Rockford Lutheran Academy

4700 Augustana Drive
Rockford, IL 61107-0611
     Tel: (815)226-4947
Grades: PK - 5 | 267 students
For more than 45 years, Rockford Lutheran has provided quality Christian education to students from Pre-School through Grade 12.
Our student and family benefits include expansive academic and athletic programs and award-winning Fine Arts Programs.
We are State Certified and have experienced faculty that provide children with a safe Christian learning environment.
We are open to all faiths.
Families from more than one hundred area churches currently entrust their children to our safe, secure and Christ-centered learning environment.
We would like to partner with you to create a future that is right for your child.
For a personal tour or more information, please call 815-877-9551.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Lutheran Schools Accreditation
Religious Affiliation Other Lutheran
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 5
Learning Programs Supported NILD
Year Founded 1965

Student Body

Total Students 267 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 6%
State avg.: 32%
Students by Grade Rockford Lutheran Academy Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 20 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 22%
Average Class Size 17 students

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes Please visit our website for current tuition prices.
% on Financial Aid 13%
Admissions Director Sue Woolbright
Admissions Associate Tina Hoffmann


Total Sports Offered 9 sports
Sports Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Flag Football, Football, Soccer, Track and Field, Volleyball, WrestlingBasketballCheering,
Cross CountryFlag Football,
Track and FieldVolleyball,

School Notes:

  • Ability Based Learning: Students are grouped according to academic evaluation and their curriculum will be adjusted in Reading, Math, and Language Arts to allow for individual success at grade level skills and beyond in grades 2 – 5. Kindergarten and 1st grade are ability based in reading.
  • Stanford testing in grades K – 5. Student's average 2 - 3 grade levels above the national and state averages.
  • Foreign Language – Spanish is taught at all grade levels in Pre School – 5.
  • Fine Arts offered in: Art; Band; Computer; Drama; Orchestra; Physical Education
  • Library
  • Sports Teams - Various sports (co-ed soccer, cross country, football, volleyball, spirit squad, track and wrestling) are sponsored by Rockford Lutheran School in grade 5. Academy students may also participate on Lutheran teams promoted by local organizations; these are not school sponsored.
  • Before/After School Day Care – Our academy has an exemplary Before / After Care program. Students are attended to from 6:30 A.M. – 7:45 A.M. for before care and from 3:15 P.M. – 5:30 P.M. for after care.

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Christian Life Schools (1.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Holy Family Catholic School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Holy Family Catholic School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • RockfordHoly Family Catholic School
      (Roman Catholic)
    4407 Highcrest Rd
    RockfordIL 61107
      (Roman Catholic)
    0.4 mi | 447 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • RockfordAlpine Christian School
      (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    325 North Alpine Road
    RockfordIL 61107
      (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    1.2 mi | 33 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • RockfordMaray Drive KinderCare
    Daycare / Preschool
    4345 Maray Drive
    RockfordIL 61107
    Daycare / Preschool
    1.3 mi | n/a students | Gr. NS-PK                      
  • RockfordChristian Life Schools
      (Assembly of God)
    5950 Spring Creek Rd
    RockfordIL 61114
      (Assembly of God)
    1.4 mi | 798 students | Gr. PK-12                      
  • RockfordLutheran High & Jr High School
      (Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod)
    3411 N Alpine Road
    RockfordIL 61114
      (Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod)
    1.5 mi | 855 students | Gr. PK-12                      

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