School Profile

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Exterior of FVL Bell Tower Entrance

View from above campus with the main tower entrance in the center.

FVL tower entrance - from the air


Student Council members in the Commons (cafeteria) area of the school

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Fox Valley Lutheran High School

5300 N. Meade St.
Appleton, WI 54913

Local: (920) 739-4441
Toll Free: (866) 454-3857
Fax: (920) 739-4418

FVL Mission Statement

Fox Valley Lutheran, in partnership with families and Federation churches, provides students with a Christ-centered education preparing teens for lives of service and for eternity. 


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Graduation Credits

26 credits

Class Offerings

Over 100 courses are offered to fulfill FVL's graduation requirements: Religion (4), Science (3), Social Studies (3), Mathematics (3), Fine Arts (1), Phy Ed (1.5). In addition, 4-6 elective credits are required.

Graduate Prospects

  • College: 86%
  • Employment: 12%
  • Armed Forces: 2%

ACT Test Scores

College Credit Options

UW-Oshkosh CAPP

Active Lifestyle, Biology, Calculus 1-3, Chemistry, Health, Introduction to Business, Macroeconomics, Music Theory, Personal Finance, Pre-Calculus, Psychology

Wisconsin Lutheran College

British Literature, Marketing, Microeconomics, Statistics, US History 1-2

Fox Valley Technical College

Auto MLR Internship 1-2, Maintenance & Light Repair 1-4, Welding and Fabrication, Welding and Metal Sculptures, Welding for Industry

Advanced Placement Exam

Physics, Art History

Milwaukee School of Engineering

Biomedical Innovation, Computer Science Principles, Human Body Systems, Medical Interventions, Principles of Biomedical Science, Principles of Engineering

Special Education

Additional Programs

Counseling Services

Career counseling, course selection, and personal/spiritual counseling are offered. FVL partners with Christian Family Solutions to provide access to Christian counseling services. 

School Information

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 744
  • Average Class Size: 19.5


Opened in 1953, FVL is operated by a federation of 43 Wisconsin Lutheran Synod churches in the Fox River Valley.


  • 63 teachers
  • 30 staff

Annual Budget

$9.697 million

Tuition Rates

Financial Aid

Financial Assistance of $350K is provided annually through a variety of sources, including area churches and FVL's Tuition Assistance Program. The Wisconsin Parental Choice Program awarded tuition vouchers to over 250 students for the 2023-24 school year.

School Facilities

  • Chapel/Auditorium with seating for 900
  • Computer labs
  • STEM Lab
  • Media Center
  • Five science lab/lecture rooms
  • STEM Biomedical Lab
  • Specialized labs for woodworking, metals, visual arts, and Family & Consumer Education (FACE)
  • Cafeteria/Commons
  • Fitness Center
  • Two gymnasiums
  • Lighted football field & all-weather track
  • Soccer, baseball, and softball fields
  • Six-acre nature preserve


Transportation to FVL is provided from certain area school districts within a 35-mile radius. FVL sponsors buses from Green Bay, New London, and Oshkosh-Neenah-Menasha areas. A tuition rate reduction is provided for students outside busing service. 


National Council for Private School Accreditation WELS School Accreditation - Exemplary School

FVL Schools K-8 Partners

  • Bethlehem, Hortonville
  • Emanuel, New London
  • Immanuel, Greenville
  • Martin Luther, Oshkosh
  • Morrison Zion, Greenleaf
  • Mount Olive, Appleton
  • Neenah Lutheran
  • Riverview, Appleton
  • Shepherd of the Valley, Menasha
  • St. John, Fremont
  • St. John, Wrightstown
  • St. Mark, Green Bay
  • St. Paul, Appleton
  • St. Paul, Green Bay
  • St. Peter, Freedom
  • St. Peter, Weyauwega
  • Trinity, Brillion

International Program

Every year, FVL provides an education to approximately 40 international students.


All classes are taught in light of the Christian truths of the Bible. FVL welcomes students from a variety of faith backgrounds. Families from other faith backgrounds meet with school leaders to be sure FVL is the proper fit for their students' education needs.

Cocurricular Offerings



  • Basketball, Cheer & Stunt, Cross Country, Dance, Golf, Hockey, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track, Volleyball


  • Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Hockey, Lacrosse, Soccer, Tennis, Track, Wrestling

Clubs & Activities

  • American Mentor Group, C-Bate, eSports, Forensics, Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA), Math Club, National Honor Society, Outside the Lines (Art Club), Peer Leadership Group, Perspective, Student Council, Trapshooting Club, VEX Robotics

Music & Drama

  • FVL Theatre, Choraliers (swing choir), Men's Choir, A Cappella Choir, Women's Choir, Concert Band, Symphonic Band, Jazz Ensemble, Pep Band, Marching Band, Sound and Light Team (SALT)

Student Publication

Cross & Crown - school yearbook