Gloria Dei Lutheran School

  • Gloria Dei Lutheran Church and School is a congregation of the one, holy, Christian and apostolic Church founded by our Lord Jesus Christ.
  • We are affiliated with the Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod, and are apart of that Synod's Northern Illinois District.
  • Gloria Dei Lutheran Church is a lively congregation located in the thriving Garfield Ridge neighborhood on the southwest side of Chicago, Illinois, near Midway Airport, at the corner of 53rd and Major Avenues.
  • The purpose of Gloria Dei Lutheran Church and School is to proclaim the Good News of Jesus Christ and to administer His Holy Sacraments.
  • To accomplish these purposes, Gloria Dei utilizes the historic sacramentaland liturgical worship as preserved in the practice of the Lutheran Church.
  • To further accomplish these purposes, we also offer Christ-centered Lutheran education in our Pre-Kindergarten through Eighth Grade School.

School Overview

Religious AffiliationAfrican Methodist Episcopal
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8

Student Body

Total Students52 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade Gloria Dei Lutheran School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers5 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio10:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
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  • Chicago
    Grades: PK-8 | 235 students
    0.5 miles
    5201 S Mcvicker Ave
    Chicago, IL 60638
    (773) 767-1130
    0.5 PK-8
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    Grades: PK-8 | 145 students
    6.8 miles
    1900 W. Taylor
    Chicago, IL 60638
    (312) 421-6200
    6.8 PK-8
  • Chicago
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    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 284 students
    1.2 miles
    6125 S Austin Ave
    Chicago, IL 60638
    (773) 585-6888
    1.2 PK-8

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