Christ Lutheran School

  • Christ Lutheran School is a place of excellence. Christ Lutheran School has been a part of the La Mesa community for 58 years.
  • 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.

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School Overview

Religious AffiliationLutheran Church Missouri Synod
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-8
Year Founded1958

Student Body

Total Students322 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
10%
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade Christ Lutheran School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio21:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
75%
Average Class Size24 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Uniforms)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineFeb. 28 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$6,080
Tuition NotesChrist 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 DirectorLinda Turner

Sports

Total Sports Offered2 sports
SportsBasketball, VolleyballBasketballVolleyball,

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.
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • La Mesa
     Excelsior Academy
    Special Education School
    Grades: K-12 | 52 students
    1 miles
    7200 Parkway Drive
    La Mesa, CA 91942
    (619)583-6762
    1 K-12
    52
  • La Mesa
    Shepherd Of The Hills Lutheran School
    Shepherd Of The Hills Lutheran School Photo
    (Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod)
    Grades: K-8 | 34 students
    2.5 miles
    9191 Fletcher Pkwy
    La Mesa, CA 91942
    (619)469-9443
    2.5 K-8
    34
  • El Cajon
    First Lutheran Preschool & Kindergarten
    Daycare / Preschool (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Grades: PK-K | 29 students
    4.5 miles
    867 S Lincoln Ave
    El Cajon, CA 92020
    (619)444-0559
    4.5 PK-K
    29
  • El Cajon
    Grades: PK-8 | 287 students
    5.3 miles
    509 Ballard St
    El Cajon, CA 92019
    (619)444-7529
    5.3 PK-8
    287
  • Imperial Beach
    St James Lutheran Preschool & Kindergarten
    Daycare / Preschool (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Grades: PK-K | 26 students
    14 miles
    866 Imperial Beach Blvd
    Imperial Beach, CA 91932
    (619)423-8648
    14 PK-K
    26

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