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.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,312 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $17,995
  • Average class size: 22 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Orange Lutheran High School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in California for:

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Attribute
Sports offered

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Dyslexia, Language-based or Mild Learning Differences
Year Founded
1973
Summer School Offered
Yes
Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students
1,312 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
34%
State avg.: 48%
Students by Grade
Orange Lutheran High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
70 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
58%
Average Class Size
22 students
Number of AP Courses
19 courses
List of Courses Offered
Advanced Courses
AP 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 score
1280
Average ACT score
27
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
Modesty, message, and safety are stressed in our dress code.

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
The provided tuition cost assumes the student is not an association church member and is a full-time on-campus student. Discounts apply for members of association churches, and tuition is reduced for students who take some or all courses online. Visit lhsoc.org/tuition to learn more.
Summer Program Cost
$475
Summer Program Cost Notes
The tuition cost provided assumes enrollment in an on-campus remediation course. Online courses for advancement and remediation are also available.
% on Financial Aid
30%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$2,000
Admissions Director
Traci Tront

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
23 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, Film Club, Flashmob Club, Hope 4 Kids, Improv-I-nation, Junior Statesmen of America (JSA), Key Club, Latin Club, Missions Club, Service Academics and Scholarship Opportunities, Spanish Club

Club or Organization:
Esports Club, Surf

School Notes

  • Our core values are Biblical Truth, Integrity, Innovation, Excellence, and 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.
  • Visit us on Instagram at @OrangeLutheranHS, on Facebook at /OrangeLutheranHS or Twitter at @OrangeLutheran
Source: Verified school update

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  
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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5  
Positive intelligent teachers that bring the subjects out of boredom.
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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,312 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $17,995
  • Average class size: 22 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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