At St. John's Lutheran School, in Buckley, Illinois, believe that each child is a child of GOD; created by the Father, redeemed by the Son, and sanctified by the Holy Spirit.
Therefore, empowered by the congregation and supported by the children's parents, we teach using integrated developmentally appropriate methods and practices. Our goal is to fulfill each child's potential by teaching excellence in character, education, and leadership throughout the curriculum using sound Lutheran doctrinal principles based upon scriptural truth.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked IL School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 98 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $3,000
  • Acceptance rate: 95%
  • Average class size: 10 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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St. Johns Lutheran School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8

Student Body

Total Students
98 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
2%
State avg.: 34%
Students by Grade
St. Johns Lutheran School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
7 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
80%
Average Class Size
10 students
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Cost quoted is for non-member. Discounts for second child...Tuition assistance is available.
% on Financial Aid
10%
Acceptance Rate
95%
National avg.: 85%

Sports

Total Sports Offered
4 sports
Profile last updated: 03/11/2021

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked IL School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 98 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $3,000
  • Acceptance rate: 95%
  • Average class size: 10 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average acceptance rate in Illinois is 91% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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