Lutheran High School South

Tel: (314)631-1400
Our college-prep curriculum in a Christ-centered environment prepares each of our students for many options and choices for college.  Ninety-eight percent of our students continue their education in a college or university.
Our college-prep curriculum in a Christ-centered environment prepares each of our students for many options and choices for college.  Ninety-eight percent of our students continue their education in a college or university.
  • Lutheran High School South excels in providing Christian education in the Lutheran tradition for young men and women in grades 9-12.
  • Our Christ-centered environment and challenging college prep curriculum help each student learn, grow, and prepare for college as well as prepare for a life anchored in faith in Christ and dedicated to service in His name.
  • We're large enough to offer many opportunities for students to grow and excel, but small enough for students to participate in many different activities.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Other religious school association(s)
Religious AffiliationLutheran Church Missouri Synod
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedCall Mrs. Debbie Davis, Director of Special Education
Year Founded1957

Student Body

Total Students545 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 19%
Students by GradeLutheran High School South Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio14:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size21 students
Number of AP Courses9 courses
Advanced CoursesBiology, Chemistry, Computer Programming (Java), English Language & Composition, English Language & Literature, Human Geography, Psychology, Statistics, US History
Average ACT score24
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Uniforms required)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$11,075
Tuition Notes$1200 discount for association church members; multiple child discount
% on Financial Aid
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorBeth Berner


Total Sports Offered15 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Dance, Field Hockey, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
DanceField Hockey,
Ice HockeySoccer,
TennisTrack and Field,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.25 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Academic Team, Art Club, AV Technology Club, Black Gold & Green Recyling Club, Bridge Club, CloseUp Washington, Engineering Club, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Foreign Language Honor Societies, Future Business Leaders of America, Future Professionals in Medicine, Intramurals, Jazz Band, KAIROS Small Group Leaders & Facilitators, Lancers for Life, Leadership Cabinet, Math Club, Messengers, Mock Trial, National Honor Society, Plays & Musicals, Praise & Worship Team, Publications Club, Student Ambassadors, Student Council

School Notes

  • At Lutheran South, we recognize that each student is a unique creation of God, blessed with gifts and talents waiting to be nurtured and used to His glory.
  • Our courses are taught from a Lutheran Christian perspective, with our faculty members serving not only as teachers, but also as coaches, sponsors, mentors, encouragers, and friends to our students.
  • At Lutheran South, as we strive to encourage each student to grow spiritually, academically, and personally; we dedicate everything we do to God's glory.
  • Need-based tuition assistance is available.
  • ."It's not just about what you learn or what you do, it's about who you become."
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