Luther College is located in the Melbourne suburb of Croydon Hills, just minutes from the picturesque Yarra Valley. Set on 30 acres, our lush and beautiful grounds together with an extensive range of modern facilities offers students the ideal place to learn and grow.

Fifty-three students started their secondary school journey at Luther College on Tuesday the 11th of February 1964. Now, over sixty years later, we continue to provide educational excellence and outstanding opportunities for young people.

At Luther, we endeavour to provide the best education possible in a Christian setting where the whole person can grow and develop with confidence and dignity. The college’s extensive programs offer all students an opportunity to thrive.

Our Mission, Vision and Values underpin all we do.


Preparing students for life through Christ.


Exceptional teaching and learning will enable our students to confidently contribute to community.

Our Values

The Christian values that permeate throughout the College are:


Learning to improve

Achieving personal bests while striving for the highest quality outcome.


Learning to be

Developing qualities of the whole person that have high moral value.


Learning to explore 

Being curious, questioning assumptions and using imagination to experiment.


Learning to contribute 

Using one’s gifts for the benefit of others.


Learning together

Skilled at living and working with others.

Our Story

Luther College was established in 1964 by the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Australia as part of a national strategy to expand the church’s provision of schooling.

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Our teaching and support staff provide an outstanding educational environment for students to grow and thrive. Each staff member supporting and empowering students to achieve their best.

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Exceptional Futures Strategic Plan

The Luther College Exceptional Futures Strategic Plan is the result of significant collaboration between College Council and the Executive Leadership Team who share a passion and commitment for delivering educational opportunities that excite, challenge, and empower young people in their learning.  

Exceptional Futures

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