Bethany Lutheran School
5.00 (5 reviews)
Bethany Lutheran School Photo #3 - Our K-5 students all use iPads, and Middle School students all have Chrome Books
Bethany Lutheran School Photo #5 - Girls Middle School PE class features a variety of activities including step classes
Bethany Lutheran School Photo #7 - Students in art class learning to make clay pinch pots, which will be fired in the kiln
Bethany Lutheran School Photo #8 - Some of our 7th graders relaxing after spending the day in service to our community
Bethany Lutheran School Photo #9 - 7th graders with their Kindergarten buddies make gingerbread houses at Christmastime
- Welcome! Bethany Lutheran School offers outstanding education and environment for preschool aged children and students entering Kindergarten through 8th grade.
- We also accept International students in grades 5-8. Our rigorous curriculum includes core academics and art, music, technology, PE, field trips and more. Enrichment classes are also offered.
- Our middle school curriculum prepares students for high school and beyond.
- Contact us for a personalized tour of our campus is Long Beach, CA, near the Long Beach airport and Long Beach City College.
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)|
National Lutheran Schools Accreditation
|Religious Affiliation||Lutheran Church Missouri Synod|
|Grades Offered||Grades Nursery/Preschool-8|
|Learning Difference Programs||Yes|
|Learning Programs Supported||Yes|
|Summer School Offered||Yes|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color|
State avg.: 44%
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||25 teachers|
|Average Class Size||20 students|
|Classroom Dress Code||Casual|
(Khaki, black or navy pants; red, white or blue shirts)
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||None / Rolling|
|Yearly Tuition Cost||$7,000|
|Tuition Notes||We offer multiple student discounts|
|Admissions Director||Kathy Tucker|
|Total Sports Offered||5 sports|
|Sports||Basketball, Cheering, Flag Football, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketball, Cheering,|
Flag Football, Track and Field,
|Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.||16 extracurriculars|
|ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.||Club or Organization:|
Chess, math, science, study groups
Arts and Music Programs:
art, band, Choirs, organ, piano, voice, wind instruments
Recreational Athletic Programs:
basketball, Cheer, dance, skateboarding, soccer
- School Location Miles Grades Students
- Downey Grades: NS-12 | 797 students
12808 Woodruff Avenue
Downey, CA 90242
(562)803-4076 5.1 NS-12
2 boys at Bethany and we have been so happy Great school and great staff.
- Posted by Parent - Kelly
We choose this school 16 years ago after looking at many others in the area. The small class sizes and the warmth of the staff and the teachers won us over immediately. Since then 2 of our kids graduated from Bethany, went on to succeed in the Poly PACE program, and one attends the University of Notre Dame, another is on track to attend UC Berekely . Our 3rd will graduate from Bethany this June and will be attending high school in Texas. Yes, Bethany Lutheran students are given every tool to be successful and motivated lifelong learners with a solid Christian foundation to help them navigate life.
- Posted by Parent - lc
What an amazing school! This faith-based campus is filled with caring and professional administrators, teachers and staff. They care for and see my child as an individual, created by God with gifts unique to himself. Every student is encouraged to grow spiritually, emotionally and academically. We are extremely happy with our child's experiences and would highly recommend this school!
- Posted by Parent - marba
We have had our 2 boys at Bethany for almost 6 years and have loved it. Both kids are thriving academically and socially. We have found all their teachers to be well educated, caring, communicative and thoughtful in their teaching. Love the enrichment programs offered, the opportunities to give back to those in need, the athletic program and the Christian education that have both received thus far. A++
- Posted by Parent - kimry
Our children's Christian education is a top priority in our home. We love Bethany! The teachers are amazing and our boys are experiencing a top-notch education, are involved in great programs and are daily encouraged in their relationship with Jesus. We would very highly recommend Bethany to any parent looking for their child to be a valued member of an amazing school!
- Posted by Parent - cleva
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