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PK-12
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El Paso, TX
Students enrolled: 560
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1201 Hawkins Blvd
El Paso, TX 79925

(915) 778-6160
(915) 772-8207
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May 01, 2014
Immanuel School is awesome, unless you dig a little deeper and find the hypocrisy in the staff. I worked there for years and was totally accepted, but I made a mistake and EVERYONE at the school turned their back on me. Where was God's forgiveness and mercy? I would not recommend this school to anyone because we all make mistakes and one day, if you're not careful, they will turn their back on you as well.

- submitted by a teacher
May 14, 2013
I highly recommend Immanuel Christian School for anyone who desires challenging academics, strong biblical foundation, and teachers and administrators who care and go the extra mile to see their students succeed. I felt loved and appreciated at ICS, I know you will too!

- submitted by a community member
April 29, 2013
I have been a teacher at Immanuel Christian School (ICS) for many years. My children also attend ICS and have enjoyed being there. I have had the unique opportunity to see things from a teacher's perspective and a parent's perspective. As a teacher we are loved by our administration. I have seen them go out of their way to help us, encourage us, and discipline us in humility. That is love. Which is the same way we try to be with our students. They lead by example. I am comfortable asking questions and voicing my thoughts and disagreements without fear. I know they will listen. As a parent, I have not always seen eye to eye with my co workers however I do know that they love all their students (to include my children) and they love the Lord. We are united and respect each other. When I do have an issue, I pray. God resolves it. Why? Because we love God, each other and our students. We are not perfect, but we strive to excel in our communication, honesty, respect, innovation, stewardship, and teamwork with our administration, teachers, parents and students. This is accomplished through our LOVE for our Lord Jesus Christ! so...Come join our FAMILY! We would love that!

- submitted by a teacher
April 26, 2013
I have been teaching here for 11 years. The school's atmosphere is loving and warm. Families are embraced with compassion and commitment to reach not only their children's heart but intellect as well. Both of my daughters attended ICS and enjoyed it much. When making a decision about your child's education, consider this: Do I want a school that would nourish my child's intellect only?- or do I want a school that would nourish both intellect and spirit ? Consider ICS, we are called by God to teach in this school and make a difference in your child's life :)

- submitted by a teacher
April 11, 2013
My wife and I are college graduates with Master degrees. We originally home-schooled as my wife's expertise was in elementary education. As our children grew, we decided that it was important for all of our boys to be academically challenged and socially adjusted before they entered college. Every private school in the city and surrounding areas was examined. Our oldest son was entering high school and after seeing what was available, his choice was Immanuel Christian School (ICS). Upon further examination, we agreed and our oldest son began his high school education in the accelerated academic program at ICS. Subsequently, all of our sons entered, excelled and graduated from ICS. At this time, the oldest son is the administrative assistant to the IT Director at Baylor University. Our middle son is beginning his graduate studies at Liberty University and working full-time at ICS. Our youngest son, is currently praying about which college to attend. All success must be first attributed to God and then to the excellence of all phases of student development at ICS! By far, this school is the finest training resource available in the El Paso area. Please, consider this school!

- submitted by a parent
April 10, 2013
This school is the best private school in the area. I have taught at ICS for many years, however, I chose this school after much research as to the best place to educate my daughter. I endured waiting lists, testing for grade level, and even waiting a year to be accepted. My child received such a good education in the years she attended that she graduated a year early from high school and even earlier from college. At age 23 she had her Masters Degree and a very good job! I know that her great foundations are because of this great school. I continue to work here because the students, parents and staff are the best anywhere - To God be the Glory! - A proud teacher

- submitted by a teacher
April 10, 2013
I have been part of the Immanuel family for over 20 years... first, as a student, then as a parent, and now as part of the faculty. I absolutely love everything about Immanuel. The teachers truly care about the children and I know my own child is receiving the best education. Once, I pulled my daughter out of Immanuel to try a "cheaper" school that was closer to home. She lasted only 3 months at this other school. I was so disappointed in the staff and quality of education. The following year, I had her right back at Immanuel. Now that my youngest is ready for school, there isn't even a hesitation as to where we want her to attend.

- submitted by a parent
April 09, 2013
I have been a part of Immanuel for a decade and have a great appreciation for its loving community. I am glad to serve here! I love the professionalism of my co-workers. We all work together to provide the best education available in El Paso!

- submitted by a teacher
April 04, 2013
I have been a teacher at Immanuel for many years and I believe it to be a great school. I believe our academics are the challenging, the faculty, staff etc are caring, and the Spiritual life is always active, alive and growing. I love it!

