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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Upcoming Events

Christmas Concert - Renaissance School

December 086:00 PM

Christmas Program - Northwest Lutheran School

December 157:00 PM

Christmas Program - Pilgrim Lutheran School

December 162:00 PM

Christmas Break - No School (Racine)

December 19  - January 03

Christmas Program - Granville Lutheran School

December 196:00 PM

Christmas Service - Sherman Park Lutheran School

December 215:00 PM
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Recent News

LUMIN Annual Report 2016



Meet Hal Emch, LUMIN Volunteer and Friend; Wisconsin's New Special Needs Scholarship Program; Using Chromebooks in the Classroom...


Shaun's Notes: Musings on Educating Urban Students

Welcome to Shaun Luehring's new blog! Check out what our VP of Educational Leadership has to say about developing Christian leaders and learners in the urban community.



LUMIN Welcomes New Principal, Dean of Students and Health & Safety Officers; Receives Grant from J.J. Watt and Creates LUMIN Award for LUMIN Graduates...


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