Trinity Lutheran School

  • Overlooking the James River in the Huntington Heights Historic District of Newport News, Trinity Lutheran School is a socially, economically, and racially diverse co-educational day school serving students ages three through grade 8.
  • A Trinity education emphasizes the lifelong learning process, the development of the whole child, and the growth of worldwide intercultural awareness and understanding, all within the framework provided by a values-based moral compass.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Other school association(s)
Religious AffiliationEvangelical Lutheran Church in America (formerly AELC, ALC, or LCA)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Year Founded1960
Awards Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2015

Student Body

Total Students194 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade Trinity Lutheran School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio12:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size17 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$7,500
Tuition NotesPreschool - $3975 K - $7425 1st-5th - $7875 6th-8th - $7975 Payment plans available.
Admissions DirectorKevin Goetz, Head of School
Admissions AssociateCrystal Phillips


Total Sports Offered9 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Cycling, Mountain Biking, Mountaineering, Rock Climbing, Soccer, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryCycling,
Mountain BikingMountaineering,
Rock ClimbingSoccer,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.4 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Honor Council, NJHS, Safety Patrol, SCA

School Notes

  • We are so happy that you have an interest in Trinity Lutheran School. We feel that our school offers the best program in Hampton Roads for young people in Preschool to Grade 8. Our work with Preschool Partners, our candidacy with AdvancED (the world`s largest educational accreditation organization), our affiliation with Global Learning and Observation to Benefit the Environment (GLOBE), our work in becoming a Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) school and our brain-based approaches to learning all demonstrate that our school is at the forefront in providing rigorous, values-driven approaches to educate young people and to personalize their learning. Many distinctions can be found at Trinity Lutheran School which set us apart from other schools in the area.
  • For nearly 60 years, Trinity Lutheran School has been educating children. This longevity demonstrates that we are a school that is truly committed to the education of young people and making a difference in the world. We are quite proud of our school, and we invite you to come and see firsthand our wonderful school`s accomplishments and dreams for the future. We are dedicated to our noble work of "Building Foundations for Life."
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Newport News
    Grades: NS-6 | 127 students
    5.5 miles
    11790 Jefferson Ave, Ste. 200
    Newport News, VA 23606
    5.5 NS-6
  • Newport News
    Grades: PK-12 | 201 students
    7.8 miles
    13010 Mitchell Point Road
    Newport News, VA 23602
    7.8 PK-12
  • Newport News
    Grades: PK-8 | 159 students
    8.7 miles
    252 Lucas Creek Road
    Newport News, VA 23602
    8.7 PK-8
  • Newport News
    Grades: PK-12 | 655 students
    7 miles
    739 Academy Lane
    Newport News, VA 23602
    7 PK-12
  • Yorktown
    Grades: PK-12 | 233 students
    7.9 miles
    4209 Big Bethel Road
    Yorktown, VA 23693
    7.9 PK-12

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (3 reviews)
Trinity is a wonderful K-8 school that gave my daughter an excellent foundation for her high school studies.
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This is not just a school it's a family. My son loves his school and is always in a good mood. I highly recommend this school!!
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My children are thriving at Trinity Lutheran School. We love the strong academics, nurturing staff, and small class sizes.
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The average private school tuition in Virginia is $10,785 for elementary schools and $17,322 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Virginia is 85% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).