- submitted by a teacher
March 31, 2013
I have been a teacher at ICS for many years and I am thankful to be serving in this school where God is working daily in the hearts of His people. Here you will find that the administration is approachable and supportive. Here the staff is committed to helping the students achieve their best. Here we speak one language - Love. There is no better place to be.

- submitted by a teacher
March 27, 2013
This is the best school in El Paso. I wouldn't have wanted my three children to have graduated from anywhere else. Top notch academics and spiritual emphasis.

- submitted by a parent
March 27, 2013
We are a military family. My son attended Immanuel Christian School for three years. The school provided an excellent foundation for college. Coach Rodriguez and Coach Frazier gave him the opportunity to participate in sports. When he needed letters of recommendations, his teachers were glad to help him. I am always recommending the school to other people.

- submitted by a parent
March 26, 2013
Awesome school!!! My three sons graduated from Immanuel. The academics were challenging but have made university work and graduate studies very manageable. If academics are your main concern, check this school out. We actually made the decision to send our boys to Immanuel because it is unashamedly Christian. We have witnessed "Train up a child in the way he should go and when he is old he will not depart from it."

- submitted by a parent
March 25, 2013
My sent went to this school from the age of 3 to 13. He only left because he wanted to join Jr. ROTC. He was well prepared for public school and was placed in AP classes. We loved the school and the teachers. He has a strong Christian foundation and made many lifetime friends. He has since joined the military and still speaks highly about Immanuel Christian School.

- submitted by a parent
March 15, 2013
Love the school! As a parent, we went to various schools to determine which school was the best fit for our family. While there may be other private schools in El Paso, Immanuel provides the exact support we needed to encourage, reinforce and sustain the values we believed and found were important as a family that sought to put God first. From academics to extra-curricular activities, they utilize every opportunity to teach students to give glory to God first. A school should be a home away from home environment and that is what Immanuel is for our family.

- submitted by a parent
March 12, 2013
My daughter has been attending ICS since she was 3 years old. She is now a junior. Immanuel is simply the best school around. The atmosphere is a godly one. Everyone you meet greets you with a smile. The teachers are loving, and they really care about each student. They often go the extra mile whether it is helping with studies or supporting the students by attending games and activities. The administrators are wonderful and lead by example. It is evident that they want this school to glorify God. The curriculum is challenging, and it prepares the students for the next step--college. I love the fact that ICS is multicultural and also has several military families, so my daughter is exposed to many lifestyles. My family is so blessed to have ICS; it is our second home, and we love it!

- submitted by a parent
March 06, 2013
This is a great school. The academics are challenging, the leaders and staff love the Lord and they are always looking for ways to improve.

- submitted by a parent
August 12, 2012
Military family-our son and daughter attended here for a combined total of 6 years. Hands down the most academically advanced school they have been to in 4 states. If you make good grades here college will be a breeze. Teachers and adminstration always addressed our every concern. Best school we have attended!!

- submitted by a parent
July 26, 2012
iCS is a school full of hypocrisy. It's a typical religious school, one has to be in the "in" crowd to receive any kind of mercy or grace. It's a school full of judgement. I never saw or felt God's love in that place including the church. Send your children to public school where they have a better chance of kindness and acceptance .

- submitted by a parent
June 06, 2012
I attended this school the majority of my school k-12 life as well as schools in the YISD. I truthfully can say they are not connected with God. I had one teacher, Mr. Smith who was the only AMAZING teacher I had the entire time. They teachers and staff are very hypocritical especially the teachers, the curriculum is actually pretty decent, the food is overpriced, there are a lot of "who knows who" in that school and that is how the school is run as well. If you are doubting my statements, I was there long enough to know. My best friend's mother was criticized for being married more than one time, that is not a Christian way to view a person. Try Faith Academy.....

- submitted by a community member
May 28, 2012
I went to Immanuel for eight years, and that school was terrible. Immanuel is awful. The people that are running this school do not know how to prepare young students for the real world.

- submitted by a community member
September 08, 2011
Immanuel Christian School is an excellent school. My daughter loves this school, she has been attending since Pre-K and she's currently in 8th grade. What we love about this school is the curriculum and values that they teach the students. Definitely the best private school in El Paso.

- submitted by a parent
February 03, 2011
Recomiendo ampliamente esta excelente escuela!. Los maestros tienen verdadera vocaci n hacia su profesi n y son un excelente apoyo para los ninos y que decir de todo el equipo Administrativo... de lo mejor. En cuanto al ambiente estudiantil puedo decir que es sano y debidamente supervisado por maestros y directivos. Es muy buena opcion.

