Our Savior's Lutheran School has been a mission of Our Savior's Lutheran Church for over 60 years.
Our mission is, "Making Disciples - Sharing Christ's Love. Our Savior`s Lutheran School is proud to provide a Christian learning environment along with academic excellence. We offer an education that centers on Christ, where faith, family, and friendships grow. The faculty of Our Savior`s holds Illinois teaching licenses and engages in continuing education. Our dedicated faculty and staff serve our students and their families. Subject areas are taught from a Christian perspective while being academically rigorous. Our Savior`s chooses a curriculum that aligns with God`s word and helps our students grow in their faith. We recognize the importance of teaching values of respect, responsibility, and service to others. We are committed to providing excellence in education that meets the individual needs of all of our students. Students from Our Savior`s are well equipped for high school both in academics and as well-rounded students with a strong foundation of Christian values.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 203 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $5,455
  • Acceptance rate: 95%
  • Average class size: 18 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Dyslexia / Language-based or Mild Learning Differences
Year Founded
1962

Student Body

Total Students
203 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
6%
State avg.: 34%
Students by Grade
Our Saviors Lutheran School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
14 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
50%
Average Class Size
18 students
List of Courses Offered
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Discount tuition for church members Discount tuition for affiliate church members Financial assistance available
% on Financial Aid
14%
Acceptance Rate
95%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Rebecca Heppe & Carmen Yagow
Admissions Associate
Julie Eck

Sports

Total Sports Offered
5 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
6 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Chess Club, Drone Club, Scholastic Bowl, SOON Mission Club, Speech Team

Arts and Music Programs:
Morning Star Choir

School Notes

  • Our Savior`s School (O.S.), was established in 1962 as a Christian day school as part of Our Savior`s Lutheran Church.  Our Savior`s offers a quality education from preschool through 8th grade.  Our Savior`s is recognized by the state of Illinois and also the National Lutheran Schools Association.
  • Our Savior`s offers a Christ-centered education.  Faith is developed and nurtured on a daily basis with class instruction and woven into every part of the day.  Our Savior`s curriculum integrates Illinois State Standards, while keeping Christian values and perspectives as the core in all subject areas.  Students are tested using the NWEA MAP Achievement Test. Our students perform at a very high level above national norms. 
  • Our Savior`s offers a solid core curriculum including Literature, English, Math/Accelerated Math, Science, Social Studies, and Religion, along with physical education, band, chorus, music, art, foreign language, and computers.  All of our teachers have Illinois Teachers Licenses. 
  • Our Savior`s develops the gifts and talents of each student through a wide variety of extracurricular activities:  Our Savior's offers grade level choirs, band and music competition in IESA and IMEA, chess club, scholastic bowl, and several academic competitions in spelling, geography, math, and Bible. A yearly spring musical is performed along with special Christmas programs. Interscholastic athletics begin in 5th grade including cross country, soccer, volleyball, basketball, and track.
  • Our Savior`s offers extended care both before and after school.  Extended care begins at 6:45 am and is open through 5:30 pm. Our Savior`s School offers its educational program to families of every faith, race, and national or ethnic origin.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Our Saviors Lutheran School cost?

Our Saviors Lutheran School's tuition is approximately $5,455 for private students.

What is the acceptance rate of Our Saviors Lutheran School?

The acceptance rate of Our Saviors Lutheran School is 95%, which is higher than the national average of 91%.

What sports does Our Saviors Lutheran School offer?

Our Saviors Lutheran School offers 5 interscholastic sports: Basketball, Cross Country, Soccer, Track and Field and Volleyball.

When is the application deadline for Our Saviors Lutheran School?

The application deadline for Our Saviors Lutheran School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  
Our 3 children are Our Savior's Lutheran School Eagles! Two are now graduates. We have been very pleased with the education our children have received. The teachers are dedicated to growing as educators and reaching and teaching students. As children grow, they WILL experience challenges in their lives. It is a blessing to know that as they go through life's challenges, they have teachers at OS who not only care about their educational needs but also their emotional and spiritual needs. Our children have been positively impacted by the guidance and mentorship of the teachers, staff, and the family of parents who make OS the excellent school it is.
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5  
My student attended Our Savior's all through grade school and jr. high. The education she received at Our Savior's put her high-level math, English, and science classes in high school. The strong Christian foundation she received in grade school and jr. high has enabled her to navigate the difficulties and temptations of high school.
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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 203 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $5,455
  • Acceptance rate: 95%
  • Average class size: 18 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Illinois is $8,038 for elementary schools and $12,893 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Illinois is 91% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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