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9-12
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Fort Wayne, IN
Students enrolled: 594
 

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333 East Paulding Road
Fort Wayne, IN 46816

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(260) 456-1261
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August 18, 2015
Great school. My son is a junior and he is new at Luers this year. He was a straight A student at his old school but never felt challenged. He never felt like he was really learning enough. He really wants to get into a good college, so we decided to look for a college prep school for him for this year. We looked at a number of different schools but none of them seemed right until we visited Bishop Luers. Everyone was so nice and very helpful. Both the students and staff were so friendly and welcoming. When we left after our visit, my son said that he thought Luers was the place. After only the first week of school, we now know that we made the right choice. In only one week, my son says he is learning so much. Even though he felt like he is maybe behind the other kids in his classes, his teachers have been very helpful. All he has to do is ask, and the teachers just offer to stay after school to help him with whatever he needs. What a great school. So glad we made the decision. If you are looking for a great school that will help your student prepare for college, you should look at Bishop Luers. We are sure glad we did!

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Teacher effectiveness: Very effective
August 18, 2015
The teachers are amazing. They clearly have the respect of the students and they are so helpful and caring. They truly want the students to learn and do their best and they bend over backwards to make sure they do.

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Amount of homework: Just right
August 18, 2015
There is a lot of homework, but it is not busy work. The homework is really helpful for learning and the teachers seem ready to help anyone who needs it and always offer to give individualized help before and after school.

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Develops grit: Strongly agree
August 18, 2015
When things aren't hard, the teachers don't make it "easier," they help my son with what he needs and they cheer him on, but the message is clear that cutting back ot giving up isn't an option. When something is hard, they teach the kids that you just work harder. What a great message for young people!

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Develops respect: Strongly agree
August 18, 2015
All of the students were so polite and respectful. They have great manners and they clearly have been taught to be considerate of others. The building was spotless and there was no garbage anywhere. There was no chipped paint, nothing broken, and no graffiti on walls or desks. They clearly respect their teachers, each other, and even their building. So impressed!

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Develops empathy: Strongly agree
August 18, 2015
I have never seen such kind and compassionate teenagers. They are so kind to everyone - strangers as well as each other. I know that sometimes kids who are "different" cam be bullied but at Luers, I saw kids being careful to include people who might normally get left out, if not actually bullied. I was very impressed.

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Amount of homework: Just right
August 13, 2015
Sometimes there is a lot of homework, but the homework is always pretty helpful. Most people appreciate homework and some teachers even offer extra "optional" homework if you just feel like you need more practice before the test.

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Develops grit: Strongly agree
August 13, 2015
There is a tradition of excellence in everything at Luers, whether it is sports, or fine arts, or academics. But, excellence doesn't always come easy. You have to set goals, and then be determined and persistent in pursuing them. Whether it is in a classroom getting help after school, or on the athletic field, or a twelve hour show choir practice, Luers teaches you that when things aren't easy, that you cant give up and you just have to grind it out.

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Develops respect: Strongly agree
August 13, 2015
Teachers and the principal are big on respect. If you arent going to be respectful, you are going to have to deal with the consequences.

- submitted by a student
Develops empathy: Strongly agree
August 13, 2015
Luers was great overall. People aren't always going to be perfect, but overall people at Luers are very kind and caring to one another.

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August 13, 2015
Bishop Luers is a great school. There are so many opportunities. Not only do you get a great education, but you can also be on a great sports team or be in a music program or in a play. Students can go on educational trips. Every year there are trips offered to Spain, France, Japan, Haiti or some other interesting place. Teachers really care and go out of their way to help you learn as much as possible. I am truly grateful for my four years at Bishop Luers and I am leaving for college confident that I have the background I need to succeed at the next level.

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Teacher effectiveness: Very effective
August 13, 2015
The teachers are the best. They are extremely intelligent and knowledgeable and they really care if you understand.

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April 24, 2014
Bishop Luers is a great school. The teachers have sincere interest in their students' success.

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November 08, 2013
Bishop Luers is a great school. We sent our children there for the academics and the Christian atmosphere. They have a very strong curriculum and many extra curricular activities. My children participated in Show Choir, sports and many of the clubs. Mrs. Keefer is the best principal and cares about every student at that school.

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June 28, 2013
Hands down the best decision we made for our child. We transferred from Canterbury to Bishop Luers and never looked back. Parents, kids and administration are down to earth and always supporting your educational needs. I was completely turned off by Canterbury on our exit interview. They used every trick in the book and trashed Luers in the process. Talk about class acts. Overall, Luers has educated to every level and beyond compared to Canterbury. Wish we would have made the move sooner. Go Knights!!!

