Welcome to the website of Highlands Lutheran International School (HLIS).  The drop down menu above provides links to the various pages of this site. The banner picture above shows the female graduates of HLIS in 2017.

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  1. March 2023 Newsletter
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Above is a picture of where we gather to hear God’s Word every Wednesday morning. Below is a drone aerial picture of the main classroom area of the campus. HLIS is a Christian learning community set in the mountains of the Enga Province of Papua New Guinea. It was established originally in 1958 by Lutheran missionaries from America with pennies (toyas) gathered by women all across America. It has a clear educational mission to serve students from the entire country as well as other locations in the South Pacific. In addition, it maintains a reputation for academic excellence and high achievement “Guided by the Gospel of Jesus Christ.” The school is a boarding school that offers many activities and a range of sports to provide students with a well-rounded education.

This site:

  • provides information about HLIS to new students and their parents such as why they might want to come to HLIS and what they can expect if they come here;
  • provides information and news to current students and their parents;
  • introduces HLIS to people around the world who might wish to help support the important mission of the school.

We have some wonderful, creative, and talented teachers that are waiting and ready to teach your students. Please join us!

If you have additional questions or would like to support our mission or enroll a student, please contact:

Highland Lutheran International School
P.O. Box 363
Wabag, Enga Province
Papua New Guinea
+675 7201 6641