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Luther College High School

   
1500 Royal Street, Regina, Saskatchewan, S4T 5A5

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Curriculum:
Liberal Arts,  International Baccalaureate
Grades (Gender):
9 to 12 (Coed)
Tuition:
$7,050 to 29,560/year
Main Language:
English
Avg. Class Size:
23
Enrolment:
Day: 361 (Gr. 9 - 12), Boarding: 92 (Gr. 9 - 12)

School Address
1500 Royal Street, Regina, Saskatchewan, S4T 5A5

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About this school:

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Luther College High School offers grades 9-12. Luther students have the opportunity to be part of a tightly woven community of students, parents, teachers, staff, and alumni. Over 96% of Luther College High School graduates pursue post-secondary educations. Luther graduates have gone on to universities such as Harvard, Pennsylvania State, Oxford, McGill, Queen's and other renowned educational institutions.

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The Our Kids review of Luther College High School

our takeLuther College High School was established in 1913 as a boys’ boarding school, and with just 32 students that inaugural year. Girls were first admitted in 1920, and over the years there have been other changes, too. Today the population is predominantly day students, though there is still a sizable boarding program. Luther College has just completed a huge capital campaign focused on developing the school’s physical plan. Completed in 2015, it added over 40,000 square feet of space, including a new gymnasium, common spaces, and media labs. The curriculum is taught through a Christian lens, and annual events highlight the Lutheran tradition, including the candlelight services that mark Advent. The ideal student is one who can thrive in an active, diverse school community, and who is intending to proceed to post-secondary studies after graduation.




School busing:

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LCHS offers bus transferring. Service options offered are regular rider, regular rider AM only, regular rider PM only, occasional rider. The regions it offers busing from are Regina, White City.
Additional notes: Please contact our main office for fees and registration.

Upcoming Events Next event: November 29, 2017

upcoming events
  • November 29, 2017Information Night
    Luther College High School, 1500 Royal Street, Regina, Saskatchewan
    Join us Wednesday, November 29 from 07:30 pm - 08:00 pm

    At 7:30 pm on Wednesday November 29, 2017 prospective students and their families are invited to attend a new student information night in the gymnasium of Luther College High School (1500 Royal Street, Regina). The evening will feature short presentations, tours, and opportunities to connect with Luther faculty and staff. Students are encouraged to bring a friend! Please RSVP to the Director of Admissions, Alison Keramati at [email protected]

     

    Contact:

    Alison Keramati

    Director of Admissions, Luther College High School

    [email protected] / 306.791.9174

     


  • January 11, 2018Information Night
    Luther College High School, 1500 Royal Street, Regina, Saskatchewan
    Join us Thursday, January 11 from 07:30 pm - 08:00 pm

    At 7:30 pm on January 11, 2018  prospective students and their families are invited to attend a new student information night in the gymnasium of Luther College High School (1500 Royal Street, Regina). The evening will feature short presentations, tours, and opportunities to connect with Luther faculty and staff. Students are encouraged to bring a friend! Please RSVP to the Director of Admissions, Alison Keramati at [email protected]

     

    Contact:

    Alison Keramati

    Director of Admissions, Luther College High School

    [email protected] / 306.791.9174

     


  • March 01, 2018Application deadline
    Luther College High School, 1500 Royal Street, Regina, Saskatchewan
    Register by Thursday, March 01 from 07:00 pm

    Please see the full admissions applicaiton at www.luthercollege.edu



Principal's Message

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Dr. Mark Anderson, Principal

Dr. Mark Anderson is the Principal, along with two other administrators, Vice Principal of Academics, Nancy Ostime and Vice Principal of Student Life, Shawn Stieb.


Academics


Curriculum Liberal Arts, International Baccalaureate

Primary Curriculum: Liberal Arts

Secondary Curriculum: International Baccalaureate


What LCHS says: The academic program emphasizes traditional core subjects while incorporating innovative approaches and modern programs. Luther College High School exceeds the curriculum established by the Government of Saskatchewan. In addition to the required courses, Luther students must take more math in Grade 9, a second English class in Grade 11 and a course in Christian Ethics for each year of enrollment. The Luther school year is made up of two semesters. Students are allowed to take a maximum of six courses per semester. At every grade level, there are certain compulsory courses students must pass. Students may also choose optional courses to fulfill the requirements for their Saskatchewan Grade 12 diploma. A dedicated teaching staff challenges students to excel and discover their gifts. Our well educated faculty only teaches in their major or minor disciplines, and most possess qualifications that far exceed standard requirements.

  • International Baccalaureate offered:
    Program = offered
    Primary Years
    Middle Years
    Diploma program
    Career-related program
  • Approach:
    Focus Religious-based
    Academic Christian (Lutheran)

    If you want to learn more about faith-based education, check out our comprehensive guide.
    If you want to learn more about Christian education, check out our comprehensive guide.


