Trinity Lutheran School Offers:

Open Enrollment




Foreign Language

Student Support

Integrated Classroom Technology

Need-based Scholarships

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School Information:

2017-18 Academic Calendar
2017-18 School Supply List

Trinity Lutheran School is an accredited, nationally recognized, exemplary school providing Christian education to students in preschool through eighth grade.

The mission of Trinity Lutheran School is to provide a Christ-centered education that engages, equips, and empowers students to reach their God-given potential as servant leaders for Jesus Christ.

The vision of Trinity Lutheran School is to maintain academic excellence while providing a foundation for students to GATHER to worship Jesus, GROW to be more like Him, SERVE Him and one another, and GO into the world to share His love.

Value Statements:
  • Biblical world-view integrated in curriculum and activities
  • Standards of academic excellence
  • Nurturing, safe, and caring Christian environment
  • Partnership between home, school, and church
  • Student uniqueness, leadership development, and achievement of academic potential
Trinity is a learning community where adults and students work collaboratively and demonstrate a commitment to continuous improvement. Students are equipped for life and service in the 21st Century.

Trinity's student body, of approximately 280 students, represents diverse faith backgrounds from 39 different area churches.

Trinity does not discriminate on the basis of race, color or national origin in the administration of its educational policies and programs.

You are invited to spend a day on campus and experience for yourself the Trinity difference. Please contact Lynn Nygaard,
at 952-442-4165x213 or, to schedule a campus tour.

Tuition & Fees for 2017-18 School Year

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All Applications for Enrollment will be submitted online through Sycamore Education, Trinity's cutting edge school information system.

Please read the following navigational tips before beginning the online enrollment process: Log in as a "new family" and enter the requested information. Be sure to "Submit" or "Add" information in each area. The content in the Application Road Map area must be green. If any area is red, it indicates missing information. You can return to the Application Road Map, by clicking the "Home" button in the left column. Click here to begin the online enrollment process and then return to this page to follow Step Two.

At no additional cost, all Trinity families are required to sign up for SMART Tuition, Trinity's tuition management system. Through this system, you can establish payment intervals or pay tuition in full and designate your withdrawal date(s). Families new to the SMART program will use the following sign up link:

Confirmation of acceptance into Trinity Lutheran School will be sent when all components of the enrollment process are completed. Please note, preschool class selections (morning or afternoon classes) will be confirmed in mid-February. Teacher assignments for all grades, including preschool, will be shared in July.

Details regarding the school year (school supply list, Back to School information, etc.) is emailed in early July. Please be sure that your email address is always kept current with the Trinity office so you receive this important information.

Need-based financial aid is available for families with students in kindergarten-8th grade. Click here to complete the TADS application. Applications must be completed and fees paid before scholarships are granted. The deadline to apply is April 14, 2017. Awards are made in May.