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2016-2017 Academic Year

  • Crean Lutheran High School celebrates its 10th year anniversary, 2007-2017!
  • In 2017, 97% of Crean Lutheran graduates went on to attend a college or university.
  • The Class of 2017 also featured 43 members of the National Honor Society (NHS), 178 members of the California Scholarship Federation (CSF), and it accumulated $7.2 million in scholarship offers were reported by the Class of 2017, an average award of $53,333 per student.
  • In a schoolwide Advanced Placement results from the 2016-17 academic year, CLHS students received an average score of 3.68 on a 5-point scale, representing an average passing score for CLHS test takers.
  • For the 2016-17 academic year, Crean Lutheran students scored an average of 1679  on the SAT, exceeding the state average by 203 points and the national average by 195 points. The top 25 percent scored an average of 1910 on the SAT, surpassing the national and state averages by 426 and 434 points, respectively.
  • CLHS students earned an average composite score of 25.2 on the ACT; this compares to state average of 22.6 and national average of 20.8.
  • The business, engineering and medical cohort groups participated in various outings, including hands-on experience at St. Jude hospital , Physics day at Knott’s Berry Farm, an engineering trip to Tower Jazz semiconductors, and a business trip to IMA Design.
  • Crean Lutheran shepherded numerous mission and outreach projects, including mission trips to Mexico and El Salvador.
  • On-campus missions and service projects such as Operation Christmas Child, Make-a-Wish Foundation, and Jessie Rees Foundation’s Joy Jars, to name a few, helped students to learn they can help others across the globe from here in Southern California.
  • Choral Music - The choirs performed A Service of lessons and Carols in December and the Spring Choral Concert in April.
  • Dance - the CLHS Dance Program performed a Halo Benefit Concert for Autism in January, and a Dance for Joy performance in November, benefiting the Jessie Rees Foundation, and a Spring Dance Showcase in June.  
  • Drama - The Crean Lutheran community was treated to wonderful dramatic performances, including Annie, in April, and Shakespeare and Friends in December.
  • Instrumental Music - The CLHS Music Program held multiple performances throughout the year across various genres of music, including Jazz and Orchestra performances at Concordia University.
  • Visual Art -  Two CLHS Students received the 2017 Orange County Register Artist of the Year Award for 2017: Zoe Zhou - 3D Visual Art, and Aileen Chung - Instrumental Music.
  • Seven Crean Lutheran sports teams won league titles, and all seven teams made strong runs in the CIF playoffs. Five teams advanced to the CIF finals during the 2015-16 school year. Girls Swimming/Diving recorded its fifth consecutive CIF Title and finished No. 1 in the state of California.
  • Crean Lutheran’s eighth graduating class of 201 students brought the school’s alumni total to 1,058 Saints in the mission field.
  • CLHS North Campus Expansion Project broke ground early summer, 2017.  Over the next two years this expansion will add 25,000 square feet of academic, performing arts, strength and conditioning space, and synthetic turf and lights for Saints Stadium.