Great Plains Lutheran High School

Great Plains Lutheran High School exists to assist parents in equipping young people spiritually, intellectually, emotionally, and physically for life and for eternity by nurturing them with the truth of God's Word in a caring, Christian environment.
Great Plains Lutheran High School was established by the Great Plains Lutheran High School Association to provide a full-time Christian education through the high school years to young people.
GPLHS's philosophy of education and its practice and policies are based upon the Holy Scriptures as the inerrant Word of God and centers in Jesus Christ to whom all the Scriptures bear witness.
In this Christian setting young people are encouraged by the power and grace of God's Word to submit in grateful obedience to Christ Jesus as Savior and to grow in a life of joyful service to Jesus as Lord.
Parents who enroll students should be aware of this Scriptural position and confessional stance, and that by enrolling their children they are placing them under its religious instruction.

School Overview

Religious AffiliationAfrican Methodist Episcopal
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12

Student Body

Total Students119 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
10%
State avg.: 25%
Students by Grade Great Plains Lutheran High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio10:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling

School Notes

  • Great Plains Lutheran High School exists to assist parents in equipping young people spiritually, intellectually, emotionally, and physically for life and for eternity by nurturing them with the truth of God's Word in a caring, Christian environment. Great Plains Lutheran High School was established by the Great Plains Lutheran High School Association to provide a full-time Christian education through the high school years to young people. GPLHS's philosophy of education and its practice and policies are based upon the Holy Scriptures as the inerrant Word of God and centers in Jesus Christ to whom all the Scriptures bear witness. In this Christian setting young people are encouraged by the power and grace of God's Word to submit in grateful obedience to Christ Jesus as Savior and to grow in a life of joyful service to Jesus as Lord. Parents who enroll students should be aware of this Scriptural position and confessional stance, and that by enrolling their children they are placing them under its religious instruction.

Nearby Private Schools

The nearest high school to Great Plains Lutheran High School is Big Stone Colony School (52.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school and preschool is St. Martins Lutheran School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Watertown
    St. Martins Lutheran School
    (Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod)
    Grades: PK-8 | 143 students
    0.3 miles
    1200 2nd St Ne
    Watertown, SD 57201
    (605) 886-4976
    0.3 PK-8
    143
  • Watertown
    Grades: PK-8 | 112 students
    0.4 miles
    15 12th Avenue Ne
    Watertown, SD 57201
    (605) 882-0949
    0.4 PK-8
    112
  • Watertown
    Atco Enterprises
    Special Education School
    Grades: PK | 3 students
    1.3 miles
    123 19th St Ne
    Watertown, SD 57201
    (605) 884-3506
    1.3 PK
    3
  • Watertown
    Grades: PK-6 | 199 students
    1.3 miles
    109 3rd St Se
    Watertown, SD 57201
    (605) 886-3883
    1.3 PK-6
    199
  • Watertown
    Trinity Lutheran School
    (Other Lutheran)
    Grades: 2-8 | 7 students
    1.8 miles
    1800 E Kemp Ste 2
    Watertown, SD 57201
    (605) 882-3224
    1.8 2-8
    7

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