Zion Lutheran School

  • 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.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Other school association(s)
Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
National Lutheran Schools Accreditation
Religious AffiliationLutheran Church Missouri Synod
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Year Founded1947

Student Body

Total Students153 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
80%
State avg.: 44%
Students by GradeZion Lutheran School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio11:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
40%
Average Class Size16 students

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineDec. 31 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$8,250
Tuition NotesFinancial assistance is available.
Admissions DirectorMary Lum

Sports

Total Sports Offered5 sports
SportsBasketball, Cross Country, Fencing, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballCross Country,
FencingTrack and Field,
Volleyball

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

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