St. Peter Lutheran School

  • The mission of the school is to nurture, to educate, to witness, and to serve.
  • The central purpose of the school is to nurture each child`s faith in Jesus Christ as Savior.
  • Teachers and students daily worship God and study His Word as found in the Bible.
  • God`s Law is taught without apology. The Gospel of God`s forgiveness through His Son, Jesus Christ, is taught with joy daily; and relationships are based upon the Gospel.
  • Using their God-given abilities teachers strive to educate students using effective and current learning and teaching materials.
  • St. Peter holds high, yet appropriate expectations for its students and believes that all students need to be successful.
  • Students need to be both challenged and helped toward success.
  • St Peter Lutheran School and its families help to equip students to Serve God and others in their daily lives.
  • Parents are encouraged to provide the primary training of their children, to have family devotions, and to take their children to weekly worship.
  • The school assists families in carrying out their parental responsibilities in Christian education.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Religious AffiliationLutheran Church Missouri Synod
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-9
Awards Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2013

Student Body

Total Students486 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
6%
State avg.: 30%
Students by Grade St. Peter Lutheran School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio27:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling

School Notes

  • The mission of the school is to nurture, to educate, to witness, and to serve. The central purpose of the school is to nurture each child`s faith in Jesus Christ as Savior. Teachers and students daily worship God and study His Word as found in the Bible. God`s Law is taught without apology. The Gospel of God`s forgiveness through His Son, Jesus Christ, is taught with joy daily; and relationships are based upon the Gospel. Using their God-given abilities teachers strive to educate students using effective and current learning and teaching materials. St. Peter holds high, yet appropriate expectations for its students and believes that all students need to be successful. Students need to be both challenged and helped toward success. St Peter Lutheran School and its families help to equip students to Serve God and others in their daily lives. Parents are encouraged to provide the primary training of their children, to have family devotions, and to take their children to weekly worship. The school assists families in carrying out their parental responsibilities in Christian education.
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Palatine
    Immanuel Lutheran School
    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Grades: NS-8 | 440 students
    3.2 miles
    200 N Plum Grove Rd
    Palatine, IL 60067
    (847)359-1936
    3.2 NS-8
    440
  • Arlington Heights
     Our Lady Of The Wayside School
    Special Program Emphasis (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 397 students
    1.6 miles
    432 S Mitchell Avenue
    Arlington Heights, IL 60005
    (847)255-0050
    1.6 PK-8
    397
  • Buffalo Grove
     Saint Mary School
    Saint Mary School Photo
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 437 students
    3.9 miles
    50 N Buffalo Grove Road
    Buffalo Grove, IL 60089
    (847)459-6270
    3.9 PK-8
    437
  • Chicago
    St. James School
    St. James School Photo
    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Grades: PK-8 | 244 students
    0.5 miles
    2101 N. Fremont
    Chicago, IL 60614
    (773)525-4990
    0.5 PK-8
    244
  • Deerfield
    Hellenic American Academy
    Hellenic American Academy Photo
    (Greek Orthodox)
    Grades: NS-8 | 131 students
    7.8 miles
    445 Pine Street
    Deerfield, IL 60015
    (847)317-1063
    7.8 NS-8
    131

School Reviews

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St. Peter is such a wonderful place to be. The current administration is top notch, and the teachers are wonderful. Faced with the choice to move to the top rated public schools in the area I am so glad we decided to keep our children here in such a thriving, welcoming community!!
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