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Walther Christian Academy
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  • Private, Lutheran
  • MELROSE PARK, IL

COVID-19 Update for Prospective Students and Families:

While the pandemic is unpredictable, we are happy to announce that we are boldly moving forward with plans to safely welcome our students back to campus for in-person learning this fall! Please click the link for additional information on what steps and how Walther Christian Academy is taking the steps to protect our students and faculty. Learn More

Report Card

grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B+
  2. Diversity
    grade A+
  3. Teachers
    grade B minus
  4. College Prep
    grade B+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade A
  6. Sports
    grade B+

About

Applying

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Application Fee
No data available  
Interview Required
No
Required/Recommended Tests
None

Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$11,100
Tuition is for the highest grade offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
Received Financial Aid
75%
Average Financial Aid
$2,500
From Walther Christian Academy

Our Vision Statement: Walther Christian Academy will graduate Christ-centered learners from a relevant and rigorous academic environment, and prepare them for a fulfilling lifetime of purpose, learning and service.

Our Mission Statement: Walther Christian Academy is a culturally diverse and inclusive Christian middle and high school, rooted in the Lutheran tradition. Walther nurtures and prepares learners to fulfill their unique God-given potential through academic excellence, spiritual growth, and service, leadership and enrichment opportunities.

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Walther Christian Academy Rankings

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Academics

Average Graduation Rate
100%
Average SAT
1100
9 responses
Average ACT
23
80 responses

Walther Scholars Program

The Scholars Program seeks to both broaden and deepen the educational experiences of those students who pursue academic excellence. This is accomplished by providing students with a rigorous class schedule, extended learning outside of the classroom, aggressive attention to college preparation and selection, and opportunities for service to Walther Christian Academy and the community.

Culture & Safety

Poll
100%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 9 responses
Poll
89%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 9 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 23 responses
  • Spirit week
    35%
  • Homecoming Week - Christian Service Day
    26%
  • Homecoming
    17%
  • Pep rallies
    17%
  • Spirit Week
    13%
  • Charity giving by the student boday
    9%

Students

Diversity
grade A+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
256
90%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 10 responses
80%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 10 responses
90%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 10 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
12:1
National
17:1
Poll
69%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 13 responses
Poll
92%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 13 responses
Poll
92%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 13 responses

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Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
No data available  
Boys Athletic Participation
No data available  
88%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 8 responses
25%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 8 responses
75%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 8 responses

Living in the Area

grade C+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C+
  2. Good for Families
    grade C+
  3. Housing
    grade C minus
Median Household Income
$53,596
National
$64,994
Median Rent
$1,054
National
$1,096
Median Home Value
$200,700
National
$229,800

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