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Arizona Lutheran Academy

Phoenix, Arizona USA

High school education, grades 9-12
University-preparatory program
High academic standards with a reputation for excellence
English as a Second Language (ESL) offered
Affordable for international students
Live with a local family for a true American experience

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Arizona Lutheran Academy offers a university-preparatory high school education for grades 9-12 that has a reputation for excellence. While maintaining high academic standards, ALA offers English as a Second Language (ESL) for its international students who need some extra assistance.

ALA’s international students live with carefully selected host families who can provide a true American cultural experience in a home environment.

The Arizona state capital city of Phoenix is the 6th largest city in the United States with about 4.5 million people in the metropolitan area. The school is located about 15 minutes from downtown Phoenix and about 20 minutes from the Phoenix airport (PHX).

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If you are interested in attending Arizona Lutheran Academy in the USA, it is recommended that application be made early for the best opportunity for enrollment. Applications are reviewed as they are received and decisions on acceptance are made as early as possible.

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Accepted Students

Once you've been accepted as a student at Arizona Lutheran Academy, it's time to start planning your move. You will receive registration forms by email, and these must be returned as soon as possible.

You will also be expected to participate in New Student Orientation, a two day experience that will take place several days before school begins in August. Plan to arrive in Phoenix in plenty of time to attend these special days! You'll meet new friends, choose your classes, learn about American high school culture, learn about living with your host family, and more!

More information for students accepted to ALA.


Lynnette Stahmann, International Student Program Coordinator
602-268-8686 extension 36

School Address:
Arizona Lutheran Academy
6036 South 27th Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85041 USA


When can I apply? How many international students attend ALA? What is Arizona like? Do ALA students wear uniforms? These and other questions are answered in
our Q&A section

You can also contact our International Student Program Coordinator at to have any of your questions answered.