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May 29, 2013
One of the Premier schools in Indiana, the athletics are exceptional, curriculum offered are various to suit your needs, and provides a spiritual awakening for some kids, God Bless

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February 28, 2013
This is my child's 2nd yr here and he has not had any problems really and when he did they were addressed and taken care of, my child really likes it there and I like it too, even though we are not Catholic they treat us all the same and we have family members that are Alumni's of Luers and still relatives that attend there, I would recommend it to anyone and very glad I sent my youngest child here where I feel he is in a safe environment and getting a good education, my child struggles in certain areas & they have bent over backwards to help him and I am very grateful for them.

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November 08, 2012
My two students were bullied horribly while they attended this school. The staff did little to help the situation, and transferring my children may have been one of the best parenting decisions of my life.

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June 02, 2011
Luers is a pretty nice school to attend IF you can tolerate uniforms, and some strict rules. Mrs. Keefer is the best principal I have ever had, and the assistant principal is very involed with things as well. The tuition is steep(5000.00+) and some students can get away with things easily and the administration sometimes will not help you with it. They give friday and saturday schools frequently and although i have never got one they can be annoying when you get one for just being tardy. My freshmen year was OK at best.

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March 28, 2011
Bishop Luers has provided me with a great education. I got into my first choice college and I have Luers to thank for that. The teachers are excellent and I have learned to much from them. Luers offers so many extra curricular activities from Sports to the Arts to Academic Super Bowl. I have had a fantastic time during my time at Luers and I will never forget everything Luers has done for me.

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December 27, 2010
I believe that Bishop Luers offers the most comprehensive highschool program in the area. When considering academic excellence, along with arts, athletics, community, diversity, and those intangibles that the Luers community simply refer to as "Luers Spirit," we believe that Bishop Luers has the best program in the Fort Wayne area for educating the WHOLE person. We looked carefully at a number of local schools, both "private" and public and gave careful consideration to academics as well as those other factors that are critical to assisting children in becoming true "renaissance" individuals. Bishop Luers offers a complete selection of Honors, AP, and Dual Credit courses to provide academic challenges for students and have an indisputable tradition of excellence in the arts and in athletics as well. Luers provides the same welcome to all students and has an environment which creates a true "home" for students with diverse backgrounds and interests. We looked very hard for a school we felt we could trust our children to and we are thrilled that we could find a school like Bishop Luers. Our son is a freshman this year and could not be happier. He feels right at home.

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December 27, 2010
My oldest child is a freshman at Luers this year making him the first of the third generation of Knights in our family! Bishop Luers seems to always grow and change and improve the curriculum without ever compromising the excellent tradition and values of previous generations! GREAT school, GREAT tradition, GREAT LUERS SPIRIT!!

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March 07, 2010
I sent my child to luers and they had the worst curriculum she needed biology her first year there and they would not allow her to takw it. the teachers were rude and so was the kids. Not to mention the principles attitude when my daughter spoke to her.

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September 16, 2009
Great school. Luers Spirit is renowned in Fort Wayne. A feeling of family permeates this school. Strong values and tradition are integral part of the school. Academics, sports, performing arts - all are excellent

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May 23, 2008
There is no better place in Fort Wayne for educating the entire person - mind, spirit and body. My daughter absolutely blossomed during her four years at Luers - we expect the same for our son not attending. The staff and adminstration are top-knotch. Extra-curricular activities abound and the sports program is phenomenal. There is a true feeling of family at this small Catholic high school!

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May 23, 2008
Bishop Luers is the best place for my student. He has received an excellent education in the classroom and has been challenged in the many other activities he participates in at Luers from football, theatre and lacrosse. Luers educates the whole person!

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March 25, 2008
I was extremely excited to enroll my child in this school for the educational opportunities, stablity and Catholic school setting. However, the disappointment that followed was devistating. The lack of integrity and leadership by the administration and coaches was shameful. Bad behavior by star players on altheltic teams was tolerated and unpunished. 'Teamwork' was essentially nonexistant, replaced instead by the attitude of winning being everything. Education definitely takes a backseat to athletics. I can't express enough how disappointed we were in the lack of response from the principal and coaches and the tolerance of bad behavior on team outings, as well as bad behavior and poor leadership from coaches.

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September 13, 2004
It's one of those things while being a teenager you never like where you are. You never think, is this best for me in the long run. Bishop Luers High School was for me was a great place to be, where everyone cared and was extreemly helpful. I learned more than I will ever know growing up in that enviornment. When it comes to Fort Wayne HS's this is the place to be!

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Bishop Luers High School
333 East Paulding Road, Fort Wayne, IN  46816
(260) 456-1261
Last modified Bishop Luers High School is a Private school that serves grades 9-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 6 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Bishop Luers High School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 36 reviews. Top