Bishop Luers High School

333 East Paulding Road
Fort Wayne, IN 46816-0468
Tel: (260)456-1261
Grades: 9 - 12 | 596 students
At Bishop Luers High School, our goal is to help students develop spiritually, academically, and socially.
Our commitment to Luers Spirit has produced an impressive graduation rate, remarkable record of athletic achievement, and a safe and socially rewarding student experience.
The mission of the Bishop Luers High School family is to create a Catholic educational community that instills in each student the qualities of faith, respect, and responsibility necessary to reach his or her God-given potential spiritually, academically, and socially.
This maturity nurtured by Catholic truths will enable each graduate to face the challenges in his or her own life while serving God and others in a changing society.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Other school association(s)
National Association of Private Catholic and Independent Schools (NAPCIS)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades 9 - 12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Mild Learning Differences
Year Founded 1958

Student Body

Total Students 596 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 23%
State avg.: 19%
Students by Grade Bishop Luers High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 32 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 45%
Average Class Size 25 students
Number of AP Courses 7 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Advanced Courses Biology, Calculus, Chemistry, Economics, English 12, Government, US History
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Pants (black/khaki), Luers uniform polo shirt (red, black, or white))

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $6,210
Tuition Notes tuition for students not registered in catholic parish $7393
% on Financial Aid 71%
Average Financial Aid Grant $1,600
Acceptance Rate 99%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Jennifer Andorfer
Admissions Associate Monica Zwick

Sports

Total Sports Offered 19 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cheering, Cross Country, Dance, Diving, Football, Golf, Gymnastics, Lacrosse, Riflery, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
BowlingCheering,
Cross CountryDance,
DivingFootball,
GolfGymnastics,
LacrosseRiflery,
SoccerSoftball,
SwimmingTennis,
Track and FieldVolleyball,
Wrestling

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 15 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Academic Super Bowl, Culture Club, Dance Team, Drama Club, Key Club, Lacrosse, National Honor Society, Peer Ministry, Pep Band, Rifle Club, SADD, STAND, Show Choir, Speech and Debate, Yearbook Culture Club, Dance Team, Drama Club, Key Club, Lacrosse, Peer Ministry, Pep Band, Rifle Club, SADD, STAND, Show Choir, Yearbook, Academic Super Bowl,
National Honor Society,
Speech and Debate,

School Notes:

Bishop Luers High School is a Catholic educational community that instill in each student dignity, integrity, respect and responsibility. Nurtured by Catholic truths each student is able to face the challenges in his or her own life spiritually, academically, and socially while serving God and others in a global and changing society.

Profile last updated: 02/08/2015

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Crossroad (4.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lutheran South Unity School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St Therese School (1.9 miles away)
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    5401 S Calhoun St
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    (260)744-0459
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    Fort Wayne, IN 46807
    (260)456-3321
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    St Therese School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 212 students
    1.9 miles
    2222 Lower Huntington Rd
    Fort Wayne, IN 46819
    (260)747-2343
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  • Fort Wayne
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    (Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod)
    Grades: PK-8 | 52 students
    2.3 miles
    2313 Hanna Street
    Fort Wayne, IN 46803
    (260)745-2979
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  • Fort Wayne
    Grades: PK-8 | 523 students
    2.9 miles
    2211 Brooklyn Ave
    Fort Wayne, IN 46802
    (260)432-4000
    2.9PK-8
    523

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