Saint Paul Lutheran High School

205 S. Main Street
Concordia, MO 64020-0640
     Tel: (660)463-2238
Grades: 9 - 12 | 202 students
The school was established in 1883 as St. Paul’s College and was patterned after the old German “gymnasium” classical educational system (a six-year program).
Originally, the school was to prepare young men for the ministry in The Lutheran Church­­­­­-Missouri Synod.
Because of its rigorous course of study and high success rate among its graduates, Saint Paul attracts students with other vocational interests as well as international students from all over the world.
Saint Paul’s accreditation is through the North Central Association (NCA) and National Lutheran School Association (NLSA).
Saint Paul Lutheran High School received “Exemplary Status” recognition for the 2011-2012 academic year through the National Lutheran School Accreditation Commission (NLSA).

The mission of Saint Paul Lutheran High is to provide curricular and co-curricular experiences in a Christian environment that equip students for joyful, faithful service to Christ and His world.
Saint Paul combines the best of a community school with a boarding, residential high school.
About one-third of Saint Paul students come from Concordia and the surrounding communities.
All other students represent the United States and from all parts of the world: Taiwan, South Korea, Norway, Viet Nam, Spain, Slovokia, Hong Kong, Japan, China, Kenya,and Nicaragua.
Together we share a goal of progressing in our walk of faith and maintaining high standards for academic achievement.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Other religious school association(s)
Religious Affiliation Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod
Grades Offered Grades 9 - 12
Learning Programs Supported We and are able to address these issues and are able to provide an Adaptive program for students with learning differences. Students that are under an IEP for learning disabilities are welcome.
Year Founded 1883

Student Body

Total Students 202 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 27%
State avg.: 18%
Students by Grade Saint Paul Lutheran High School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 20 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 80%
Average Class Size 18 students
Number of AP Courses 11 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Average SAT score 1550
Average ACT score 24
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Standardized dress code, Dress up on Wednesday)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $14,450
Tuition Notes For 2014-2015 Domestic Residential Tuition is set at $14,950.00. This amount includes - tuition, room and board (20 meals a week) and textbooks. For domestic day and international tuition amounts, please contact Rosalie Pennington at 660-463-2238 ext
% on Financial Aid 40%
Acceptance Rate 90%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Rosalie Pennington
Admissions Associate Mrs. Rosalie Pennington


Total Sports Offered 10 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
Track and FieldVolleyball,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 16 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Academic Team, Band, Concert Band, Dance Club, Drama, Math Team, National Honor Society, Quiz Bowl - Academic Team, STAY, Science Club, Singing Saints Choir, Spanish Club, Speech, Student Government, Teens for Life, Yearbook Academic Team, Band, Concert Band, Dance Club, Drama, Math Team, STAY, Science Club, Spanish Club, Speech, Teens for Life, Yearbook, National Honor Society,
Quiz Bowl - Academic Team,
Singing Saints Choir,
Student Government,

School Notes:

You are invited to learn more about Saint Paul's strong academic program and explore the advantages of Christ-centered education. Examine the many opportunities that exist at Saint Paul for leadership and growth.  Our curriculum provides students in grades 9-12 with an academic program grounded in excellence while being fully accredited. The advisor program links student to faculty members in family like circles to provide academic, social and personal guidance. With a 95% and higher college placement achievement, and students who score well above the national norm on ACT's and SAT's our students demonstrate that they are goal oriented. Programs are offered in athletics, music, drama, academic clubs and student government. Join us at Saint Paul where a student is valued, nurtured, encouraged and challenged. Financial assistance is available to qualified candidates. Saint Paul values cultural, religious and economic diversity. Contact us today to explore your future as a Saint.

Profile last updated: 06/28/2014

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Show-Me Christian School (14.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St Paul's Lutheran School (0 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St Paul's Lutheran School (0 miles away)
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