Zion is an accredited program with an outstanding reputation for academics, community and service in your San Francisco community. The individual attention and limited class size, combined with the certified and experienced faculty members, shape the learning environment for your child.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Students: 153 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $8,250
  • Average class size: 16 students
  • Application Deadline: Dec. 31 / rolling

Top Rankings

Zion Lutheran School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in California for:

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Attribute
School History

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
Year Founded
1947

Student Body

Total Students
153 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
82%
State avg.: 48%
Students by Grade
Zion Lutheran School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
14 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
40%
Average Class Size
16 students

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Dec. 31 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Financial assistance is available.
Admissions Director
Mary Lum

Sports

Total Sports Offered
5 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
16 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Academic Chess, Engineering for Kids, Mad Science, Mandarin Chinese Class, Math Counts, Pre-engineering with Legos, Student Council, Tech Club/Robotics, Yearbook Club

Arts and Music Programs:
Handbell Choir, Music lessons, Spring Musical: on-stage & back-stage

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Basketball, Cross Country, Track and Field, Volleyball

School Notes

  • Zion Lutheran School, kindergarten through eighth grade in an academically oriented, caring, Christian setting.
  • At Zion Lutheran School, we work to develop each student individually so that they can become an active Christian; an academically proficient learner; a culturally empowered young person; and a healthy individual.
  • Zion maintains a strong emphasis on exceptional academics in all foundational curriculum. This foundation is supplemented with many other classroom programs, such as: 6-8 Spanish, K-8 computer education, and high school level advanced math for those eligible.
  • Zion also offers many programs that work together with classroom instruction to complete the education of the whole child. These programs include: extensive after-school programs, interscholastic athletic programs, academic competitions and tournaments, musical education and performances, an annual spring musical, grades 4-8 Outdoor Education, and more.
  • Please contact Mary Lum, Admissions Director, for more information and for the opportunity to come meet our faculty and staff! 415-221-7500 / admissions@zionsf.org
Profile last updated: 08/26/2021

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Students: 153 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $8,250
  • Average class size: 16 students
  • Application Deadline: Dec. 31 / rolling

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The average private school tuition in San Francisco, CA is $22,593 for elementary schools and $33,000 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in San Francisco, CA is 67% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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