ACADEMICS & CURRICULUM

Trinity School prepares students to be successful in their future education and vocation. Our rigorous curriculum is based on education standards of the State of Illinois. Students are challenged to meet high expectations and to develop a strong work ethic. Elements of our Christian faith are integrated throughout our curriculum. We have activities both in and out of the classroom that develop curiositycreativity and clear thinking, which prepare our students for excellence in a changing world.

Trinity Lutheran School offers many opportunities for curriculum enrichment, including:

  • Spanish 
  • Technology
  • Young Authors Program
  • Accelerated Reading
  • Khan Academy (online courses)
  • Vocal and Instrumental Music
  • Visual Arts
  • Performing Arts
  • Public Speaking
  • Engineers in the Classroom
  • Outdoor Education
  • Junior Science Fair Academy
  • History Fair
  • Summer Math and Reading Enrichment

 

Student Assessment

 

Trinity Lutheran School uses Measures of Academic Progress (MAP) by Northwest Evaluation Association (NWEA).

Trinity students consistently score above state and national averages.

 

Services for Students with Special Needs

 

A licensed resource teacher is on staff, providing instruction in the Barton Reading and Spelling System, an Orton-Gillingham influenced, multi-sensory approach.

Trinity Lutheran School is also blessed with a number of exceptional retired teachers who volunteer their time to provide one-on-one tutoring during the school day. 

District 186 provides additional one-on-one and small group academic help in speech/language, math, reading and social skills.

Lutheran Child and Family Services provides one-on-one counseling for students if a need is present.

Trinity faculty and staff encourage our students to be lifelong learners as they grow in their understanding of God’s Word and the world around them.

In 2018, Trinity’s Elements of Success program was nominated as a Powerful Practice by the National Lutheran School Accreditation (NLSA) validation team.

 

NLSA Powerful

Practices

 

are programs or practices that set a school apart and make it a highly respected educational institution in its community.

Trinity’s Elements of Success are Compassion, Composure, Citizenship, Clear Thinking, Creativity, Curiosity, Communication, and Collaboration. The elements and are woven into the  Trinity curriculum and incorporated at all grade levels, from early childhood through 8th grade. These skills, combined with academic excellence, equip our students to excel in all areas of their lives.

50 HOURS

 

per week of resource services including special needs support services.

STUDENT ASSESSMENT

 

Trinity students consistently score above state and national averages.

MORE THAN 60%

 

of Trinity faculty members hold advanced degrees

Address
515 S. MacArthur Blvd.
Springfield, IL 62704-2435

Office Hours
Monday - Friday, 7:45 am to 3:30 pm

 

Phone
(217) 787-2323 (school)
(217) 787-1145 (fax)

Email
school@trinity-lutheran.com