Christ Lutheran School is a place of excellence.  Christ Lutheran School has been a part of the La Mesa community since 1958.
In 2009 Christ Lutheran School moved into a beautiful, brand-new school facility.
Students at Christ Lutheran School are challenged to grow in their academic pursuits.
We encourage this through a rigorous academic program and by holding students accountable.
By equipping students with organizational and problem-solving skills, we prepare them for future academic success.
Come and discover the spirit that defines us! Arrange for a visit and tour today.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Students: 322 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $6,435
  • Acceptance rate: 90%
  • Average class size: 24 students
  • Application Deadline: Feb. 28 / rolling

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-8
Year Founded
1958

School Calendar

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Student Body

Total Students
322 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
10%
State avg.: 48%
Students by Grade
Christ Lutheran School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
15 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
75%
Average Class Size
24 students
List of Courses Offered
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
(Uniforms)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Feb. 28 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Christ Lutheran Church member and sibling discounts available. Different tuition scale for preschool, kindergarten and upper grades.
% on Financial Aid
20%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$2,000
Acceptance Rate
90%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Kristy Furrow

Sports

Total Sports Offered
2 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
5 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Student Government, Yearbook

Arts and Music Programs:
Handbell Choir, Private Music Lessons, Voice Choir

School Notes

  • Christ Lutheran School is fully accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) and the National Lutheran School Accreditation (NLSA). All of the full-time teaching staff at Christ Lutheran School hold bachelor's degrees and credentials in education and 75% of our teaching staff hold master's degrees. Our teachers are synodically trained, called workers of the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod.
Profile last updated: 10/26/2021

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Students: 322 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $6,435
  • Acceptance rate: 90%
  • Average class size: 24 students
  • Application Deadline: Feb. 28 / rolling

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