At Elim, we seek to move beyond the notions that the world continues to hold about persons with disabilities.
Life at Elim stands in contrast to the world's view.
Through its four major program areas on its main campus and in 15 discovery locations, over 300 servants work each day to bring 800 persons with disabilities beyond their potential to become the living testimonies God created them to be.
Elim Christian Services is based on the conviction that the Bible is the infallible Word of God that provides a Christian world and life view that gives purpose, definition, and context to Elim's ministry to children and adults with disabilities.
Empowered by this vision, Elim Christian Services recognizes its obligation to provide those with disabilities a Christian education and training in vocational and life skills that will equip them to achieve their highest God-given potential.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • School Type: Special Education School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 243 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

School Overview

Student Body

Total Students
243 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
20%
State avg.: 34%
Students by Grade
Elim Christian School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
44 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
6:1
National avg.: 13:1

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling

School Notes

  • At Elim, we seek to move beyond the notions that the world continues to hold about persons with disabilities. Life at Elim stands in contrast to the world's view. Through its four major program areas on its main campus and in 15 discovery locations, over 300 servants work each day to bring 800 persons with disabilities beyond their potential to become the living testimonies God created them to be. Elim Christian Services is based on the conviction that the Bible is the infallible Word of God that provides a Christian world and life view that gives purpose, definition, and context to Elim's ministry to children and adults with disabilities. Empowered by this vision, Elim Christian Services recognizes its obligation to provide those with disabilities a Christian education and training in vocational and life skills that will equip them to achieve their highest God-given potential.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  
Our son, Jeff, spent 5 years at Elim. Sadly, he passed away a few months ago, but to the end of his days he spoke with love about his days at Elim. He found his faith there. Little League, hockey, swimming to round out the first class curriculum don't forget the senior prom. Those were among the happiest days of his life fulfilled as a valued person who just happened to have a disability. Thank you so much for what you continue to do. He carried Elim with him all the days of his life. What a blessing.
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5  
Eli`s is a amazing school!! My daughter loves every staff member she sees! Her positive vibes when she comes to school comforts me knowing she`s In good hands and learning so much while in school!
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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • School Type: Special Education School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 243 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

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