LEARNING OPTIONS

At Orange Lutheran, families have the flexibility to select the learning option best suited for them. All learning formats offer the Orange Lutheran Experience — a personalized, engaging, and balanced approach to education rooted in a Christ-centered environment. OLu is dedicated to hand-tailoring the Lancer experience through the following learning options:

    • On-Campus (including HyFlex courses)
    • Blended On-Campus + Online (including Lancer Ice Academy)
    • Full-Time Online
    • International

Becoming a Lancer takes place through more ways than one – The next four years of your child’s life will shape who they are and prepare them for a world beyond our campus. This is an important step in your student’s journey and we are here to walk beside them every step of the way.

On-Campus Students attend classes in person on our campus in Orange, California and participate in a wide variety of experiences, including Missions, athletics, student life, Service Days, performing and visual arts, and much more. All on-campus services, such as counseling and college planning and special learning needs facilitated by the Department of Special Programs and Services (DSPS) are available.

On-Campus Students follow a “block” schedule, meaning that they attend up to four, 75-minute class periods each day. Daily Gathering/Chapel is held four days each week and on Wednesdays, Learning Support offers extended time for students to meet with teachers or project groups as needed.

Students also have the option to take HyFlex courses, which are personalized courses that combine in-class and online activities for a flexible, fun, and individualized learning experience. Each HyFlex course is specifically designed for the students in the course section and offer greater opportunities for one-on-one instruction between the teacher and student.

Blended Students enjoy on-campus courses paired with online, asynchronous coursework through Orange Lutheran Online (OLO). The combination allows for flexibility and independence while still engaging in an on-campus high school experience and receiving personalized on-campus support. Students may take 1, 2, 3, or 4 courses on campus in Orange, California and the remaining courses are taken online. All OLO core courses are UC and NCAA approved.

All Blended schedules provide full access to on-campus services such as counseling, college planning, student life, extracurricular activities, and Missions. Students with identified learning disabilities and other special instructional requirements may participate in programs offered by the Department of Special Programs and Services (DSPS) as long as they are taking 2 or 4 courses on campus. DSPS services are not available if the student only takes one course on campus.

 

Sample Schedules
Note that mid-day periods 3, 4, 5, 6 cannot be requested

BLENDED RED (OR WHITE) DAY

Red Day

Period 1: Math
Period 3: World Language
Period 5: Elective
Period 7: Science

Online

1st Semester: Theology & English
2nd Semester: History

BLENDED HALF DAY (MORNING OR AFTERNOON)

Red Day

Period 1: Elective
Period 3: Math

White Day

Period 2: World Language
Period 4: Science

Online

1st Semester: Theology & English
2nd Semester: History

Full-Time Online (FTO) Students enjoy the highest level of flexibility and take their entire course load through Orange Lutheran Online (OLO). For the student who participates in a highly-competitive sport, works full-time, acts or models professionally, dances at a high level, lives outside of Orange County, or who simply wants to have more free time in their day, FTO is a great option. FTO is also ideal for students who have ongoing medical issues and cannot attend classes in person, as well as those who have a cumbersome commute to and from campus. 

All OLO core courses are UC and NCAA approved. OLO courses are asynchronous, meaning that there is no live element or class that students have to attend at a specific time. They may complete their coursework at any time of the day from anywhere in the world. 

Though FTO Students aren’t on campus, they are still immersed in an engaging, supportive, and Christ-centered community and receive personalized feedback and guidance from their instructors. They are also supported by their Academic Advisor and our in-house Tech Support team to ensure that they are meeting graduation requirements and prepared for their post-high school goals.

International Students come from a wide variety of countries and are highly engaged in student life at Orange Lutheran, allowing them to be immersed in the American high school experience. Students may take up to eight courses on campus with options for online coursework through Orange Lutheran Online and receive additional English language support as well as expanded counseling services. 

