Zion Lutheran School offers academic excellence and a Christ-centered education for children in our community.
The education nurtures the childs faith, equips him to use that faith on a daily basis, and prepares the child to share that faith with others.
Our vision is that every child knows Jesus as his/her personal Savior.
Voted #1 elementary school for five years in a row (BND's Readers' Choice Awards)  Voted #1 place to work for two-straight years.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked IL School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Students: 300 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $5,670
  • Average class size: 18 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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Zion Lutheran School Belleville ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Illinois for:

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School History

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-8
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Year Founded
1861

Student Body

Total Students
300 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
11%
State avg.: 34%
Students by Grade
Zion Lutheran School Belleville Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
24 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
15%
Average Class Size
18 students
List of Courses Offered
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
(Dress code: khaki pants, shorts or skits and one-color shirts and sweaters. Spiritwear also acceptable.)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Above is our community rate. If you are a member of Zion Lutheran Church, tuition is $4,620
% on Financial Aid
12%
Admissions Director
Erica Stelling

Sports

Total Sports Offered
6 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
8 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Art Club, Band and Choir, Chess Club, Girl Scouts, Service Club, Student Council, Yearbook

Arts and Music Programs:
Private Music Lessons

School Notes

  • We are a NLSA (National Lutheran School Accreditation) accredited school dedicated to providing a Christ-centered, excellent academic education, and supported by Zion Lutheran Church since 1861.  Our doors are open to students of all faiths and nationalities ages 3 years through 8th grade.  The focus of Zion`s dedicated and knowledgeable staff has always been to provide a safe and nurturing learning environment with quality, cutting-edge instruction.  Our goal: that our students feel loved, special, confident, and academically and spiritually world-ready.  
Source: Verified school update

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked IL School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Students: 300 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $5,670
  • Average class size: 18 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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