Saint Paul Lutheran High School was established in 1883.
Because of its rigorous course of study and high success rate among its graduates, Saint Paul attracts students with many vocational interests as well as international students from all over the world.
Saint Paul`s accreditation is through the North Central Association (NCA) and National Lutheran School Association (NLSA). Saint Paul Lutheran High School received "Exemplary Status" recognition for the 2011-2012 academic year through the National Lutheran School Accreditation Commission (NLSA).
The mission of Saint Paul Lutheran High is to provide curricular and co-curricular experiences in a Christian environment that equip students for joyful, faithful service to Christ and His world. Saint Paul combines the best of a community school with a boarding, residential high school.
About one-half of Saint Paul students come from Concordia and the surrounding communities.
All other students represent the United States and from all parts of the world: Taiwan, South Korea, Norway, Viet Nam, Spain, Slovokia, Hong Kong, Japan, China, Kenya,and Nicaragua.
Together we share a goal of progressing in our walk of faith and maintaining high standards for academic achievement.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked MO School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 212 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $15,000
  • Acceptance rate: 90%
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Saint Paul Lutheran High School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Missouri for:

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Year Founded
1883

Student Body

Total Students
212 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
27%
State avg.: 18%
Students by Grade
Saint Paul Lutheran High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
20 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
80%
Average Class Size
15 students
Number of AP Courses
2 courses
Advanced Courses
AP Algebra, AP Computer
Average SAT score
1100
Average ACT score
24
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
Standardized dress code, Dress up on Wednesday

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
For 2018-2019 Domestic Residential Tuition is set at $15000.00. This amount includes - tuition, room and board (20 meals a week) and textbooks. For domestic day and international tuition amounts, please contact ccolwell@splhs.org
% on Financial Aid
40%
Acceptance Rate
90%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Clint Colwell

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
16 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Dance Club, Science Club, Speech

Club or Organization:
Academic Team, Drama, Math Team, National Honor Society, Quiz Bowl - Academic Team, Spanish Club, STAY, Student Government, Teens for Life, Yearbook

Arts and Music Programs:
Band, Concert Band, Singing Saints Choir

School Notes

  • You are invited to learn more about Saint Paul's strong academic program and explore the advantages of Christ-centered education. Examine the many opportunities that exist at Saint Paul for leadership and growth.  Our curriculum provides students in grades 9-12 with an academic program grounded in excellence while being fully accredited. The advisor program links student to faculty members in family like circles to provide academic, social and personal guidance. With a 95% and higher college placement achievement, and students who score well above the national norm on ACT's and SAT's our students demonstrate that they are goal oriented. Programs are offered in athletics, music, drama, academic clubs and student government. Join us at Saint Paul where a student is valued, nurtured, encouraged and challenged. Financial assistance is available to qualified candidates. Saint Paul values cultural, religious and economic diversity. Contact us today to explore your future as a Saint.
Source: Verified school update

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked MO School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 212 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $15,000
  • Acceptance rate: 90%
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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