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Fast Facts

1957 Year Founded

Tammy Kirkpatrick Principal and Director of Education

National Distinguished Principal 2019 (NAESP-National Association of Elementary School Principals)
Principal of the Year 2019 (ELCA- Evangelical Lutheran Education Association)

Kris Olson Assistant Principal

National Distinguished Principal 2015 (NAESP)
Principal of the Year 2015 (ELCA)

Enrollment: 312 (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

Grade Student
Transitional Kindergarten (TK) 14
Primary School (Kindergarten to grade 4) 179
Intermediate School 62
Middle School 57

Faculty Community

Grade Faculty
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 (WASC)


  • Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
  • Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA)
  • California Association of Private School Organizations (CAPSO)