  • Pedagogies and subject courses:

  • Mathematics Traditional Math

      Traditional Math typically teaches a method or algorithm FIRST, and THEN teaches the applications for the method. Traditional algorithms are emphasized and practiced regularly: repetition and drills are frequently used to ensure foundational mastery in the underlying mathematical procedures. The traditional approach to math views math education as akin to building a logical edifice: each brick depends on the support of the previously laid ones, which represent mastery over a particular procedure or method. Traditional Math begins by giving students a tool, and then challenges students to practice using that tool an applied way, with progressively challenging problems. In this sense Traditional Math aims to establish procedural understanding before conceptual and applied understanding.
      Learn about the different mathematics approaches  


    • What LCHS says: This information is not currently available.

    • Textbooks and supplementary materials: This information is not currently available.

    • Calculator policy: This information is not currently available.


    Science Equal Balance

      Science programs that balance expository and inquiry learning equally will likely have an equal blend of tests and experiments; direct, textbook-based instruction and student-centred projects.
      Learn about the different science approaches  


    • Teaching approach: This information is not currently available.

    • Topics covered in curriculum:

      Subject = offered
      Biology
      Chemistry
      Ecology
      Geology
      Meteorology
      Physics
      Physiology
      Zoology
    • Treatment of evolution:

      Evolution as consensus theory
      Evolution as one of many equally viable theories
      Evolution is not taught

    Literature Equal Balance

      These literature programs draw in equal measure from “Traditional” and “Social Justice” programs.
      Learn about the different literature approaches  


    • What LCHS says: This information is not currently available.


    Humanities and Social Sciences Equal Balance

      These programs represent an equal balance between the perennialist and pragmatic approach to teaching the humanities and social sciences.
      Learn about the different humanities and social sciences approaches  


    • What LCHS says: This information is not currently available.


    Foreign Languages Equal Balance

      These programs feature an equal blend of the audio-lingual and communicative styles of language instruction.
      Learn about the different foreign languages approaches  


    • What LCHS says: This information is not currently available.

    • Studying a foreign language is required until:   9
    • Languages Offered: • French • German • Latin • ESL


    Fine Arts Equal Balance

      These programs have an equal emphasis on receptive and creative learning.
      Learn about the different fine arts approaches  


    • Program offers:

      Subject = offered
      Acting
      Dance
      Drama/Theatre
      Graphic Design
      Music
      Visual Arts
    • Visual studio philosophy:

      Expressive
      Disciplined
    • What LCHS says: This information is not currently available.


    Computers and Technology Light integration

      Computers are used in the classroom from time to time, but integrating technology into everything students do is not a dominant focus. Digital literacy is understood to be a legitimate skill in the 21st century, but not one that should distract from teaching the subject at hand, or more fundamental skills and literacies. The idea is today’s students, being “digital natives”, are likely exposed to computers and new media enough outside the classroom: the role of the school, rather, should be to develop competencies that may otherwise get missed.
      Learn about the different computers and technology approaches  


    • What LCHS says: This information is not currently available.

    • Program covers:

      Subject = offered
      Computer science
      Robotics
      Web design

    Physical Education
    • What LCHS says: Luther offers team & individual game skills,gymnastics personal fitness, weight training aerobics recreational games. The program enhances student understanding of how to lead a healthy lifestyle fitness,nutrition, movement patterns and anatomy.


    Religious Education
    • Approach to teaching religious and secular curricula

      Completely segregated
      Mostly segregated
      Completely integrated
      Mostly integrated
      Not applicable
    • Approach to teaching religion

      Scripture as literal
      Scripture as interpretive
    • What LCHS says: Students admitted to LCHS are not required to be Lutheran or members of the Christian faith. By welcoming students of all faiths and religious backgrounds, Luther College enjoys a richly diverse student body Daily Chapel, which all Luther College students must attend, is a unique and strong tradition at Luther College. Chapel is a time when the whole school gathers together to worship, laugh, and learn. It forms the foundation upon which Luther College’s strong community of support and respect is built. . Christian Ethics classes are a place where students explore issues and questions involving religious faith, social ethics, the existence of God, and religions of the world.


