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.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 119 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12

Student Body

Total Students
119 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
10%
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade
Great Plains Lutheran High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
12 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
National avg.: 13:1

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / 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.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 119 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

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