Lutheran High School West

  • The Lutheran West student body consists of 500 boys and girls in grades 9-12.
  • The school's mission is to provide an educationally rich, Christ-centered experience in a 21st-century learning environment.
  • Lutheran High School West benefits students by instilling a spiritual foundation along with an exceptional academic education. Our students are equipped to go into the world knowing the true importance of faith, prayer, and Christian friends.
  • Due to Lutheran West's robust academic curriculum and course selection, students are academically prepared to succeed in college and beyond.

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School Overview

Religious AffiliationLutheran Church Missouri Synod
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Year Founded1958

Student Body

Total Students490 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
33%
State avg.: 18%
Students by Grade Lutheran High School West Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio18:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
75%
Average Class Size18 students
Number of AP Courses5 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Average ACT score26
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Dress code but no uniform)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$11,650
Tuition NotesFinancial Aid is available
% on Financial Aid
70%
Admissions DirectorKelly Browning
Admissions AssociateJoe Gray

Sports

Total Sports Offered13 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cheering, Cross Country, Drill Team, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Track and Field, Volleyball, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
BowlingCheering,
Cross CountryDrill Team,
FootballGolf,
SoccerSoftball,
Track and FieldVolleyball,
Wrestling

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.13 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Academic Challenge, EPIC Service Club, German Club, Intramural Sports, National Honor Society, Ski Club, Student Ambassadors, Student Bible Study, Student Council, Writing Club

Arts and Music Programs:
Chapel Band, Lutheran West Drama, Marching Band

School Notes

  • Lutheran High School West, located in the Cleveland, OH suburb of Rocky River, has been providing top-quality Christian education to students in grades 9 through 12 since 1958. 
  • As of the 2020-2021 school year, 490 students were enrolled. Students benefit from a college-preparatory curriculum with a robust selection of courses, including Advanced Placement (AP) courses and College Credit Plus (CCP) courses. The school's Senney Honors Academy allows students to challenge themselves beyond their classroom learning with leadership opportunities, real-world business networking and experiences, college campus tours, in-depth standardized test preparation, and more. Competitive interscholastic athletics and engaging performing and visual arts programs allow students to explore their interests and talents. As a school rooted in the Lutheran tradition, the entire student body and faculty/staff gather in Chapel services each week during the school day to worship, share their personal journeys, and inspire one another. 
  • Admissions inquiries can be directed to the Admissions Office at 440-799-8328 or admissions@lutheranwest.com.
  • Photo tour: http://www.lutheranwest.com/PhotoTour.aspx
  • Request an Information Packet: https://www.lutheranwest.com/RequestInformation
  • Athletics: https://lutheranwestlonghorns.com/
  • Arts: http://www.lutheranwest.com/ArtsandActivities
  • Senney Honors Academy: http://www.lutheranwest.com/SHA
  • Course Catalog: http://www.lutheranwest.com/CourseCatalog

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