Wisconsin Lutheran High School
Tel: (414) 453-4567
Wisconsin Lutheran High School Photo #2 - Wisconsin Lutheran High School is located in a safe, friendly neighborhood on the outer limits of Milwaukee, one of the nation's most beloved cities.
Wisconsin Lutheran High School Photo #3 - Founded in 1903, Wisconsin Lutheran High School is a prestigious, multiethnic Christian boarding and day school for grades 9-12.
Wisconsin Lutheran High School Photo #4 - Wisconsin Lutheran offers a number of volunteering and study trips locally, nationwide, and globally.
Wisconsin Lutheran High School Photo #5 - Honey Creek Hall Dormitory opened Summer of 2019. Apartment style living with game areas, lounges, state of the art kitchen, and full time residential supervisors with teaching and counseling degrees.
Wisconsin Lutheran High School Photo #6 - Modern classrooms, equipped with advanced camera technology, and 1:1 mobile device teaching gives students the advantage of 21st century learning.
Wisconsin Lutheran High School Photo #7 - WLHS has 3 gymnasiums that provides the many sports teams the ability to practice at the same time. The dormitory residents often use the gyms for basketball, badminton, Futsal and other recreational games.
Wisconsin Lutheran High School Photo #8 - The performing arts at WLHS offer students the choices of musical theatre, concert band, Steel Pan Drum Bands, Handbell Choir, Wisco Kids Show Choir, Solo ensembles, Concerts, performances and competitions. WLHS performing artists regularly receive top awards at regional and state festivals sponsored by WSMA (Wisconsin State Music Association).
Wisconsin Lutheran High School Photo #9 - WLHS 800 seat auditorium provides state of the art facilities for a robust and award-winning performing arts program.
Wisconsin Lutheran High School Photo #10 - Milwaukee is centrally located on the Great Lakes near other popular cities like Chicago and Madison. The city is a beloved US city providing a safe and friendly community for local and international students. Milwaukee's many offerings include beautiful museums, parks, ethnic festivals, The Petit Ice Arena, Harley Davidson Museum, and many recreational activities year round on beautiful Lake Michigan.
Founded in 1903, Wisconsin Lutheran High School (WLHS) is a family of students, teachers and staff working and learning together in a safe, caring and Christian environment.
WLHS seeks to help students develop biblical values and personal skills necessary for a lifetime of service to Jesus in students` homes, churches, careers and communities.
More than 90 percent of WLHS graduates enroll in post-secondary institutions.
WLHS has been accredited through the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod Accreditation (WELSSA), Wisconsin Religious and Independent Schools Association (WRISA) and the National Council for Private School Accreditation (NCPSA), and is a PAVE-identified school. For more information about WLHS, visit www.wlhs.org.
Wisconsin Lutheran High School places among the top 20% of private schools in Wisconsin for:
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod School Accreditation (WELSSA)|
National Council for Private School Accreditation
|Grades Offered||Grades 9-12|
|Offers Post-Graduate Year||Yes|
|Learning Difference Programs||Yes|
|Learning Programs Supported||Yes|
|Summer School Offered||Yes|
|Summer Program Cost Notes||Groups of 5 or more accepted with an accompanying chaperone at no cost.|
|Summer Program Details||Link to Summer Program Details|
|Total Students||883 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color|
State avg.: 31%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||60 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||15:1|
National avg.: 13:1
|% Faculty w/Advanced Degree|
|Average Class Size||19 students|
|Number of AP Courses||14 courses|
|List of Courses Offered||Link to List of Courses|
|Advanced Courses||Advanced Accounting, Advanced Fitness and Team Sports, Advanced Metals • Advanced Wood, AP Biology • AP Chemistry • AP Calculus AB • AP Calculus BC • AP Computer Science Principles • AP Economics • AP English Composition • AP English Literature • AP Physics • AP Psychology • AP Statistics • AP U.S. History, AP Visual Arts and Design • Advanced Ceramics 1 • Advanced Ceramics 2 • Advanced Painting • Advanced Painting 2, Honors Algebra 1 • Honors Algebra 2 • Honors Geometry • Honors Trigonometry, Honors Biology • Honors Chemistry, Honors English 9, Principles of Engineering Design|
|Average SAT score||1270|
|Average ACT score||23|
|Classroom Dress Code||Casual|
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||Jan. 31 / Apr. 1 / rolling|
|Tuition Notes||95% of enrolled students receive a conference rate, tuition assistance, or qualify for Milwaukee or Wisconsin School Choice assistance.|
|% on Financial Aid|
|Admissions Director||Brad Wetzel|
|Admissions Associate||Mark Ricke|
|Endowment Size||$13 million|
|Total Sports Offered||13 sports|
|Sports||Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Dance, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, WrestlingBaseball, Basketball,|
Cheering, Cross Country,
Track and Field, Volleyball,
|Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.||37 extracurriculars|
|ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.||Club or Organization:|
Agents of Change, Chess Club, Civil Rights Club, Compass (Yearbook), Competitive Esports Team, Drama Club, Forensics, K-Pop Club, Kindness Club, Leadership Training Program, Math Track Team, National Honor Society (NHS), Office Runners, Page Turners Book Club, Pilot (Newspaper), Plautz Fund/Drost Fund, Robotics Club (Technology Design Team), Service Club, Student Council, Tech Team/Sound & Lighting, Tutors
Arts and Music Programs:
Band, band lessons, Brass Ensemble, Choir, Color Guard, Inspiration, Jazz Ensemble, Jubilation, Marching Band, Musical Production, Percussion Ensemble, Play Production, Saxophone Ensemble, Steel Band, WISCO Kids, Woodwind Ensemble
- Over 100 year tradition of excellence in college preparation academics and fine arts with an award winning music program including 7 choirs, 4 bands, many musical ensembles, 2 major drama productions a year, and 3 large scale concerts
- Over 40 co-curricular clubs, sports teams, competitive academic teams, and music choices 81% of AP student test scores receive qualifying scores for college credit
- Diversity in student body celebrated and part of mission statement WWW Volunteer Organization mobilizes over 120 students into volunteer and problem solving real life experiences locally, in the USA and worldwide
- Project Lead the Way Engineering Program - completion in program with qualifying scores gains colllege credit with US News and World Report ranked Milwaukee School of Engineering
- Excellent college counseling Guidance Department
Profile last updated:
- School Location Miles Grades Students
- Milwaukee Grades: 9-12 | 698 students
4257 N 100th St
Milwaukee, WI 53222
(414) 462-3742 4.3 9-12
- Milwaukee Grades: 9-12 | 330 students
120 E Silver Spring Dr
Milwaukee, WI 53217
(414) 332-1170 7.9 9-12
- Milwaukee Grades: 9-12 | 240 students
1445 S 32nd Street
Milwaukee, WI 53215
(414) 672-1168 5.6 9-12
- Milwaukee Grades: 9-12 | 725 students
742 W Capitol Drive
Milwaukee, WI 53206
(414) 264-5440 6.2 9-12
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