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.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked IL School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 277 students
  • Average class size: 17 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

Rockford Lutheran Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Illinois for:

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Year Founded
Summer School Offered

Student Body

Total Students
277 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 34%
Students by Grade
Rockford Lutheran Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
12 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size
17 students

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Tuition Notes
Please visit our website for current tuition prices.
% on Financial Aid
Admissions Director
Sue Woolbright
Admissions Associate
Tina Hoffmann


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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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked IL School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 277 students
  • Average class size: 17 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Rockford, IL is $4,309 for elementary schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Rockford, IL is 92% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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