Hephatha Lutheran Church and School

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Hephatha Lutheran Church and School Photo #1 - Students attend chapel every week in K-8th, and every other week in Early Childhood. Jesus Time is a daily part of circle time in the EC classroom, and Religion is a part of the K-8th curriculum, as well as Fine Arts, Electives, Academies, Music and PE.
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Hephatha Lutheran Church and School Photo #1 - Students attend chapel every week in K-8th, and every other week in Early Childhood. Jesus Time is a daily part of circle time in the EC classroom, and Religion is a part of the K-8th curriculum, as well as Fine Arts, Electives, Academies, Music and PE.
Hephatha Lutheran Church and School Photo #2 - Beginning in 5th grade, students are offered additional Camps: Astro Camp for 5th grade, Science Camp for 6th grade, and Outdoor Education for 7th and 8th grade, alternating between Washington D.C. and camping in Catalina or Yosemite.
Hephatha Lutheran Church and School Photo #3 - "Builders of Faith, Open to All" is our Mission! We have enjoyed hosting several International Students for entire academic school years, as well as Winter Camp and Summer Camp.
Hephatha Lutheran Church and School Photo #4 - Science is a "fun"damental subject at Hephatha. Students participate in labs involving dissection, DNA extraction, chemical bonding, and more in our brand new, state-of-the-art S.T.E.A.M. Lab and Music Building!
Hephatha Lutheran Church and School Photo #5 - Hephatha has a stellar Music program, which offers beginning, intermediate and advanced strings, a K-2nd grade strings program, beginning, advanced, and Middle School choir, drama, and private piano and music lessons. Music is also integrated in the curriculum for all EC-8th grade students.
Hephatha Lutheran Church and School Photo #6 - Hephatha offers a competitive intramural sports program, which includes flag football, basketball, volleyball and track and field. P.E. is built into the curriculum for K-8th, and students begin dressing out for P.E. in 5th grade.
Hephatha Lutheran Church and School Photo #7 - Hephatha's Early Childhood Program a home away from home for your little Lambs of God. Our developmental program focus on learning through the fives senses, and through play. Our EC program is full of rich tradition, including Father's Night and Mom's Love Night, and on-campus field trips such as Snow Day and Petting Zoo Day.
Hephatha Lutheran Church and School Photo #8 - Why Hephatha? Why Lutheran Education? Visit our website for answers to these questions and more! Follow us on our socials, and you'll see several examples of our unique blend of academics, faith, family throughout! Hephatha serves Early Childhood through 8th grade. We are located just off of the 91 freeway in beautiful Anaheim Hills...bring your family to visit ours!
Hephatha Lutheran School works to create a safe and caring environment that nurtures your child's spiritual, intellectual, social and physical development.
Our faculty and staff of well-educated professionals works to provide a curriculum that helps each individual student reach his/her potential.
The mission of Hephatha Lutheran School is, by the grace of God, to build up the family of Christ, to grow in faith, to assist families in discipling their children in a Christian Community, and to provide an enriched educational experience wherein all will find identity, purpose, and power for their lives in Christ by living in grace and in the knowledge of Him as their personal Lord and Savior.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 318 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $8,850
  • Acceptance rate: 95%
  • Average class size: 23 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Hephatha Lutheran Church and School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in California for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
All but Speech and Occupational Therapy are offered. The "Matthew 19 Program" is for students who need more than F/T Resource.
Year Founded
1977
Summer School Offered
Yes
Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students
318 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
24%
State avg.: 51%
Students by Grade
Hephatha Lutheran Church and School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
20 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
75%
Average Class Size
23 students
List of Courses Offered
Advanced Courses
Hybrid Algebra, Online Geometry via Orange Lutheran HS
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
Students begin wearing uniforms in Kindergarten, which are a casual polo with shorts/skirts/skorts/pants on all days but Wednesday, which call for Chapel wear. For more information: (View more info)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Early Childhood tuition is between $355 and $1001/month; K-8th Tuition is $885/month. Registration for EC is $225, and registration for K-8th is $425.
Summer Program Cost
$1,610
Summer Program Cost Notes
Summer Program Information can be found on our website at school.hephatha.net
% on Financial Aid
15%
Acceptance Rate
95%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Deena Knudsen
Admissions Associate
Angelina Smith

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
19 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Confirmation (7th and 8th Grade), Elementary/Middle School/High School Youth (4th-12th), Fine Arts Electives, Homework Club, Private Tutoring, School Age Care and Summer Camp, Student Leadership

Arts and Music Programs:
Advanced Choir, Beginning Choir, Beginning/Intermediate/Advanced Band, Beginning/Intermediate/Advanced Strings, K-2nd Strings: "Ready Set Bow!", Middle School Choir, Praise Band/Chapel Band, Private Piano and Private Instrumental

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Boy's and Girl's Basketball (5th-8th), Flag Football (5th-8th), Girl's Volleyball (5th-8th), Track and Field (3rd-8th)

School Notes

  • Hephatha Lutheran School offers Religion, Music, Athletics/PE, STEAM, and Student Leadership, as well as a variety of extra-curricular and co-curricular activities. Hephatha's Middle School as a whole scored in the 90th percentile in both Math and Language Arts, nationally. Hephatha boasts a brand-new, state of the art Music Room and STEAM Lab (Science, Tech, Engineering, Art & Math), which is utilized by all grades, K-8th.
  • Sample of notable school alumni/alumnae:
    • Omar Benson Miller - An actor, known for his work as Walter Simmons on CSI: Miami, as Charles Greane on Ballers, as the voice of Raphael on Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and its 2022 film and on the CBS comedy series The Unicorn.
    • Courtney Mathewson - An Olympic water polo player, and part of the US team that won the gold medal at the 2013 Summer Olympics.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Hephatha Lutheran Church and School cost?
Hephatha Lutheran Church and School's tuition is approximately $8,850 for private students and $1,610 for summer students.
What is the acceptance rate of Hephatha Lutheran Church and School?
The acceptance rate of Hephatha Lutheran Church and School is 95%, which is higher than the national average of 84%.
Who are famous alumni from Hephatha Lutheran Church and School?
Hephatha Lutheran Church and School famous alumni include: Omar Benson Miller and Courtney Mathewson.
Does Hephatha Lutheran Church and School offer a summer program?
Yes, Hephatha Lutheran Church and School offers a summer program. Visit their summer school page for more information.
What sports does Hephatha Lutheran Church and School offer?
Hephatha Lutheran Church and School offers 5 interscholastic sports: Basketball, Flag Football, Intramural Sports Only, Track and Field and Volleyball.
What is Hephatha Lutheran Church and School's ranking?
Hephatha Lutheran Church and School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in California for: Largest student body and Most extracurriculars offered.
When is the application deadline for Hephatha Lutheran Church and School?
The application deadline for Hephatha Lutheran Church and School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).
In what neighborhood is Hephatha Lutheran Church and School located?
Hephatha Lutheran Church and School is located in the Anaheim Hills neighborhood of Anaheim, CA. There are 12 other private schools located in Anaheim Hills.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 318 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $8,850
  • Acceptance rate: 95%
  • Average class size: 23 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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