Discover the Ascension Advantage!

We have been committed to growing bold, compassionate leaders for over 50 years, discover what makes our program and our students stand out.

The Ascension Advantage


The Arts

Students discover and develop their talents in Performing Arts through music, choirs, acting, instruments, and more.

Performing Arts



Ascension offers 5 sports for grades 5-8 and competes in the Tri-Valley Christian Athletic League.



Elementary (K-4)

A strong academic foundation for young emerging leaders.

Elementary K-4


Middle School (5-8)

Middle School is a time for students to flourish as they use their God-given gifts to lead and serve others.

Middle School (5-8)

Organic Teaching Garden

Organic Teaching Garden (K-8)

Discover what’s growing in our Organic Teaching Garden!

Organic Teaching Garden

Infant Center

Infant Center

A loving and nurturing environment for our youngest learners.


Infant Center


Early Childhood Center

Children are in a loving environment where they are nurtured and can grow as they explore the world around them.

Early Childhood Center


Nature Explore Program (Infant-5)

Our Outdoor Classroom is a place where children can experience science, math, literature, music, and art in nature.

Nature Explore Program

Welcome to Ascension!

jonasforwebAscension Lutheran School is a private school in Thousand Oaks, CA offering infant and early childhood programs as well as kindergarten through 8th grade. We are a WASC accredited school that has been serving the Conejo Valley by providing academic excellence in a caring Christian community for over 50 years. Our passion is to grow the next generation of bold, compassionate leaders. From the time students step foot on our campus, whether they are a few months old or joining us in the higher grade levels, Ascension offers a wonderful foundation for your child’s education: one where their gifts are noticed and nurtured, where they are encouraged to use their talents to make the community and the world a better place. With each school day, we are fostering a life-long love of learning by providing unique results-oriented experiences in and beyond the classroom.

We’re excited to share Ascension Lutheran School with you and trust that you will find it to be a welcoming community where your child will thrive!


Karen Jonas


Growing Leaders

News and Announcements


Join us for Kindergarten Exploration Night!

Pre-K Students and their parents are invited to join us for this special event! Join us for Kindergarten Exploration and Science Night on Thursday, October 6, from 5:30-7:00 PM at Ascension Lutheran School (1600 E. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks). This is an excellent opportunity to get a glimpse of the wonderful world of kindergarten! Parents […]

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Research Shows that Middle School Age Students Thrive in a K-8 Environment

A recently released study published in the American Educational Research Journal – Social and Institutional Analysis looks at how grade span can affect the middle school experience for students. The large study, which included 90,000 students in more than 500 schools,  provides concrete evidence to what we observe to be true here at Ascension each day. Students who […]

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Honoring First Responders on 9/11

Ascension Lutheran Church and School would like to invite all First Responders to a special worship service the weekend of 9/11.  At each service, there will be a blessing and recognition of firefighters, police, emergency medical technicians, sheriffs, medical and military personnel, Red Cross workers and all other professionals who serve on the front lines […]


New Faces on Campus

This summer, our campus was buzzing with transformation that will be evident to families as they start school next week. We remodeled 5 classrooms, painted and updated the modular building, added a mobile technology lab, and established a makerspace. Perhaps the most exciting change for the new school year, however, are the wonderful new additions […]


Upcoming Events

Wed 28

Chapel Service

September 28 @ 9:15 am - 9:45 am
Wed 28

Ascension Day at California Pizza Kitchen

September 28 @ 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 30

JV Volleyball Game

September 30 @ 3:30 pm - 4:15 pm
Oct 03

Late Start Monday

October 3 @ 9:30 am
Oct 03

Song Celebration

October 3 @ 9:30 am - 10:00 am
Oct 04

PALS Meeting

October 4 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am
Oct 04

JV Volleyball Game

October 4 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Oct 05

Chapel Service

October 5 @ 9:15 am - 9:45 am
Oct 06

Kindergarten Science Exploration Night

October 6 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Oct 07

Underwood Farms Pumpkin Tour

October 7 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm