Jeff Schufreider, Principal 650-991-4673 ext 160
OUR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Lutheran Elementary School is dedicated to the philosophy of providing an
excellent Christian education for children.
Currently, Hope Lutheran Elementary School offers education for children
in Kindergarten through Sixth grade. Hope Lutheran School works
cooperatively with the Administration and Faculty of West Portal Lutheran School
which has operated a successful elementary and middle school since 1951.
school seeks close cooperation of home, school and church with the goal of
guiding young people to fulfill their purpose in life as educated, dedicated
School hours are 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Lutheran Church also operates a Pre-School to meet a community need
for quality Christian education and childcare.
The curriculum includes those subjects commonly taught in elementary
schools as set forth by the State of California.
A strong emphasis is placed on basic traditional academic subjects.
Report cards are issued four times a year, and Parent Teacher Conferences
are held twice a year. The Stanford Achievement Test is given annually to all
students in grades 1 and above.
As a Christian Day
School, the Christian faith and the Bible are taught in the classroom.
Students attend a weekly Chapel Service on Wednesday mornings.
A number of after-school enrichment activities provide the opportunity
for students to develop additional skills and pursue interests.
Examples include computer club, soccer basics, piano, and foreign
language. The school office can provide information on currently
that are part of the regular curriculum include numerous field trips.
In addition, the school operates a summer school.
Our faculty members are highly qualified.
They are credentialed teachers in California and certified by our
Lutheran Educational System of higher learning.
Each teacher is a dedicated servant in Christ who loves the Lord and His
Each year our students from grade 1 and above participate in the Stanford
Achievement Test in order to assess the academic progress of each student.
With the results of the test we are able to enhance the strengths and
address the weaknesses of each student. Our
students have scored above grade level on the national average for the past
All parents are members of the Parent-Teacher League which assists with
field trips, class parties, seminars, fundraising and evening programs.
AND AFTER SCHOOL CARE
Hope Lutheran Elementary School offers early morning supervision,
beginning at 7:00 a.m., and after school supervision until 6:00 p.m. Full-time morning care is $2.50 a day and full-time after
school care is $5.50 a day for the 2003-04 school year.
Students are expected to wear a uniform.
Parents will be provided price and purchase information.
breakfast and lunches are available every day in the school cafeteria. Children
may also bring their own lunches.
Parents/Guardians who contact the school for information will be invited
to attend a one-to-one conference and/or an Open House at which time a tour of
the school will be conducted. The
Elementary School Coordinator will be available to answer questions and assist
with the application process. Notification
regarding enrollment will be mailed within two weeks after application has been
All Kindergarten children
must be 5 years of age by December 2nd of the year of admittance.
Admissions are determined
by the number of openings available in each grade.
Evaluation of current Progress Reports (Report Cards) and Conduct
Evaluation determine admissions priorities.
Elementary School admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin
and does not discriminate in the administration of its educational policies,
admission policies, or other school programs.
Our Latest Elementary School Brochure is available online. Click on the link below to download it.
Elementary School Brochure.pdf
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