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Lancaster Mennonite School - Lancaster Campus Photo #1 - Lancaster Campus is a place where local and global meet. The diverse student body contains students from many different denominations, racial/ethnic groups and countries such as Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore, Taiwan, China, South Korea, Thailand, the Philippines, Russia, Germany, Spain, Ethiopia,Mexico, Columbia and others.
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Lancaster Mennonite School - Lancaster Campus Photo #1 - Lancaster Campus is a place where local and global meet. The diverse student body contains students from many different denominations, racial/ethnic groups and countries such as Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore, Taiwan, China, South Korea, Thailand, the Philippines, Russia, Germany, Spain, Ethiopia,Mexico, Columbia and others.
Lancaster Mennonite School - Lancaster Campus Photo #2 - Lancaster Mennonite graduates are well-prepared for college or careers through a comprehensive, holistic curriculum that includes on-campus opportunities for agriculture courses and technical skills (such as welding) in addition to numerous Advanced Placement courses for college preparation.
Lancaster Mennonite School - Lancaster Campus Photo #3 - Lancaster Mennonite School is noted for an excellent science program in state-of-the-art facilities.
Lancaster Mennonite School - Lancaster Campus Photo #4 - The Calvin and Janet High Fine Arts Center contains the 1,000-seat Weaver Auditorium, music practice rooms and art rooms that support an outstanding fine arts program. An advanced music program for gifted students is offered in conjunction with Millersville University.
Lancaster Mennonite School - Lancaster Campus Photo #5 - The Campus Chorale represents the school's longstanding tradition of excellence in vocal music. The select choir recently completed a tour of South Africa.
Lancaster Mennonite School - Lancaster Campus Photo #6 - Drama is truly dramatic at Lancaster Mennonite School! Along with acting ability, the yearly spring musical brings together the best talent in vocal music, instrumental music, and technology. Behind the scenes, the student sound crew, lighting crew and stage crew help make magic with what happens on stage and in the pit.
Lancaster Mennonite School - Lancaster Campus Photo #7 - Lancaster Mennonite School is well-known for soccer, and the boys team has been a perennial contender for top honors at the league, district and state levels. Numerous other sports are offered in highly-competitive Lancaster-Lebanon League, including a football partnership with Lancaster Catholic High School's outstanding program.
Lancaster Mennonite School - Lancaster Campus Photo #8 - The Rutt Academic Building holds state-of-the-art mathematics, science, business, and family/consumer science classrooms.
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, five 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.).

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked PA School
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Students: 386 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $10,164
  • Acceptance rate: 99%
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

Lancaster Mennonite School - Lancaster Campus ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Pennsylvania for:

Category
Attribute
Sports offered

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 6-12
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Mild learning differences
Year Founded
1942

Student Body

Total Students
386 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
46%
State avg.: 25%
Students by Grade
Lancaster Mennonite School - Lancaster Campus Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
46 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
50%
Number of AP Courses
12 courses
List of Courses Offered
Advanced Courses
Advanced Art, Advanced Biology, Advanced Environmental Science, Advanced Math, Advanced Music, Advanced Reading, Advanced Writing, AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Chemistry, AP English Composition, AP Government & Politics, AP Introduction to Literature, AP Physics C: Mechanics, AP Psychology, AP Spanish, AP Statistics, AP U.S. History, AP World History, Honors Chemistry, Honors Contemporary Business (dual credit), Honors Physics, Honors Sociology, Honors Spiritual Formation (dual credit)
Average SAT score
1160
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
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

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
26 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Chapel Planning Committee, Chess Team

Club or Organization:
Art, FFA, Future Business Leaders of America, International Student Association, National Honor Society, Peer Assistance Leadership, Quiz Bowl Team, Student Council, Student Literary Magazine, Student Newspaper, Study Support Groups, Tech Crew, Technology Student Association, Web Site Team, Yearbook

Arts and Music Programs:
Campus Chorale, Chorus, Drama, Jazz Band, Orchestra, Pep Band, School Musical, String Ensemble

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Recreational Athletic Programs in Season

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 (www.lancastermennonite.org/international).

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (3 reviews)
5  
It is a great school with plenty of good education and great teachers! I enjoy Lancaster Mennonite very much and I hope every student that goes there will too!
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5  
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.
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5  
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.
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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked PA School
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Students: 386 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $10,164
  • Acceptance rate: 99%
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average acceptance rate in Lancaster, PA is 88% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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