Trinity Lutheran School

Tel: (231)946-2721
Grades: NS-6 | 139 students
Trinity Lutheran School is a high quality Lutheran School which has high academic standards in a Christ Centered environment.
Trinity Students consistently score two grade levels or more above average on nationally normed standardized tests.
Trinity also uses an RTI (Response to Intervention) Program that tests all students regularly for areas of concern in reading and provides intervention to correct areas requiring attention.
Trinity maintains a free tutoring program staffed many with retired teachers or school administrators.  ALL ARE WELCOME AT TRINITY!  It is not necessary to be Lutheran.  In addition, generous scholarship are available to those in need.

School Overview

Religious Affiliation Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool-6
Year Founded 1950

Student Body

Total Students 139 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 19%
Students by Grade Trinity Lutheran School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 10 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 14 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual
("Church" clothes required for Wednesday Morning Chapel)

Finances and Admission

Yearly Tuition Cost $3,800
Tuition Notes Scholarship Funds and the SCRIP program are available to assist in defraying tuition costs.
% on Financial Aid
Admissions Director Dr. Calvin F. Schmucker
Admissions Associate Annette Sobiech


Total Sports Offered 4 sports
Sports Basketball, Cross Country, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballCross Country,
Track and FieldVolleyball,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 3 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Student Council, School Newspaper, Local TEAM sports Student Council,
School Newspaper,
Local TEAM sports,

School Notes:

  • Scholarship funds are available through an application process. No child is denied an education because of financial needs.
  • Art, Spanish, Physical Education, and Music offered to all students in Grades K-6
  • Students demonstrate on average 2-4 years growth on standardized acievement tests
  • All  students are tested for Reading three times per year with interventions for those who are developing skills at a rate lower than their peers
  • Smart Board (electronic boards in K-6 classrooms)
  • Apple Mac Computer Lab (30 Lap tops)
  • Five (5) PCs available in all classrooms starting in Grade K
  • Uniform writing curriculum in all grades
  • Fully Accredited by the State of Michigan, MIchigan Association of Non-Public Schools, National Lutheran School Accreditation, Michigan District (LCMS)
  • Weekly chapel on Wednesday
  • Religion is integrated into all academic classes which reinforces morals, values, and skills

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Grand Traverse Area Catholic School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Grand Traverse Area Catholic School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Grand Traverse Area Catholic School (0.5 miles away)
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  • Traverse City
    Grades: PK-12 | 1278 students
    0.5 miles
    123 E. 11th Street
    Traverse City, MI 49684
  • Traverse City
    Grades: K-3 | 296 students
    0.5 miles
    130 E 10th St
    Traverse City, MI 49684
  • Traverse City
    St. Francis High School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 9-12 | 298 students
    0.5 miles
    123 E 11th St
    Traverse City, MI 49684
  • Traverse City
    Grades: NS-6 | 64 students
    0.6 miles
    222 E 14th St
    Traverse City, MI 49686
  • Traverse City
    Grades: 3-5 | 252 students
    0.8 miles
    218 Vine St
    Traverse City, MI 49684

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