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Mission, Vision & Values

MISSION

First Lutheran School exists to provide affordable, high-quality education and experiences so that our students, their families and our employees may

  • Discover and nurture a love of learning
  • Deepen in faith and character
  • Develop their potential as confident, caring and capable people

We strive to inspire the people around us through education, example and experiences to reach their potential to lead happy, healthy and meaningful lives. 

VISION

It is our vision at First Lutheran School to be the model in the South Bay for delivering

  • Academic excellence
  • Faith-based education
  • Real-world support for the people we serve
 

CORE VALUES

Welcome

We greet people, ideas and situations with open arms and open hearts, accepting them with respect and without condemnation or prejudice.

Grace

We live in the confidence and gratitude for God’s infinite forgiveness and goodness.  Likewise, we strive to pay these gifts forward in being kind, good and forgiving.

Compassion

We seek to be sensitive to the needs of individuals and communities in our world.  Where there is suffering, we work to alleviate it through understanding, empathy and action.  Where there is joy, we readily in the celebration of others’ happiness.

Creativity

We value imagination and expression.  All in our community are encouraged to live dynamically, pursuing continual improvement through original and worthwhile contributions.

Courage

We resolve not to shrink in the face of adversity or uncertainty, but to face challenges physical and moral with fortitude and strength of character.

Integrity

In everything we do and believe, we aim to be consistent with and true to our core values.  We are committed to being truthful, trustworthy consistent in character in our actions, principles, expectations and outcomes.