High School

Illinois Lutheran High School provides quality, Christian education empowering teens to be bold, confident Christian leaders in tomorrow’s world. Through a strong academic program, our caring, qualified instructors prepare students for college, the work force and beyond. Our students develop essential critical thinking skills and develop a strong, Christian worldview as they discover their own unique God-given skills and abilities.


Illinois Lutheran High School provides a full college preparatory class selection. This includes advanced courses in math and science and AP (Advanced Placement) courses in English and Spanish.

Suggested College Prep Curriculum:

  • Religion: 4 credits (one for every year enrolled)
  • English: 4 credits
  • Fine Arts: 1 credit
  • Foreign Language: minimum 2 credits
  • Math: 4 credits
  • Minimum: Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Geometry
  • Recommend: Pre-Calc/Trig or Calculus
  • Physical Education: 0.5 credit
  • Science: 4 credits
  • Recommend: Chemistry and Physics
  • Social Studies: 4 credits
  • Technology: 0.5 credit


  • Music
  • Spanish
  • Geography
  • Current Affairs
  • Foreign Affairs
  • Chemistry*
  • Honors Chemistry*
  • Physics*
  • Honors Physics*
  • AP English Literature
  • Composition and Speech

Full course load is 7 credits per year.
Most students will exceed the minimum of 24 credits.

Co-Curricular Activities

Illinois Lutheran High School offer a wide variety of co-curricular activities. Sports include interscholastic soccer, volleyball, basketball, baseball, softball, and cheerleading. ILHS also offers a full slate an intramural programs for its students. Students may participate in Yearbook, Scholastic Bowl, Math Team, and Student Council. We are an IHSA school and members of the River Valley Conference. We compete in the IHSA state completion series in sports and music.

Music and Drama

Music has long been an important part of our school’s heritage. We have a full band program that performs in concerts throughout the course of the school year. Select members of the band participate in the River Valley Conference Arts Festival and national and regional WELS band festivals. Our show choir, Micahtam, performs local concerts as well performing in area congregations. Annually, they participate in regional and national choral festivals. Each year our Drama Department presents two plays, one in fall and one in spring.