St. Croix Lutheran Academy Photo #2 - SCL educates the "total student" with over 50 sports, fine arts programs, or other teams in which students participate outside of the school hours.
Since 1958, SCLA has been preparing young people to be successful citizens in an ever-changing world.
As a Christian school, SCLA takes great care in providing a Christ-centered, Bible-based education in a supportive community where students can grow spiritually, intellectually, and physically.
St. Croix Lutheran Academy is a global leader in Christian education, welcoming students in grades 6-12 from all backgrounds since 1958.
The culturally-diverse community includes students from the greater Twin Cities metropolitan area, across the United States, and to date, from over 40 countries across five continents. Located on 30 acres overlooking Thompson Lake, the campus supports the mission of educating the total student spiritually, intellectually and physically. Here students will be part of a caring, supportive community where they will make new friends and discover their potential.
- Top Ranked MN School
- Grades: 6-12
- Enrollment: 500 students
- Average class size: 20 students
- Application Deadline: None / Rolling
- Source: Verified school update
Learning Difference Programs
Learning Programs Supported
Mild Learning Differences
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade
Academics and Faculty
Total Classroom Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size
Number of AP Courses
List of Courses Offered
AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Chemistry, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Music Theory, AP Physics 2, AP Physics I, AP Psychology, AP U.S. History, STEM Capstone, STEM Computer Science, STEM Intro to Engineering, STEM Principles of Engineering
Average ACT score
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Tuition and Acceptance Rate
None / Rolling
Variable rate with payment options based on financial need.
% on Financial Aid
Ms. Hannah Schmiege
Mrs. Amanda Tess
Total Sports Offered
Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
Childrens Theatre, Drama Club, Future Business Leaders of America, International Mentor Club, Math Competitors, National Honor Society, Oakdale Jazz, One Act Play, Peer Helpers, Peer Leadership, Speech Team, Student Government, United Nations Forum, Video Editing, Worship Band, Youth in Government
Club or Organization:
New Friends, Robotics Team
Club or Organization:
New Friends, Robotics Team
- Middle School (gr. 6-8) and High School
- Culterally Diverse, Christian Family Community
- Experiential and College Prep Curriculums
- Championship Co-Curriculars (over 50 opportunities)
- Lakeside Dormitory for 150 Students (within walking distance of over 50 shops and restaurants)
- A Place to Discover Lifelong Friends
- Sample of notable school alumni/alumnae:
- Jacob '08 - Johns Hopkins Medical School Graduate and Multiple Awards as a Concert Vocalist
- Thao '10 - Scholarship covering 87% of university costs and 100% of medical costs. Multiple awards in service, Vietnam.
- Daniel '99 - Valedictorian, Cornell University, Senior Business Executive at Capital One
- Megan '09 - Chulalongkorn University, Multiple awards in art and photography.
- Dan '05 - Speaker, Presenter and Analyst at JP Morgan Financial.
Source: Verified school update
Frequently Asked Questions
Who are famous alumni from St. Croix Lutheran Academy?
St. Croix Lutheran Academy famous alumni include: Jacob '08, Thao '10, Daniel '99, Megan '09 and Dan '05.
What sports does St. Croix Lutheran Academy offer?
St. Croix Lutheran Academy offers 18 interscholastic sports: Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cheering, Cross Country, Dance, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Marksmanship, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Weightlifting and Wrestling. St. Croix Lutheran Academy is ranked as one of the top 20% of private schools in Minnesota for most sports offered.
What is St. Croix Lutheran Academy's ranking?
When is the application deadline for St. Croix Lutheran Academy?
The application deadline for St. Croix Lutheran Academy is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).
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