Wisconsin Lutheran High School

Tel: (414)453-4567
  • 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.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod School Accreditation (WELSSA)
National Council for Private School Accreditation
Religious AffiliationWisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Year Founded1903

Student Body

Total Students779 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
47%
State avg.: 27%
Students by GradeWisconsin Lutheran High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers62 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio13:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
50%
Average Class Size25 students
Number of AP Courses7 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Advanced CoursesBiology, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Chemistry, English Literature & Composition, History, Psychology
Average ACT score23
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesOpen enrollment for the Milwaukee Parental Choice Program (Feb. 1-20) Open enrollment for the Wisconsin Parental Choice Program (Feb. 1 - April 20) Tuition assistance/Scholarship application period (Feb. 1-28)
% on Financial Aid
75%
Admissions DirectorBrad Wetzel
Admissions AssociateMark Ricke

Sports

Total Sports Offered13 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Dance, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
DanceFootball,
GolfSoccer,
SoftballTennis,
Track and FieldVolleyball,
Wrestling

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.21 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Agents of Change, Chess Club, Compass (Yearbook), Drama Club, Forensics, Math Track Team, National Honor Society (NHS), Office Runners, Page Turners Book Club, Pilot (Newspaper), Plautz Fund/Drost Fund, Robotics Club (Technology Design Team), Student Council, Tech Team/Sound & Lighting, Tutors

Arts and Music Programs:
Band Ensembles, Inspiration, Jubilation, Musical Production, Play Production, WISCO Kids

School Notes

  • 9th Grade Applicants - submit a copy of the students 7th grade report card, most recent 8th grade report card, and standardized test scores from 7th/8th grade. 10th/11th Grade Applicants - submit your student`s most recent high school transcript, attendance and disciplinary reports from the current school.  If the student has had no disciplinary issues, a letter from an administrator stating this is needed. 12th Grade Applicant - WLHS does not accept 12th grade transfers.
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