Classes incorporate Zion's mission and state learning standards. Zion provides a quality, accredited education in a loving, Christian, family environment.
Religion and Confirmation Instruction – Includes daily devotions, Wednesday Morning Chapel, Bible Study, Catechism, Memory Work, and Church History. The Seventh and Eighth Grade Religion classes include Confirmation preparation.
Language Arts Instruction – Includes Reading, Literature, English, Handwriting, Creative Writing, Public Speaking, and Library Science.
Science Instruction – Includes Biology, Earth Science, Physical Science, Health and Nutrition, Chemistry, and Ecology.
Mathematics Instruction – Includes Arithmetic, Geometry, Algebra, and related areas. After sixth grade promotion, above average students may advance one grade level and complete Algebra One during the eighth grade year.
Social Studies Instruction – Includes Geography, History, Citizenship, Current Events, and United States and Illinois constitutions.
Music Instruction – Includes Choral Music and General Classroom Music Education. Choral groups enrich worship services at Zion Lutheran Church approximately once a month. Piano instruction available during the school day. Other instrumental music instruction is provided through Beecher Public Schools.
Art Instruction – Includes drawing, painting, sculpture, printing, and other mediums of creative expression.
Physical Education – Includes physical fitness, calisthenics, games, and team sports.
Field Trips – Educational tours are important learning experiences. Pre-planning and Pre-study takes place as well as review and reinforcement following the trip.
Computer Instruction – Kindergarten students receive thirty minutes of instruction each day, and first through eighth grade students receive forty minutes of instruction each day. Basic skills reinforcement, touch-typing, internet research, and the like are included in the program.