St Johns Lutheran School

St Johns Lutheran School Photo #1 - Raising the American and Christian flags to begin the day at St. John's Lutheran School.
  • St Johns Lutheran School serves 625 students in grades Nursery/Preschool-8 and is a member of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) and the National Lutheran Schools Accreditation.
  • The student:teacher of St Johns Lutheran School is 19:1 and the school's religious affiliation is African Methodist Episcopal.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
National Lutheran Schools Accreditation
Religious AffiliationAfrican Methodist Episcopal
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-8
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Awards Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2008

Student Body

Total Students625 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 45%
Students by Grade St Johns Lutheran School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio19:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size24 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Polo shirt and Khaki or black pants)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$6,700
Tuition NotesOther fees include a registration fee, assessment fee, and a capital use fee.
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant$2,000
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorPatrice Appold


Total Sports Offered4 sports
SportsBasketball, Flag Football, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballFlag Football,
Track and FieldVolleyball,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.5 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Knowledge Bowl, Math Counts Team, Student Council 4th-8th Grade

Arts and Music Programs:
Oral Language 4th-8th Grade, Student Worship Team - RISC - 7th-8th Grade

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Bakersfield
    Grades: PK-8 | 773 students
    5 miles
    4901 California Ave
    Bakersfield, CA 93309
    5 PK-8
  • Bakersfield
    Olive Knolls Christian School
    (Church of the Nazarene)
    Grades: PK-8 | 420 students
    7.2 miles
    6201 Fruitvale
    Bakersfield, CA 93308
    7.2 PK-8
  • Bakersfield
    St Francis Parish School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 325 students
    6.1 miles
    2516 Palm St
    Bakersfield, CA 93304
    6.1 PK-8
  • Agoura Hills
    Grades: PK-5 | 159 students
    84.9 miles
    27400 Canwood Street
    Agoura Hills, CA 91301
    84.9 PK-5
  • La Jolla
     Stella Maris Academy
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: K-8 | 174 students
    201.4 miles
    7654 Herschel Ave
    La Jolla, CA 92037
    201.4 K-8

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (3 reviews)
I have 2 daughters at St John`s and my experience so far is wonderful. Not only academics are great but also the environment, the kids, the parents. I fell they are safe in the school and love that when problems arise you are surrounded by parents and teachers that are on the same page. I love to talk with well educated parents that value educated for their sons and daughter as much as I do.
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Bro Im in 7th Grade and my experience so far has been amazing. It has great teachers and parent helpers. I have seen many teachers go and many come for example Mrs. Engleking and Mrs. Wingle and our newest Mr. Longmire
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This school offers the perfect combination of high academic standards and accountability to kids at a very young age while making it fun and not losing site that kids still need to be kids. The facilities including the children's center are always clean and staffed with qualified good hearted individuals. I have a daughter finishing up the first grade and a baby boy in the child care center. Worth every penny and more to have the piece of mind that my kids are in good hands!
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The average private school tuition in California is $11,437 for elementary schools and $19,936 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in California is 84% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).