State

Minnesota

Number of Students

500 (20% international)

Grades

6-11

ESL Programs

St. Croix Lutheran High School

Private Boarding School – West St. Paul , Minnesota

Saint Croix Lutheran High School, founded in 1958 maintains the highest in academic standards. This private parochial high school provides challenging college prep curriculum that gives special attention to international students through ESL programs and full-time international advisors. International students love the location in the suburbs of Minneapolis, one of the largest and most progressive cities in the Midwest.

FACILITIES
On campus students have access to an award-winning chapel music performance space, a full gymnasium, a soccer/football stadium, a rubber track, a baseball/softball diamond,
a weight room, tennis courts, cross country paths to the Mississippi River, a video arts lab, and science laboratories. Saint Croix is also just a short walk to over 50 boutiques,
shops, and restaurants.

SPORTS AND ARTS
About 75% of students participate in at least one sport. Saint Croix competes in 24 different sports interscholastically. In addition, many students choose to join one of Saint Croix’s performing arts groups, like the Snow Fest Talent Show.

DORMITORIES AND STUDENT LIFE
The campus is located five minutes from downtown Saint Paul on thirty acres overlooking Lake Thompson. The on-campus student residences are fully equipped with double
room dormitories, a full cafeteria, laundry, computer lab and a professional student life staff; and they are a short walk to the gymnasium, workout room, music rooms, classrooms
and student commons.


Location
The City of West St. Paul borders the City of St. Paul. The two cities offer international high school students an abundance of culturally fun activities in and around St. Croix.

Area population: 20,000
City website: City of West St. Paul

Starting Dates
New students traditionally arrive around Mid-August.

Estimated Start Date: Late August
Estimated End Date: Late May

School Facts

Teachers with Advanced degrees

60%

Student Population

Co-Educational

Number of Students

500 (20% international)

Grades

6-11

Teacher/Student Ratio

1:13

Average Class Size

20

ESL Programs

Yes

IB Programs

No

Offer Diploma

Yes

School Uniform

No

Campus Size

30 Acres

Religious Affiliation

Lutheran

Foreign Languages

  • Chinese
  • German
  • Latin
  • Spanish

University Acceptance Rate

95%

Arts

  • Ceramics
  • Fundamentals of Art
  • Fundamentals of Drawing
  • Lettering and Printmaking
  • Painting and Sculpture

AP Courses

  • Biology
  • Calculus
  • Chemistry
  • English Literature and Composition
  • Music Theory
  • Psychology
  • Physics
  • Studio Art
  • US History

Sports

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Bowling
  • Cheerleading
  • Cross Country Running
  • Dance
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Hockey
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling

Extracurricular Activities & Clubs

  • Brass Ensemble
  • Business Club
  • Drama
  • Honor Choir
  • Jazz Band
  • Model United Nations
  • National Honor Society
  • Peer Leadership
  • Student Newspaper
  • Theater
  • Yearbook
  • Youth in Government

School Location

Partial List of College and University Acceptances

Boston College, Cornell University, Columbia College, Clark University, Carnegie Mellon University, Florida Institute of Technology, Harvard University, Indiana University,
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Marquette University, Ohio State University, Pennsylvania State University, Pepperdine University, Purdue University, Syracuse University, University of Michigan, University of Wisconsin, University of Iowa, University of Texas, University of Washington, University of Notre Dame, University of San Francisco, University of California, University of Colorado, Wheaton College, Washington State University

ACT Average:
24

University Acceptance Rate:
95%

Closest International and Local Airports: Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport (MSP)
For Details Visit Website:   St. Croix Lutheran High School

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