Must I be a member of Jerusalem Lutheran Church to enroll my children in Jerusalem Lutheran School ?
Membership at Jerusalem Lutheran Church is not necessary. All families in Morton Grove and surrounding communities may send their children to Jerusalem.
Is there tuition assistance if I need it?
Are there payment plans available?
Yes, most families pay their fees by the month.
Do you offers sports?
Yes, we offer softball, soccer, basketball, cheerleading, and track.
Is your school an accredited school with certified teachers?
Yes, our school is a part of the fourth largest Christian day school system in the United States. Jerusalem also recently received a recommendation for accreditation at the "Exemplary" level from the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod School Accreditation body (WELSSA) and the National Council for Private School Accreditation (NCPSA). All Jerusalem Lutheran School teachers must be certified by the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod (WELS) and hold a valid state teaching license.
What textbooks does Jerusalem use?
Jerusalem Lutheran School strives to keep high standards of education. We buy our textbooks from major textbook publishers. Silver-Burdett Ginn, Scott-Foresman, Glencoe, and Pearson are some examples.
Does your school use standardized tests?
Yes, at this time we use Terra Nova for grades 3-8.
When eighth graders graduate, where do most students attend high school?
Many attend Niles West, Niles North, Maine East, or other suburban high school. Those living in the Chicago city limits have been able to attend some of the highest rated selective enrollment schools. Some of our alumni have attended Luther Prep School in Watertown, Wisconsin which prepares high school students for possibly entering the teaching or pastoral ministry.
Do you have after school care?
Yes, for half-day students, after-school care is available from 11:30 A.M. to 6:00 P.M. For full-day students, after-school care is available from 3:00 P.M. to 6:00 P.M. The after-school care rate is $7.50 per hour.
Does Jerusalem Lutheran School provide busing or lunch?
We do not provide busing. You must provide transportation for your children. Jerusalem does provides a “hot lunch” everyday for the cost of $3.00 per day. All meals are selected and paid for in advance on a per month basis.