Lancaster Mennonite School — Lancaster Campus

2176 Lincoln Hwy East
Lancaster, PA 17602-0176
     Tel: (717)299-0436
Grades: 6 - 12 | 786 students
The 95-acre Lancaster Campus contains Lancaster Mennonite Middle School and Lancaster Mennonite High School.
Lancaster Mennonite High School is part of Lancaster Mennonite School, four campuses that together offer a comprehensive PreK-12 education in a nurturing and diverse environment that prepares students to be lifelong learners.
Centered in Christ and committed to educational excellence in a community setting, the school exists to transform students so they can change our world through Christlike love, peacemaking, and service.
The school has a strong college preparation program for international students with English Language Learning  and various residential options (residence hall, dormitory, home stay, host family, etc.).

School Overview

Religious Affiliation Mennonite
Grades Offered Grades 6 - 12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Mild learning differences
Year Founded 1942

Student Body

Total Students 786 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 43%
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade Lancaster Mennonite School — Lancaster Campus Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 51 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 50%
Number of AP Courses 13 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Advanced Courses Calculus, Chemistry, Comparative Government and Economics, English Composition, History (U.S.), Introduction to Literature, Music, Physics, Psychology, Spanish Language, Statistics, World History, 
Average SAT score 1692
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $7,626
Tuition Notes Multiple-child discounts and need-based financial aid available
% on Financial Aid 50%
Average Financial Aid Grant $3,000
Acceptance Rate 99%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Christy Horst
Admissions Associate Christy Horst


Total Sports Offered 12 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Field Hockey, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
BowlingCross Country,
Field HockeyGolf,
Track and FieldVolleyball,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 19 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Campus Choral, Chapel Planning Committee, Chess Team, Chorus, Drama, FFA, Future Business Leaders of America, Jazz Band, National Honor Society, Orchestra, Pep Band, Quiz Bowl Team, String Ensemble, Student Council, Student Literary Magazine, Student Newspaper, Tech Crew, Web Site Team, Yearbook Campus Choral, Chess Team, Chorus, Drama, FFA, Jazz Band, Orchestra, Pep Band, Quiz Bowl Team, Tech Crew, Web Site Team, Yearbook, Chapel Planning Committee,
Future Business Leaders of America,
National Honor Society,
String Ensemble,
Student Council,
Student Literary Magazine,
Student Newspaper,

School Notes:

  • A comprehensive high school program blending academic rigor, spiritual nurture and vocational training
  • Committed to traditional Anabaptist values of peace and service in a Christ-centered community
  • Welcoming, warm, diverse student body
  • Qualified, caring teachers and staff
  • Excellent opportunities in art, music, drama, and athletics
  • Affordable tuition
  • 5-day and 7-day boarding options available in the school's residence hall/dormitory
  • A strong college-preparation program for international students
  • Easy access by public or private transportation
  • Founded in 1942
  • Committed to a global perspective
  • See international website (

Profile last updated: 04/22/2014

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Dayspring Christian Academy (3.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lancaster Mennonite School - Locust Grove (1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Lancaster Mennonite School - Locust Grove (1 miles away)
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  • LancasterLancaster Mennonite School - Locust Grove
    2257 Old Philadelphia Pike
    LancasterPA 17602
    1 mi | 265 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • LancasterCentral Penn Christian School
      (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    1721 Conard Rd
    LancasterPA 17602
      (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    1.8 mi | 15 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • LancasterCharter Lane KinderCare
    Daycare / Preschool
    1849 Charter Lane
    LancasterPA 17601
    Daycare / Preschool
    2 mi | n/a students | Gr. NS-PK                      
  • LancasterDayspring Christian Academy
    1008 New Holland Ave
    LancasterPA 17601
    3.6 mi | 258 students | Gr. PK-12                      
  • Bird In HandWeavertown Mennonite School
    73 Orchard Rd
    Bird In HandPA 17505
    3.6 mi | 169 students | Gr. KG-8                      

School Reviews

1 year ago
My children received an excellent education in a caring Christian environment. Both my daughters met their eventual spouses at Lancaster Mennonite, good guys who shared their values. Both girls still have close contacts with their high school friends, showing that, at LMS, friendships are lasting because they are based on common values. This is a progressive Mennonite school -- NOT your "horse and buggy" Mennonites -- so it has a global perspective and values and respects people from all backgrounds who want a great education in a great environment.
- Posted by Parent
1 year ago
great school with a lot of very good people in it. good environment to be a part of. Although there are misconceptions about mennonite schools, this school does not have amish teachers, students are not required to wear coverings or skirts, and there are plenty of women in leadership roles.
- Posted by Student/Alumni

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