Jerusalem Evangelical Lutheran School

  • Jerusalem Lutheran School is a K-8 elementary and middle school program focused on providing a Christian education for a lifetime of learning.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod School Accreditation (WELSSA)
National Council for Private School Accreditation
Religious AffiliationWisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded1908

Student Body

Total Students119 students
Student Body Typen/a
% Students of Color
48%
State avg.: 30%
Students by Grade Jerusalem Evangelical Lutheran School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers4 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio30:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
25%
Average Class Size12 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$4,000
Tuition NotesBook Fee - $380 Registration Fee - $100 Monthly Tuition - $460 Scholarships Available We also carry F-1 status. I-20s can be issued for international students
% on Financial Aid
10%
Average Financial Aid Grant$500
Acceptance Rate
99%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorDuane Vance
Admissions AssociateEmily Buetow

Sports

Total Sports Offered5 sports
SportsBasketball, Cheering, Soccer, Softball, Track and FieldBasketballCheering,
SoccerSoftball,
Track and Field

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.2 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Arts and Music Programs:
Forensics, Spring Plays

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Nearby Private Schools

  • The nearest high school to Jerusalem Evangelical Lutheran School is Logos Christian Academy (1.7 miles away)
  • The nearest elementary school and preschool is MCC Academy (0.5 miles away)
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The average private school tuition in Illinois is $6,345 for elementary schools and $11,854 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Illinois is 90% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).