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ECS Announces Exciting Happenings

New Principal Introduced Emmanuel Christian School (ECS) introduced its new school Principal on May 19 during the school’s annual “ECS Sunday”, a combined worship service with the school and the sponsoring church families. Ms. Amanda Eckroth comes to ECS from Alexandria, Virginia, where she’s been serving as an assistant principal. Eckroth holds an undergraduate degree…

ECS Sunday 2019 Invitation

Hello ECS Family, You are invited! I want to invite you to attend ECS Sunday, on May 19th. This is an annual tradition during which we worship together and celebrate what God has done at ECS this year. Highlights: Student and faculty testimonies, student special music, scripture readings, a dramatic declamation, and a special speaker. Speaker: Dr. Jerry Fisher, a native West…

Now Enrolling for 2019-2020 School Year

ECS is now enrolling for the 2019-2020 school year!

This year all of our enrollment is being processed online through FACTS. Below is our admissions process:

For New Students

  1. Inquiry (free & no commitment required) or application ($30 Application fee).
  2. A tour of the school and interview with someone on the administration team.
  3. Application and Enrollment completed.

For Returning Students

  1. Log in to Parent Web (you may need to create an account if you have not done so already).
  2. Go to the Apply/Enroll Tab on the left-hand menu.
  3. Follow the prompts.

Note: This year the registration fees are per student rather than per family. See fees and tuition here. Read more about the enrollment process.

School Choice in West Virginia

The primary responsibility in the rearing and education of children is their parents. Parents are able to partner and delegate some of the tasks along the way in forms of homeschool groups and schools. Local churches also have a responsibility to “Equip the Saints” (Ephesians 4:11ff). We believe education works best when the home the church…

School Night March 20th

Dear ECS Family, I wanted to invite you all to some special activities at our church this coming week. Please, don’t miss your own church’s services, but if you’re free on other night or are looking for a church please take this as my personal invite to you. Some of you will remember in 2015 the Coffey Team was…

2017-18 ECS Teachers

We are excited about the upcoming 2017-18 school year. What makes ECS such a special place is by far its teachers. Here is our “starting lineup” of teachers this year.   Pre-K, Mrs. Barbara Philips: She needs no introduction, she’s the hall of famer of our Pre-K Program. Kindergarten, Mrs. Elizabeth Tichinel: Our designated hitter who bats 1000 every time.…

Welcome New Faculty Members

ECS Would like to welcome two new faculty members to the team.  Mrs. Amber DeGroff- A graduate of Fairmont State University, math major Amber DeGroff joins Emmanuel staff. With computer science as Amber’s minor, she adds much to the upper school program. Mrs. DeGroff is the mother of three, and wife of Joseph, a former Emmanuel…

2016-2017 Teacher of the Year

We are pleased to announce that this year’s ECS Teacher of the Year is Mrs. Debra Gower. This award is selected by the faculty and administration annually.  Mrs. Gower has over 22 years of teaching experience, having taught at ECS since 2012. She is married to US Navy veteran, retired VA and coal miner Jerry…

Summer Office Hours

Summer break is here!!  Beginning May 30 ECS will be operating by these hours until August 14th. Summer Office Hours Tuesday 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM Wednesday 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM Thursday 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM * Closed July 4th Other hours: by appointment. Registrations and school tours are available outside of these hours by appointment.…

We’re Debt Free!!!

ECS Friends and Family, I’m excited to let you that ….”WE’RE DEBT FREE!!!” Yes, this afternoon by God’s grace, we were able to deliver the final payment to the IRS office and pay off ECS’s indebtedness -8 months earlier than expected to bring our Meet the Need campaign to a close. When we first communicated…