children attend Lutheran schools in Chicago
of our Lutheran High School graduates will enter college
$500,000 in scholarships are provided to children across Chicago
Lutheran schools are educating children in the City of Chicago
Learning Good News for Life
Our vision is that children in Chicagoland have the opportunity to experience Christ’s love and grace through a high quality, Christian values based education, in order to reach their potential and fulfill their vocation. The mission of Chicagoland Lutheran Educational Foundation is to empower urban Lutheran schools to deliver innovative, quality education in a Christian environment.
CLEF was established as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization in 1993.
CLEF is a member of the Illinois Coalition of Nonpublic Schools.