Luke Parish School is a private school in River Forest, IL founded in
1921 dedicated to providing students with the advantage of a
well-rounded Catholic education in grades preschool through 8. We are
committed to nurturing the spirit and engaging the intellect of each
child. We prepare students with the strong foundation of rigorous
academics and a vibrant school community rooted in the shared values of
faith, excellence, service, responsibility and love. Our Philosophy
following statements are objectives consistent with the Mission
Statement of St. Luke School. They express specific ways in which our
educational philosophy is made manifest.
- We strive to build a sense of community within the entire faculty and student body which will reflect the message of Christ.
strive to provide opportunities for students to form a strong Christian
value system with an understanding of our Catholic heritage and a
desire to spread God's word through evangelization.
strive to present a curriculum that will both impart knowledge and
provide productive learning experiences for each student as an
- We strive to provide flexible and diversified learning situations that encourage self-directed learning.
- We strive to foster a sense of personal responsibility and good citizenship in each student.
- We strive to develop an inclusiveness that will celebrate and incorporate the diversity within our community.
strive to develop in our students critical and creative thinking skill
so that they approach the future committed to becoming life-long
that parents and guardians are the primary educators of their children,
we strive to build a cooperative and supportive atmosphere between home
Luke Parish School exists to teach as Jesus did. We are committed to
developing a strong foundation based upon academic excellence, Catholic
faith ministry and evangelization, moral development and social and
emotional growth. We endeavor to prepare responsible, life-long learners
who will proclaim their Christian witness by contributing to the
well-being of society.