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School Profile

Lutheran West has been providing students with a premier college-prep education in Rocky River for over 50 years. We are dedicated to celebrating the uniqueness of each student, helping them to achieve at their highest level of excellence.


Lutheran West is chartered by the Department of Education of the State of Ohio, and has met standards for accreditation by the North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools.


The curriculum reflects that of a comprehensive college-prep high school. The large majority of students pursue a strong college preparatory program.  The depth of the curriculum available to students is detailed in our course catalog.


Faculty: 39
Average years teaching: 22
Student to teacher ratio 12:1
Average class size 21

The Board of Directors of the Cleveland Lutheran High School Association requires all employees working with children to submit background checks with the BCI and FBI when first employed and at a minimum of every five years thereafter.

 Student Body Demographics

School type: Private Christian (Co-ed)
Total enrollment: Approximately 450
Religious Affiliation of Students: Membership held in over 70 churches
Community representation: 30+ northeast Ohio cities

Elsa Jedick Kottmann

Class of 2003

I loved the way the faculty and staff not only knew my name, but knew my family, my interests and were even praying for me in difficult circumstances.


Lutheran West
3850 Linden Road
Rocky River, Ohio 44116-4099

Phone: 440.333.1660
Fax: 440.333.1729

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