Epiphany Lutheran School is a part of the ministry of Epiphany Lutheran Church on Lincoln Place in Brooklyn. The elementary school got its start in 1961 under the leadership of Rev. William Henry Schiemann, the fourth pastor of Epiphany. The junior high school was built in 1976 and the high school in 1978. Pastor Schiemann retired in 1985 while Epiphany Lutheran School was the largest Lutheran school in the country.
One of the requirements for admission to Epiphany Lutheran School is proof of baptism or a certificate of dedication and a letter of recommendation from your church pastor stating that your child is on the path to being baptized at some time in the future. Students are also expected to attend church services on a weekly basis.
School life at Epiphany Lutheran School is rich and rewarding for students of all ages. There are plenty of activities every day of the week. Flag Day is celebrated every year on June 14th. Students also celebrate African-American history and participate in Bible Bees. School assemblies are held throughout the year. There are also graduation ceremonies for Pre-K students, Grade 8 students, and students who completed the 12th grade.
Epiphany offers several enrichment programs. These include:
- Technology and Computer
These classes are available at least once a week to students up through grade 8.
Students at Epiphany have a wide array of extracurricular activities including sports. A before school program and an after school program are also available.
Epiphany Lutheran School attempts to instill Christian values in students throughout the educational process.