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Valley Lutheran High School Photo #1 - Students experiment with polymers as they poke a wooden skewer into a balloon.
Valley Lutheran High School Photo #2 - The brass cross, designed and made by a student, is visible from the road. The cross represents our commitment to making Christ the foundation of our ministry as we educate minds, nurture faith and cultivate leaders.
Valley Lutheran High School Photo #3 - VLHS students went on a mission trip over spring break to rebuild bathrooms in older FEMA trailers located in Florida. Upon completion VLHS students left a 2X4 blessing with the homeowner.
Valley Lutheran High School Photo #4 - VLHS students work on improving their writing as the faculty integrates 21st Century writing skills into the curriculum.
Valley Lutheran High School Photo #5 - The teacher provides one on one guidance as the student works on her research paper.
Valley Lutheran High School Photo #6 - Valley's Environmental Club held their first annual electronic recycling day and collected over 21,000 lbs of e-waste.
Valley Lutheran High School Photo #7 - A group of Spanish Class students headed to Puerto Rico over spring break to offer assistance at an orphanage where they conducted a Vacation Bible like program that included puppets.
Valley Lutheran High School Photo #8 - Twice a year Valley students head out into the community to help where help is needed. Students visit at area nursing homes, help out at elementary schools, do yard work, and many other projects.
Valley Lutheran High School Photo #9 - Valley Lutheran High School is a Cool School in the Great Lakes Bay Region as we televise to the community all that we do as a school community.
Valley Lutheran High School Photo #10 - Valley's sport program has produced conference, district, regional, and state champs in various sports. Here our varsity girls prepare to play in the state semi-finals as our energetic student body offers their shouts of support.
Valley Lutheran provides exemplary Christian secondary education in the Lutheran tradition.
Christ is the foundation of our school and everything we do - the heart of our safe, caring, and nurturing environment.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked MI School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 325 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $7,550
  • Average class size: 22 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

Valley Lutheran High School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Michigan for:

Category
Attribute
Sports offered

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Mild Learning Differences
Year Founded
1977
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
325 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
6%
State avg.: 20%
Students by Grade
Valley Lutheran High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
21 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
75%
Average Class Size
22 students
Number of AP Courses
6 courses
List of Courses Offered
Advanced Courses
AP Art, AP Biology, AP Calculus, AP English, AP Spanish, AP United States History
Average SAT score
1082
Average ACT score
23
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Tuition discounts for members of the Valley Lutheran Association.
% on Financial Aid
33%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$2,000
Admissions Director
Sondra Yantz
Endowment Size
$2.3 million

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
9 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Drama Club, Environmental Club, Key Club, Pep Club, Pom Pons, Student Council, Vocal and Instrumental Music Ensembles, Yearbook

Club or Organization:
Global Awareness Club

School Notes

  • We shape lives by forming authentic relationships inside and outside the classroom.  Our students receive an exceptional academic experience because we both teach and reach our students.
  • We are committed to cultivating leaders.  To do that, we focus on creating empowered thinkers and problem solvers.  By educating young minds, nurturing their faith, and cultivating their leadership skills, our students are prepared to contribute to the health and vitality of the Great Lakes Bay Region and the world.

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked MI School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 325 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $7,550
  • Average class size: 22 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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