Welcome to our school! For over 30 years, St Philip Lutheran School (SPLS) has been an integral part of the ministry of St Philip Lutheran Church. Serving Preschool through 8th grade students and their parents in the tri-valley area and beyond, SPLS strives to foster the development of the whole child–intellectual, creative, spiritual and physical–in an atmosphere of high standards for social responsibility. SPLS employs proven curricula from Core Knowledge and a small student to teacher ratio to partner with Christian parents in, “training up their children in the way they should go …” (Proverbs 22:6).

Mission

1. KNOW HIM – We will study the Bible, so that we not only know what the Bible says, but also strive to understand His Word well enough to explain it to others and to follow His Word as a guide in our daily lives.

2. LOVE HIM – We should demonstrate our love for Him through worship and service to Him. We serve Him by using our time and talents to work in our congregation, school and community, helping in any way we can – living His Word.

3. SHARE HIM – We as a congregation and as individuals will reach out to our surrounding community to bring the love of Christ to those who don’t know Him, to people who do know Him but have no church home, as well as the souls we touch through missions sponsored abroad.

Philosophy

At St Philip Lutheran School, we believe an education centered in Christian values, incorporating a rich breadth of challenging classical curriculum, cultivates lifelong learners who are well developed in heart and mind, and who become positive, responsible citizens. Our instruction includes daily prayer and weekly chapel.

The SPLS student:

  • listens and responds potently and respectfully;
  • speaks and writes effectively;
  • utilizes technology competently and responsibly;
  • resolves conflicts with fairness and goodwill, applying Christian values.

SPLS classes include:

  • reading, writing, math, history and science at every grade level;
  • physical education;
  • Spanish;
  • music and art.

Accreditation

St Philip Lutheran School is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).