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High Schools
Winnebago Lutheran Academy

Winnebago Lutheran Academy

Central Boarding Academy Partner


School Stats:

  • Founded in 1925

  • Total Enrollment: 282

  • Student: Teacher Ratio of 11:1

  • Average SAT: 1270

  • 33 AP/College Credit/Honors Courses + Extensive Online College Credit Courses

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Winnebago Lutheran Academy (WLA) makes sure that every student feels welcomed. The small number of international students within an intimate school population means you immediately feel safe and valued. 


Each student receives individualized support and attention, and you are sure to make lifelong friends by participating in many of their extracurricular activities. Winnebago Lutheran Academy is also known for improving student GPA through fantastic personal attention and caring hearts. “Bible Information Class” is designed for international students with 0 background in Christianity. 

Academic Niche Grade: B

  • #3 Best Christian High Schools by

  • WLA is known for greatly improving students GPA when they arrive in America

  • WLA takes pride in getting their international students integrated into the community to get the most out of their high school career

College Matriculation:

  • University of Wisconsin, Madison

  • University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

  • Milwaukee School of Engineering

  • University of Wisconsin, La Crosse

  • Martin Luther College

  • Wisconsin Lutheran College

  • Concordia University, Wisconsin

  • University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh

  • Carroll University

  • University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee






• Cross Country • Football

• Soccer

• Basketball

• Bowling

• Wrestling

• Baseball

• Golf

• Track

• Trap


• Cheerleading

• Cross Country • Dance

• Volleyball 

• Basketball



• Soccer

• Softball

• Track


• Forensics

• Intramurals

• Math Team

• Pep Band

• Viking Council

• Yearbook

• Academy Kids

• Theatre

• Traveling Choir

• Fishing Team

• Academic Bowl


• Board Game Club

• Drama Club

• Trap Team

• Science Club

Application Process (to be completed one year in advance):


• Online Application

• English ability (SLEP, TOEFL or IELTS)

• 3 years Academic Transcripts

• 2 Teacher Recommendation Letters

• A letter from parents (guardian) explaining why they want their student to enroll in Winnebago Lutheran Academy

• The students personal statement explaining why the student wishes to enroll in WLA (must be hand-written by the student without assistance from others)

• Student's Passport copy

• Application Fee

• A picture of the student with parents

• Admissions Decision

Required Documents:

  • English Ability Test

  • Transcripts

  • 2 Letters of Recommendation

  • Parent Letter

  • Student's Handwritten Personal Statement

  • Passport copy

  • Student Picture

Exam Scores:

  • SLEP: Over 50

  • TOEFL IBT : 60

  • IELTS: Over 6.0

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