Admission FAQ

How much does it cost to attend Ascension Lutheran School?

The cost of tuition depends on the student’s grade level, the number of students attending per family, as well as church member or non-member status. Ascension Lutheran will gladly provide a tuition sheet for your reference via e-mail or answer your questions over the phone. Please contact the school at 310.371.3531 for specific information. Ascension Lutheran remains one of the more affordable private educational institutions in the local area.

What is the age requirement at Ascension Lutheran School?

A student entering kindergarten at Ascension must turn five years old prior to September 1st of the current school year. For example, kindergartners enrolling for the 2018-2019 school year must turn five years old by August 31st, of that year.

The same requirement exists for 1st grade as well. 1st grade students must turn six year before August 31st of the current school year. The age requirement is eliminated for grades 2 through 8.

Does my child need to take a test in order to enroll at Ascension Lutheran?

All new students, kindergarten through Grade 8, must test prior to acceptance at Ascension Lutheran. Kindergarten applicants will take a developmental test. If the student has already tested with an outside company like Chancy and Bruce Educational Resources, we will accept those official results in place of conducting the developmental screening at Ascension.

For Grades 1 through 8, we will conduct an assessment test prior to acceptance and placement of the student.

Why do I have to provide a School Recommendation Form from our previous school?

Ascension Lutheran School requires the Recommendation Form to be completed and sent to us from their previous school in order to be accurate in our placement of all new students.

What do I need to do to enroll my child at Ascension Lutheran?

– The first step is coming to take a tour. You can call the school office at 310.371.3531 or send an e-mail to the school office: School Office. A visit is the best way to evaluate the school and see if Ascension Lutheran is a good fit for your child and your family. If you are ready to apply, we will provide you with an application folder.

– Provide a completed Application and School Recommendation Form
– Schedule and complete your child’s testing/assessment appointment and pay the $50 testing fee
– Pay the annual Registration Fee
– Your child’s seat is now reserved in our classroom and we look forward to welcoming you to Ascension Lutheran!

How can I get more information about Ascension Lutheran School?

To receive more information about Ascension Lutheran School, you can contact the Admissions Director at
School Office or you can call the school office at 310.371.3531.

Does Ascension Lutheran accept international students?

Ascension Lutheran School in Torrance accepts international students if the student meets certain criteria. First, there must be available space in the desired classroom. Secondly, students must successfully complete the requirements for receiving the I-20 and for enrolling in Ascension. Please download the International Application Forms on the School Application Forms page for more information. You can also contact the school at 310.371.3531.