Educating the Whole Child - Body , Mind, and Spirit.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 32 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $4,570
  • Acceptance rate: 99%
  • Average class size: 12 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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Ascension Lutheran School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in California for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded
1974

Student Body

Total Students
32 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
61%
State avg.: 48%
Students by Grade
Ascension Lutheran School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
2 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
12 students
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
% on Financial Aid
15%
Acceptance Rate
99%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Andrew Plocher, Principal

Sports

Total Sports Offered
5 sports

School Notes

  • Ascension Lutheran School and Preschool is maintained by the congregation of Ascension Lutheran Church.  Our school’s purpose is to assist parents in their God-given obligation to bring up their children in the “training and instruction of the Lord.” (Ephesians 6:4)
  • We strive to help parents in raising Christ-centered, well educated members of our society, with a solid foundation based on Christian values.
  • We offer a well-rounded, high quality education, all in a safe, family-oriented environment.
  • Ascension Lutheran School offers both an elementary program for grades K-6 and Junior High program for grades 7-8.
  • The basis of our education is a Christ-centered
  • approach to all areas of our students’ lives.
  • We provide daily instruction in God’s Word as well as a well-rounded curriculum including science, mathematics, phonics, reading, English, social studies, US history, spelling, handwriting, music, art, and physical education.
  • These subjects are taught in light of the principles set forth in God’s Word.
  • All staff members of Ascension Lutheran Preschool meet the proper requirements of the state of California in early childhood education.
  • This includes being well trained in areas of preventative health and safety practices.
  • Teachers and staff at Ascension Lutheran Preschool make it a priority to
  • understand the development of young children.
  • In this way, we are able to
  • provide a program that reflects the developmental level of each child, enriching the child’s life with valuable educational
  • experiences.  We provide a program that reflects the developmental level of each child through active and quiet times; individual, small,
  • and large group activities; and indoor and outdoor play.

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 32 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $4,570
  • Acceptance rate: 99%
  • Average class size: 12 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Escondido, CA is $7,159 for elementary schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Escondido, CA is 92% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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