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Admissions Appointments and Tours

Welcome! The Admissions Team at Lutheran High School wants every student to thrive during their high school years. There is a place for your student here. We are dedicated to assisting every family through the admissions process. Hannah Buchholz, Director of Admissions and Marketing is the main point of contact for all questions related to the admissions and enrollment process.

Hannah Buchholz
303-841-5551 ext 203

The admissions process usually begins with a personal tour of the school see us in action. Tours usually last about 45 minutes but as much time as needed is set aside to answer questions and form a relationship with your family.

Schedule Your Tour Today

Shadow Days

Shadow days begin September 5th and students are welcome to shadow on any Monday, Wednesday, or Friday school is in session. Potential students are encouraged to spend a day at LuHi shadowing a current student to get a feel for what it means to be a LuHi Lion.

The school day begins at 7:40 on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday and 8:10 on Tuesday and Thursday. Please plan to drop your student off at the front office 10 minutes before school starts. Lunch will be provided and you can pick up your student at 2:45pm.

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Apply Online

Interested in applying? The process begins with the online application. A $50 application fee is due at the time the application is submitted. If you prefer to pay by check, contact Hannah and she will be happy to discuss an optional payment process with you.  

*Please note, the application is the first step in the admissions process and should be completed prior to other documentation (the essay, the placement test, recommendation forms, etc) being submitted.

Applications for the 2019-2020 school year will open on September 1st. To be considered for acceptance, Lutheran High School also requires:

  • An unofficial transcript from the student's current school.
  • Recommendation Forms filled out by current teachers. Teachers will email the forms directly back to Hannah via the student's completed application.
  • An original essay (see details below).
  • The HSPT placement test.

An original essay is also required for acceptance. Essays can be submitted via email to Jodi Hoehne (jodi.hoehne@lhsparker.org). The essay should be 1 page long, double spaced, 12 pt font covering one of the following topics:

  • Explain what extra curricular activities you are interested in participating in and why participation in high school is important.
  • Talk about the school subject area you are most passionate about and explain what you enjoy about it.
  • Pick a movie or novel where the protagonist makes a difficult choice. Do you agree or disagree with the decision he or she made?

When a student is accepted to Lutheran High School, he/she will receive an acceptance packet in the mail. Following the packet will be information about enrollment, course selection, tuition payments, and the New Family Welcome Event. If you are interested in applying for tuition assistance, click here. 

Apply Today!

Placement Test Dates

Placement tests for incoming freshmen for the 2019-2020 school year are offered once a month from 8:00-11:00 a.m. on the dates listed below. Testing last about 3 hours. The tests are $20 payable by cash or check on the day of the test. Reserve your student's spot by contacting Hannah (hannah.buchholz@lhsparker.org).

  • October 13th, 2018
  • November 3rd, 2018
  • December 8th, 2018
  • January 12th, 2019
  • February 16th, 2019

Shuttle Transportation and Carpool Information

LuHi offers shuttle transportation to and from school from 5 different locations. The daily fee to use the shuttle is $4 (for both one-way and round-trip). Monthly usage will be recorded and families will be billed at the end of the month. The locations are:

  • Peace with Christ Christian School
    3290 S. Tower Rd., Aurora 80013
    Leaves at 7:00 a.m. and returns after school.
  • Lord of the Hills Lutheran Church
    21755 Smoky Hill Rd, Aurora CO 80015
    Leaves at 7am and returns after school. Driven by Mr Schilling
  • Castle Rock (Arby's by Castle Rock Outlet Mall)
    742 Genoa Way Castle Rock, CO 80109
    Leaves the parking lot by the Castle Rock outlet malls at 7:00 a.m. and returns after school. Driven by Mr. Hollenbeck
  • St. John's Lutheran School
    700 S Franklin St, Denver, 80209
    Leaves the parking lot at 6:40 a.m. and returns after school. Driven by Mr. Zoeller (406-321-0830)
  • Shepherd of the Hills Christian School
    7691 S University Blvd, Centennial, CO 80122
    Leaves the parking lot at 6:45 a.m. and returns after school. Driven by Mr. Vanderhyde. 
  • We also partner with SchoolPool to arrange carpool options for our students.
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