Welcome to Evergreen

Welcome to Evergreen Lutheran High School!

We are excited that you are interested in Evergreen Lutheran High School! Evergreen Lutheran is a Christian, college preparatory school in Tacoma, Washington. Evergreen Lutheran students come from the Seattle/Tacoma and Portland, Oregon areas, other states, and five different countries. We have provided a quality, Christ-centered education to the Pacific Northwest since 1978. If you are looking for a quality education in a Christian, small school setting, Evergreen is for you! For over 40 years Evergreen Lutheran has offered a challenging curriculum combined with small class sizes, is a recognized leader in academic excellence with a welcoming and supportive environment for students to learn, grow, learn God's Word, and prepare for college and their continued careers. 

Visit our campus and meet our faculty. Call anytime to schedule a visit or shadow a student, 253-946-4488.

Thank you for your interest in Evergreen Lutheran High School.

ELHS transportation routes pick up and drop off at Christ the King Lutheran Church & School in Bremerton, Bethany Lutheran Church & School in Port Orchard, Holy Trinity Lutheran Church & School in Des Moines and the Ron Sandwith Teen Center in Federal Way.

If you have any questions or concerns please call our scholl office at 253-946-4488.


Course Descriptions can be view by following the link.

Tuition For 2019-2020
$1,025 Registration Fee
$10,250 Tuition, billed on a 10-month basis, August - June. 

Financial aid and various discounts are available.
Multi-student Discount: $1,475
WELS/ELS Member Discount: $1,955

Evergreen uses TADS to manage our admisisons, financial aid and tuition management. Please follow the simple steps to enrollment below. If you have any questions please contact our office at 253-946-4488. We would be glad to help you!

Steps to Enrollment
New Students
1. To apply click hereClick here to apply at http://www.tads.comand complete the online application.
2. Print the additional required documents (
Physical Form, Sudden Cardic Arrest & Concussion Awareness Form, Immunization Record)
3. Fill out the documents from #2  and email to email@elhs.org or return the hard copies to Evergreen office.
4. If you would like to apply for Financial Aid click here

Click here to apply at tads.com 
Click here to apply at tads.com

5. Once your application has been reviewed by the Admission staff you will receive an acceptance email with instructions to complete Enrollment through your TADS account.
6. Once your Enrollment is complete you will receive an email with your Tuition Agreement and/or further instructions.

Returning Students
Click here to apply at http://www.tads.com
Click here to apply at tads.com
Click here to apply at tads.com 


The Evergreen Lutheran School System
Evergreen is the high school for The Evergreen Lutheran School System(TELSS). TELSS is made up of 12 Elementary Schools and many Preschools of the WELS (Wisconsin Lutheran Synod) and the ELS(Evangelical Luthern Synod) around the Pacific Northwest. For more information about our grade schools click here.

Frequently Asked Questions

When can I register for the 2018-19 school year?
Registration will be available February 1, 2018 and can be completed online through a service called TADS.

How much does is cost to attend Evergreen Lutheran High School?
Click here for tuition costs.

What athletic teams are offered at ELHS?
Evergreen Lutheran is part of the SeaTac 1B League and offers the following:
Fall:  Boys and Girls soccer, Volleyball, Football, Cheer
Winter: Boys and Girls basketball, Cheer
Spring: Boys and Girls Track & Field, Softball, Baseball

How can I be involved at ELHS?
We strive to offer a variety of extra-curricular programs so students can participate in various activities. You could be involved in Drama, Knowledge Bowl, National Honor Society, Chapel singing, Student Council, AV Club, Festival choir, Pep band. We also encourage students to begin clubs in a field of their interest i.e. Economics club, Chess club, Robotics club.

I am interested in attending Evergreen Lutheran. Who should I talk with next?
You should contact our Principal Ted Klug to arrange a campus visit. At the campus visit you can meet the Principal and other staff who can help answer any questions you might have. You can also fill out our contact form here and we will contact you!

Where is Evergreen Lutheran located?
Our campus is in Tacoma at 72nd and Waller Road East (7306 Waller Rd E, Tacoma, 98443). We reside on a 30 acre campus with a modern facility equipped with spacious classrooms, commons area, as well as a full size gymnasium and practice fields.

How will I get to school each day?
ELHS offers two different bus routes as a convenience to our student families. You may also drive your own car or carpool with other students.

Why is a Lutheran education so expensive?
The total cost of educating students at Evergreen Lutheran High School is offset by the generous financial gifts from individuals, our 21 association congregations, other congregational support, and your tuition. We receive no money from Washington State as we are a private school. Our actual per student cost is $15,750 for 2017-18.

Do you offer financial aid?
We do offer financial aid to all applicants - you will find the application for financial aid on the TADS website and is included as part of our enrollment process.