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Admissions Process

Applications for the 2022-2023 school year are now OPEN.  New students can now submit their applications - please make sure you select the 2022-2023 school year.

If you are applying as a transfer student for the 2021-2022 school year, when completing the application, be sure to select the 2021-2022 school year.

FRESHMAN ENROLLMENT

Apply

Complete the Living Word Lutheran High School - Online Application through FACTS Management. Submit the application fee. 

 

No fee is required for Parental Choice students - contact Mr. Winter to have fee waived at jwinter@lwlhs.com. For families who are applying through Wisconsin Choice or Milwaukee Choice, please complete the online Choice application & the LWLHS application & enrollment forms.  Choice applications open in February 2022.

Acceptance

Upon review of your Online Application, you will be notified of your acceptance via email and will be sent information on enrollment.

Enroll

Complete the Living Word Lutheran High School - Online Enrollment packet through FACTS Management.  This will be sent via email after acceptance.  During this step, you will be able to select a tuition payment plan.

The annual tuition for a traditional student of the 2022-2023 school year is $8,900.  This is before any tuition assistance.  Living Word Lutheran DOES provide financial aid packages.  Please contact Mr. Dave Miskimen, LWLHS Executive Director, especially in the event that financial difficulty may burden your decision to attend Living Word.  Click here to view financial aid options.

In the Grant & Aid application in FACTS, you must submit tax documents from the prior year (ex: If enrolling for 2021-2022 school year, you will need to upload the 2020 Tax Documents.)  Documents include the 1040 Form, W2 Form, and current paystub.

Shadow

We would be happy to host your student for a shadow day, which gives the prospective student a chance to see what a day at LWLHS is all about.  Parents are welcome in the morning or after school for a tour. Click here to schedule a shadow day.

IMPORTANT DATES

December 31, 2021

If you apply before December 31, 2021, the $200 application fee is applied towards tuition, plus you receive an additional $250 tution credit.

March 15, 2022

Financial aid application closes.  In the Grant & Aid application in FACTS, you must submit tax documents from the prior year (ex: If enrolling for 2021-2022 school year, you will need to upload the 2020 Tax Documents.)  Documents include the 1040 Form, W2 Form, and current paystub.

Contact John Winter at jwitner@lwlhs.com if you are unable to complete the Aid application before March 15.

March 31, 2022

If you apply before March 31, 2022, the $200 application fee will be credited towards tuition.

Any dates after March 31, 2022

If you apply any date after March 31, 2022, the $200 application fee will be in addition to tuition.

WISCONSIN & MILWAUKEE CHOICE INFORMATION

Wisconsin Parental Choice Program (WPCP)

The WPCP application is closed for the 2021-2022 school year.  It will be open from February 1, 2022 until April 15, 2022 for the 2022-2023 school year.

Milwaukee Parental Choice Program (MPCP)

The MPCP application is open until January 1, 2021.  The application remains opens each month from the 1st thought the 20th of the month.

Parent Choice Application Process

Step 1:  Online Parent Choice Application

  • Each year parents must complete the online parent choice application at dpi.wi.gov/choice

Step 2:  Supporting Documentation

  • Parents must provide the supporting documentation during the open application period, as directed in the online parent application and the confirmation email, or their application is ineligible.

 

Residency Documentation

  • All parents must provide residency documentation directly to the Living Word school office during the open application period.  Click here for a list of acceptable proof of residency documents.  Residency documents can be submitted to the school office or emailed to John Winter at jwinter@lwlhs.com.

Income Documentation

  • Parents of new students must show they are income eligible by either (1) providing their social security numbers or taxpayer identification numbers and having the Department of Revenue determine whether the student is income eligible OR (2) using the Department of Public Instruction (DPI) Income Determination method by answering a series of income questions in the online parent application. Parents must provide income documentation directly to the Living Word school office.  Click here for a list of the 2021-2022 income limits for new students for WPCP & MPCP.  Income documents can be submitted to the school office or emailed to John Winter at jwinter@lwlhs.com.

TRANSFER ENROLLMENT

Apply

All transfer students must complete the Online Application through FACTS Management.  If records are falsified or information is withheld, a student's acceptance will be impacted and the student may be asked to withdraw. 

 

Transfer applications must include an unofficial transcript or copy of grades and attendance/behavior records. 

Admissions Interview

Applicants are required to complete a personal interview with the Principal and Admissions representative. Parents are required to attend the interview. 

 

In the interview, the mission and expectations of LWLHS will be discussed in relation to the student's previous records. Applicants may be denied upon an unsatisfactory interview.

Review of Records

All prospective transfer students will be reviewed by LWLHS administration. That review can include, but is not limited to, the academic, attendance, behavioral, discipline, and testing records of the transfer students from all previous high schools.

A credit review will also be conducted. A student must satisfactorily complete a minimum numbers of credits per semester in order to be accepted. LWLHS reserves the right to deny the transfer of certain credits if they do not correspond to the LWLHS curriculum.

Acceptance & Enrollment

After a thorough review of all records, students who are accepted into LWLHS will be notified by Director of Admissions via email to begin the enrollment process. Accepted students must complete online enrollment before they may begin classes at LWLHS. 

 

No fee is required for Parental Choice students. Students wishing to participate in the WPCP or MPCP would be able to apply online during an open enrollment period.

Course Selection & Final Review

Course Selection for transfer students takes place after all grades have been recorded from the previous school. Students in the WPCP or MPCP will complete course selection after being awarded a seat.

A complete transcript with all grades will be brought to the course selection appointment. Students will meet with a staff member who will help them select courses for the upcoming year.

Shadow

We would be happy to host your student for a shadow day, which gives the prospective student a chance to see what a day at LWLHS is all about.  Click here to schedule a shadow day.

Questions?

Contact John Winter, Director of Admissions, at jwinter@lwlhs.com or 262-677-9353.  He would be happy to assist your family!