FAQs

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FAQs2018-08-20T07:26:33+00:00
Will LCHS provide academic rigor for my child?2018-07-24T10:38:59+00:00

Yes. LCHS is known for its high academic standards. On average, students will have 15 minutes of homework per class period each evening.

Will I have my own room?2018-08-24T10:22:30+00:00

Bedrooms can accommodate two students, so your rooming situation will depend on enrollment and other factors. If you have concerns, they can be discussed with the dorm parents.

Who should I contact with questions?2018-08-24T10:22:30+00:00

For questions, please fill out the Contact Us form. The appropriate office will return your email within 7 business days.

What sports can I participate in?2018-07-24T11:54:11+00:00

LCHS currently has teams in girls volleyball, boys basketball, girls basketball and co-ed track & field.

What schools, churches and communities feed into LCHS?2018-08-24T10:20:01+00:00

There are two churches in Lustre with close proximity to the school: Lustre Mennonite Brethren and Lustre Evangelical Mennonite Brethren. The LCHS campus is located in Northeast, MT with access to Wolf Point and Glasgow communities.

What requirements are there to participate in sports?2018-08-24T10:22:30+00:00

Any student who maintains a 2.0 or higher GPA is welcome to play sports. All teams accept walk-on players. Teams may use non-players for stats and manager positions. Athletes must comply with the LCHS code of conduct.

What items do I need to provide?2018-08-24T10:22:29+00:00

Students are responsible for all his/her school supplies, personal effects for dorm living, and spending money.

What items do I need to bring?2018-08-24T10:22:30+00:00

— bedding for single bed: sheets, blankets, pillows
— bath towels, washcloths, bath robe, night clothes/pajamas
— bedroom necessities: closet hangers, bedside alarm clock, wall decorations
— bathroom effects: shampoo & conditioner, deodorant, body soap, hair accessories, etc
— winter clothing: coat, boots, hat, gloves
— school appropriate clothing, comply with LCHS dress code
— laundry supplies: detergent, fabric softener, stain remover, etc
— school supplies (see school supply list)
— spending money: $15-20 per week recommended
— medications: dorm parents will be notified of all medications
— memorabilia: family pictures, reminders of home
— alarm clock: must be different than internet connectable device

What items can’t I bring to the dorm?2018-08-24T10:22:30+00:00
What is the school’s religious affiliation?2018-07-24T10:14:52+00:00

LCHS maintains a conservative, evangelical mission statement. Any student, regardless of religious affiliation is welcome to apply for enrollment.

What is the process of getting approved?2018-08-24T10:25:59+00:00

Step 1: submit online application for American or International student
Step 2: submit all additional requirements
Step 3: set-up fee schedule
Step 4: complete student interview

What is the average class size?2018-07-24T10:13:53+00:00

Class sizes are 15 students or less per period, except for some elective courses which allow for more participation.

What is it like living in the dorm?2018-08-24T10:22:30+00:00

The Dorm exists to provide a nurturing, Christian environment for students to encourage their spiritual, academic, and overall growth through consistently demonstrating Christ to them through discipline and example. In keeping with the mission of LCHS to provide a Christian education, the Dorm Staff strive to afford dorm students a quality Christian family/home environment in every way possible in the dorm situation.

What is Dorm Weekend Out?2018-08-24T10:22:30+00:00

Dorm Weekend Out is a monthly opportunity for students to visit in community family homes. Students are assigned by the Dorm Committee to a host family who is a respected and contributing member of the Lustre community. This weekend is a chance to get one-on-one time with a family who will include in their everyday activities which may include farming, ranching, gardening, baking, trips to town, and more.

What is a typical day like at the dorm?2018-08-24T10:22:30+00:00

A day at the dorm begins with Bible devotions and breakfast. Students attend school classes from 8:20am-3:24pm. Sports practice and homework are common activities between school hours and supper. A mandatory study hall is implemented to encourage good academic behavior

What expenses are involved?2018-07-24T11:55:20+00:00

Players are responsible to buy his/her game warm-up, personalized with his/her last name. Since we travel long distances for district games, a meal allowance is recommended.

What do I do on weekends?2018-08-24T10:22:30+00:00

Saturday activities include free time, homework, and dorm group activities. All students attend church services on Sunday mornings followed by free time.

What do I do on Holidays?2018-08-24T10:22:30+00:00

On Holidays it depends on the length of the Holiday and how far away their family is. Students will stay with community members.

What courses are offered by LCHS?2018-07-24T10:42:30+00:00

LCHS offers the required Montana State courses for graduation requirements. Elective courses are offered depending on staffing certification. Students are required to take a Biblical course each year.

What all is included in Tuition?2018-08-24T10:22:29+00:00

Classroom books and curriculum, computer lab usage are included.

What all is included in Room & Board?2018-08-24T10:22:29+00:00

Room and board covers dorm room rental, utilities, meals and some dorm activities.

Is transportation to games and practices provided?2018-07-24T11:53:20+00:00

Students are responsible for transportation to and from practices. Transportation on game days is provided by the school.

How much does it cost to attend LCHS?2018-08-24T10:22:29+00:00

LCHS is rated the lowest cost boarding school in the US. Thanks to the many donors and fundraisers throughout the year, our tuition only covers 10% of the actual business expenses. Exact costs can be found in the website application.

How many students are enrolled?2018-07-24T10:13:04+00:00

The number of students vary from year to year. Recently, the enrollment hovers around 30.

How long does it take to enroll?2018-08-24T10:22:30+00:00

Enrollment may take up to 30 days. Time frame depends on the speed with which the applicant supplies all the application requirements.

How is the academic day structured?2018-07-24T10:38:48+00:00

Monday thru Wednesday class periods are 47 minutes. A school days begins at 8:20am and ends at 3:24pm. The Thursday schedule allows for a chapel period in which students gather for worship and guest speakers. Friday are a short schedule with release at 2:30pm.

How is LCHS different from other schools?2018-08-24T10:23:14+00:00

Lustre Christian High School boasts small classroom sizes and Class C athletics. It is located in rural, eastern Montana.  LCHS is ACSI certified in the US and Internationally. Its certified staff maintains high academic standards in conjunction with caring one-on-one assistance.

How are grades determined?2018-07-24T10:41:36+00:00

Grades are given on a college-prep scale.
A 94-100
B 88-93
etc.

Do I need to buy my own books?2018-08-24T10:22:30+00:00

No. Curriculum and books are included in your tuition fees. Students must provide their own school supplies.

Can I visit the school and meet some teachers?2018-08-24T10:22:30+00:00

We encourage prospective and new students to visit our campus. Please contact the school office to schedule a visitation appointment. Call 406.392.5794 or contact us.

Can I have visitors at the dorm?2018-08-24T10:22:30+00:00

Visitors are welcome at the dorm. All visitors must check in with dorm parents upon arrival. If you would like to have out of town guests, please get approval from dorm staff prior to visitation.

Are there academic scholarships available?2018-08-24T10:26:34+00:00

The Darin Brown scholarship is awarded annually to a student who has demonstrated excellence in academics, student life, spiritual development, and maturity.