Why Lancaster Mennonite?

We inspire students with an excellent, well-rounded PreK-12th grade education in a nurturing and Christ-centered environment. At LM, students learn how to live and serve beyond themselves so they can engage in work that will have a lasting impact on the Church and society.

Lancaster Mennonite inspires students to be the best they can be. Serving about 650 students from 6 states and 15 countries. LM is a leading private Christian school offering PreK-12 educational experiences of excellence and character.

Activities & Lifestyle

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At LM, co-curriculars are an important part of providing educational experiences of excellence and character. In athletics, Lancaster Mennonite High School competes successfully in the highly-respected Lancaster-Lebanon League with numerous section, league, district and state championship teams. Younger students can participate in the Lancaster Mennonite Youth Athletics (LMYA).

At every level, LM provides opportunities to nourish creativity and a deeper understanding of God and the world through visual arts, drama and music.


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Lancaster Mennonite is a dynamic and diverse community of like-minded students who learn, grow and find inspiration together.

  • About 560 students at one unified campus for grades PreK-12.
  • About 10% of our student body are International Students from around the world, that bring a global perspective to the school.


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  • 28 Advanced Placement and Honors courses, 150 traditional courses
  • 12 National Merit Scholars and 19 National Merit Finalists
  • SAT results consistently above national and state averages
  • 100% college acceptance rate


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Based in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, LM was originally founded in 1942 to give parents an alternative to public schools where students could be taught in a Christ-centered environment.

Though LM initially served mainly Mennonite students, our school eventually began serving a diverse community who appreciate an excellent education in a Christ-centered atmosphere at our school in Lancaster, Pennsylvania.