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Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Is it possible to schedule a tour prior to applying?

A: Yes. Please contact to set up a tour.

Q: Is my child required to take an English proficiency test?

A: Yes, as part of the application process, students must the TOEFL iBT exam. Lourdes requires that students score at least 63.

Q: Does Lourdes High School provide boarding?

A: Lourdes High School is a day school program with no boarding options. Students are required to find their own host families or work through an agency for placement. Students are required to live with an adult 25 year of age or older.

Q: What if my child wants to participate in athletics?

A: International students are required to abide by the rules set forth by the Minnesota State High School League (MSHSL) regarding participation. Please contact the LHS Activities office with questions.

Q: I’ve been accepted to Lourdes. When should I arrive?

A: Students should arrive in Rochester in time to attend orientation on August 28, 2019.