- submitted by a parent
November 17, 2010
I recently enrolled my three children in Immanuel this year; they transferred from the Socorro School District. My kids love the school, the teachers and students are very nice. The teachers are there to help the children whenever they need it; they are very good with the students. I m amazed at how advanced the curriculum is compared to public schools. It s much more personal here than in a public school the teacher to student ratio is less than fifteen students to one teacher, compared to a public school where you have over thirty students to one teacher. This is a great school.

- submitted by a parent
April 22, 2010
because they teach mi children about a Jesus, and they work with they hearts

- submitted by a parent
January 19, 2010
I am very pleased with ICS. My daughter is obviously getting a top-notch education. The students are happy. The teachers are friendly and always available to talk to you. Since they are hooked to edline, I can see my daughter's scores, e-mail the teacher, see the lunch menu, and much more. They are very organized and put God first in everything. I love that my daughter is taught the Bible daily and can attend weekly chapel services. She was even allowed to be part of a student worship band. Everything about Immanuel shows they care for every student. It's and excellent school!

- submitted by a parent
no rating January 04, 2010
I have 3 children at Immanuel and I have been happy with the teachers up to this year. It seems that the older the students the more the teachers enforce their own personal beliefs abour religion and society. They should try to be more objective and teach the bible and nothing else. I have been very disappointed with some of the comments my son has made to me. I am considering that this be their last year at Immanuel. I do not want my children to continue believing what some of the teachers believe in. Another negative aspect of Immanuel is that the teachers are not flexible at all. I understand that they are trying to teach responsibility to the students however they must also take into consideration that things happen and that they have to be a little more flexible.

- submitted by a parent
October 18, 2009
ICS is the best school. This school is more than just a place you go to learn. it is a home, from the first moment you walk through the doors you notice the difference in both the environment and the teachers. they truly love the students and care for you in a way no other school would. I am currently a junior at eastwood and i must say i regret ever leaving ICS it truly is the best, not only the best school but a home away from home and i hope to attend again for my senior year. It's a school based on the very teachings of Christ. and it truly is the greatest eschool in all el paso.

- submitted by a community member
no rating October 10, 2009
My husband and I love ICS!! We transfered our son from another Christian School and it has been a wonderful decision!! He is now in third grade, has a wonderful teacher and many friends. Abeka is a challange, but so is life in this day and age. We are blessed to be part of the ICS family. We know that God will protect and guide our new administration, teachers, and wonderful parents to do his will in our school. To all ICS parents keep our children who go to our school in your prayers!

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 05, 2009
I think Immanuel Christian offers more than an education...it teaches moral principles that will equip a child for life in the decision making. As parents we should highly consider the teachings of moral values, love and respect to God so everything else could be in order.

- submitted by a parent
August 31, 2009
I have 2 kids in Immanuel Christian School my 1 child is in 2nd grade and he is doing ver good he is very happy and he is learning a lot even though he has a lot of homework but he is happy. My 2nd child was in nursery 3 last year I did not like it at all there are no activities for them and she did not learned anything I think it was a waist of money to have my chil in the nursery now that she is in k4 she is struggling because she didnt even know who to write her name. I think I will never put any of my future children on the nursery program I will just rather wait until they can go to the k4 program.

- submitted by a parent
no rating July 19, 2009
i love the school but i think it should be better to take the kids outside

- submitted by a student
December 04, 2008
I appreciate the fact that the school is always trying to improve and get better. I like the breakfat times with the principals. It gives us parents an opportunity to share ideas and concerns. I love the grading program and the constant e-mails from teachers and the school. It helps! There is room for improvement. The homework seems to be a lot and the teachers can be tuff on the kids. I want my son to be challenged, but I also want him to have fun. Like I said, they have been working to improve the balance. I like the summer leadership program and the activities that have been added.

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November 14, 2008
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- submitted by a student
November 14, 2008
I believe that the school DO NOT give more attention to the fine arts. The school has no music department, nor theatre department, and after watching last Christmas program, I think there a lot of talented students that can excel in music and theatre. The school has music as part of the curriculum but the quality of instruction is POOR. The school does excel in other academic areas and I think the school provides that foundation to go up the next level in education. I guess in any school whether public or private, sports always rule. Another area of concern is the atmosphere that some students may be intimidated with the spanish speaking students due to the fact that it can create animosity when the spanish speaking students converse in their language and the non-speaking students has no clue what the conversation is all about.