 

All International Students are invited to join Diffusion, a student-led organization that meets monthly in order to connect international students to the culture and climate of Orange Lutheran High School. Monthly meeting topics include tutoring, handling stress, sharing different cultures and holidays, school activities, academics, service opportunities, as well as school and college announcements.

International students are supported by an International Admissions Officer through the admission process as well as an International Student Counselor during their years at Orange Lutheran. Click here to learn more about the International Student Program and application process.

On-Campus

On-Campus Students attend classes in person on our campus in Orange, California and participate in a wide variety of experiences, including Missions, athletics, student life, Service Days, performing and visual arts, and much more. All on-campus services, such as counseling and college planning and special learning needs facilitated by the Department of Special Programs and Services (DSPS) are available.

On-Campus Students follow a “block” schedule, meaning that they attend up to four, 75-minute class periods each day. Daily Gathering/Chapel is held four days each week and on Wednesdays, Learning Support offers extended time for students to meet with teachers or project groups as needed.

Students also have the option to take HyFlex courses, which are personalized courses that combine in-class and online activities for a flexible, fun, and individualized learning experience. Each HyFlex course is specifically designed for the students in the course section and offer greater opportunities for one-on-one instruction between the teacher and student.

Blended

Blended Students enjoy on-campus courses paired with online, asynchronous coursework through Orange Lutheran Online (OLO). The combination allows for flexibility and independence while still engaging in an on-campus high school experience and receiving personalized on-campus support. Students may take 1, 2, 3, or 4 courses on campus in Orange, California and the remaining courses are taken online. All OLO core courses are UC and NCAA approved.

All Blended schedules provide full access to on-campus services such as counseling, college planning, student life, extracurricular activities, and Missions. Students with identified learning disabilities and other special instructional requirements may participate in programs offered by the Department of Special Programs and Services (DSPS) as long as they are taking 2 or 4 courses on campus. DSPS services are not available if the student only takes one course on campus.

 

Sample Schedules
Note that mid-day periods 3, 4, 5, 6 cannot be requested

BLENDED RED (OR WHITE) DAY

Red Day

Period 1: Math
Period 3: World Language
Period 5: Elective
Period 7: Science

Online

1st Semester: Theology & English
2nd Semester: History

BLENDED HALF DAY (MORNING OR AFTERNOON)

Red Day

Period 1: Elective
Period 3: Math

White Day

Period 2: World Language
Period 4: Science

Online

1st Semester: Theology & English
2nd Semester: History

Full-Time Online

Full-Time Online (FTO) Students enjoy the highest level of flexibility and take their entire course load through Orange Lutheran Online (OLO). For the student who participates in a highly-competitive sport, works full-time, acts or models professionally, dances at a high level, lives outside of Orange County, or who simply wants to have more free time in their day, FTO is a great option. FTO is also ideal for students who have ongoing medical issues and cannot attend classes in person, as well as those who have a cumbersome commute to and from campus. 

All OLO core courses are UC and NCAA approved. OLO courses are asynchronous, meaning that there is no live element or class that students have to attend at a specific time. They may complete their coursework at any time of the day from anywhere in the world. 

Though FTO Students aren’t on campus, they are still immersed in an engaging, supportive, and Christ-centered community and receive personalized feedback and guidance from their instructors. They are also supported by their Academic Advisor and our in-house Tech Support team to ensure that they are meeting graduation requirements and prepared for their post-high school goals.

International

International Students come from a wide variety of countries and are highly engaged in student life at Orange Lutheran, allowing them to be immersed in the American high school experience. Students may take up to eight courses on campus with options for online coursework through Orange Lutheran Online and receive additional English language support as well as expanded counseling services. 

 

All International Students are invited to join Diffusion, a student-led organization that meets monthly in order to connect international students to the culture and climate of Orange Lutheran High School. Monthly meeting topics include tutoring, handling stress, sharing different cultures and holidays, school activities, academics, service opportunities, as well as school and college announcements.

International students are supported by an International Admissions Officer through the admission process as well as an International Student Counselor during their years at Orange Lutheran. Click here to learn more about the International Student Program and application process.