Colorado Lutheran High School Association Delegates Meeting – September 25, 2012Welcome Pastors, Delegates, and Supporters!
Opening PrayerLutheran High School – By the Numbers290...the number of students LuHi started the 2012-2013 school yearwith, a growth of over 20% from the previous year!45...number of new transfer students, coming from 17 differentschools in 5 states and 4 countries!32...the number of junior high schools represented in our currentfreshman class alone!41...percentage of students receiving tuition assistance based onneed! This reflects LuHi’s efforts to be missional in outreach and striveto make Christian education available to as many families as possible!
Church Summary:14 Association Congregations Represented52 Non-Association Churches Represented 2 LCMS 6 ELCA 29 Non-denominational 4 Catholic 2 Presbyterian 2 Baptist 1 Covenant, Assembly of God, Church of God, Church of Christ, 7th Day Adventist, Methodist, and Greek OrthodoxLargest number of students (5 or more) from Non-Lutheran Churches 17 Southeast Christian – Parker 12 The Rock – Castle Rock 8 Cherry Hills Community – Highlands Ranch 7 Ave Maria Catholic – Parker 6 Heritage Evangelical Free – Castle Rock 5 Our Lady of Loreto Catholic – Foxfield 5 Southside Bible - Centennial
Lutheran High School Revenue 2012-2013 $2,713,903 Activity $21,500 Other 1% $95,000 4% Development $580,000 Tuition / Fees 21% $2,007,403 74%
Lutheran High School Expenses 2012-2013 $2,568,574 Debt ServiceBuilding $250,000Services 10%$421,350 16% Personnel $1,703,674 School 66% Operating $193,450 8%
Lutheran High School 2012-2013 - Bottom line . . .Estimated Revenue: $2,713,913Estimated Expenses: $2,568,574BOTTOM LINE: $145,339Estimated drag from 11-12: $120,000Estimated cash flow at the end of 12-13: $25,000
Lutheran High School Enrollment Projections and Goals 450Number of Students 400 350 300 250 200 150 100 50 0 2011-2012 2012-2013 2013-2014 2014-2105 Seniors 68 65 75 80 Juniors 64 66 75 100 Sophomores 64 71 100 100 Freshmen 54 86 100 120
Notes on debt service . . .The CLHSA is currently servicing its monthly debt as it is structured – interest andfees only until May of 2014.Principal is being serviced through the Lights to the World Campaign – of which LCEFis eliminating $1 of principal for every $2 paid down on the current principalamount: Current principal paid: $100,000 Principal serviced with LCEF match: $150,000 Principal paid through campaign (goal): $1.3 million Principal serviced with LCEF match (goal): $1.95 million
Cash Pledged: $1,020,358Cash Received: $348,596Paid to LCEF: $100,000Paid to Steier: $147,500Technology / Other: $68,575Future Pledges (Goal): $780,000
Big picture plans . . .Request extension of LCEF’s matching period from May 2014 until the end of2014 (to match up with the 3-year window for the Lights to the World) capitalcampaign.Roll the short-term line of credit debt (debt accumulated through consolidation)of $360,000 into the larger loan on the campus.Request a debt structure that allows for full monthly debt service at the $1000per student per year metric. (400 students = $400,000 a year in full debtservice)Increase enrollment to 400 students and reduce principal to under $8 million.Re-evaluate growth plan and facility needs.
Colorado Lutheran High School Association Churches($16.75 per member and $1000 per student)Ascension Lutheran Mt. Olive LutheranChrist Lutheran-Denver Our Father LutheranEpiphany Lutheran Our Saviour LutheranFaith Lutheran Peace with Christ LutheranGethsemane Lutheran Redeemer LutheranGrace Lutheran Shepherd of the Hills LutheranHoly Cross Lutheran St. Johns LutheranHope Lutheran – Aurora St. Lukes LutheranImmanuel Lutheran Trinity Lutheran -Franktown University Hills Lutheran
Churches who have formally withdrawn fromthe CLHSA since consolidation: Bethlehem Lutheran (provides support per student) Peace Lutheran (provides support) Risen Savior Lutheran Emmaus Lutheran (provides support per student) Mt. Calvary Lutheran - Ft. Lupton Mt. Zion Lutheran Wheat Ridge Lutheran
2012-2013 CLHSA Board Members Mr. John Paulus – Chair Mr. Mark Elmshauser – Treasurer Guy Lund – Secretary Mrs. Wendy Sims Mrs. Colleen Brewer Rev. Michael Eckelkamp Hon. Paul King Special thanks to Brad Stoltenow for his service on the CLHSA Board!
Seeking Additional Board MembersThe Colorado Lutheran High School Association is seeking fiveadditional board members. Specifically, we are looking fornon-current parents who may have an expertise in thefollowing areas:LoansNon-profit operating and structureMarketing and public relationsPlease contact Dan Gehrke at 303-934-8611 x 108 ifinterested.
We need . . .. . . your congregation to remain committed financially to the CLHSA.. . . your congregation to consider re-joining the CLHSA.. . . your congregation to consider becoming a Tuition Angel Donor.. . . avenues to present the ministry of LHS as one that bears fruit and is worth the support of your congregation.. . . help finding at least one solid delegate from each congregation.. . . assistance identifying board members.. . . prayers and support.. . . for us to continue to be more about mission than institution.