To become a Red Knight you need both Academic Acceptance and a Financial Plan in order to be accepted and enrolled at Milwaukee Lutheran High School. ALL Steps below must be completed for your child to attend MLHS.
The admission process is established to determine whether enrollment at Milwaukee Lutheran is a good fit for the student and for the school. Milwaukee Lutheran accepts and reviews applications from any students who have met the school’s criteria for enrollment. If circumstances exist that would significantly prevent the student from being successful at Milwaukee Lutheran, admission may be denied. 


  • Apply Online through TADS for Fall 2020 - Spring 2021 school year. Register for a placement test date through TADS. ***Applications will open September 24th, 2019
    • Incoming Freshmen: Apply online through TADS 
    • Transfer Students: In addition to applying online in TADS you must provide academic transcripts, attendance records, AND discipline log from previous high schools attended. If there are no documented disciplinary incidents, then a brief letter is needed from an administrator stating that to be the case. No review will take place until all requested documents have been submitted. 
      Email documents to Erich.Janousky@milwaukeelutheran.org or Fax: 414-461-2733
      Click HERE to see our Transfer Admissions Policies
    • IEP or 504 Plan (Transition Program): Students who have an IEP or 504 Plan must submit copies along with their application. (Please see Admission process for students with IEP/Disabilities.

      If records are falsified or information is withheld, a student’s acceptance will be impacted and the student will be asked to withdraw. 
  • Take a Placement Exam at MLHS. 
    Select appropriate placement exam date corresponding to your enrollment standing (i.e. Freshmen, Transfer, IEP/504) while applying in TADS

  • Upon review of your placement exam, you will receive a Next Steps Letter. If academically accepted, fill out the enrollment forms through TADS. With completion of enrollment, a verification email will be sent. 

  • We will contact you to sign up with Academic Advising to select classes AFTER Academic Acceptance AND a Financial Plan are verified.

  • Remember you still need to complete the Financial Plan steps below. 


Apply for a Choice Seat OR set up a Tuition Payment Plan:

CHOICE Options:

  • Apply Online for a MPCP Seat
    February 1st - 20th, 2020 (Preferred Apply Date)
    April 1st - 20th, 2020
    July 1st - 20th, 2020

  • Apply Online for a WPCP Seat
    February 1st - April 20th, 2020

When CHOICE seats are filled, a wait list will be started. APPLY EARLY

Tuition Options: 

  • Fill out financial aid and tuition agreements through TADS
  • Members of Association Partnership churches receive a discounted tuition rate.
Milwaukee Lutheran reserves the right to rescind acceptance if 8th grade is not successfully completed or if there are indications of inappropriate student behaviors.

Print the ADMISSION CHECKLIST to help you complete our entire admissions process.