Mwadui Lutheran Secondary School


moving in day at dorm

Kusoma ukurasa huu kwa Kiswahili ubonyeze hapa.

Mwadui Lutheran Secondary School is a co-education boarding school. It provides O-level (Ordinary level) and A-level (Advanced level) education. In America, this is equivalent to   high school and Junior College level. They also teach Christian discipleship for approximately  350 students.

It operates under  the direction of the South East of Lake Victoria Diocese (SELVD) of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Tanzania (ELCT). The school has partnerships with Global Lutheran Outreach, the Mwangaza Partnership for Education, Health, Family, and Faith, and various congregations of the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod. Rev. Yohana Nzelu is the headmaster. Previously a government school, it became a Lutheran school in 1996. Located in the compound that also houses the Williamson Diamond Mine in Mwadui, the school accepts students of all faiths.

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proud of new library

They  teach all required courses from the Tanzanian Ministry of Education (Math, physics, chemistry, biology, history, geography, civics, commerce, bookkeeping, English, Kiswahili) in addition to non-required courses (computers, Bible Knowledge, agriculture).They have recently built a computer room with 60 computers and finished a large library.

They are proud to be participating in an e-learning program called Studi Tanzania where students can watch videos and do exercises to help them learn and improve in math, physics, chemistry, and biology.

The school also has a guidance counselor and learning skills instructor. They conduct Pre-Form 1 classes to tutor the students leaving primary school and help them prepare to enter secondary school. They also offer Pre-Form 5 classes for students preparing to enter Form 5 and 6, the junior-college level classes.


Eric Funke teaching in new computer lab

They have been recognized as the number 1 school in the Kishapu district and 15th  school in the Shinyanga region.