College History


Eastside Lutheran College (originally named St Peter’s Lutheran School) was established in 1982 by the congregation of St Peter’s Lutheran Church, Hobart, as part of its Christian outreach to the wider community. Its’ original location was in the house next to the church in Davey Street.

In 1985, as enrolments increased, the school moved to its new premises on the Eastern shore of the river and was known as Eastside Christian School. At the end of 2002 the College moved towards offering a complete secondary curriculum and in November 2004, it was decided to change the name to Eastside Lutheran College.

In 2020 the College developed a Kindergarten and in 2021 progressed to Year 11 and 12.

2024...and beyond

The College has been blessed with facilities that meet the needs of 21st-century learners, expansive grounds with natural bushland, and provides rich curricular opportunities and a nurturing environment for students and staff.

Technology is integrated into the curriculum, together with learning and teaching methods that are informed by the most recent research.

Christian perspectives and values form the basis of all activities and students are encouraged towards personal Christian faith and character. Students are taught in a caring environment that recognises their uniqueness, with individual gifts and talents that are to be encouraged for the good of the community.

Eastside Lutheran College is committed to providing state–of–the–art learning and educational facilities for all students.  It is one year into a $20,000,000+ building program to provide a school of excellence in a unique environment for 21st-century learning.

The 2021 -2026 Strategic Plan and the Vision 2021- 2031 outline these exciting plans for the future of the College.