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Fast Facts

Year Founded
Principal and Director of Education
Tammy Kirkpatrick
Assistant Principal
Kris Olson, National Distinguished Principal & 2015 Principal of the Year
Enrollment:  327
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): 12
Primary School (Kindergarten to grade 4): 180 
Intermediate School:  62
Middle School:  73
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)
2017-2018 School Board
Linda Schwarzkopf, Schools Trustee
Steve D'Anjou, Chairperson
Laura Darke, Secretary
Kelli Rea, Board Member
Karen Skaff, Board Member
Randal Snyder, Board Member
Andrew Sokolowski, Board Member
Bill Hurst, Senior Pastor and Mission Director
Tammy Kirkpatrick, Principal and Director of Education
Kris Olson, Assistant Principal
Shirley Becker, Director of Early Education
Sue Colagiovanni, PTF Co-President
Steph Nuruki, PTF Co-President