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


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 […]


11 Enriching Summer Activities for School-Age Children in the Conejo Valley

With still one month left of summer, you may feel you are running short on ideas to keep your children engaged. As you think of transitioning them back into the school year, we have some recommendations on activities that might spark their interest and encourage some great thinking and creativity. Satwiwa Native American Indian Culture […]


5 Reasons to Consider a Small Christian Middle School for Your Child

If you ask a room full of adults if they would like to go back and re-live middle school, few if any hands would go up. For most of us, these difficult years hold troubling memories of social awkwardness and insecurities. At Ascension Lutheran School, we believe that Middle School should be a time to […]

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Having a Whale of a Time!

Students at Ascension Lutheran Early Childhood Center (ALECC) and Summer Staycation had the opportunity to explore a 56-foot long blow-up Fin Whale at school on Thursday, July 21. ALECC is a science-based program offering students a hands-on approach to learning. “Standing next to a life-size Fin Whale and exploring the inside brought the learning experience to […]


Upcoming Events

Sun 28

Staff Blessing at Ascension Lutheran Church

August 28 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Mon 29
Mon 29

Late Start Monday

August 29 @ 9:30 am
Mon 29

Opening Chapel Service

August 29 @ 9:45 am - 10:15 am
Tue 30

PALS Back-to-School Coffee

August 30 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am
Tue 30

Grades K-4 Parent Orientation

August 30 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Sep 01

Infant Center Picnic

September 1 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Sep 02

Noon Dismissal

September 2 @ 12:00 pm
Sep 05

Labor Day/No School

September 5
Sep 06


September 6