Developing Christian Learners & Leaders in the Urban Community

Lutheran Urban Mission Initiative, Inc. (LUMIN) is setting a new standard for effective, Christ-centered, results oriented urban education in Wisconsin. Under God's provision, we have developed a network of Lutheran schools that shares resources and expertise to create safe, high-quality Lutheran schools focused on educational success, leadership development and spiritual growth. We currently operate six schools throughout Milwaukee and Racine representing more than 1600 students.

Paving a Road to College

We place our students on paths to success and we accept no excuses. We are willing to do whatever it takes to foster educational success, leadership development and spiritual growth in our students. These three foundations begin at the primary level and permeate our school. We teach an accelerated curriculum, in which students work with materials one year above grade level. Our goal is to graduate our students ready for success in the best high schools in Milwaukee.

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Making the Right Choice

When choosing a school, parents want the best for their child. LUMIN Schools participate in the Private School Choice Program, making a quality, Christian education a reality for many families in the urban community.  

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Core Values

Christ-centered education means we teach and lead from a Christian worldview. We integrate biblical truth throughout a curriculum built on Reading, Math and other core subjects, including Music, Art and Physical Education. We nurture all students for optimal spiritual, intellectual and emotional growth.


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Join Our Team

As LUMIN Schools achieve record enrollment each year, we are devoted to coaching, supporting and retaining high quality educators, support staff and leaders with a strong commitment to urban education and Christ. Our teachers regularly engage in in-service and outside training to grow as professionals. A career with LUMIN Schools is more than going to a job; it enables you to share your gifts and faith in Christ and prepare students for a lifetime of success.


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Recent News

LUMIN Board Member, Rebecca Ehlers, named 2016 CMO of the Year

Rebecca Ehlers, director of communications and marketing at Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee, is among the Milwaukee Business Journal's 2016 CMO of the Year winners.


LUMIN Welcomes Ascension Lutheran School in Gary, Indiana

LUMN Schools will add Ascension Lutheran, participant in the Indiana Choice Scholarship Program, in the 2016-2017 school year.


Renaissance School Benefits from Justin J. Watt Grant

Renaissance School will receive new uniforms and equipment to support their existing basketball program, and begin new girls volleyball and co-ed track & cross country programs in the 2016-2017 school year.


LUMIN Schools Receive Funding Grant from Justin J. Watt Foundation

Justin J. Watt Foundation provides $10,464 to fund athletic uniforms and equipment for all six LUMIN Schools!


To view the full school year calendar, Find a School and click on News.

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