Grades: K-8 | 388 students
At Immanuel, our students flourish in an atmosphere of encouragement to take intellectual risks and discover the furthest limit of their gifts and abilities. Every grade features hands-on learning experiences to enhance curriculum. Each year, our second grade students look forward to a participating in a fossil hunt.
ICS competes in the Capital Athletic Conference. CAC is a competitive, inter-scholastic conference comprised of private schools from the Northern Virginia, Maryland and Washington, D.C. areas. Our students compete at the JV and Varsity levels in Soccer, Lacrosse, Cross-Country, Basketball and Softball.
Our classrooms feature the latest technology offering students opportunities to enhance their learning through the use of mobile computer labs, ActiveBoards and laptops.
Immanuel Christian School's Character-in-Action program is an integral part of our curriculum and is the “action” element behind our mission, Inspiring purposeful lives of learning, godliness and service. Partnering with parents to develop the Christian character of their children is a principal goal and responsibility of the staff and faculty of ICS.
The purpose of Immanuel Christian School is to partner with Christian parents in providing a sound education for their children through the integration of faith and learning.
ICS is committed to teaching a biblical view of God and the world through the development of basic spiritual, intellectual, physical, and social skills.
Along with these, character education and service opportunities allow us to inspire our students for purposeful living of learning, godliness and service.
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Mid Atlantic Christian Schools Association (MACSA)
|Grades Offered||Grades Kindergarten-8|
|Learning Difference Programs||Yes|
|Learning Programs Supported||Enrichment and Educational Resources available|
|Awards||Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2015|
|Total Students||388 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color||
State avg.: 26%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||28 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||14:1
National avg.: 13:1
|% Faculty w/Advanced Degree||
|Average Class Size||23 students|
|List of Courses Offered||Link to List of Courses|
|Matriculation DataMatric. Data||Link to Matriculation Data|
|Classroom Dress Code||Casual
(Lands End uniforms; Pants, Shorts, Knit collared shirt or blouse, jumper or skirt, blouse, sweater or sweatshirt)
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||None / Rolling|
|Yearly Tuition Cost||$9,550|
|Tuition Notes||Graduated tuition based on grade level.|
|% on Financial Aid||
|Average Financial Aid Grant||$3,000|
National avg.: 85%
|Admissions Director||Lauren Gessner|
|Admissions Associate||Jennifer Baxter|
|Total Sports Offered||5 sports|
|Sports||Basketball, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Track and FieldBasketball, Lacrosse,
Track and Field
|Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.||10 extracurriculars|
|ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.||Chemistry Club, Chess Club, Dance Club, Elementary Choir, Extended Care, Martial Arts Club, Math Counts, Middle School Sports, Private Music Lessons, Rocketry Club Chemistry Club, Chess Club, Dance Club, Extended Care, Math Counts, Rocketry Club, Elementary Choir,
Martial Arts Club,
Middle School Sports,
Private Music Lessons,
- Critical Thinking & Problem Solving
- Integrated Language Arts
- Writing, Grammar & Phonics
- Hands-On Science
- Character Education and Service Learning
- Chapel & Bible Curriculum
- Spanish, Fine Arts and Sports
- Technology Instruction
- Library & "Smart" Classrooms
- Extended Care Available
- Curriculum Overview
- School Location Miles Grades Students
SpringfieldGrades: PK-8 | 186 students
5225 Backlick Road
Springfield, VA 22151
AnnandaleGrades: PK-3 | 141 students
6820 Pacific Lane
Annandale, VA 22003
SpringfieldGrades: NS-K | 103 students
7719 Fullerton Road
Springfield, VA 22153
AlexandriaGrades: NS-8 | 211 students
5917 Telegraph Rd
Alexandria, VA 22310
TriangleGrades: PK-12 | 104 students
4345 Inn St
Triangle, VA 22172
Just moved to ICS earlier this year and was very hesitant how my kids would adjust. They''ve been to only one school prior to ICS and I didn't know how they''d do with the change. But I found that they are not only surviving, they are in fact THRIVING! The teachers are great - full of love and genuine care for students. The administration runs like a well-oiled machine - very professional. Security is top-notch, the facilities are beautiful...I honestly can't think of one bad thing to say about this school.
- Posted by Parent - frant
This is our 5th year at ICS. We have a daughter in 4th grade and a son in 2nd grade. Another daughter will be in kindergarten next fall. I am constantly amazed at the caliber of education, both in academics and biblical instruction. I love that Bible teaching is intertwined with the academic curriculum. The academics are challenging. It is obvious that the teachers really care about their students; the school environment is encouraging but not coddling. Expectations are high but so are the rewards. We feel blessed to be a part of the school.
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