St. Philip Lutheran School

St. Philip Lutheran School prepares students to succeed in an academically rigorous and Christ-centered environment that strives for excellence in all areas.
The academic program is designed to enable students to master content standards and skills necessary to be successful in a setting that meets the needs of the student on his/her level of development and growth, providing support, encouragement, and challenge that leads to high achievement.Teachers at St. Philip are highly qualified and skilled, trained and equipped to use research-based strategies that develop critical thinkers, are effective communicators, creative contributors, self-directed and collaborative learners.
The curricular and co-curricular programs provide an educational atmosphere that supports academic success, encouraging students to achieve their potential and utilize their gifts so they can impact their world for Christ in whatever career God calls them.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Enrollment: 70 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $7,400
  • Acceptance rate: 90%
  • Average class size: 10 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-8
ADD/ADHD Support
Learning Difference Programs
Learning Programs Supported
Mild Learning Differences
Year Founded

Student Body

Total Students
70 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 34%
Students by Grade
St. Philip Lutheran School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
8 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size
10 students
List of Courses Offered
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Tuition Listed for Kindergarten through eighth grades. Check out our website for information on preschool tuition.
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Jessica Livas


Total Sports Offered
7 sports


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
7 extracurriculars
Club or Organization:
cooking, Craft Club, Crochet Club, Girl Scouts of America, Reading club, technology

Arts and Music Programs:

School Notes

  • We are excited to introduce you to our school and give you a glimpse of what makes St. Philipunique. St. Philipis a close-knit community where each student is valued as an individual, and where we strive to acknowledge and celebrate the best in everyone who spends time on our campus-students, faculty, parents, and staff.Students are appreciated, encouraged, and challenged within our comprehensive program. We graduate thoughtful scholars who are also conscientious citizens ready to contribute positively to high school and beyond. Therefore, we look for students who have innate curiosities, a love of learning, and a desire to better themselves and the communities around them. Our admission process is designed to ensure a good fit for all involved-student, family, and school.Our promise to you: We willknowyour child. We willloveyour child. We willprepareyour child.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does St. Philip Lutheran School cost?
St. Philip Lutheran School's tuition is approximately $7,400 for private students.
What is the acceptance rate of St. Philip Lutheran School?
The acceptance rate of St. Philip Lutheran School is 90%, which is equal to the national average of 90%.
What sports does St. Philip Lutheran School offer?
St. Philip Lutheran School offers 7 interscholastic sports: Ballet, Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Dance, Track and Field and Volleyball.
When is the application deadline for St. Philip Lutheran School?
The application deadline for St. Philip Lutheran School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).
In what neighborhood is St. Philip Lutheran School located?
St. Philip Lutheran School is located in the Arcadia Terrace neighborhood of Chicago, IL. There are 1 other private schools located in Arcadia Terrace.

School Reviews

My daughter started at St Philip when she was two. Eight years later I'm still thrilled with the education she receives. Learning should be joyful, and St Philip definitely makes this happen. The teachers emphasize meaningful, exciting learning. This year she went to a week-long overnight outdoor education camp. Her class has ventured to a local park to explore simple machines in action on the playground. The whole school makes regular treks to the nearby nature center to explore anything from animal life to art in nature. These are the learning experiences she'll remember for the rest of her life. St Philip is a small school where my child excels academically and socially. Every staff member knows my child and has a relationship with her. There's an active parent network that plans multiple family events throughout the year. St Philip is a great place and I'm glad I chose it for my child.
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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Enrollment: 70 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $7,400
  • Acceptance rate: 90%
  • Average class size: 10 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Chicago, IL is $10,907 for elementary schools and $18,812 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Chicago, IL is 85% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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