Application Procedure

New Admissions

Welcome! Are you a prospective family looking for information about ICS? Please get in touch with us. Contact the school principal to learn more about each campus or call the Society Office to learn more about admissions, Society membership and school fees.

  • Elementary Campus (Early Education to Grade 5) - Mr. Jason Visser, Principal - (403) 317-7860, 2010 - 5 Ave N, Lethbridge, AB T1H 0N5
  • Secondary School Campus (Grade 6 to 12) - Mr. Matthew Bekkering, Principal - (403) 328-4783, 802 - 6 Ave N, Lethbridge, AB T1H 0S1
  • Society for Christian Education - Mr. Jason Ferrie, Business Manager - (403) 327-4223, office located at secondary campus, 802 - 6 Ave N, Lethbridge, AB T1H 0S1

You are welcome to take a tour, ideally while in session, by simply calling the school and arranging a meeting. You will be able to tour the school, and meet the principal and staff.

Registration for the 2019-2020 school year is ongoing, but please contact the school to learn about availability in specific classes.

For 2020-2021, Kindergarten registration begins on January 20, 2020.

Early Education Program (EEP): There will be an "Intent to Register" process for Early Education Programs as Lethbridge School Division is not yet in a position to be able to know all the details of programming.

January 27 - 31 - "Intent to Register" process for children already in a Lethbridge School Division EEP, who will continue with a second year of EEP in 2020-2021. These children must have been attending EEP during the month of December in order to be considered as a "continuing child". EEP fees for the current year must be up-to-date in order to register for the 2020-2021 school year. All continuing children, including children eligible for PUF, must pay the $40 registration fee.

February 3 - "Intent to Register" begins for north and south side EEP programs. Families will need to bring all the necessary registration requirements ($40 registration fee paid, proof of birth certificate/completion of form to get a birth certificate and showing some other legal document that provides proof of legal name and birthdate).

If you have any questions about EEP or Kindergarten registration, please contact ICES at 403-317-7860.

Registration Steps

  1. Contact the Society Office or School Office to learn more about the schools, Society and class availability
  2. Complete forms 
  3. Submit forms to school office or Society office
  4. Interview with Society Board
  5. Receive approval; invoice sent out by Society office
  6. Make payment and busing arrangements

Admissions Standards

Enrollment at Immanuel Christian Schools is dependent on Society for Christian Education in Southern Alberta membership. New applicants are required to complete the Admissions Package and submit it to the Society Office in person or via email. 

The Society for Christian Education believes the school is an extension of the Christian home, and as a Christian school, our goal is to glorify Jesus Christ in all areas. We feel that the home, church, and school need to work together as a team. Therefore, at Immanuel Christian Schools, we require at least one parent to be a professing Christian who regularly attends a Christian church.​

Parents/guardians of applying students must verify active participation in a Christian church (Spiritual Life Form and Pastor's Form, included in the Admissions Package), support the Mission, Philosophy and Statement of Faith at Immanuel Christian Schools, and participate in an admissions interview with Society representatives before enrollment is guaranteed.

Society Membership Information

Christian Education

Immanuel Christian Elementary School and Immanuel Christian Secondary School are parent-run Christian schools. The financial resources needed to maintain our schools must come from parents and a supportive Christian community. Christian education requires a significant financial sacrifice on the part of every family.

We are responding obediently to God who has given us the ultimate responsibility for training our children. Furthermore, we believe that God will enable us to meet our obligations and supply our needs.


One of the ways God has worked His plan at His schools is through the concept of community. Our schools enjoy support from the broader Christian community in addition to parent support. We are a Christian community that supports the school even after our children have graduated, so we can be of help to other families needing assistance. Society supporters are encouraged to give according to how they have been blessed.

Current Membership Fees

All families enrolling a child or children at Immanuel Christian Schools will be required to pay the Society for Christian Education in Southern Alberta's Membership Fee of $250.00 per year. The membership fee is required once every year by each family that has children enrolled at Immanuel Christian Schools. Society Membership is available to non-parent school supporters as well - please call the Society office for more information.

Let's break it down some more:

  • If you are enrolling your oldest child in Early Education, you will pay the school fees, registration fee of $40 (required by Lethbridge School Division Policy), plus the $250.00 Society Membership.
  • If you are enrolling your oldest child in Kindergarten, you will only pay the $250.00 Society Membership (no school fee for Kindergarten for 2020-2021).
  • If you are enrolling your child or children in Grades 1-12, the Society Membership is built into the school fee of $4,000 per year.