Saint Paul Lutheran High School
School DescriptionSince 1883, Saint Paul Lutheran High School has been providing education in the finest Lutheran tradition. The school has a great student-to-teacher ratio, and teachers form strong connections with the students in the classroom, on the playing field, and in the dormitory. Saint Paul Lutheran offers many college credits for advanced students and with a 98% university acceptance rate, students can be sure to continue their academic progress once they graduate high school.
The 40-acre campus includes academic classrooms, dormitories, a fine arts building, gymnasium, dining hall, outdoor track and sports fields, chapel, and a new education conference center.
Sports and Arts
Saint Paul is a member of the I-70 Conference and competes with other high schools in the area in 13 varsity sports. Students are also encouraged to explore their creative nature with course offerings in fundamentals of 3-D Art, ceramics, and drawing. Most impressively, the Singing Saints choir tours each spring and has given hundreds of concerts across the U.S. and Canada, even appearing on three separate occasions at Carnegie Hall in New York City.
Awards and Accomplishments
Saint Paul was recently awarded the distinction of Exemplary School by the National Lutheran School Accreditation Board.
Dormitories and Student Life
More than half of Saint Paul students reside on campus in separate residence halls for boys and girls. Live-in counselors supervise and direct resident-life activities and serve as role models, confidants, and advisors. As a mainly residential school, there is a close sense of community that enables students to mature in the areas of relationships, study habits, and independence.
More than half of Saint Paul students reside on campus in separate residence halls for boys and girls. Live-in counselors supervise and direct resident-life activities and serve as role models, confidants, and advisors. As a mainly residential school, there is a close sense of community that enables students to mature in relationships, study habits, and independence.
- 9, 10, 11, 12 Grades at School
- 40 acres Campus Size
- 40% Percentage of International Students
Diploma Year Offered?Yes
Student PopulationCoEd - School for both genders
English as Second Language (ESL) Support AvailableNo
Accepting Students in GradesNo
TOEFL RequiredMinimum of 45
Other - Eligibility Requirements?TOEFL minimum 45, Rolling Admission, Deadline for Applications: December 1st TOEFL Minimum of 45, Rolling Admission
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