La Lumiere School

6801 N. Wilhelm Road,
La Porte, IN, 46350-0463
Tel: (219)326-7450
Grades: 9 - 12 | 220 students
La Lumiere is a traditional coeducational 9th through 12th grade, college preparatory boarding and day school located an hour east of Chicago on a spectacular 190-acre campus and just five miles from the beautiful beaches of Lake Michigan.   La Lumiere’s students come from across the United States and the world to become part of a school community that is truly unique.
With a student to teacher ratio of eight to one and an average class size of eleven, La Lumiere students enjoy a level of personalized attention that simply does not exist at larger schools. 

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Independent Schools Association of the Central States
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS)
Lake Michigan Association of Independent Schools
North Central Accreditation
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades 9 - 12
Offers Post-Graduate Year Yes
Learning Programs Supported Yes
Year Founded 1963

Student Body

Total Students 220 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 27%
State avg.: 16%
Students by Grade La Lumiere School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 29 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 77%
Average Class Size 11 students
Number of AP Courses 13 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(coat & tie, uniform skirt, blazer)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
% on Financial Aid 26%
Admissions Associate Alexandra Penry


Total Sports Offered 13 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Crew, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryFootball,
TennisTrack and Field,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 1 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Jazz Band and Chorus Jazz Band and Chorus,

School Notes:

    Profile last updated: 07/02/2014

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Sacred Heart Apostolic School (6.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St. Joseph's School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St. Joseph's School (0.4 miles away)
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