Walther Christian Academy

900 Chicago Avenue,
Melrose Park, IL, 60160-0601
Tel: (708)344-0404
Grades: 9 - 12 | 320 students
Walther Christian Academy is more than college prep.
Walther ministers to God’s young people by nurturing and educating the total student.
Walther assists families by promoting spiritual, academic, social and physical development in a Christ-centered environment.
Walther is a college preparatory school with a comprehensive curriculim of core, honors, AP, and college credit classes.  100% college acceptance, and outstanding athletic and extracurricular groups makes Walther a wonderful place for students to grow.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Other religious school association(s)
Other school association(s)
Illinois Coalition of Nonpublic Schools
Religious Affiliation Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod
Grades Offered Grades 9 - 12
Learning Programs Supported IEP/ISP
Year Founded 1954

Student Body

Total Students 320 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 50%
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade Walther Christian Academy Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 25 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 80 students
Number of AP Courses 7 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(Uniform dress with variety options)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Mar. 13 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $8,450
Tuition Notes Paid over the 10 months of the school year or 12 months of the calendar year
% on Financial Aid 40%
Admissions Director Kyle Clauss

Sports

Total Sports Offered 13 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Dance, Football, Golf, Sailing, Softball, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
DanceFootball,
GolfSailing,
SoftballTennis,
Track and FieldVolleyball,
Wrestling

School Notes:

    Profile last updated: 09/12/2013

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Word Of God Christian Academy (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Grace Montessori School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Grace Montessori School (0.3 miles away)
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  • Melrose Park Grace Montessori School
    Montessori School
    1112 N 9th Ave
    Melrose Park , IL , 60160
    (708)344-7257
    Montessori School
    0.3  mi  |  20  students  |  Gr.  PK-2
  • Melrose Park
    Sacred Heart School
    (Roman Catholic)
    815 N 16th Ave
    Melrose Park , IL , 60160
    (708)681-0240
    (Roman Catholic)
    0.3  mi  |  136  students  |  Gr.  K-9
  • Melrose Park
    Word Of God Christian Academy
    (Christian)
    800 N 18th Ave
    Melrose Park , IL , 60160
    (708)344-4995
    (Christian)
    0.5  mi  |  24  students  |  Gr.  K-12
  • Maywood Cradle To The Classroom Child Care
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Christian)
    35 S 19th Ave Unit 2
    Maywood , IL , 60153
    (708)450-9601
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Christian)
    0.6  mi  |  6  students  |  Gr.  PK-K
  • Maywood
    Maple Tree Child Learning Center
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Baptist)
    446 S 13th Ave
    Maywood , IL , 60153
    (708)343-0694
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Baptist)
    0.7  mi  |  15  students  |  Gr.  K

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