Zion Lutheran School

Zion Lutheran School Photo #1 - Christian values are part of all activities and experiences for students at Zion Lutheran School Bethalto.
Zion Lutheran School Photo #2 - Zion Lutheran School, Bethalto, Illinois, provides a Christ-centered approach for life and learning. All are welcome at Zion! Tuition assistance available for all.
Zion Lutheran School Photo #3 - From Grades K-8, your student receives the benefits of integrated STEM learning at Zion Lutheran School Bethalto.
Zion Lutheran School Photo #4 - The 13:1 student-teacher ratio at Zion Lutheran School Bethalto is a win-win for all.
Zion Lutheran School Photo #5 - Traditional instruction at Zion Lutheran School Bethalto includes phonics and reading, spelling, handwriting, oral and written communication.
Zion Lutheran School Photo #6 - Each student in Grades 58 uses a Google Chromebook for classroom and STEM lab work. WiFi access is available throughout the building at Zion Lutheran School Bethalto.
Zion Lutheran School Photo #7 - Lego Robotics Team is a popular extracurricular activity at Zion Lutheran School Bethalto.
Zion Lutheran School Photo #8 - Zion Lutheran School Bethalto is a place where God`s love is working in and through His people. Through a nurturing environment and academic excellence, children grow in their love for learning and in their love of Jesus.
Zion Lutheran School Photo #9 - At Zion Lutheran School Bethalto, educating children is a partnership shared by parents, teachers, and the school community.
Zion Lutheran School Photo #10 - Commitment to academic excellence and helping all students reach their learning goals is the primary focus of education at Zion Lutheran School Bethalto.
Christian preschool and elementary school, Grades K-8  Experienced teachers and caring Christians
Classes focus on Christian values, Christian education, and helping the Christian parent to raise their children to know God

School Overview

Religious AffiliationLutheran Church Missouri Synod
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-8
Year Founded1962

Student Body

Total Students238 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade Zion Lutheran School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio13:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size16 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(khaki pants and polo shirt)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Admissions DirectorJoseph Snyder


Total Sports Offered5 sports
SportsBasketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballCheering,
Cross CountryTrack and Field,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.6 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Green Team, LEGO Robotics Club, Student Council

Arts and Music Programs:
Band Instruction, Choir, Guitar Lessons

School Notes

  • Zion Lutheran School in Bethalto, Illinois, provides a Christ-centered approach for life and learning for students and their families. Since 1962, the school has excelled in its safe and nurturing environment and commitment to academic excellence. Today, students in Preschool through Grade 8 enjoy a variety of opportunities to grow in their love for learning and love of Jesus. All who desire a quality Christian education are welcome at Zion! Tuition assistance is available for all.
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