Christ Lutheran School

  • Christ Lutheran School has been serving children and their families since the inception of the Preschool in 1964.
  • The Elementary School opened its doors in 1980.  Christ Lutheran has a beautiful modern campus in Brea with one mission in mind - To provide an excellent education firmly grounded in Christ.
  • Located on Imperial Highway in Brea, serves children in Preschool through 8th grade. Smaller class sizes and a full-day Kindergarten program are part of what makes CLS unique. CLS is accredited by the Western Association of School and Colleges and the National Lutheran Schools Accreditation.
  • CLS is owned and operated by the congregation of Christ Lutheran Church, a member of the Pacific Southwest District of the Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod.
  • Christ Lutheran School meets or exceeds the California State Standards for each grade level.
  • Test scores from our students are consistently high in all subjects.
  • In addition to the cores subjects, the curriculum offered at CLS includes art, music, physical education and Spanish (foreign language instruction begins at 6th grade). Students also have the opportunity to participate in extracurricular activities such as sports', band, choir and hand bells.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
National Lutheran Schools Accreditation
Religious AffiliationLutheran Church Missouri Synod
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedFull RSP
Year Founded1980
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program DetailsLink to Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students266 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
43%
State avg.: 44%
Students by GradeChrist Lutheran School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio13:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
95%
Average Class Size24 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Uniform)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$5,000
Tuition NotesFinancial Aid available
% on Financial Aid
50%
Average Financial Aid Grant$2,000
Acceptance Rate
90%
National avg.: 85%

Sports

Total Sports Offered4 sports
SportsBasketball, Football, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballFootball,
Track and FieldVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.4 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Arts, Band, Speech/Writing, Student Council

School Notes

  • Top 5 Reasons to attend CLS
  • Academic Excellence Our Standardized Test scores are outstanding! We are very proud of our students and graduates who have earned top honors at the premier local high schools. Iowa Testing Program-Norm-Referenced Testing Program The Iowa Testing Program is the longest running statewide testing program in the country. This unique program is a voluntary cooperative program that includes administering The Iowa Tests to students in grades K12. The program is provided as a service to Iowa schools by the College of Education of The University of Iowa and is supported by Riverside Publishing on Nation Wide Basis. The emphasis in the program has been on the use of The Iowa Tests for instructional purposes. Riverside produces test materials and distributes them to The University of Iowa and manages the processing, scoring, and reporting of test results.
  • Well Rounded Education We offer computer and specialized art instruction to all elementary students and intramural sports programs for 5th-8th graders. We are also proud to bring you our annual Spring Musical.
  • Excellent Enthusiastic Teachers We have credentialed teachers, many with Masters Degrees, who are involved in current teaching methods and love children. Our teachers are eager to have the opportunity to tell children about Jesus.
  • Great Families Our families also have a desire to have their children in a caring environment, surrounded with support and love. The result is much fewer discipline issues because of our excellent teaming with families.
  • Love of Jesus! We promise that your children will hear every day that Jesus loves them! In a world that focuses on immediate gratification, your children will hear the story of the One who gave His life for us all.
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Brea
    Montessori Of Brea
    Montessori Of Brea Photo - 3 year old working on the Decimal System
    Montessori School
    Grades: PK-1 | 85 students
    0.5 miles
    400 West Fir Street
    Brea, CA 92821
    (714)529-0321
    0.5 PK-1
    85
  • Fullerton
    Grades: NS-12 | 403 students
    4.4 miles
    1701 W Valencia Dr
    Fullerton, CA 92833
    (714)525-7200
    4.4 NS-12
    403
  • Fullerton
    Grades: PK-8 | 313 students
    2.4 miles
    1320 N Acacia Avenue
    Fullerton, CA 92831
    (714)871-2829
    2.4 PK-8
    313
  • Orange
     St. Paul's Lutheran School
    St. Paul's Lutheran School Photo
    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Grades: NS-8 | 454 students
    7.1 miles
    901 E Heim Avenue
    Orange, CA 92865
    (714)921-3188
    7.1 NS-8
    454
  • Tustin
    Grades: NS-8 | 420 students
    12.8 miles
    16791 E Main St
    Tustin, CA 92780
    (714)542-4271
    12.8 NS-8
    420

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