Zion Lutheran School Belleville

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.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Other school association(s)
Religious AffiliationLutheran Church Missouri Synod
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-8
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Year Founded1861

Student Body

Total Students267 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade Zion Lutheran School Belleville Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio17:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size18 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Dress code: khaki pants, shorts or skits and one-color shirts and sweaters. Spiritwear also acceptable.)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$5,300
Tuition NotesAbove is our community rate. If you are a member of Zion Lutheran Church, tuition is $4,050.
Admissions DirectorErica Stelling


Total Sports Offered6 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
Track and FieldVolleyball,


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 2 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.  

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