Mt Calvary Lutheran School

Mt Calvary Lutheran School Photo #1 - Students on a field trip to the Huntington Library in Pasadena.
Mt Calvary Lutheran School Photo #1 - Students on a field trip to the Huntington Library in Pasadena.
Mt Calvary Lutheran School Photo #2 - 8th grade annual trip to Washington DC. Students enjoy this and work hard to attend. The trip includes Williamsburg, VA and Jamestown.
Mt Calvary Lutheran School Photo #3 - Full house to see students having fun along with parents and staff. Many events throughout the year provide interaction and fun for all.
Mt Calvary Lutheran School Photo #4 - Boys Basketball provides one of the after-school sports opportunities for students and competes with other local schools. (There is also Girls Basketball.)
Mt Calvary Lutheran School Photo #5 - Mt. Calvary girls volleyball which competes with other Lutheran schools in our district. A fun way to meet new friends, build skills and develop new sports abilities.
Mt Calvary Lutheran School Photo #6 - Our 4th graders make an annual trip to Sacramento and San Francisco to further investigate the California curriculum taught during this school year.
Mt Calvary Lutheran School Photo #7 - Our junior high students investigating and learning the internal workings of computers in our science curriculum.
Mt Calvary Lutheran School Photo #8 - Our students celebrating Halloween with dress-up, school activities and classroom parties.
Mt Calvary Lutheran School Photo #9 - Advent services during the Christmas season provides our students with wonderful performances to share with family and friends.
Mt Calvary Lutheran School Photo #10 - Annual Curriculum Fair showcases student creativity, academics, research, experiments and fun. A very popular spring event.
Mt. Calvary Lutheran School is a Pre-K through eighth grade elementary campus, located in the beautiful community of Diamond Bar, California.
We provide a Christ-centered education of excellence to the whole child and each family of our school.
Mt. Calvary Lutheran School is fully accredited by the Schools Commission of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).  We offer I-20 visiting student as well.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 203 students
  • Average class size: 16 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded

Student Body

Total Students
203 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 51%
Students by Grade
Mt Calvary Lutheran School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
9 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size
16 students
Classroom Dress Code

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Tuition Notes
See our website for current tuition costs and details.
% on Financial Aid
Admissions Director
Dr. Steven Christopher
Admissions Associate
Ann Lovell


Total Sports Offered
5 sports


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
1 extracurricular
Arts and Music Programs:
piano or keyboard

School Notes

  • Mt. Calvary Lutheran school includes Pre-K, Elementary, and Junior High Campuses. We offer advanced math, computer skills and sports programs for all ages. We maintain our academic standards by providing our students with superior curriculum, technology-based instruction through our state-of-the art computer lab, in-class Chromebook tablets, and collaborative student assignments using Google Classroom. After school care is available to assist our working families and their busy schedules. Full time and part time preschool (age 2+) is available with academic training included for age appropriate care. We offer I-20 visiting students as well.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

