Be A Knight


Angela Mueller . Marketing & Admissions director

Welcome to Metro East Lutheran High School! Here, students are actively engaged by incredible teachers, experience excellence in curriculum, athletics, and activities, and are equipped to become the Christian leaders of tomorrow. The best way to find out if MELHS is the right fit for you is to visit!

Schedule a tour, join us for our annual Open Houses in November and February, come to Eighth Grade Day, or spend a day shadowing a current student. Use the links below or contact our admissions department for additional information. | 618-656-0043 ex 135

Enrollment Policies & Procedures

Metro-East Lutheran High School enrolls students in grades 9-12.  We desire to serve families who want an academically challenging, Christian secondary education for their children. All incoming students must go through an application process that includes completing an application, submitting appropriate recommendations, and providing proof of past academic performance. The final step of the application process is the completion of a family interview in which the parents and student meet with the Principal. See below for a checklist of steps.

We issue the F-1 Student I-20 to qualified International students who meet our admission requirements.

Actual Average Student Cost | $6,190

Basic Tuition for '24-'25 School Year | $8,800


Member discount of $1150 granted to members of Association Congregations


70% of families received discounts or tuition assistance in 2023-2024


Over $170,000 in tuition assistance awarded annually

$100 application  |  $400 registration  |  $150 graduation |  $50 per sport
(family maximum of $150)

Tour Request Form

Tours are available most week days from 10:30 am - 12 pm. Please select your preferred days, and we will contact you with the next available tour slots.

Additional Policies

Metro-East Lutheran High School tries to serve students of varying academic abilities.  However, the school does not have the resources needed to serve students who have significant academic needs.

Metro-East Lutheran High School desires to surround its students with positive influences.  Applicants who desire to transfer to Lutheran High because of an extended suspension or expulsion from their present or previous school will likely be denied enrollment.  However, each application is considered on an individual basis.

Metro-East Lutheran High School encourages its students and their families to be active in a Christian congregation, but church membership or attendance is not required for enrollment.

Metro-East Lutheran High School reserves the right to accept or decline any student application.