Gloria Dei Lutheran School

Gloria Dei Lutheran School

Garfield Ridge and surrounding neighborhoods
5259 S. Major Ave,
Chicago, IL 60638-1503

Kathy Blecha, Manager


About Gloria Dei Lutheran School

Gloria Dei Lutheran School strives to provide the best possible education within a positive and nurturing Christian learning environment. Teachers develop personal relationships with every student and are eager to maximize individual growth in all areas of development. At Gloria Dei, Lutheran values guide instruction, actions, and interactions. Christian beliefs and practices are woven into every subject. Gloria Dei holds high expectations for achievement in all academic areas, demonstrated by graduates’ success in their next level of education and beyond.

Technology is integrated into Gloria Dei’s curriculum and instruction. Students have access to the latest technology with SMARTboards in every classroom, 1:1 iPads and Chromebooks, and the use of the innovative eSpark learning platform.



Gloria Dei Lutheran School has full recognition from the Illinois State Board of Education.


Student Body: Coed

Grade Levels: PK 3 & 4, K-8

Extended Schedules

  • Before School
  • After School

Programs and Services

  • Wellness Curriculum
  • Weekly Yoga
  • Band
  • School Chorus
  • Instrumental Music
  • Sports

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