What sports does Mt Calvary Lutheran School offer?
Mt Calvary Lutheran School offers 5 interscholastic sports: Basketball, Cheering, Flag Football, Track and Field and Volleyball.
When is the application deadline for Mt Calvary Lutheran School?
The application deadline for Mt Calvary Lutheran School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (7 reviews)
My children attended Mt. Calvary and were beyond prepared for their high school experiences. Mt. Calvary prepared them in writing, math, critical thinking and motivation. I cannot praise this school enough. They also learned the importance of faith and confidence.
- Posted by
We decided to have our kids attend Mt. Calvary 7 years ago and have been there ever since. It was the best decision we've ever made! The kids LOVE the school so much that they look forward to going each morning. We love the family first environment. The academic & Christian education is top notch. These students can compete against any in the nation. The staff cares about the students so much it is heartwarming. Plus the new Principal is very proactive at doing everything he can to improve the school even though at this time I can't think of anything it needs to improve on. We HIGHLY recommend this school.
- Posted by
My daugher and son have been attending Mt. Calvary since pre-school. My main focus was to bring them up in a good Christian School with strong academics. Everything that I`d hoped for them to have is exactly what they get. Wonderful "Christ-Centered" academics that have continued to astound my husband and I. When we see where they are academically compared to friends and family in the same grade it blows us away. The teachers put in so much of their time with these kids to make sure they are getting the most out their learning. We love the smaller class sizes, so that our children have more of a persolized education. We are extremely grateful and happy to have Mt. Calvary and these special teachers in our lives.
- Posted by
Both our kids were positioned for success after graduating from Mt Calvary. They were well prepared for high school socially and academically. Mt Calvary uses rigorous educational standards and spiritual grounding to help parents raise strong, independent kids, ready for life's challenges!
- Posted by
Our daughter began at Mt. Calvary Lutheran in Diamond Bar as a preschooler. We were referred by close friends whose children had graduated and gone on to be high school valedictorians. From the moment we were greeted for the introductory tour we knew our daughter was going to be in the right place. She is now a second grader and has blossomed into a little girl that is confident in her faith, academics, and social skills. If you can imagine tenured teachers that have been teaching at this school for years with class sizes that average 15 students then you've imagined Mt. Calvary. I look forward to the future and what it holds in respect to my daughter's ongoing education at this school.
- Posted by
My four year old son is finishing his first year at Mt Calvary's preschool. We had him go twice a week / half day. I'm amazed at what he has learned in that short amount of time. I would definitely say it is not baby sitting. He is being taught kindergarten curriculum in math and writing. I see him more advanced going into kinder then his sibling did two years ago (went to a different preschool). I've also been impressed with their constant teaching of the bible and how it's integrated in daily lessons. My son has grown academically as well as spiritually. As a result, we've decided to enroll both our kids into their k-8 program next year.Update: Kids are loving their school and friends! I would say I have found the curriculum to be much more advanced then at the public school. My second grader has had to catch up a bit, but is doing really well. I love the staff and families that attend. Everyone is so happy and friendly. It's really a "community" feeling. I also like the enrichment programs they offer afterschool; my kids are taking piano right after school!
- Posted by
We love Mt Calvary Lutheran School. The academic program is impressive. The staff and administration provide a pro-gram that is seamless and focused. Learning is taught in an environment that promotes critical thinking across the educational spectrum. My children are taught Christian character values, self reliance, accountability, time management skills, and research skills in addition to the academic program. The skills my Daughters learn at Mt Calvary were immediately recognized by their high school teachers at Cal Poly and are in force today in their everyday life.... Two Valedictorians and one Salutatorian! You can't do that at a Unified School District! Peter P
- Posted by

Endorse Mt Calvary Lutheran School. Endorsements should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
  • Academic or athletic awards
Endorse this school:

Recent Articles

Why Do Private Schools Get a Bad Rap?
Why Do Private Schools Get a Bad Rap?
The article encourages readers to look beyond stereotypes and consider the unique qualities each private school offers.
Unlocking the Future: The Power of STEAM Education
Unlocking the Future: The Power of STEAM Education
In this article we look at the benefits of a STEAM education, highlighting its interdisciplinary approach, the subjects involved, and the value it brings to students.
6 Schools and Their Beginnings
June 11, 2024
6 Schools and Their Beginnings
This article explores the rich histories of several prestigious schools in the United States, including the Allen-Stevenson School, Lycée Français de New York, Catherine Cook School, Shattuck-St. Mary's School, and The Spence School. It explores their origins, founders, growth, philosophies, and enduring legacies, highlighting their commitment to academic excellence and progressive education principles.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 203 students
  • Average class size: 16 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Request Information

Did You Know?

The average private school tuition in Los Angeles County, CA is $16,607 for elementary schools and $21,500 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Los Angeles County, CA is 83% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

Quick Links