    IB Diploma Courses
    Group 1 (Language A)

      Group 2 (Language B)

        Group 3 (Individuals and Societies)

          Group 4 (Experimental Sciences)

            Group 5 (Mathematics)

              Group 6 (The Arts)

              Sex and Health Education Saskatchewan curriculum
              Topics covered in sex and health education:
              Topics We begin covering this topic at:
              Body parts Gr. 9
              Nutrition Gr. 9
              Human development Gr. 9
              Puberty Gr. 9
              Sexual health and hygiene Gr. 9
              Reproduction Gr. 9
              Pregnancy Gr. 9
              Sexually transmitted infections Gr. 9
              Sex and decision-making Gr. 9
              Contraception Gr. 9
              Consent Gr. 9
              Sexual orientation Gr. 9
              Gender identity Gr. 9
              Misconceptions relating to sexuality Gr. 9
              Relationships and intimacy Gr. 9
              Bias and stereotyping about sex Gr. 9
              Sexual harassment Gr. 9
              Body image issues Gr. 9
              Mental illness Gr. 9
              Social justice and diversity Gr. 9

              What LCHS says: This information is not currently available.

              Approach:
              Mostly value-neutral

              By and large, we teach sex education free of any particular moral or ethical standpoint. We try not to impose any particular values or value systems (such as social, political, or ideological values) on our students when teaching sex and related issues.


              Fairly value-based

              Sex education is sometimes taught from a particular moral or ethical standpoint. Sometimes particular values or value systems (such as social, political, or ideological values) are invoked when teaching sex and related issues.

              Traditional

              This includes a range of positions. A traditional approach might, for example, go as far as emphasizing the nuclear family and complete abstinence from sex before marriage. Alternatively, this approach might simply involve placing less emphasis on sex outside of the context of marriage and more emphasis on abstinence. Or finally, it might just involve focusing less on sex outside of the context of marriage.

              Progressive

              This might mean more emphasis is placed on the importance of such things as social equality, diversity, and choice in sex education.


              What LCHS says: This program includes decision-making processes, understanding adolescent growth & development, coping with personal, family, social & environmental change.



              Curriculum Pace Standard-enriched

              • Standard-enriched
              • Accelerated
              • Student-paced

              Broadly-speaking, the main curriculum -- like that of most schools -- paces the provincially-outlined one. This pace is steady and set by the teachers and school. The curriculum might still be enriched in various ways: covering topics more in-depth and with more vigor than the provincial one, or covering a broader selection of topics.

              Flexible pacing:

              Flexible pacing style = offered
              Subject-streaming (tracking)
              Multi-age classrooms as standard
              Ability-grouping (in-class) as common
              Frequent use of cyber-learning (at-their-own-pace)
              Regular guided independent study opportunities
              Differentiated assessment

              What LCHS says about flexible pacing: This information is not currently available.


              Academic Culture Rigorous

              • Rigorous
              • Supportive

              A school with a “rigorous” academic culture places a high value on academic performance, and expects their students to do the same. This does not mean the school is uncaring, unsupportive, or non-responsive -- far from it. A school can have a rigorous academic culture and still provide excellent individual support. It does mean, however, the school places a particular emphasis on performance -- seeking the best students and challenging them to the fullest extent -- relative to a normal baseline. High expectations and standards – and a challenging yet rewarding curriculum – are the common themes here. Keep in mind this classification is more relevant for the older grades: few Kindergarten classrooms, for example, would be called “rigorous”.

              What LCHS says: This information is not currently available.


              Developmental Priorities Balanced

              Primary Developmental Priority: Balanced
              Equal attention is paid to a balance of priorities: intellectual, emotional, social, and physical.

              What LCHS says: This information is not currently available.


              Special Needs Support Limited

              Limited

              LCHS offers limited support for students with learning difficulties or special needs.

              • Academic Support:
                Support Type = offered
                Learning strategy and study counselling; habit formation
                Extra support and minor accommodations for children experiencing subclinical difficulties

              Gifted Learner Support No Support

              LCHS does not offer any specialized programming for gifted learners.

              Gifted education: If you want to learn more about gifted education, check out our comprehensive guide. It’s the first of its kind: it covers different kinds of gifted schools and programs, and a whole host of issues parents face in finding the right option for their gifted child.

              Report Card Policy

              How assessments are delivered across the grades:

              Lettered or numbered grades9 to 12
              Prose (narrative)-based feedback9 to 12

              Class Sizes Not available

              This information is not currently available.


              Extracurriculars

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              What LCHS says:

              This information is not currently available.


