class size: 17 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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