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Ascension Lutheran School: Safe, Accredited, Academic Christian Education in Sarasota, Florida.

“I am so appreciative of Ascension Lutheran School's high level of education and childcare. My son flourishes in this school. He is so happy there and is learning so much.”

- mother of an Ascension student

With an excellent student to teacher ratio, Ascension's mission is to partner with Sarasota-area families in the education of children, growing their faith and understanding of the true Word of God. We strive to help them achieve well-rounded academic excellence while preparing their soul, mind and body for life as Christian adults, building them up in the Word to live a blessed life here and in eternity.


Ascension Lutheran School in Sarasota is founded on the Bible. Students learn and live Godly principles and truth to prepare them for a complex future.

Academic Excellence

Ascension is nationally accredited through the National Council for Private School Accreditation (NCPSA) and WELS, with an award-winning program and a track record of student success.

Safe Environment

Our campus provides small class sizes, CC monitored and lock restricted indoor access, close communication, and a culture of honesty, trust, fairness, discipline, and faith.

Affordable Learning

Tuition at Ascension is affordable, competitive, and easily managed through our online system. Step Up is welcome! Learn more about registration for grades Pre-K through 8th Grade here.

Step Up Program, Florida Tax Credit & Family Empowerment Scholarships, and Hope Scholarship applicants are welcome!

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Location: Sarasota, Florida, USA

Grades offered: Preschool - 8th Grade
Teachers: 9 Full-Time, 2 Part-Time 
Students: 58 (2021-2022)
Student/Teacher Ratio: 9:1
Hours: 8:15-3:15 (Aftercare also available)
Uniforms: Elementary, yes. No uniforms for preschool.
Extra Care: Morning care (for preschool) and aftercare (for all) offered.
Special Offerings: Spanish, Art, one iPad per student, Weekly chapel, Spring Play, Spiritual counseling available for school family members
Extracurriculars: Flag Football, Basketball, Track and Field, Kickball, Soccer, Gaga Ball

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WHAT A STORY: Christmas in Word and Song

You are invited to a very special performance of Christmas narration and song by our 3rd through 8th grade students at 6 PM at Phillippi Estates Park under the Gazebo on Thursday, December 14th, 2023. Parking is available at Gazebo and in overflow Area C. 


Feel free to bring your own lawn chairs and blankets or sit in chairs that will be provided, and join us to hear the most wonderful story ever told in word and song- This story is just for you!

Students will be performing a selection of Christmas songs and telling the story of Jesus' birth as told in Scripture. We look forward to seeing you then!

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