St. Croix Lutheran High School
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|St. Croix Lutheran High School|
|West St. Paul, Minnesota|
|Type||Private President Todd Russ|
|Number of students||approx. 450|
|Colors||Red and White |
St. Croix Lutheran High School now St. Croix Lutheran Academy, is a parochial middle school and high school in West St. Paul, Minnesota. The school has a student body population of about five hundred total students in sixth through twelfth grade. Most of SCL's students live in the greater Minneapolis/St. Paul area and travel to and from school each day. Day school students mix with one hundred and fifty boarding school students who stay in an on-campus residence, so students from all over America and about 15 countries worldwide go to school at SCL.
St. Croix is a school with one of the lowest [[Christian private school tuitions in the state of Minnesota. Teachers work with students in classes that prepare them for college and include the required courses of English, Social Studies, Mathematics, Religion, Science, Physical Education and Health. College level courses include advanced placement (AP) options, STEM courses, PSEO, and dual credit online courses. A variety of elective courses encourage student's special interests and prepares them for a university.
St. Croix offers 23 interscholastic sports teams including baseball, basketball, bowling, clay target league, dance, football, golf, hockey, lacrosse, softball, soccer, swimming, tennis, track and field, volleyball, and wrestling.The football, basketball and track teams make regular trips to the state tournament. The football team won their first MSHSL State Championship in class AAA with an undefeated season in 2011, and then again in 2013 with 10-2 record. The men's track and field team won the Class A Minnesota True Team State Track and Field championship in 2007, 2008, and 2009.
SCL offers a variety of opportunities in [[visual arts, choral music, instrumental music, and theatre or dramatic arts. The Croixaliers is an award-winning vocal ensemble that performs at school concerts, off-campus area worship services, and state and national choral festivals and competitions. Leadership opportunities include Model United Nations, Youth in Government, International Mentors, and many other programs.