Tuition & Tuition Assistance

Tuition Assistance

Tuition and Fees

Lutheran North offers scholarship awards based on each family's financial needs.  Eligibility is based on many factors including family income, expenses, assets, family size and the number of children attending tuition-charging educational institutions.  

Lutheran North believes each family should be committed to their child's education and should participate in the financial responsibility associated with a Lutheran North Education.  

Application for Financial Aid

A student must submit a completed school admissions packet before Lutheran North will provide a financial aid package.

Lutheran North uses FACTS, as an independent third party, to analyze financial aid applications and determine assistance need. Apply for financial aid with the link below for both middle or high school students.

High school code is 314.
Middle school code is 37395. 

A processing fee will be charged by FACTS to complete the application along with required documents, tax return, W2’s that match the tax return year and supporting documents for that tax return. 
 

High School Scholarships

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  • President's Scholarship

    An automatic $2,000 award for the highest achieving students based on a combined composite percentile score on a standardized test and adjusted GPA for incoming students. This scholarship is renewable each year on the maintenance of a 3.5 GPA, for a total of $8,000 over four years.
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  • Crusader Scholarship

    This is an automatic award of $600 given to strong students based upon assessment of prior academic performance and achievements. The scholarship is renewable each year based on maintaining a minimum 3.0 GPA. 
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  • Maroon and Gold Scholarship

    An automatic award of $250 given to selected students who have shown solid academic performance and skills through prior academic assessments. This award is renewable each year based upon maintaining a minimum 2.5 GPA. 
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  • Leadership Scholarship

    This competitive $1,500 award is given to a limited number of incoming freshmen. To apply, the student must have an 80 or higher composite percentile score on a standardized test and have demonstrated leadership, scholarship, and service. This award is renewable annually based on maintaining a minimum 3.0 GPA and involvement in at least one extracurricular activity. Application required.
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High School Grants

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  • Alumni Grant

    In recognition of the legacy of Christian education at Lutheran North, a student whose parent or grandparent is a graduate of our schools - Lutheran High (Central), Lutheran North or
    Lutheran South - will receive a $600 grant applied to tuition for each year. 
  • Association Church Member

    Confirmed members in good standing of a member church belonging to the Lutheran High School Association receive a $1,200 discount on tuition. This discount will not be applied until a completed Pastor Recommendation is submitted to the Director of Admissions.
  • LHSN Elementary Music Grant

    Students who complete four years of instruction in the LHSN elementary band program in a Lutheran elementary school will receive $250 toward tuition each year they participate in the music program at LHSN.
  • Lutheran School Grant

    Graduates of a Lutheran elementary school will receive a $200 discount on tuition each year.

Middle School Scholarships

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  • Gold Scholarship

    This is an automatic award of $500 given to strong students based upon assessment of prior academic performance and achievements. The scholarship is renewable each year based on maintaining a minimum 3.0 GPA.
  • Principal's Scholarship

    An automatic $1,000 award for the highest achieving students based on the combined composite percentile score on a standardized test and adjusted GPA for incoming students. This scholarship is renewable each year on maintenance of a 3.5 GPA, for a total of $3,000 over three years.

Middle School Grants

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  • Alumni Grant

    In recognition of the legacy of Christian education at Lutheran North, a student whose parent or grandparent is a graduate of our schools - Lutheran High (Central), Lutheran North or Lutheran South - will receive a $200 grant applied to tuition for each year. 
  • Educator Grant

    Dependants of a certified teacher or educational administrator currently working in a school will receive a $400 grant each year enrolled in the middle school.

Financial Aid

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  • Financial Assistance

    Awards are based on the FACTS need-based assessment. Need-based financial aid is awarded on a first-come, first-serve basis. Families must re-apply for tuition assistance grants every year. See additional information below. Application required.
  • Named Scholarship Awards

    Various endowments have been established by generous donors to further support students with need. Students with demonstrated financial need who meet the other established criteria automatically will be considered for the awarding of additional named scholarship awards.

Have Questions? We've Got Answers!

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  • Q: How can I afford tuition?

    Private school tuition varies greatly across the country and even within the St. Louis area. Students who are confirmed members in good standing of a Lutheran church in the Lutheran High School Association receive a $1200 discount. There are also multiple student discounts for families who have two or more students at Lutheran North at the same time.

    For some families, this tuition amount will seem daunting. While Lutheran North does offer tuition assistance for families who qualify and also awards several one-time and renewable merit scholarships for selected incoming freshman, the cost may still seem unaffordable especially when public school is virtually free. How does a middle-income family afford it?

    Commitment and mindset can be the key. When something as important as Christian education becomes a priority, it is easier to find a plan to make it work. If you believe that a Christian high school education is important in the academic and spiritual development of your son or daughter then sacrifices in other areas become acceptable if not essential. Some parents will need to ask the question: “What less important things can I do without or cut back?”

    It’s a tough thing to take a look at our comfortable lives and the lives of those around us and think about doing without. We’re not all that good at it. But is it worth it for what you can give your child? Committed Christian families, with the Lord’s help, are making it work to send their children to Lutheran High School North. Is it often a huge sacrifice? Yes. Is it worth it? Absolutely. Nothing is more important than the daily presence of God’s Word in the lives of your son or daughter. Nothing. The enduring value for your child of the investment you make now is well worth the sacrifice.
  • Q: How many students receive financial aid?

    All funds awarded are grants and do not need to be paid back.  About 50% of students receive financial aid.
  • Q: Are your students awarded college scholarships?

    Our graduates are offered millions of dollars in scholarships every year for academics, athletics, music, and other special talents.

2019-2020 Tuition & Fees

Have questions about our tuition and fees for the 2019-2020 school year? Contact us. 

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