              • Sports OfferedCompetitiveRecreational
                Badminton
                Baseball
                Basketball
                Football
                Golf
                Ice Hockey
                Ice Skating
                Lacrosse
                Rowing
                Rugby
                Running
                Soccer
                Softball
                Swimming
                Tennis
                Track & Field
                Volleyball
              • Clubs Offered
                Art Club
                Band
                Chess Club
                Choir
                Community Service
                Computer Club
                Debate Club
                Drama Club
                Environmental Club
                Musical theatre/Opera
                Outdoor Club
                Outdoor Education
                Photography
                School newspaper
                Student Council
                Yearbook

              Tuition & Financial Aid

              Tuition

              Day Boarding (International)
               
              9101112
              Day$7,050
              Boarding (International)$29,560


              Need-based financial aid

              Grade range that need-based aid is offered:
              Percentage of grade-eligible students receiving financial aid0%
              Average aid package size$0
              Percentage of total enrollment on financial aid0%
              Total aid available$0

              Application Deadline:
              March 01, 2016 Repeats annually

              More information:
              www.luthercollege.edu/high-school/admissions/fees-financial-aid/apply-for-financial-aid

              Application Details:

              This school works with Apple Financial Inc. for processing financial applications



              Merit based Scholarships

              This information is not currently available.


              Enrollment

              Total enrollment 453
              Average enrollment per grade113
              Average class size23
              Gender (grades)9 to 12 (Coed)
              Boarding offered Gr. 9 - 12
              % in boarding (total enrollment)20%
              % in boarding (grade-eligible)20%

              If you want to learn more about boarding schools, check out our comprehensive guide.


              Student distribution:

              9101112
              Day Enrollment102968974
              Boarding Enrollment23311622

              Admission

              Application

              Admissions Assessments:

              Assessment = requiredGrades
              Interview
              SSAT
              SSAT (out of province)
              Entrance Exam(s)9 - 12
              Entrance Essay
              Application Fee 

              Application Deadlines:

              Day students:
              March 01, 2017

              Boarding students:
              March 01, 2017


              What LCHS says:

              Please see the full admissions application form at www.luthercollege.edu

               



              Acceptance

              Acceptance Rate:

              90%

              Type of student Luther College High School is looking for: Luther College High School welcomes students from the local community, across the country, and around the world.


              Day Boarding

              Student Entry Points

              Student Type9101112
              Day Acceptance
              (Acceptance rate)
              120 (95%)10 - 15 (95%)10 - 12 (95%)10 - 12 (95%)
              Boarding Acceptance
              (Acceptance rate)
              5 - 10 (90%)5 - 10 (90%)5 - 10 (90%)5 - 10 (90%)

              University Placement

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              Services = offered
              Career planning
              Internships
              Mentorship Program
              University counseling
              Key Numbers
              Average graduating class size100
              *Canadian "Big 6" placements5
              **Ivy+ placements5

              *Number of students in 2015 who attended one of McGill, U of T, UBC, Queen's University, University of Alberta, or Dalhousie University.

              **Number of students since 2005 that attended one of Harvard, Yale, Princeton, University of Pennsylvania, Dartmouth, Brown, Columbia, Cornell, Stanford, University of Chicago, Oxford or Cambridge (UK)


              What Luther College High School says:

            • Over 96% of grade 12 students go on to post-secondary educations.

            • Notable Alumni

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              Alumnus Graduation Year Accomplishment
              Henry  Taube 1932 In 1983, Dr. Henry Taube was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry.

              Alumni Highlights

              • Nobel Peace Prize Luther College High School alumni also receive international academic recognition. In 1983, in honour of his work in the study of mechanisms of electron transfer reactions in metal complexes, Dr. Henry Taube (HS'32, HSU'33) was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry. Dr. Taube graduated from Luther College in 1933. Rhodes Scholars Three Luther College High School graduates have been recipients of Rhodes Scholarships: Greg Brandt (HS’55), Robert Condon McKenzie (HS’66), and Jonathan Pedde (HS’10).

              Stories & Testimonials

              News

              A supportive and vibrant community.

              Luther College provides students and faculty with an educational environment in which they will develop the intellectual tools and personal skills that will enrich their personal lives and enhance their service to others. Luther strives to be a supportive and vibrant community, which in turn encourages its members to be sharing and caring members of our wider society. ...



              A heritage of scholarship, freedom, and faith.

              Distinguished by the Lutheran heritage of scholarship, freedom and faith, Luther College serves the wider community. The College seeks to provide the highest quality of teaching to prepare students for university studies and high quality co-curricular programs to promote leadership and initiative. The College seeks to expose students to Christian faith and practice while being open and fair to the other religious traditions represented in its student body. ...



              Developing each individual's potential.

              Luther College is a community committed to quality education, the growth of human knowledge and service to the world. The College aims to provide an intellectual and Christian environment in which people can develop their individual potentials, expand their awareness of God's world, and serve the wider needs of society. ...



              In the News

              News

              August 17, 2015 - Luther College celebrates grand opening of new facilities

              ...


              August 17, 2015 - Luther College celebrates 100 years

              On October 10-13, 2013, Luther College celebrated A Century of Faithfulness in Regina, Saskatchewan. ...



              Associations

              Associations
              • International Baccalaureate (IB) Associations


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