Lutheran High School Of Indianapolis

5555 S Arlington Ave
Indianapolis, IN 46237-0462
     Tel: (317)787-5474
Grades: 9 - 12 | 215 students
The mission of Lutheran High School is to prepare young adults for a Christian life while providing academic excellence in a Christ-centered environment. Limitless Opportunities.
Lasting Impact.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Lutheran Schools Accreditation
Religious Affiliation Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod
Grades Offered Grades 9 - 12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Developmental Reading Course
Year Founded 1976

Student Body

Total Students 215 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 14%
State avg.: 20%
Students by Grade Lutheran High School Of Indianapolis Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 18 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 80%
Average Class Size 18 students
Number of AP Courses 9 courses
Advanced Courses Advanced Art, Advanced Compostiion/AP Eng Lit/Comp, Biology/AP, Calculus/AP, Chemistry/AP, Discrete Mathematics, English Language & Composition, Advanced Placement, History/AP, Honors Physics, Spanish AP, 
Average SAT score 1567
Average ACT score 24
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(uniform look: see website)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $9,150
Tuition Notes Membership in association congregations is discounted $800.
% on Financial Aid 35%
Average Financial Aid Grant $2,000
Acceptance Rate 95%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Christie Hampton
Admissions Associate Margo Korb


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


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 15 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Academic Competition Teams, Chamber Choir, Civil Air Patrol, Drama, Forensics, Jazz Band, Mens Chorus, National Honor Society, Pep Band, Praise Band, Service Projects, Student Council, Wind Ensemble, Womens Chorus, Yearbook Chamber Choir, Drama, Forensics, Jazz Band, Mens Chorus, Pep Band, Praise Band, Wind Ensemble, Womens Chorus, Yearbook, Academic Competition Teams,
Civil Air Patrol,
National Honor Society,
Service Projects,
Student Council,

School Notes:

Learn more about us first hand by attending an LHSI Preview Night and shadowing a student during a typical day of classes.


Jesus is the reason for this school. He is the unseen but ever-present teacher in our classes, the model for our faculty, and the inspiration for our students.


Students are surrounded by a college prepatory atmosphere and provided a selection of honor and AP courses taught by highly qualified Christian educators having years of experience.


A majority of the student body is involved in LHSI activities and 100% of the students are involved in service work.


Nearly 100% of our gradates continue their education while others serve our country and community.


Lutheran High School faculty and staff collaborate with parents to provide students with a top notch education that prepares them for colleges and life beyond our doors. You can learn how to excel in high school, in college, and throughout your life.


In a recent study, the U.S. Department of Education ranked the Lutheran system highest, academically, among all other schools, including public, Catholic, charter, or other private schools. Lutheran school students test 23% higher than the national average on standard achievement tests. (Brekke, M., YRC).

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Roncalli High School (2.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Creative Child Development Center (1.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Gray Road Christian School (1.8 miles away)
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