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First Lutheran School

First Lutheran School is a coeducational private American Evangelical Lutheran Church traditional school for students in grades Kindergarten through 8.

Institution Type: Private Setting: Urban

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Overview

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First Lutheran School, established in 1957, is owned and operated by First Evangelical Lutheran Church of Torrance. First Lutheran is fully accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) and provides instruction in all subjects required by the State of California. In addition, First Lutheran's daily curriculum includes enrichment courses in vocal music, religion and computer technology. The First Lutheran teaching philosophy includes critical thinking, cooperative learning skills, and the Open Court approach to reading. Our goals are to provide a caring environment to our school and the community, to prepare students intellectually with a strong academic program, and to nurture children and families in the Christian faith. First Lutheran offers a first-rate Christian education where Christ is taught in the classroom and where the Christian principles of love and forgiveness are taught and practiced in every arena of school life. A high level of parent involvement is found at every grade level throughout the school. First Lutheran School, rooted in Christian faith and the assurance of God's grace, provides our diverse community of children a quality education, preparing them to participate in the world through lives of service and leadership. First Lutheran School, established in 1957, is owned and operated by First Evangelical Lutheran Church of Torrance. First Lutheran is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) and provides instruction in all subjects required by the State of California. First Lutheran's daily curriculum includes enrichment courses in vocal music, religion and computer technology. The First Lutheran teaching philosophy includes critical thinking, cooperative learning skills, and the Open Court approach to reading. Our goals are to provide a caring environment to our school and the community, to prepare students intellectually with a strong academic program, and to nurture children and families in the Christian faith. First Lutheran offers a first-rate Christian education where Christ is taught in the classroom and where the Christian principles of love and forgiveness are taught and practiced in every arena of school life. A high level of parent involvement is found at every grade level throughout the school. First Lutheran School, rooted in Christian faith and the assurance of God's grace, provides our diverse community of children a quality education, preparing them to participate in the world through lives of service and leadership.

Finance

Finance

Private schools, including parochial and boarding, are funded through tuition and fees. The cost varies from school to school, but most families pay tuition to attend them. Many private schools offer financial aid or discounts, so it's worthwhile to ask about these options.

Admissions

Admissions
Phone
  (310) 320-9920
Email
  ammentorps@flchurch.org

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 380
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
Transitional KG 12
Kindergarten 42
1 44
2 49
3 40
4 43
5 34
6 44
7 34
8 38

First Lutheran School's relatively even enrollment profile may offer insights into student retention rates, local population changes, real estate costs, and the accessibility of alternative educational options. to find out more about the specific factors influencing First Lutheran School's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 17 : 1
Gender 48% Male / 52% Female
Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 45%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 3%
Multi-racial 5%
Hispanic/Latino 4%
Black or African American 4%
Asian 39%

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