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First Lutheran Church / Preschool

905 Atlantic Ave
Long Beach, CA 90813

(562) 435-0777


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Christian based developmental preschool with nutritious meals. Hours 6:30 AM to 6:00 PM Ages 2 years to 5 years old

Philosophy & Approach

School Philosophy

General Approach to Learning: Play-Based, Teacher-Led

Curriculum & Teaching Approach

Learning Philosophy & Tools

  Play- based mostly teacher led not formally in curriculum conducive environment
Oral language  
Nursery rhymes, poems, songs  
Storybook reading  
Emerging literacy skills  
Cognitive development
Math & number sense
Time & space
Sci. reasoning/physical world
Visual arts
Physical activity
Other subjects taught Jesus Time is an important part of the curriculum, each week has a new Bible story so the children can learn of God's loveFirat . And the children go to chapel every Wednesday morning.

From the Director:

We believe that every child, regardless of race or religion, should have the opportunity to develop to their fullest potential in every area of development. We believe it is important to provide hands-on activities and learning experiences through play at each level of a child's development to enhance their excitement for learning.

Home-School Connection

Parents Say They are Encouraged to:

  • Hold social events at the school to build community
  • Fundraise
  • Are able to visit the school anytime we want
  • Go on field trips
  • Volunteer in the classroom

Modes of Communication

  • Notes
  • Phone Calls
  • Voice Mail
  • Email
  • Special Meetings
  • Drop-Off
  • Pick-Up


Separation is Handled through:

  • Pre-entry meetings with parents at school