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Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran School, West Hills:
Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran School is a pre-K to sixth grade private school in West Hills in the West San Fernando Valley Region of Los Angeles. Opened nearly 50 years ago, Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran School has a proud history of educating children in a small, nurturing environment with high academic standards. Students go on to some of LA's best secondary programs. The curriculum at Shepherd of the Valley provides children with a sound foundation in all core subject areas. Graduating students are well-prepared for middle school, private or public. Shepherd of the Valley provides an environment in which children develop strong moral character.

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Each year, our 6th grade graduates move on to the region’s top public middle schools - gaining acceptance to prestigious programs for high achievers. Additionally, many are accepted to the area’s most prominent private schools.

Accreditations:

Shepherd of the Valley is fully accredited by the Schools Commission of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) and also by the ELEA (Evangelical Lutheran Education Association).

About Us:
A close relationship between church and school allows Shepherd of the Valley's students to receive the best in religious faith formation. Through classroom religious instruction, weekly chapel worship, and units taught by the pastors, students are taught the basics of our Christian faith, as well as its practical application to their everyday life. Through service learning, children at Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran School learn the value of helping others and learn to appreciate and value the differences among individuals. Class size is limited to 20 students.

We admit students of any race, color, and national or ethnic origin into all the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to students at our school.Class size is limited to 20 students. Our active Parent-Teacher Fellowship (PTF) provides numerous opportunities to get involved - improving our school and often forging friendships that span the years. Our teachers and staff are passionate about instilling a love of learning in your child that will last a lifetime.

Our Mission:

The mission of Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran School is to provide a program of academic excellence in a caring Christian community.

Our Philosophy:
Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran School is a unique educational community where the staff, students and parents share the love of the Lord and God's Word. Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran School provides our students the opportunity to grow in faith. We, in cooperation with the home, commit to recognize each child's God given potential, to guide each child, to appreciate their abilities and to provide experiences that will allow each to fulfill their spiritual, emotional, educational, social and physical needs.

Education Programs (Pre-K-6th Grade):


- Preschool program
:  We provide a safe, nurturing environment where the uniqueness of each child is recognized and respected.

- Elementary School program (K-6):  We provide a program of academic excellence in a Christian environment for K-6th grade students.

* Subjects include:  Religion, Language Arts (Reading, Writing & English), Math, Phonics & Spelling, Science, Social Studies, Handwriting, Physical Education, Spanish, Music, Art & Technology.

* Standardized Testing program:  The Stanford Achievement Test (SAT 10) is given each spring to students in grades 2-6 and the Otis Lennon School Ability Test is given to students in grades 1-6.

* Students attend weekly chapel.
* Sports program.
* Extended before & afterschool care programs.

Student Testimonials:

"I like that at SOV all the teachers are nice and fun. They really teach you things and make all problems solved. I love that all the grades are connected and everyone is friends. I love that the school makes everything fun, and the teachers do really fun things. I love that the sixth graders have certain responsibilities in chapel and for the flags. It's cool that we get to have sugar babies and go whale watching. I also love that it's not just sixth grade that does fun stuff, but the whole school, including the teachers." - Grace, 6th Grade.

" I like Shepherd of the Valley because it is a very safe place, but I have other reasons, too. A second reason is that all of the staff is very helpful. There are great teachers, too. SOV has an amazing principal. She even ate lunch on the roof! The biggest reason that a child should come here is because we get to praise God every day and feel loved." - Bryan, 3rd Grade.

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Address: Kittridge Street, West Hills, Los Angeles, 91307, San Fernando Valley, California , USA
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