Welcome to

Christian Life School

We prepare students spiritually, socially, and academically to impact their world for God.

We Prepare for College

We encourage students to pursue God through their academic, spiritual, and social lives and continue to offer — and develop — our thriving art, music, drama, and sports programs along with a traditional liberal arts curriculum.

Tradition of Excellence

Student Life

Arts & Athletics

Realizing the importance of arts & athletics, Christian Life School offers a wide range of sports activities, visual arts, drama classes, musicals, concert choirs and much more.

20 Essential Characteristics of the

Best Private Schools

Searching for the right school can be a lengthy process requiring careful research. Christian Life School has developed an eBook to help with the process. We've provided a resource that every parent can take with them and use to assess whether a particular school meets their standards. This bonus edition includes a section addressing COVID-19.

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CLS News and Updates

Want to keep up with what's going on at CLS? Blog posts, news and school updates can be found here.


As I am approaching senior year, stress and anxiety have become overwhelming. Looking for colleges, trying to figure out what I want to do with…

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Part 2/2 Discipleship Process at CLS

As you may already know, we are in the process of creating a long term strategic discipleship plan for our K-12th grade students. Here at…

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Over the past few years, I have had multiple people encourage me to pick a word for the year that will challenge me outside my…

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Part 1/2 Discipleship Process at CLS

At Christian Life School, we know the importance of our students becoming conscientious disciples of Christ. Our Spiritual Formations Director, Pastor Matt Short, is currently…

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The Golden Eagle

The Golden Eagle is one of the many aspects that sets our school apart because it highlights each student that actively lives out the Portrait…

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Christian Life School currently has 7 International Students! This program not only allows our CLS students to gain a better understanding of international cultures, countries,…

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Fall Soccer Team Ethics and Sportsmanship Awards Announced

On December 29, 2022, the United Soccer Coaches announced the Team Ethics and Sportsmanship Award recipients for high school programs competing in the fall season.…

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Why We Celebrate Martin Luther King Day

Martin Luther King (MLK) Day is a national holiday in the United States that celebrates the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.,…

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CLS 2nd Grade Home Sweet Home Project

Every year our second graders create a zoo exhibit for the school to come through and experience. The students were able to pick a habitat…

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Lino Martinez Gets Honored by the CLS Athletics Department.

Senor Martinez is in his 50th year of coaching HS wrestling in Illinois and Wisconsin. He is in the Illinois High School Wrestling Hall of…

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