Luther at a Glance

Did You Know?

  • Did you know there is a 3rd floor to the boy's dorm? It was traditionally assigned to upper level students who were more mature & responsible. Students who lived up there in the 1940’s confessed, in hushed tones, to having a radio when those devices were against school policy.

  • Through the A Time To Build capital campaign, we have added 46,897 square feet of space to Luther College High School, including the Semple gymnasium -  the largest high school gym in Regina.

  • The gym officially opened July 8, 1951. The Sunday afternoon celebration, attended by 1,500 people, featured speeches followed by an evening celebration with another 1,500 people in attendance to hear the Luther Choir and the RCMP Band.

  • The first annual Senior Girls Volleyball Tournament was held in 1998 and is still going strong today!

  • The choral tradition at Luther began in 1914. In addition to in-school performances, the choir has shared its ministry of music with many congregations across Canada and has performed regularly on local and national radio and television shows, at contests and festivals.

  • Luther College High School is recognized as one of the four best university preparatory schools in western Canada with as many as 96% of Luther graduates pursuing post-secondary educations. 

  • Luther graduates have gone on to universities such as Harvard, Oxford, Pennsylvania State, McGill, Queen’s and other renowned educational institutions throughout Canada, North America and the world.

  • In the late 1920's, during an in-house baseball tournament, Rex Schneider entered a team called "Prof Schneider's Battling Lions." This is the first hint that someday Luther teams would be known as the Lions.  

Luther College High School at a Glance

Location: Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
Established: 1913
Institution Type: Historical independent high school offering Grades 9 - 12.
Curriculum:
  • Saskatchewan government regulated curriculum
  • International Baccalaureate program
Known for:
  • An outstanding academic program and university preparation
  • Ninety-six percent of graduates go on to post-secondary education
  • Luther College is proud to have alumni accepted to John Hopkins, Dartmouth, Princeton, Harvard, Oxford, Pennsylvania State, McGill and Queens Universities.
  • Nobel Prize winner Dr. Henry Taube (HS'32, HSU'33)  attended the school. 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).
School Population: 440
International Students: 50
Countries Represented: Hong Kong, Germany, Nigeria, Korea, Thailand, Taiwan, Japan, Mexico, China, Spain just to name a few
Average Class Size: 23
Student Teacher Ratio: 17:1
Accommodations:
  • On-campus dormitory with space for fifty boys and fifty girls
  • Two students per room
ESL:
  • Students should have some English language skills prior to application
  • All international students are tested by our ESL coordinator through an interview on SKYPE as part of the admissions application process
  • Our ESL testing is based on criteria set by the Centre for Canadian Language Benchmarks
  • A summer ESL program is offered on our University campus
Application: Students may apply for study start dates in September (fall) or February (spring).
Application Deadline: Students should apply by submitting a completed application by March 1 (if space is available, we will take applications after the deadline).
Recent Infrastructure: Fully renovated science laboratories, extensive upgrades to dormitory facilities, a new performance stage, new gymnasium, new locker-rooms, three new dedicated fine arts classrooms and a new student commons area.
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