Wisconsin Lutheran High School

Wisconsin Lutheran High School is located on the Milwaukee/Wauwatosa border and serves approximately 930 students in grades 9-12. It is one of the oldest Lutheran high schools in the United States and has one of the most diverse student bodies in Milwaukee. It offers 140+ courses and the top 75 percent of seniors averaged 23.8 (70th percentile) on the ACT.


Primary Focus: Tuition assistance


Lutheran Affiliation: WELS



Operating Budget: $ 14,260,529


Programs: Students are instructed and guided in the doctrine of the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod. Students attend chapel daily, take religion classes, and are encouraged to participate in mission trips. Incoming freshmen who are academically at-risk participate in a four-week summer program with classes that help students transition into high school. The pillars of the WLHS community are:

1. Faith Comes First

2. Character Counts

3. Unity is Real

4. Legacy and Support

5. A Lifetime of Opportunity


Who is Served: Recent WLHS student’s demographics were: 50.2% White, 33.5% African American, 9.6% Hispanic, 6% Asian, 0.4% Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander, and 0.3% other.


Location: : 330 N Glenview Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53213


Website: https://www.wlhs.org