Christian Education for Life

We help students navigate the rocky high school years.

Our teachers don't just teach, they invest in the lives of their students. We prepare students for college and whatever journey God has planned for their lives.

Christian Education for Life

We educate students not just for college acceptances, but for a meaningful life of learning and serving their Savior in whatever journey God has planned for them. From personal growth in faith huddles to the academic rigor of science courses, from developing skills in athletics to learning to serve each other despite our differences; we understand the challenges high school students face, and we value mentoring students throughout these sometimes rocky years.

Curious what this looks like? Come visit and see for yourself.

Carousel imageCarousel imageCarousel imageCarousel imageCarousel imageCarousel imageCarousel imageCarousel imageCarousel image

Rocky Mountain Lutheran is an accredited, Christian high school located in the Denver metro area. We provide a college prep curriculum, a five days per week schedule, higher than average college entrance scores, and teachers who value mentoring high school students.

Our mission is to use the Word of God to prepare students as disciples of Christ by nurturing their spiritual life and developing their intellectual, physical, and social skills for dedicated service to their Savior.


Do you have extracurricular programs and activities?

Yes, we offer a variety of programs including Athletics and Arts as well as extracurricular activities such as National Honors Society and Student Government. Students can also participate in their local public school sports teams through a program enabled by CHSAA. Contact us to find out more.

Do you have classes 5 days a week? What are your school hours?

Yes, our classes meet in person Monday through Friday from 8:50am to 3:15pm. Doors open at 7:30am and after school sports and activities typically run from 3:45pm until 5:30pm, with after school supervision until finished.

Are you an accredited high school?

Our school has received exemplary accreditation status with WELSSA, a national accrediting agency under the National CPSA Council for Private School Accreditation.

Does our family need to attend a certain church in order to go to school at RML?

No, students come from a variety of backgrounds -- over the years we've had students from many different churches, denominations, and religious backgrounds.

Do you provide transportation?

With students from over 17 communities in the Denver Metro area, we understand the importance of transportation, and the need to find a solution that works for your family. To find out more about van transportation or carpool options, please contact

RML Events Calendar

RML News & Events

Speech and Debate Meeting

We are beginning a new speech and debate program here at Rocky! There will be a preseason informational meeting for all participants and parents on Thursday, October 15 from 3:30-4:30 pm at school. Participants will meet with Mrs. Hanel and Mr. Nofftz, the program advisors, to find out about the program and categories in which to compete.


Drama practice will be held Thursday, October 15 from 4:30-6:00 pm at school.


Cheerleaders will begin their season on October 19. Cheerleaders will have a meeting with the coaches on Friday, October 16 from 3:30-5:00 pm. Practices will be held on Mondays and Wednesdays from 3:30-5:00 pm at school beginning on Monday, October 19.

Cross Country

Congratulations to our cross-country team on a great inaugural season! The team continued to set personal bests throughout the season and finished 12th in the regional meet. We will celebrate their season with a dinner and awards presentation on Tuesday, October 20 at school. Mr. Mielke will send out the details for the night directly to the participants.


We offer football through a co-op with Flatirons Academy in Westminster. If you are interested in playing football this spring with Flatirons refer to their fall workouts below. If you have any questions or would like to participate you can contact Miss Presser (

HS Football Performance Training

Monday & Wednesday, 3:15 - 4:00 pm

Friday: 11:35am - 12:30 pm


Football Mini-Camp: October 19-22: Lift 3:15 pm, Practice 4-5:30 pm

Mon/Wed Practices in November: Lift 3:15 pm, Practice 4:00-5:00 pm

Drama Performance Ticket Information

Our drama department will hold three performances of their show The Brothers Grimm Spectaculathon. These will be held on Friday, November 6 at 7:00 pm and Saturday, November 7 at 2:00 pm and 6:00 pm at Lord of Life Lutheran Church (12021 Northaven Circle, Thornton, CO 80241).

Each performance will be limited to 50 spectators. Seats can only be reserved by visiting: and are not available at the door. Ticket prices are $5/adults. Anyone high school age and below is free. Payment for your tickets can be brought to the school office or the performance you are attending. We ask that families sign up for only one show to allow everyone the chance to view the performance.

As a private school that desires to keep tuition affordable for families, we are grateful for the support of our nineteen Federation churches along the Rocky Mountains.

Our parent church body is the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod (WELS). WELS has operated schools since the 1850s and is one of the largest private educational systems in the United States, including one seminary, two colleges, two prep schools, twenty-four high schools, over three hundred elementary schools, and over four hundred preschools.