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Welcome to Lutheran South Academy!

Thank you for your interest in our school. We are excited that you are interested in LSA, and we look forward to meeting both you and your family!

We provide a comprehensive college preparatory program that develops each student spiritually, academically, physically, and socially through a sound academic program, challenging athletic competition, and opportunities to minister to others. It is this blend which makes our school unique.

LSA is dedicated to a superior academic experience integrated with a consistent, Christian approach to learning for grades PreK3-12.  We welcome and affirm the role and responsibility of our parents as partners in this process, and we welcome Christian parents who seek to put Christ at the center of their lives and desire their children to do the same.



Steps to Apply  

1. Submit Online Application with non-refundable $100 application fee. We encourage families to begin the application process for the 2020-21 school year as early as October 1. The application must be completed and supplemental application forms uploaded and submitted before an interview will be scheduled. After submitting the application, you will be able track your admissions status by logging into your account where you will be able to print the completed applications, monitor when the school receives supplemental application forms, and if necessary reprint the supplemental forms.

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2. Upload copies of the following for the applicant:
  • Complete Immunization Records (Grades PreK3-12)
  • Birth Certificate (Grades PreK3-12)
  • Report Cards from last two years (Grades 2-12)
  • Unofficial Transcript (Grades 10-12)
  • Standardized Test results from last two years (Grades K-12)
  • Specialized Testing results, if any (PK3-12)
  • Checklist/Development Form from last year (Grades PreK3-1)

3. Request Recommendations from Teachers. While applying online, you can request to have recommendation form sent to a previous or current teacher. Applicants for grades 6-12 are required to have both an English and Math recommendation. Lower School applicants are required to have only one recommendation form completed. Teachers will be able to their send recommendations directly to LSA through our application software.

4. Register for the ISEE (Independent School Entrance Exam)  Learn More >>

All new students applying for admission to Lutheran South Academy in grades 5-12 are required to take the ISEE (Independent School Entrance Exam). Families can register directly on the ISEE website ( to take the exam at one of our open test dates. Payment is made directly on line and registration is necessary in order to take the test.  Other open test sites throughout Houston are available if you cannot take the test at this time.  2019 LSA test dates are March 30, April 27, June 8, and July 20.

 For all levels, these test scores are used as a resource for us to best serve our students. Lutheran South Academy does not base the admission decision solely on the test, but it is one facet taken into consideration in the admission process.

5. Attend an Open House or other admission events

6. Schedule a Tour and/or Shadow Visit 

7. Explore our Tuition Assistance Program   Learn More >>

8. Participate in Parent-Student Interview  

When all of the above steps are completed, you will be contacted to schedule an interview with the principal or director of admissions. Parent(s) and student are required to attend the interview.


You will be notified by the director of admissions concerning admission acceptances.

Notice of Non-Discriminatory Policy

The Lutheran Education Association of Houston (LEAH) does not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, color, national or ethnic origin in the administration of our educational policies, employment practices, admission policies, scholarship programs, athletic and other school-administered programs.



We are first and foremost a Christ-centered school that is fully committed to excellence.

Now Enrolling for  the 2019-20 school year!

Lutheran South Academy has rolling admissions throughout the year and admits students as space is available.

Contact Us

We're happy to answer any questions you may have! We also would very much like to meet you and give you a personal tour of our campus!

Kate Fleming
Director of Admissions & Marketing

Call or text 281.617.5626