Pilgrim Lutheran School

4300 N Winchester Avenue
Chicago, IL 60613-0606
Tel: (773)477-4824
Grades: PK-8 | 182 students
Pilgrim Lutheran School is a Christ-centered school founded by Pilgrim Lutheran Church, which believes that each child is a unique gift of God.
It is the purpose of Pilgrim Lutheran School to provide a strong faith based academic environment for each of its students that offers a safe place for their spirits and their minds to grow.
Pilgrim combines a nurturing environment with progressive programs and high academic standards.
The school uses a "whole child" approach, focusing on academic, spiritual, emotional, social, and physical development based on the total well being of the child.
The curriculum is designed to maintain the highest academic standards.
It assures that faith development is an integral part of the process of growth and enables students to successfully achieve a positive place for themselves in society.
The school is fully accredited by the Evangelical Lutheran Education Association and has earned recognition by the Illinois State Board of Education.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Evangelical Lutheran Education Association (ELEA)
Religious Affiliation Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (formerly AELC, ALC, or LCA)
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-8
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Year Founded 1921

Student Body

Total Students 182 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 32%
Students by Grade Pilgrim Lutheran School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 13 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 20 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Clean, neat, presentable)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $5,500
Tuition Notes Member and multiple child discounts available.
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant $850
Admissions Director Beth Ruppe


Total Sports Offered 4 sports
Sports Basketball, Cross Country, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballCross Country,
Track and FieldVolleyball,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 8 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Art, Band, Chess Club, Choir, Dance, German Club, Guitar Classes, Science Club Art, Band, Chess Club, Choir, Dance, German Club, Guitar Classes, Science Club,

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Ravenswood Baptist Christian School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is North Park Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is North Park Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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  • Chicago
    Grades: PK-8 | 227 students
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    Chicago, IL 60618
  • Chicago
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    Chicago, IL 60625
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    Grades: 10-12 | 14 students
    0.2 miles
    4219 N Lincoln Ave
    Chicago, IL 60618
  • Chicago
    Thresholds Young Adult Program
    Special Education School
    Grades: 9-12 | 12 students
    0.2 miles
    4219 North Lincoln Avenue
    Chicago, IL 60618
  • Chicago
    Grades: K | 60 students
    0.3 miles
    1713 W Cullom Ave
    Chicago, IL 60613

School Reviews

Pilgrim is an awesome school... from the small class sizes, to the rigorous academics, to the supportive community of parents... it has been a perfect atmosphere in the city for my kids
- Posted by Parent, 07/28/14

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