Ascension Lutheran School

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Ascension Lutheran School Photo #1 - Ascension Lutheran School and Preschool offers a safe, Christian environment for all children from Preschool through grade Eight.
  • Ascension Lutheran School in Torrance offers a strong academic program in a safe, caring, Christian environment for kindergarten through 8th grade.
  • Our curriculum in state approved and aligned with both state and national standards. Additionally, our curriculum includes religion and fine arts (music and art). We are a small school with excellent student-to-teacher ratios, averaging 12-15 students per teacher. We also offer before and after school care for our students (SAC).

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
National Lutheran Schools Accreditation
Religious AffiliationLutheran Church Missouri Synod
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded1960

Student Body

Total Students177 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
77%
State avg.: 45%
Students by Grade Ascension Lutheran School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers10 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio18:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
30%
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(khaki or navy pants/polo shirts)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$5,291
Tuition NotesKindergarten = $3718 Grades 1-8 = $5291 Preschool = please call for programs & pricing Discounts applied for more than 1 child per family
% on Financial Aid
28%
Average Financial Aid Grant$1,000
Admissions DirectorJessica Schlotter

Sports

Total Sports Offered3 sports
SportsBasketball, Soccer, VolleyballBasketballSoccer,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.7 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Art, Choir, Guitar, Handbells, MathCounts, Watch Me Draw, Watch Me Sculpt

School Notes

  • At Ascension Lutheran School, the teachers have the opportunity to merge these two disciplines--teaching academics and proclaiming Jesus Christ. In the Bible, it says, "Train up a child in the way he should go and when he is old he will not turn from it." Every day we pray for God's guidance in teaching your child for the future God has planned for them. School has always been one of my favorite activities. I love the excitement of learning, the joy of discovery, the camaraderie of friends and classmates. I started teaching Sunday School when I was in high school. It was a classroom setting where the most important message was taught--Jesus is the Savior of the world. ---Carol Woods, Principal---
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Torrance
    First Lutheran School
    First Lutheran School Photo
    (Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (formerly AELC, ALC, or LCA))
    Grades: PK-8 | 504 students
    2.6 miles
    2900 W Carson St
    Torrance, CA 90503
    (310)320-9920
    2.6 PK-8
    504
  • Torrance
    Nativity School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: K-8 | 312 students
    2.7 miles
    2371 W Carson St
    Torrance, CA 90501
    (310)328-5387
    2.7 K-8
    312
  • Torrance
    Grades: PK-8 | 506 students
    1.5 miles
    3846 Redondo Beach Blvd
    Torrance, CA 90504
    (310)324-8732
    1.5 PK-8
    506
  • Gardena
    Maria Regina School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: K-8 | 227 students
    3.2 miles
    13510 Van Ness Ave
    Gardena, CA 90249
    (310)327-9133
    3.2 K-8
    227
  • Gardena
    Grades: K-8 | 253 students
    3.1 miles
    1003 W 163rd St
    Gardena, CA 90247
    (310)329-7170
    3.1 K-8
    253

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The average private school tuition in California is $11,437 for elementary schools and $19,936 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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