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La Porte, Indiana, USA view map
Co-Ed, Roman Catholic
6801 North Wilhelm Road, La Porte, Indiana, USA
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Summary: La Lumiere's core curriculum provides a traditional foundation in mathematics, the social and physical sciences, theology, morals, foreign language, and English literature and composition. The program places special emphasis on critical thinking and the mastery of oral and written communications.
Arts, computer science, and a range of other courses and required summer reading programs round out the well-balanced La Lumiere education.
For the strongest academic students, we offer Advanced Placement courses in Biology, Chemistry, modern languages, English and History.
Department Director: Kevin Kunst
Average Class Size: 12
Full Time Teachers: 27
Teachers Holding Advanced Degrees: 52.00%
Student/Teacher Ratio: 8/1
Summer Programs Offered: Offered
Number of AP Courses Offered: 6
Summary: On our 144-acre campus, students can take advantage of athletic facilities, open fields, or computer lab. At the Sullivan Student Activity Center, students can relax, play games, or get a snack from the school store.
Department Director: Kasey Ryan
Number of Dorms: 5
Average Students Per Dorm: 16
No. of Girls Dorms: 2
No. of Boys Dorms: 3
Dress Code: Casual
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Summary: The principles of character, scholarship and faith are the threads woven through the La Lumiere experience, whether in the classroom, on the playing field, or in the community. We expect a lot from our students. Students' days and weeks are filled with school activities, helping them to structure their time, and make the most of their high-school experience. In addition to academics, athletics, activities and community service each play an important role in a students' day-to-day experience at La Lumiere.
Arts Department Director: Rebecca Hunt
Athletics Department Director: Kevin Kunst
Summary: La Lumiere's commitment to preparing students for college has resulted in a 100% college placement record.
The College Counseling office educates La Lumiere students in the process of decision-making with the goal of helping students find colleges where they will be challenged, where they will be happy, and where they will succeed. We attempt to do this with as little stress and pressure on students as possible
Department Director: Dr. Pete Campbell
Percentage of Graduates Who Attend College: 100.00%
Colleges attended in the past 5 years by our graduates:
Middle Percentile of SAT Scores
John Roberts, Jr. (Class of 1973) Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court
Jim Gaffigan (Class of 1984) Comedian
Paris Barclay (Class of 1974) Emmy Award Winning Producer and Director
Summary: La Lumiere School offers various academic programs each summer. Students do not need to attend La Lumiere School to participate in many of the programs. Please contact us for a more comprehensive list of summer offerings.
Department Director: Will Lingle
A math skill-builder course for students new to La Lumiere. Taught by Ms. Kasey Ryan, La Lumiere’s Math Department Chairperson.
Registration Deadline: N/A
Financial Aid Available:
A writing skill-builder course for students new to La Lumiere. The course is taught by Mr. Matthew Buchanan, a member of La Lumiere’s English Department.
Raise your SAT scores in a short period of time. Not for the faint of heart, this intensive SAT BOOT CAMP provides students with test-taking skills and strategies to help raise scores for college admittance. Students receive full-length SAT tests from the College Board, itemized analysis identifyi
Registration Deadline: N/A
Financial Aid Available:
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