Welcome to                 Immanuel Lutheran School!

Our goal is to provide an exciting place for your child to learn and grow. It is our belief that your child's education is a joint venture. To this end we provide many opportunities for families to be involved with their children as they learn in a safe and nurturing, Christ-centered environment. We understand the commitment you make to send your child to ILS and promise to do everything within our power to make the experience worth the time and money you commit.

Immanuel Lutheran School
1930 North Bowman Avenue
Danville, IL 61832

(217) 442-5036


  • Mar 14-15:  ILS Picture Days
  • Spring Break:  Mar 20-24
  • Mar 29 at 9 am:  Grandparents Day at ILS
  • Easter Break:  No School on April 7, 10
  • Lunch on the Lawn  11:30 am:  Apr 27  and  May 10
  • Last Day of School:  May 19
  • Summer Camp 2023:                                 June 5 - July 29

“Go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. And surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age.” 

 - st Matthew 28:19-20

Making Disciples for Life!

     Lutheran schools are historically integral to making Disciples for life. This theme unites Lutheran schools in worship, witness, and life together around the text: Matthew 28:19-20 as Jesus commissioned disciples to make disciples. 

      It’s about following Jesus! Follow Jesus to the cross and beyond. Follow in faith! Follow for life!

     Every aspect of life in Lutheran schools focuses on learning and living as disciples of Jesus. Lutheran schools make an eternal difference! ILS is proud to rejoice in this blessing: Making Disciples for Life!


for 2022-2023 

Promotional Flier for ILS

Registration Form: 2022-2023

ILS Calendar:  2022-2023

Family Handbook:  2022-2023

DCFS Standards

Supply List for 2022 - 2023

For more information about our Preschool classes or the registration process, please call: 217-442-5036 (school office); or email:  ILS.PreschoolOffice@gmail.com 

Discover the Immanuel Difference...
Learn and Discover:
  • Small class sizes
  • Individual attention to encourage academic success
  • Hands on curriculum in centers-based classrooms
  • Language, Literacy, Math, and Music is incorporated in all our preschool classrooms
  • Learning stations that foster the development of creativity and imagination.
Family Involvement Opportunities:  (when non-covid)
  • Family & community activities
  • Lunch on the Lawn in Spring & Fall
  • Volunteer in the classroom
  • Chaperone field trips and school events
  • Attend Chapel with students
A Safe Place to Grow:
  • Christian teachers and leadership
  • A nurturing environment
  • Positive peer values
  • Advanced building security

Our Christian Day School has been a real blessing to Immanuel and the Danville community from the very beginning. It began in 1883 when Trinity Lutheran Church and School established a branch school in Germantown. They built a one room wooden schoolhouse to relieve overcrowding. In 1896, Trinity released Germantown members to form their own congregation and chose the name "Evangeliche Lutherischer Immanuels Gemenide zu Danville, Illinois" for the new congregation. The cornerstone for the Germantown school building was laid and dedicated in 1911. On May 9, 1956, the congregation decided to purchase the property on which our church and school are presently located. The current school building was built in 1958. There have been many changes through the years, but some things have remained the same. Immanuel Lutheran Church and School remains committed to providing a Christ-centered learning environment where children are valued, receive quality academics, and development that will prepare them for life long citizenship to God and family. Your child will grow in a community that daily models Jesus' love, care, and nurture.

We're better together!
When you get involved, your child benefits. Children whose parents are active in their education adapt well to school, earn higher grades and test scores, have better social skills, and higher self-esteem. The work is rewarding!
Did you know there are 1,950 Lutheran schools with 21,764 teachers sharing the message of Jesus’ love with more than 200,000 students? Lutheran schools will help your child develop a love for learning, excel in school, and train their minds for success at the next academic level.
We are invested in your child, too. Our congregation currently provides $130,000 annually to financially support the school program. In addition, members volunteer their time and talents in a variety of programs and events. We do this in response to God’s love for us. We love to see the children grow as they join us for worship to sing. 
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