St. John`s Lutheran School is located in the community of Old Towne Orange.
We are a private, Christian school that offers learning opportunities for children preschool through Grade 8. Enrollment is open to students of all faiths, nationalities and ethnic origins.
Our current enrollment is 650 students Kindergarten Grade 8 and 130 students in Preschool. We have a long history in Christian education dating back to 1883.
Our location provides a safe and nurturing learning environment on a very attractive campus.
Our caring and loving faculty and staff provide quality instruction in an environment that recognizes each student as a special and unique child of God.
We offer 1:1 iPads K-8.  All classrooms equipped with Flat Screens and Apple TV.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 851 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $7,900
  • Average class size: 25 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

St. John's Lutheran School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in California for:

Category
Attribute
School History

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Mild Learning Differences
Year Founded
1883

Student Body

Total Students
851 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
38%
State avg.: 49%
Students by Grade
St. John's Lutheran School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
40 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
75%
Average Class Size
25 students
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
Uniforms

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Payment plans available
Admissions Director
Jodi Holte
Endowment Size
$2 million

Sports

Total Sports Offered
6 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
7 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Scouting Program

Arts and Music Programs:
Art K-8, Band, Choir, Kids Musical Theater, On-campus Conservatory

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Intramural Athletics Grs. 5-8

School Notes

  • It is through dynamic instruction in all academic areas that our students develop their God-given talents and gain the basic life skills to continue their education experience at high school and beyond. Daily learning experiences nurture the whole child in the following areas: spiritual, cognitive, emotional, social, physical and aesthetic. St. John`s Lutheran School is here to partner with parents for the purpose of equipping students to make a difference in the world in which we live.Our school is committed to providing students with a learning environment where they learn about Christ`s saving promise and experience firsthand the love of Jesus Christ. We are here to equip students with the knowledge and skills that will help them lead productive lives within our community. Lives that make a difference in our city, state, country and world!
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does St. John's Lutheran School cost?

St. John's Lutheran School's tuition is approximately $7,900 for private students.

What sports does St. John's Lutheran School offer?

St. John's Lutheran School offers 6 interscholastic sports: Basketball, Cheering, Flag Football, Lacrosse, Track and Field and Volleyball.

What is St. John's Lutheran School's ranking?

St. John's Lutheran School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in California for: Largest student body and Oldest founding date.

When is the application deadline for St. John's Lutheran School?

The application deadline for St. John's Lutheran School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

School Reviews

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Both of my children have attended St. John's since kindergarten. One is now a freshman in high school and says her classes are so easy. One is in the outstanding middle school now. St. John's has prepared them for life with strong academic skills and a strong set of Christian values. The facilities are above par, super clean and constantly being updated. The teachers and staff are caring and get to know each child as an individual. My children have completely different learning styles and personalities. They both love their school and each one has been accommodated with their learning styles in the classroom. There are plenty of opportunities for me to get involved with my kids at school. An after school sports program, academic enrichment activities, music lessons, and tutoring program offered by the school are great incentives for the parents. The principal is amazing and has made great strides in keeping St. John's one of the best schools in the area by improving curriculum and overall student growth. As a parent I feel the investment that I have made in my child's education at St. John's is one of the best decisions I have made. I feel they are safe, cared for and they are receiving a superior education in a prestigious school setting.
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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 851 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $7,900
  • Average class size: 25 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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