As a new family to WPLS, we are happy to find a solid learning environment that motivates our daughter, yet allows her the joys of being a child. We are  grateful to be here and can relax knowing she is in good hands.

Jane Y., parent

General Information

  • Founded in: 1951

  • Accreditation: Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) and the National Lutheran School Accreditation Commission (NLSA)

  • Affiliation: Christian (The Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod) 

  • Principal: Mickey Angerman

  • School Mascot: Wildcats

Grades Served

Elementary School: K-5 grades

Middle School: 6-8 grades


Students: 400

School Hours

early drop off starting at 7:00am

Kindergarten: 8:25am - 2:45pm

Grades 1-3: 8:25am - 3:00pm

Grades 4-5: 8:25am - 3:10pm

Middle School: 8:25am - 3:15pm

Morning Extended Care: 7:00am-8:00am

Afternoon Extended Care: 3:10pm - 6:00pm


Number of faculty: 22 full time, 2 part time

Student to teacher ratio 

  • Average of students to homeroom teachers 22:1

  • Average of student to full time teachers 18:1

  • Average of students to all teachers 16:1

Average teaching experience: 22 years


  • 1951 - Founded as a ministry of West Portal Lutheran Church at Sloat Campus

  • 1957 - Haake Hall dedicated at Sloat Campus

  • 1974 - Expanded to Sunset Campus 

  • 1982 - Janssen Hall built at Sloat Campus

  • 2003 - Sunset Campus replaces old structures with modern new facility

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West Portal Lutheran School is a Kindergarten through 8th grade Parochial school in San Francisco, CA.

Sloat Campus (Gr. 4-8)

Sunset Campus (Gr. K-3)

200 Sloat Blvd

San Francisco, CA 94132


3101 Moraga Street

San Francisco, CA 94122


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