Wisconsin Lutheran High School

330 N. Glenview Avenue
Milwaukee , WI 53213
Tel: (414)453-4567 Ext. 2192
  • Wisconsin Lutheran High School (WLHS) is a prestigious, multi-ethnic, Christian boarding and day school located in the outer limits of the largest city in Wisconsin, Milwaukee and 1.5 hour drive from Chicago, Illinois.
  • The school offers 135 courses, including 15 AP and College Credit courses, a large selection of high school and college dual credit online courses, and options to take courses at a local liberal arts college.
  • Teachers with advanced degrees specializing in their fields challenge students through a rigorous curriculum focusing on 21st century learning objectives, student-centered instruction, critical thinking, and authentic assessments.
  • Faith based values creates an environment of safety, positive peer pressure, and acceptance of the unique characteristics and talents of all students.
  • Focusing on preparing future leaders, WLHS rounds out student academic life with award winning sports teams and fine arts programs, successful leadership and volunteer organizations, and over 40 clubs and competitive academic teams.
  • Eight international and nine USA volunteer trips a year provide cross-cultural education and leadership opportunities equipping students to make an impact in their world.
  • Graduates attend top ranked US and worldwide colleges and universities.

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Definition of Terms 
2018 School Data
Wisconsin LutheranBoarding School Avg.
School FocusCollege PrepCollege Preparatory
Grades Offered9-12, PG9-12
School TypeCo-edCo-ed
ADD/ADHD SupportYesYes
Supports Learning Differences (LD)YesYes
Religious AffiliationChristianNon-denominational
Year Founded19031910
Campus Size13 acres100 acres

Student Body

Enrollment775 students318 students
% Students of Color
40%
22%
% International Students
7%
20%
% Students Boarding
10%
66%
Average SAT Score1269* National Avg. »View
Offers Post-Grad YearYesNo

Academics and Faculty

Saturday ClassesNoNo
Classroom Dress CodeCasualCasual
Average Class Size19 students12
*National School Avg. » 20
Teacher : Student Ratio1:131:7
# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered1517
ESL Courses OfferedYesYes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree
66%
70%
Summer Program OfferedYesYes

Finances

Endowment Size$13 million$20 million
Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$22,750
(9,500 Residence Fee )
$54,800
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
n/a$30,000
% Students on Financial Aid
75%
37%
Merit Scholarships OfferedYesNo

Admission

Application DeadlineJan. 31 / Apr. 1 / rollingJan. 15
Accepts Standardized ApplicationYesNo
SSAT RequiredNoYes
Acceptance Rate
70%
55%
Director of AdmissionsBrad Wetzel , USA Admissions
Tamara Leyrer, International
Associate Director of AdmissionsEric Duwe, International Admis

Course Listings

List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses

AP / Advanced Courses

# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered1517
CoursesAdvanced Accounting AP Biology AP Chemistry AP Calculus AB AP Calculus BC AP Computer Science Principles AP Economics AP English Composition AP English Literature AP Physics AP Psychology AP Statistics AP U.S. History Introduction to Engineering Design P, Principles of Engineering Design

Sports

# Interscholastic Sports Offered115
SportsTennis

College Matriculation

Year: 10 Most Popular College Choices  (# Enrolled)
Link to Matriculation Data

School Notes

  • Over 100 year tradition of excellence in college preparation academics and fine arts with an award winning music program including 7 choirs, 4 bands, many musical ensembles, 2 major drama productions a year, and 3 large scale concerts  
  • Over 40 co-curricular clubs, sports teams, competitive academic teams, and music choices  
  • 81% of AP student test scores receive qualifying scores for college credit 
  • Diversity in student body celebrated and part of mission statement 
  • WWW Volunteer Organization mobilizes over 120 students into volunteer and problem solving real life experiences locally, in the USA and worldwide 
  • Project Lead the Way Engineering  Program - completion in program with qualifying scores gains colllege credit with US News and World Report ranked Milwaukee School of Engineering 
  • Excellent college counseling Guidance Department 
  • LD types supported: Yes
  • Wisconsin Lutheran High School accreditations: National Council of Private School Accreditation;Wisconsin Religious and Independent Schools Accreditation; WELS School Accredit

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