A Message from the Principal

Principal’s Message

Welcome to GLS!

Grace Lutheran School is a WASC accredited school and offers an exceptional Christ-centered educational program that is designed to help students find their academic strengths, deepen their faith in Jesus Christ, and develop a lifelong commitment to learning and service.

Grace is blessed with a dedicated staff, each of whom are committed to academic excellence and building Christ-like character in our students. We strive to offer a variety of learning experiences that will inspire innovative thinkers and confident lifelong learners. We believe that each of our students is equipped with God given gifts, and we offer a variety of opportunities for students to discover their potential. Students in every grade level benefit from a challenging academic program that develops fundamental skills in reading, mathematics, religion, writing, science, and social studies, as well as STEAM, art, music, computers, foreign language, and physical education. Students are encouraged to participate in a wide range of extra-curricular activities including: competitive athletics, concert band, and student leadership. It is our mission to partner with parents to provide an excellent education along with caring teachers, small class sizes, and the opportunity to form lasting friendships.

Parents are encouraged to become involved in their child’s educational experiences, such as field trips, classroom parties, and other school activities. We understand that educating a child takes teamwork. It is important that parents and teachers work together to provide the best education possible. Above all, our goal is to teach children to seek the Kingdom of God and to glorify Him in all we do. We firmly believe in Proverbs 22:6, “Train up a child in the way he should go, and when his is old he will not turn from it.” We strive not only to instill Christ-like character in our students, but also to train them how to apply scriptures to their daily lives.

It is a privilege and a blessing to serve as the principal of such an outstanding, family oriented, school and to be part of what extraordinary things God is doing here at Grace! We invite you to visit our school, meet our teachers, attend our school chapels, and explore our curriculum. I know that selecting a school is an important decision, and we look forward to serving you and welcoming you into the Grace Family. Please feel free to contact our school office at 714-899-1600 if you have any questions that we can answer.


Darin Zylstra

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