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 (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked IL School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 277 students
  • Average class size: 17 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Sports offered

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Year Founded
1965
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
277 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
14%
State avg.: 34%
Students by Grade
Rockford Lutheran Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
12 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
23:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
22%
Average Class Size
17 students

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
% on Financial Aid
13%
Admissions Director
Julie Behmer

Sports

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.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

What sports does Rockford Lutheran Academy offer?

Rockford Lutheran Academy offers 9 interscholastic sports: Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Flag Football, Football, Soccer, Track and Field, Volleyball and Wrestling. Rockford Lutheran Academy is ranked as one of the top 20% of private schools in Illinois for most sports offered.

What is Rockford Lutheran Academy's ranking?

Rockford Lutheran Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Illinois for: Largest student body and Most sports offered.

When is the application deadline for Rockford Lutheran Academy?

The application deadline for Rockford Lutheran Academy is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked IL School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 277 students
  • Average class size: 17 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Rockford, IL is $5,435 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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