St Paul's First Lutheran School

St Paul's First Lutheran School Photo #1 - Children at St. Paul's enjoy a safe, secure, and comfortable environment to learn and play with Christian classmates where Christian love, respect, personal responsibility are standard.
St Paul's First Lutheran School Photo #2 - A full time Director of Music leads an excellent instructional music program for students in all grades. Beyond the comprehensive music curriculum, students have the opportunity to participate in choir, band, handbells, and piano lessons.
St Paul's First Lutheran School Photo #3 - Investigative and hands-on Science are part of the well rounded curriculum at St. Paul's School. Upper grade students are challenged with robotics and programming activities.
St Paul's First Lutheran School Photo #4 - Young artists in all grade levels are given weekly opportunities to be creative and expressive in a variety of art mediums.
St Paul's First Lutheran School Photo #5 - The foundation of the school educational program is the truth and promises of God's Word found in the Bible. Jesus Christ is at the center of all teaching and learning in and out of the classroom.
St Paul's First Lutheran School Photo #6 - Professional artist, Gerald Brommer, recently taught a unit on oil painting to the Junior High students. Striving for excellence is a key component to the success of St. Paul's students.
St Paul's First Lutheran School Photo #7 - Competitive athletics for boys and girls is offered in all seasons. Basketball, flag football, softball, volleyball, baseball, and track and field are the primary team programs. St. Paul's teams participate in an area Christian league and a Southern California Lutheran school association.
St Paul's First Lutheran School Photo #8 - Student field trips to enhance and enrich every child's educational experience are taken in all grade levels. Upper elementary students venture to Catalina Island. Junior High students enjoy a winter camp at Lake Arrowhead and a week long trip to Washington, D.C. and the surrounding area. Local trips include Van Nuys Airport, the Getty Villa and Griffith Observatory.
  • Our mission at St. Paul's is to assist parents in providing children with a Christ-centered education promoting spiritual, emotional, social and academic growth; equipping them for life and eternity as redeemed children of God.
  • The purpose of St. Paul's School is to support parents in bringing up children in the training and instruction of the Lord preparing them for works of service for God and all people around them.
  • Our goal at St. Paul's School is to be the best in all we do: that everything we do is Biblical, excellent, service-minded, and together.

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School Overview

Religious AffiliationWisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Year Founded1947
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program Cost$1,800
Summer Program Cost Notes$200 per week-parents choose the number of weeks.

Student Body

Total Students127 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 45%
Students by Grade St Paul's First Lutheran School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers11 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio12:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size13 students

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineMay. 1
Yearly Tuition Cost$8,350
Tuition Notesdiscounts for multiple children
% on Financial Aid
Admissions DirectorRendy Koeppel
Admissions AssociateSantiago Botero


Total Sports Offered6 sports
SportsBasketball, Flag Football, Soccer, Softball, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballFlag Football,
Track and FieldVolleyball,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.8 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Chess Club

Arts and Music Programs:
Advanced Band, After School Art, Beginner Band, Choir, Hand Chimes, Handbells, Musicals

School Notes

To expedite an application for enrollment be prepared to submit the following: 
  • Enrollment application
  • Previous report card
  • Student's standardized test scores
  • Principal or teacher referral

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School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (4 reviews)
St. Paul's is a great school. I have a child in 2nd and 4th grade. They both love the school and don't want to go to anywhere else. It is a great place to send your child if you are looking for a great staff who sincerely care about your child and want to see them succeed. You get the feeling of family when you walk in the gates. It is the right size school that your child will never get lost in translation. Great place to make great memories.
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There isn't enough space here for me to list everything I love about St. Paul's First Lutheran School. I will quote from their School Handbook, page 4: "The Word assures us that every person is God's special creation for whom God has a special purpose." It is this spiritual principle that guides the staff as they interact uniquely with each child at St. Paul's. God's Word is the basis of everything they do; my kids have been extremely blessed by people for whom teaching is not only a gift, but a calling. Our daughter went to St. Paul's Preschool and was well-prepared for Kindergarten and beyond. She's now in 4th grade and is following her brother, who is in 6th grade, through the school's excellent academic, music, sports and Christian studies programs. The Principal is a Godly leader with a servant's heart. Every teacher has exceeded my expectations, and understands my kids in a way that is only possible with God's Word as their rock-solid foundation. And by putting scripture into practice, students are taught to "love your neighbor as yourself." Accordingly, the kids are respectful and polite, both to adults and to each other. I highly recommend this fun, safe, nurturing and spiritually enriching environment to anyone looking for a place for their children to learn.
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St. Paul's is great if you want your child to grow in academics, build character, and participate in sports and music in a safe, community oriented school. The best part is that the students are relaxed and able to enjoy their childhood.
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I have a student going into 2nd grade and another entering the 4 year old kindergarten class this year. The teachers are excellent and continuously go above and beyond to assist their students. The school is a great size and has a family feeling. The music program is wonderful and they have lots of athletics. Overall this is a great school for a family looking for a solid academic, Christian experience.
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