- submitted by a parent
October 29, 2008
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- submitted by a student
October 10, 2008
Believe the school treats non-hispanic children in a different manner. Students who are non-spamish speakers are not given the same opportunity to excell and it seems as though as the school leadership is not interested in assisting the non spanish speaking student's issues related

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August 06, 2008
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- submitted by a student
July 24, 2008
I've been here for three years now, and I must say... wonderful school. As a student who was brought up on somewhat low grades, I must also say that this program helped me mentally and psychologically. Now I actually look forward to another great year as a Sophomore. =D

- submitted by a student
no rating February 21, 2008
Homework, homework...too much. A second grader should not be having more than an hour of work. Math, Spelling chapter reading & outside reading all in one night?

- submitted by a parent
January 23, 2008
Immanuel Christian School is excellent. As a Christian parent I must say this school is founded on the principle of Christ. That in itself is rewarding. My kinder student comes home singing new songs she learned in music class all the time. I appreciate the rules enforced and like the fact my daughter is surrounded by disciplined children. I am very proud to say my daughter's education is far more advanced than the average.

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October 12, 2007
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September 28, 2007
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- submitted by a parent
May 10, 2007
Yes Abeka is great, only children need art, they need music and they need plenty of time to play. The children work so hard with no reward. The fine arts program is non-existent. My kinder student did not bring home one art project nor did he learn one song, they take long naps directly after lunch with no playtime in between. The middle school children had no fieldtrips, and only one service related field trip as compared to the promise of one every six weeks as stated in the handbook. The strict rules of the school are not followed by the teachers. The uniforms are overboard and uncomfortable and distracting. I will not bring my children back to this school. Being Christian parents we want our children to have a healthy well rounded education, they will not get that here.

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May 10, 2007
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- submitted by a parent
January 01, 2007
As a former parent of the school, I couldn't get my children out of there fast enough. The teachers are sweet but the administration stinks. They don't listen. If you like to pay high prices and like the tuition to go up $150 every year then this is the school for you! Don't put your child in this school if you can help it!

- submitted by a parent
June 19, 2006
I think this school is excellent!

- submitted by a former student
no rating June 19, 2006
Good school,high standards,great opportunity. What more do you want!

- submitted by a parent
November 15, 2005
I attended Immanuel Baptist Christian School for 6 years, and I have yet to receive an education equal or even close to the intense learning processes that I was lucky enough to be a part of there. IBCS teaches elementary and middle school similarly to an AP class - harder, faster, more challenging, and infinitely more rewarding. My teachers worked one-on-one with myself and other students, no one was ever left out of the loop. Even though we were being taught an accelerated curriculum, time was always taken to assure that everyone understood the material before moving on in the lesson. I highly recommend IBCS for all children in any grade.

- submitted by a former student
July 05, 2005
Excellent structured learning environment. Dedicated faculty, Abeka curriculum is advanced. Administration is a bit 'stuffed-shirt', but generally responsive to parental concerns. Typical students are two grade levels ahead of their public school peers.

- submitted by a parent
May 21, 2005
High School teachers have too many preparations per subject. There should be more than one teacher in every subject area. Other than that High school has a lot of potential. Elementary P.E discipline needs improvement. All student should not be discipline for misbehavior by one student. Sometimes 'punishment does not fit the crime'

- submitted by a parent
September 28, 2004
My children have attended Immanuel for the past 7 years. The learning environment is unsurpassed, they have a 18-21 teacher per child ratio, which is perfect for teaching and learning. The teachers are readily available to address your concerns as is the Principal. The curriculum is challenging, the Christian atmosphere is just the cherry on top! It is quality education at a reasonable price.

- submitted by a parent
May 15, 2004
I may be only a student, but I tell you that this school is the greatest school you could ever find for your child. For a person with a small child it is great because not only does your child get a great education here but he or she get's tought in the Christ-like way. This school is great in all ways. One of my favorite things about this school is that after school you see a group of kids hanging out, but not all of the same age but for example a kid from 5th grade, a senior , a sophmore a 7 th grader, this is what makes this school worth-while : everyone knows each other. I've never been happier at this school and I can guarantee your child will love it too. And what also makes it great are the teachers who will love your children.

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September 09, 2003
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- submitted by a parent
August 26, 2003
My child is entering the second grade for the school year 2003. We are familiar with the abecca curriculum taught at the school, which was our first criteria for selecting Immanuel. In addition, we met with the Principal, and Vice Principal, toured the facilities and we were impressed with the attention giving us and all questions that my wife and I had were thoroughly answered. We find the staff focused, motivated, and most important caring to teach each student to the best of their ability.

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Immanuel Christian School
1201 Hawkins Blvd, El Paso, TX  79925
(915) 778-6160
Last modified Immanuel Christian School is a Private school that serves grades PK-12
Immanuel Christian School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 59 reviews. Top