Hephatha Lutheran Church and School

5900 E. Santa Ana Canyon Road
Anaheim, CA 92807
Tel: (714) 637-0887 Ext. 126
Hephatha Lutheran Church and School Photo #1 - Science is a "fun"damental subject at Hephatha. Students participate in labs involving dissection, DNA extraction, chemical bonding, and more.
Hephatha Lutheran Church and School Photo #2 - 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! A Christ-centered education that includes an expanded curriculum and extra-curricular activities is a priceless gift for you to give your child. Take charge of your child's education. "BE OPENED" to more!
Hephatha Lutheran Church and School Photo #3 - 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 #4 - Hephatha offers a competitive intramural sports program, which includes flag football, basketball, volleyball and track and field.
Hephatha Lutheran Church and School Photo #5 - 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 Yosemite.
Hephatha Lutheran Church and School Photo #6 - "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 #7 - Hephatha has a stellar Music program, which offers beginning, intermediate and advanced strings, a K-2nd grade strings program, beginning and advanced choir, drama and private lessons. Music is also integrated in the curriculum for all EC-8th grade students.
Hephatha Lutheran Church and School Photo #8 - 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 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.

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

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Other school association(s)
Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
National Lutheran Schools Accreditation
Religious AffiliationLutheran Church Missouri Synod
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedAll but Speech and Occupational Therapy are offered. The "Matthew 19 Program" is for students who need more than F/T Resource.
Year Founded1977
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program Cost$1,380
Summer Program Cost NotesCheck out http://hephatha.net/school/summer-programs/ for more information!
Summer Program DetailsLink to Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students287 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 45%
Students by Grade Hephatha Lutheran Church and School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio13:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size17 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Students begin wearing uniforms in Kindergarten. Click here for more information:http://www.dennisuniform.com/onlstore/d-store-home.asp?sc=AN00EM )

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$7,150
Tuition NotesEarly Childhood tuition is between $278 and $785/month; K-8th Tuition is $715/month. Registration for EC is $225, and registration for K-8th is $425.
% on Financial Aid
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorDeena Knudsen, Domestic Admissions


Total Sports Offered5 sports
SportsBasketball, Flag Football, Intramural Sports Only, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballFlag Football,
Intramural Sports OnlyTrack and Field,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.23 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Academic Gym, Confirmation (7th and 8th Grade), Elementary/Middle School/High School Youth (4th-12th), Fine Arts Electives, Healthy Cooking Class: "Well Fed", Homework Club, Private Tutoring, School Age Care and Summer Camp, Science Team, Sewing/Quilting Club, Student Leadership, VEX Robotics

Arts and Music Programs:
Advanced Choir, Beginning Choir, 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, STEM, and Student Leadership, as well as a variety of extra-curricular and co-curricular activities such as a Science Team, VEX Robotics, and Mincraft Club. Hephatha's Middle School as a whole scored in the 90th percentile in both Math and Language Arts, nationally.
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  • Anaheim
    Grades: PK-12 | 272 students
    12.7 miles
    641 S Western Avenue
    Anaheim, CA 92804
    (714) 821-6227
    12.7 PK-12
  • Anaheim
    Grades: NS-PK | 241 students
    2.7 miles
    4101 E Nohl Ranch Rd
    Anaheim, CA 92807
    (714) 637-8370
    2.7 NS-PK
  • Anaheim
    Grades: PK-8 | 118 students
    7.4 miles
    270 E. Palais Rd.
    Anaheim, CA 92805
    (714) 563-9608
    7.4 PK-8
  • Anaheim
    Grades: NS-8 | 482 students
    8.9 miles
    1557 W. Mable Street
    Anaheim, CA 92805
    (714) 874-8233
    8.9 NS-8
  • Anaheim
    Grades: PK-8 | 163 students
    2.1 miles
    4905 E. La Palma Ave.
    Anaheim, CA 92807
    (714) 970-7009
    2.1 PK-8

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