Immanuel Lutheran School

  • ILS serves students from the far northwest suburbs in grades PK-8, offering a high-quality Christian education and varied extracurricular opportunities designed to prepare students for success in high school and beyond.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Other school association(s)
National Lutheran Schools Accreditation
Religious AffiliationLutheran Church Missouri Synod
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs Supportedmild learning differences through giftedness
Year Founded1861

Student Body

Total Students290 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade Immanuel Lutheran School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers13 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio22:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(school uniforms- khaki/navy on botto, red/white/or blue on top with a collar)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition Notestuition varies from $1550 for PK3 to $5950 for community member grades 1-8, with special rates for Immanuel church members and multiple child discounts
Admissions DirectorJulia Heinz


Total Sports Offered5 sports
SportsBasketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballCheering,
Cross CountryTrack and Field,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.8 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Chess Scholars, Junior National Honor Society, Student Council (Middle School)

Arts and Music Programs:
Band, Chorus, Drama Productions, Handbells, Young Rembrants

School Notes

  • Immanuel Lutheran School offers a comprehensive educational program for students in preschool through eighth grade and is accredited by NLSA and recognized by the state of Illinois.  Beginning with preschool programming which incorporates academics, social/emotional development and play, Immanuel prepares its students for success.  Early childhood classes offer great adult/student ratios with a teacher and an aide in every class, allowing our certified teaching staff to meet students where they are and inspire them to grow.  Middle grades encourage greater student responsibility for learning and increased opportunities for extracurriculars.  Middle school follows a junior high school model with departmentalized instruction and switching classes as well as competitive athletics, drama and music.  As part of the Lutheran Schools system, Immanuel participates in conference and state level competition in athletics, academics and music, affording a high level of rigor to our students. The overall environment at ILS is welcoming and encourages families to get involved in serving and socializing.  While many of our families belong to Immanuel Lutheran Church, membership is not required.  We encourage families to partner with us in leading the children to live lives of faith both while enrolled at Immanuel and afterward.
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  • Palatine
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    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Grades: PK-8 | 345 students
    11.8 miles
    200 N Plum Grove Rd
    Palatine, IL 60067
    (847) 359-1936
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