Christ Centered
Our faith and trust in God and His Grace serves as the foundation of our ministry and is reflected in our teaching, relationships, and service.
We strive for excellence in education and promote our God given potential.
We inspire students to serve others reflecting Christ in our lives.
Diversity brings strength to our Lutheran family. All people are valued and welcomed.




The RLS Class of 2018 had a graduation rate of 100%. The national average was 84%, according to data from the National Center for Education Statistics.



96% of the RLS Class of 2018 enrolled in higher education…different colleges and universities, in states and provinces.


The RLS Class of 2018 students were awarded $7.4 million in scholarship opportunities.

Rockford Lutheran School is more than any one classroom or a single grade. The Lutheran Experience begins in preschool and ends with students acquiring college credit, we walk with families as their young people develop and mature. Making a choice for Lutheran is making a choice to be part of an exceptional college preparatory education in a challenging and inspiring Christian environment.



Apologetics – Lenten Blog Series on Defending the Faith

Apologetics – Lenten Blog Series on Defending the Faith

Is Jesus really who He claimed to be?  Is He the Son of God and our Messiah or the biggest fraud in recorded history?  Atheists and many others tend to believe that Jesus not only isn’t God, but that He never existed in the first place.  What would it take to prove...

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First Impressions

First Impressions

First Impressions   In the fall of 2020, with COVID-19 in full swing, I was worried about my uncertain future coming into the new year. In a bout of anxiety, I sent my resume to just about any school that was looking for an English teacher… little did I know just...

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How Does Service Fit into the Lutheran Experience?

How Does Service Fit into the Lutheran Experience?

Service is a core value at Rockford Lutheran School.  In addition to being Christ-Centered and focused on excellence and harmony, we have a commitment to service.  Serving encompasses a wide variety of service opportunities: to God, to family, to school, to each other...

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