Welcome to St. Peter Lutheran School

We are happy that you're looking into what St. Peter Lutheran School is all about. We welcome the opportunity to get to know you better through this site, school tours, and many other forms of communications and media.

We have served Arlington Heights and the surrounding communities for over 150 years. It continues to be our privilege to provide Christian education to the children that enroll in our school. We are committed to engaging students with an unparalleled and comprehensive education grounded in God’s Word to prepare them for a Full Life In Christ.

As you spend time on our site, you will discover the strong academic program we provide, the outstanding athletic program offered, the varied opportunities to serve, the strength of our fine arts programs and the enrichment of our many extra programs. The involvement of our parents provides a strong partnership between the home and our school.

We would enjoy sharing more about joining the St. Peter Lutheran School family. Please visit our enrollment page to start the steps necessary to apply.

May God surprise you today with His goodness!

Bruce Rudi


Asst. Principal: Early Childhood

Asst. Principal: Middle School


Colleen Bukala
Special Education Coordinator

Kristin Drake
Kindergarten Department Head

Michelle Fritz
Extended Care/Camp Coordinator

Jill Hanssen
Admissions Coordinator

Matt Huonder
Athletic Director

Mariana Knea
1-5 Department Head

Martina Lang
School Nurse

Denise Murphy
Technology Department Head

Hannah Wieting
Fine Arts Director


Brian Booth
Executive Director

Candy Fromm
Human Resources

Pastor Micah Greiner
Lead Pastor

Kristin Harman
Youth Ministry

Pastor Paul Klopke
Seniors & Special
Needs Ministries

Karen Kogler
Volunteer Equipping

Jill Schutz
Director of Admissions and Children’s Ministry

Jim Thomas
Facility/Building Manager

My children now will have a foundation for life because of St. Peter.


The curriculum of St. Peter Lutheran School meets the accreditation requirements of the State of Illinois and the guidelines for Missouri Synod Lutheran schools. St. Peter Lutheran School is accredited by the National Lutheran Schools Accreditation Commission (NLSA). St. Peter is also an Illinois State Recognized Non-Public School and is a member of the Illinois Elementary School Association. It was awarded the National Blue Ribbon Award in 2013 by the U.S. Department of Education for excellence in academic achievement levels of its students and its programs. In March of 2015 it was also awarded the NLSA Accreditation Exemplary School status. Faculty members hold the appropriate bachelors and masters degrees along with state teaching licensures and memberships in professional teaching organizations such as NAEYC (National Association of Education of the Young Child), LEA (Lutheran Education Association), and ASCD (Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development).


Lutheran Church Missouri Synod – Find out more about the beliefs and theology of the Lutheran Church. www.lcms.org Northern Illinois District of the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod – Visit the local website of Lutheran churches and schools located in Northern Illinois. www.ni.lcms.org

st. peter lutheran church and school

111 West Olive Street • Arlington Heights, Illinois 60004


Open Positions

St. Peter Lutheran School in Arlington Heights is currently accepting applications for the following positions:

• Music Teacher – Full time position, classroom music K-8 and choirs in elementary and middle school;
coordinate fine arts program. Music degree; teacher certification preferred.

• 1st Grade Teacher – full time position with teaching certification required.

• Special Ed Elementary Resource Teacher – Full time position with Special Ed certification required.

• Special Ed Middle School Resource Teacher – Part/full time position with Special Ed certification required.

• Preschool Teacher – full time position with teaching certification required.

• Assistant Group Leader Extended Care Program Learn more HERE 

Please send a resume to Jonathan Heinemann at jheinemann@FullLifeinChrist.org or for further information contact the school office at (224) 387-3825.