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lutheran education in ashevilleEmmanuel Lutheran School is an accredited Christian school in Asheville, NC. We provide a nurturing environment in which children can thrive while learning. 

We are dedicated to excellence and consider each child to be special and unique. We believe academic excellence, a secure environment, and a Christ-centered approach all contribute to the development of a child.

What We Offer at Emmanuel Lutheran School

Have you considered a Lutheran education for your child? Here are a few examples of what we offer at Emmanuel Lutheran for students.

  • ELS offers a Christ-centered, rigorous education to all children, churched and unchurched, regardless of socioeconomic status, race, national or ethnic origin, or religious creed, in a caring environment.
  • ELS prepares our students to succeed academically as well as to be productive members of the church and society.
  • Teachers have a professional plan in place to focus on individual skill development, and they are committed to their students' spiritual development in their classrooms.
  • ELS is committed to working with families to create the best learning environment possible, where students' well-being is central to their ability to thrive and form positive relationships.
  • ELS offers a diverse range of learning opportunities that foster creativity and inquiry and foster respectful dialogue. 

Student Life at Emmanuel Lutheran School

We make every effort to provide our students with as many opportunities as possible. Our faculty and staff help students develop as lifelong learners, critical thinkers, and people of integrity. Through participation in student clubs, our programs assist students in developing leadership and team-building skills, as well as achieving balance through extracurricular activities.

ELS strives to help our students to broaden their interests, discover hidden talents, develop new skills, gain leadership skills, learn responsibility and teamwork, and gain a greater appreciation and understanding of the values of community and service through these programs. 

Community service is important to us at ELS, so we make every effort to provide our students with opportunities to develop a sense of volunteerism and service to others. We believe this will help them become servants as they grow and become adults.

Emmanuel Lutheran School 

Emmanuel Lutheran School (ELS) was founded in 1958 and is a private Christian school in Asheville, NC, that serves students from infants to eighth grade. The school is associated with Emmanuel Lutheran Church, a congregation of the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod. If you want to discover more about ESL, contact us and schedule a campus tour