Bethany Lutheran School

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.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Yearly Tuition: $7,880
  • Average class size: 20 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

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

School History

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-8
ADD/ADHD Support
Learning Difference Programs
Learning Programs Supported
Year Founded
Summer School Offered

Student Body

Total Students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 51%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
25 teachers
Average Class Size
20 students
Classroom Dress Code
Khaki, black or navy pants; red, white or blue shirts

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
We offer multiple student discounts
Admissions Director
Sara Cerulle


Total Sports Offered
5 sports


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
16 extracurriculars
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 Notes

  • Sample of notable school alumni/alumnae:
    • JP Crawford - Gold glove shortstop for the Seattle Mariners
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Bethany Lutheran School cost?
Bethany Lutheran School's tuition is approximately $7,880 for private students.
Who are famous alumni from Bethany Lutheran School?
Bethany Lutheran School famous alumni include: JP Crawford.
What sports does Bethany Lutheran School offer?
Bethany Lutheran School offers 5 interscholastic sports: Basketball, Cheering, Flag Football, Track and Field and Volleyball.
What is Bethany Lutheran School's ranking?
Bethany Lutheran School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in California for: Most extracurriculars offered and Oldest founding date.
When is the application deadline for Bethany Lutheran School?
The application deadline for Bethany Lutheran School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).
In what neighborhood is Bethany Lutheran School located?
Bethany Lutheran School is located in the Lakewood Village neighborhood of Long Beach, CA. There are 3 other private schools located in Lakewood Village.

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (5 reviews)
2 boys at Bethany and we have been so happy Great school and great staff.
- Posted by
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
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
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
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!
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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Yearly Tuition: $7,880
  • Average class size: 20 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Long Beach, CA is $7,849 for elementary schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Long Beach, CA is 91% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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