Rockford Lutheran Academy

  • For more than 45 years, Rockford Lutheran has provided quality Christian education to students from Pre-School through Grade 12.
  • Our student and family benefits include expansive academic and athletic programs and award-winning Fine Arts Programs.
  • We are State Certified and have experienced faculty that provide children with a safe Christian learning environment.
  • We are open to all faiths. Families from more than one hundred area churches currently entrust their children to our safe, secure and Christ-centered learning environment.
  • We would like to partner with you to create a future that is right for your child.
  • For a personal tour or more information, please call 815-877-9551.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Lutheran Schools Accreditation
Religious AffiliationLutheran Church Missouri Synod
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Year Founded1965
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students277 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade Rockford Lutheran Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio23:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size17 students

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesPlease visit our website for current tuition prices.
% on Financial Aid
Admissions DirectorSue Woolbright
Admissions AssociateTina Hoffmann


Total Sports Offered9 sports
SportsBasketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Flag Football, Football, Soccer, Track and Field, Volleyball, WrestlingBasketballCheering,
Cross CountryFlag Football,
Track and FieldVolleyball,

School Notes

  • Ability Based Learning: Students are grouped according to academic evaluation and their curriculum will be adjusted in Reading, Math, and Language Arts to allow for individual success at grade level skills and beyond in grades 2 – 5. Kindergarten and 1st grade are ability based in reading.
  • Stanford testing in grades K – 5. Student's average 2 - 3 grade levels above the national and state averages.
  • Foreign Language – Spanish is taught at all grade levels in Pre School – 5.
  • Fine Arts offered in: Art; Band; Computer; Drama; Orchestra; Physical Education
  • Library
  • Sports Teams - Various sports (co-ed soccer, cross country, football, volleyball, spirit squad, track and wrestling) are sponsored by Rockford Lutheran School in grade 5. Academy students may also participate on Lutheran teams promoted by local organizations; these are not school sponsored.
  • Before/After School Day Care – Our academy has an exemplary Before / After Care program. Students are attended to from 6:30 A.M. – 7:45 A.M. for before care and from 3:15 P.M. – 5:30 P.M. for after care.
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