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Fast Facts



Year Founded



Principal and Director of Education

Tammy Kirkpatrick -

Principal of the Year by the Evangelical Lutheran Education Association,

the national schools organization of the ELCA and the

2019 National Distinguished Principal of the Year.


Assistant Principal

Kris Olson -
National Distinguished Principal & 2015 Principal of the Year


Enrollment:  312 (10/14/2019)



First Lutheran provides an outstanding value in quality, private education.

Please contact our School Office at (310) 320-9920 for information on tuition for the current school year.


Student Community

Transitional Kindergarten (TK): 14

Primary School (Kindergarten to grade 4): 179

Intermediate School:  62

Middle School:  57


Faculty Community

Transitional Kindergarten:  1 full-time teacher, 1 part-time aide

Primary School: 10 full-time teachers, 1 part-time teacher, and 2 part-time aides

Intermediate School: 4 full-time teachers

Middle School: 4 full-time teachers and 1 part-time teacher

Enrichment: 3 full-time teachers

Percentage of faculty credentialed: 91

Percentage of faculty with advanced degrees: 50


Campus Facilities

  • 22 classrooms
  • Computer lab
  • Library
  • Student store/bookstore
  • Sanctuary
  • Music room
  • New kitchen
  • Two multi-purpose rooms
  • Turf athletic field
  • Two full basketball courts & one half court
  • Two volleyball courts
  • Playground & play structure
  • Courtyard
  • Early Education Center



Western Association of Schools and Colleges



Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)

Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA)

California Association of Private School Organizations (CAPSO)