Orange Lutheran High School

  • Orange Lutheran High School, also known as Lutheran High School of Orange County, was founded in 1973 and exists today as a 9th-12th grade educational environment for the following purpose: To help students internalize the Gospel message of salvation in Christ Jesus.
  • At Orange Lutheran High School, we are committed to helping young people develop a personal relationship with Jesus Christ and come to believe that through God's grace, they are redeemed people who will inherit the gift of eternal life through Christ's death and resurrection.
  • To accomplish this, Orange Lutheran High School leads students through a comprehensive study of the Bible, provides daily worship activities, and involves students in Christian service to one another and throughout the community.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
National Lutheran Schools Accreditation
Religious AffiliationLutheran Church Missouri Synod
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedDyslexia, Language-based or Mild Learning Differences
Year Founded1973
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students1330 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
33%
State avg.: 44%
Students by GradeOrange Lutheran High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers70 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio19:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
58%
Average Class Size22 students
Number of AP Courses19 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Advanced CoursesAP Art History, AP Biology, AP Calculus, AP Chemistry, AP English Language, AP English Literature, AP Environmental Science, AP European History, AP Government, AP Latin, AP Physics, AP Psychology, AP Spanish, AP Statistics, AP Studio Art: 2D Design, AP Studio Art: 3D Design, AP Studio Art: Drawing, AP US History, AP World History
Average SAT score1280
Average ACT score27
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Modesty, message and safety are stressed in our dress code.)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
% on Financial Aid
25%
Average Financial Aid Grant$2,000
Admissions DirectorMike Crawford

Sports

Total Sports Offered19 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Boxing, Cheering, Cross Country, Dance, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Surf Team, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Water Polo, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
BoxingCheering,
Cross CountryDance,
FootballGolf,
Ice HockeyLacrosse,
SoccerSoftball,
Surf TeamSwimming,
TennisTrack and Field,
VolleyballWater Polo,
Wrestling

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.27 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Adventure Club, Amateur Snorkeling Society, Artists & Athletes Who Care, Christ Crew, Christian Chatter, Club Mon Ami, Club YOLO (You Only Lancer Once), Conservative Students of America (CSA), Contemplating Christianity and Character (C3), Disc Golf Club, Equestrian Club, Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA), Film Club, Flashmob Club, Flat Stanley for Soldiers, Hope 4 Kids, Improv-I-nation, Junior Statesmen of America (JSA), Key Club, Latin Club, Missions Club, Red Cross Club, Service Academics and Scholarship Opportunities, Skate & Food, Spanish Club, UHLAN

Club or Organization:
Surf

School Notes

  • Our core values are: Biblical Truth; Integrity; Innovation: Excellence; Relationships.
  • The OLu Experience is a personalized, balanced approach to education that engages students through inquiry, exploration, and discovery.  Our safe, caring environment nurtures authentic relationships so that students may understand their identity is in Christ, develop resiliency and personal accountability, are prepared for college, and are strengthened for a Christian life of purpose, service through vocation, and leadership in a global society. Strengthened by Faith. Prepared for Life.
  • Visit us at facebook.com/weareolu or Twitter at @WeAreOLu

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School Reviews

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Top notch school! Academics are incredible. Many honors and AP courses to choose. Great sports program and an art program you will not believe! They even have a therapy dog on campus! I have a sophomore and soon to be freshman! So impressed by the loving and nurturing environment!
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Positive intelligent teachers that bring the subjects out of boredom.
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The average private school tuition in Orange, CA is $9,215 for elementary schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Orange, CA is 91% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).