Q: Do you have to be Lutheran to go to Walther Christian Academy?

A:  No. We welcome students of all faiths. Approximately 30% of our students are members of a Lutheran church.

Q: Do you have to live in a certain district to attend Walther Christian Academy?

A: No. As a private institution, Walther accepts students from anywhere. Walther has students from 40 different zip codes and even from other countries. 

Q: Can I schedule a visit to Walther Christian Academy?

A: Yes!  Anyone looking into attending our school is encouraged to visit us and look around. Specific Open House dates are listed under the High School And Middle School sections. Additionally, private tours are available upon request. Click here to submit an online form requesting a visit or call:  708.344.0404

Q: What does Walther’s partnership with Concordia University, Chicago mean?

A: Walther is very excited to have such a strong partner in education. Concordia University assists Walther and Walther students from 6 -12 in a variety of ways. Teaching assistants, grad students, and professors spend time with our students teaching and helping our students grow in the areas of their expertise.  For advanced high school students it also creates the ability for them to take college level classes while still at Walther. Additional shared resources make this partnership unparalleled amongst other local schools.

Q: Where is Walther Christian Academy located?

A: We are located at 900 Chicago Avenue in Melrose Park.

Q: How do I request more information about Walther Christian Academy?

A: Either submit a digital request form by clicking here.  Or contact our admissions department:  Alma_Calleros@walther.com, Director of Admissions, 708.344.0404 ext. 245

Q: Does Walther Christian Academy offer financial aid?

A: Financial aid is based on need. It is strictly assessed based on the submitted report filed to TADS.

Non-Discrimination Statement

Walther Christian Academy is operated for the purpose of providing Christian Education at the secondary level for the families of Lutheran congregations. However, it admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin, and religion to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin and religion in administration of its educational policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school administered programs.