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Academics & Enrollment

Striving for Excellence

Immanuel Lutheran School is a student-centered ministry that strives for excellence in all areas. Our staff, curriculum, and programs challenge students to grow in mind, body, and spirit, as well as provide multiple opportunities for building lasting relationships with their peers. We believe your child can greatly benefit from a quality Christian education at Immanuel.

If you're interested in enrolling at ILS, we'd love to meet you! Be sure to schedule a visit, or go ahead and fill out an admission application.

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Curriculum

We are committed to an excellent education for your child. Our curriculum not only meets national and Missouri guidelines, but it also provides students with a Christian education that prepares them to live complete lives of service to God and others.

At Immanuel, you’ll find up-to-date textbooks, hands-on learning activities, as well as a wide use of technology throughout the school. Students have opportunities to learn through tablet computers, Google Cromebooks (R), and SMART Boards (R) in every classroom.

ILS follows and exceeds the Lutheran Elementary School Association (LESA) guidelines for classroom curriculum. With these guidelines, our teachers continuously review and revise their classroom instruction for students. For more information, visit the LESA Website.

Our curriculum currently includes Mathematics (McGraw Hill), Literature (Glencoe/McGraw Hill), Reading (Harcourt), Science (Pearson), Social Studies (McGraw Hill), Handwriting (Zaner Blozier), Religion (Concordia Publishing House), Spelling, and Memory Work. Confirmation classes are also offered for students desiring to be confirmed.

Financial Aid

The Lutheran Elementary School Association (LESA) and its collaborative partners offer need-based tuition assistance for Lutheran elementary school tuition.

To apply for financial aid through LESA, fill out an application through the TADS Website. There is a $25 application fee. Submitting an application does not guarantee financial aid.

For more information, visit the LESA Website.

Electives

Middle school students have opportunities to participate in a variety elective courses. Some of our recent elective offerings have included: Computer Programming, Family and Consumer Science, Concert Band, Concert Choir, Handbells, and Robotics.

Flight Program

FLIGHT, the gifted education program at ILS, is designed to meet the needs of academically gifted and talented students in Grades 1–8. It aims to provide an environment that meets the needs of each gifted student through experiences that strengthen the students' higher order thinking skills, nurture their creative abilities, and assist in their social/emotional development. Through participation in our program, students are challenged through learning experiences geared to their level in a small group of peers.

Find out more about the FLIGHT program.

Tutoring

Private tutoring is available from our certified school staff. Pricing is up to the individual teacher. Please contact your child's teacher or Mrs. Dolak for more information.