Curriculum

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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 curiosity, creativity 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.