tuition & Fees

Affordable Christian Education

Thank you for your interest in St. John’s Lutheran School. It is our goal that through the application and enrollment process you will get to know and become familiar with St. John’s Lutheran Church and School.

St. John’s tuition is among the most competitive for a private Christian school in Orange County.

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St. John’s Lutheran School is here to partner with parents for the purpose of equipping students to make a difference in the world in which we live. Our school is committed to providing students with an environment where they learn about Christ’s saving promise and experience firsthand the love of Jesus Christ.

It is our sincere desire to make a quality Christian education accessible to those families who support our values, and who seek partnership with our school. St. John’s Lutheran School distributes tuition assistance to families based upon availability of funds and need for those funds. All tuition assistance applications are handled with strict confidence. Merit scholarships are unavailable at this time.

Financial Information

Tuition and Fee Information

All fees are non-refundable. Tuition is refundable only after a two week written notice of earlywithdrawal is received. Tuition will be refunded on a prorated basis calculated on the student’s last day of school.
*See Parent/StudentHandbook for complete information on Financial Requirements.


per student in 1 - 8. (Non-Refundable) New Student Registration Fee $475 per student K-8(Non-Refundable)

Three (3) Tuition Payment Plans are Available:

Annual Payment Plan

Full payment of yearly tuition is payable on or before August 7, 2020. A $35.00 late fee will apply and bepayable to FACTS, a Nelnet Company after August 14, 2020 or if a check is returned by the bank for non-payment.

Semi-Annual Payment Plan

Payment of tuition paid twice a year. Half of the yearly tuition is payable on or before August 10,2020. The second half is due on or before January 11, 2021. A $35.00 late fee will apply and be payable to FACTS, a Nelnet Companyfor each semester tuition payment made after August 17, 2020 and January 18, 2021 or if a check is returned by the bank for nonpayment.

*Families who chose the “Annual” or “Semi-Annual” Payment Plans are to make payments by the designated due date. If payment is not made within 7days of the due date, a $35 late fee will be assessed that month. Any family who has chosen the Annual or Semi-Annual Payment Plans and fails to makepayment within 30 days of the due date will be required to enlist in the “10 Month EFT Payment Plan.”

Monthly EFT Payment Plan

Tuition is divided into 10 equal monthly payments or 20 equal bi-monthly payments to be paid byElectronic Funds Transfer (EFT) or by credit card payable to FACTS, a Nelnet Company which will begin in August 2020 and end in May,2021. A $30.00 service fee will apply to each monthly tuition payment returned by the bank for non-payment. The EFT account willbe removed and full tuition will be due and payable when two (2) or more EFT’s are returned by the bank for non-payment.

Tuition Rates and Fees 2020 – 2021

*St. John’s Member Rate*

1 Child
$ 6,336
$ 6,468
$ 6,600
2 Children
3 Children
4 Children

*Non Member Rate*

1 Child
$ 7,296
$ 7,448
$ 7,600
2 Children
3 Children
4 Children

St. John’s is pleased to offer a “Ministry Partner” tuition discount of 30% per child to full-time employees at:CUI, Crean, OLu and other LCMS Congregations

Registration Fee
Kindergarten Readiness Screening
Earthquake Kit
Technology Fee/Yearbook
Included in Tuition
Special Program Fee
Grades 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8 for 2020-2021(TBD)

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