Good Shepherd Lutheran School Photo #2 - Good Shepherd Lutheran School offers a Christ - centered education for Preschool - Grade 8. We are open from 6:00 am - 6:00 pm. "It's a great day to be a Charger!"
Good Shepherd Lutheran School Photo #3 - A beautiful and inviting entry for our Early Childhood Families!
Good Shepherd Lutheran School Photo #4 - Good Shepherd Lutheran School offers a variety of events: Volleyball, Basketball, Tournaments, Physical Education classes, Spring Musical, PeeWee Basketball, and Cheerleading. "It's a great day to be a Charger!"
Good Shepherd Lutheran School Photo #5 - A beautiful look at the complex of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church and School - The Lord is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? The Lord is the stronghold of my life; of whom shall I be afraid? Secure In His Arms - Ps 27:1
Good Shepherd Lutheran School offers a challenging curriculum while intergrating a Christian training of discipleship. We always ask the question of the students..."What can you do with God's help to make this day special for others" The purpose of Good Shepherd Lutheran School is to provide each child with a quality Christ-centered education.
We recognize that this begins with the premise that Jesus Christ is our Lord and Savior and in Him we have eternal life.
The curriculum and all activiites are developed around this premise.
- Top Ranked IL School
- Grades: Prekindergarten-8
- Enrollment: 360 students
- Yearly Tuition: $6,115
- Acceptance rate: 97%
- Average class size: 16 students
- Application Deadline: None / Rolling
- Source: Verified school update
Learning Difference Programs
Learning Programs Supported
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 34%
Students by Grade
Academics and Faculty
Total Classroom Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size
Classroom Dress Code
Tuition and Acceptance Rate
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Above is our community rate. If you are a member of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, tuition is $5,044
% on Financial Aid
National avg.: 85%
Total Sports Offered
Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
Club or Organization:
STEM Activities, Yearbook
Arts and Music Programs:
Band and Choir
STEM Activities, Yearbook
Arts and Music Programs:
Band and Choir
- We are a NLSA ( National Lutheran School Accreditation) accredited - "Explemary School" along with non-public recognized school dedicated in providing a Christ-centerd edcuation. We were founded in 1984. Our doors are open to preschool through 8th grade. We accept students as soon as they turn 3 and are potty trained. The focus of Good Shepherd's dedicated and caring staff has always been to provide a safe and nurturing learning environment for every stiudent. Our goal is to train leaders who are confident, caring, and spirtually ready for tomorrow's world today.
Source: Verified school update
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does Good Shepherd Lutheran School cost?
Good Shepherd Lutheran School's tuition is approximately $6,115 for private students.
What is the acceptance rate of Good Shepherd Lutheran School?
The acceptance rate of Good Shepherd Lutheran School is 97%, which is higher than the national average of 91%.
What sports does Good Shepherd Lutheran School offer?
Good Shepherd Lutheran School offers 6 interscholastic sports: Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Track and Field and Volleyball.
What is Good Shepherd Lutheran School's ranking?
Good Shepherd Lutheran School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Illinois for: Largest student body.
When is the application deadline for Good Shepherd Lutheran School?
The application deadline for Good Shepherd Lutheran School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).
Good Shepherd offers a quality Christ-based education for Pre-K through 8th grade. Students who graduate from Good Shepherd go on to be very successful in High School. The school offers a variety of extracurriculars, such as athletics, music programs, STEM, and even a peer tutoring program. Students will learn about Christ every single day and build a solid foundation for education for their future. I cannot say enough wonderful things about the curriculum and staff at Good Shepherd!
My wife and I decided on Good Shepherd from the other schools in the area because it offered many additional components of education, such as music, Foreign Languages, religion, etc... We are extremely happy with the dedicated and caring teachers. We feel a part of the family of Good Shepherd.
One of my children graduated from Good Shepherd a few years ago and my other child is still there; they both started there in preschool. Good Shepherd is one of the best decisions we have made for our family! The curriculum prepares students extremely well for high school and beyond, the teachers/administration are wonderful, the facilities are great, technology is incorporated very well into the classroom, there's a wide variety of sports and extracurricular activities, and the Band and Music Director is amazing. Christ is at the center of what the school is about, and I love that my kids are exposed to that daily at school. We are very grateful for Good Shepherd Lutheran School!
The faculty really cares about the children. The curricular prepared my children for success at O'Fallon High School. The extracurricular activities (basketball, baseball, band...) were competitive and enjoyable for the children and parents. School activities were inclusive to provide a family/community environment. Most importantly, Christ was at the center of the lessons. When we moved here in 2008 we picked this school from many choices and are very happy with the choice.
My son attends Good Shepherd Lutheran School and we feel this is a really great school. All of his teachers have been great so far and easy to communicate and work with. I really like how they incorporate technology in the classrooms and keep us informed through weekly school newsletters and teacher newsletters and send important info via email and/or text. We are pleased with how well my son has been doing and looking forward to the next few years at Good Shepherd.
My three children attended GSLS for grades K-8 from 2007 to 2019, and we enthusiastically recommend this school. Christ was the focus of everything they did at GSLS. Our kids loved participating in the music and athletic programs at GSLS, and were well-prepared academically for high school. This school was a blessing for our kids and our family.
Good Shepherd Lutheran School has a very dedicated, loving staff with a varied curriculum and a Christ-centered atmosphere. The school offers a wide variety of activities for early 3-year-olds through 8th Grade.
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