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Trinity Lutheran School

Private | PK-8 | 149 students

 

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Posted August 12, 2013

I can't say enough wonderful things about Trinity. I have two children attending there now, one going into the second grade and the other is going into the forth. I have an older son who graduated from Trinity three years ago. We have loved every teacher and are very blessed with the experiences, both academic and spiritual, that have come our way through attending Trinity. I can't imagine placing my children in any other school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 30, 2013

I attended Trinity from Preschool to 8th grade and receive a wonderful education. I always looked forward to going to school. I was very well prepared to enter public high school. Thanks to all the teachers.


Posted July 10, 2013

This schools childcare program is amazing! Since the change of directors it has done a full 180 and i am so proud to see the positive changes happening. I children can't wait to go to school, how many parents can say that?
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 10, 2013

Trinity is a wonderful school with high academic standards and a staff who love the Lord. I am very proud to be a teacher there and excited for our upcoming year. We have a brand new reading curriculum, a wonderful new sixth grade teacher, and are committed to excellence in Christ! We've been through changes and experienced some disgruntled parents who tried to take the school down, but we are dedicated to continuing our ministry and pleased to have a chance to serve our community. Our graduates perform well in high school year after year, our students have study skills and work ethic, and most importantly they have a strong moral foundation built from their relationships with Jesus. I can personally verify that the teachers care deeply about each student and we want each child to succeed.
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted May 28, 2013

I have had my children in Trinity since daycare/preschool. The teachers are loving, caring, and address concerns. I am excited to have my youngest going into the 6th grade this next year. Trinity Lutheran School and Daycare has been around for over 100 years and despite the negative comments on here, Trinity Lutheran School will be here for several more years to come. There are a handful of parents that are disgruntled because Trinity runs their school as a Christian School not a public school funded by the government. I have always communicated with my child's teachers and the principal and I have attended the school board meetings and asked questions about some of the rumors going around about the school. All the rumors going around started with disgruntled parents. I love the Lord and I love Trinity and my daughter will be there for the 6th, 7th, and 8th grade year and I am looking forward to the changes coming next year!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 23, 2013

My kids have attended Trinity since preschool. I have seen a lot of changes through the years and I know the teachers and school board are working together to improve school. They hired a new science teacher that does a lot of hands on experiments. All the teachers are truly caring and the class sizes are small enough that a child can get the individual attention he/she needs. When they leave the school not only did they get a great education but they have wonderful study habits and excellent computer skills. My oldest child is in high school now and is excelling due to the skills aquired from Trinity. My youngest is in middle school and has no desire to go to school anywhere else. The school has a parent group called CAPTAINS which has great participation and has done a lot of things for the school. The children not only learn the core classes but religion, memory, computers & choir. They can take band and particiapate in athletics as well. I feel no school is ever perfect but the teachers and school board are working together to try and make changes that will benefit the children in the future.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 11, 2013

All I want to know is what is going on at this school?............Where is the Christian values and the staff that know how to run a school?..... I went in for a tour, because I was told this was a great school. The lady that answered the phone was rude and I am not sure if she is the one who gave us a tour, but that lady was pretty rude also. Teaching staff is not friendly and didn't acknowledge us as we went into their classrooms. The principle I never saw and two parents were standing by the gym gossiping. I am very disappointed I actually was hoping to read great things on this website so that I could make a decision. I walked into one classroom and the teacher was on her cell phone what are these parents paying for?......I wish this school luck and I think we will keep looking for a school to enroll our children in for next year.


Posted December 26, 2012

My kids have attended this school for two years and I am very pleased. Any issues related to unkindness have been immediately addressed by the teachers, when brought to their attention, so our experience has been quite positive. Our children's unique issues have also been addressed by teachers, and my suggestions were respected and implemented. I appreciate the accountability of the school and the homework policy. We are very happy with the school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 13, 2012

I pulled my child out of Trinity and a lot of other parents have done the same thing. The staff and administration does not know who their customers are!! Some of the teachers are on ego-trips and refuse to work with parents to improve curriculum, grading or other issues, and the administration does not hold them accountable. Do not think that investing in a Christian, private-school education at Trinity will result a nurturing environment for your child. Trinity staff and administration is in denial. When they finally wake up to the fact that parents have a choice and should have input, take the initiative to follow-up with families that leave to find out why, and then do some major housekeeping with the teaching staff, they might have a chance at rebuilding their reputation. But word of mouth is killing them as more and more loyal supporters are being burned and moving out... it may already be too late at this point. I know it is for us.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 9, 2012

The childcare center may have problems, but the school is on course to close soon (few yrs) because of the board of education and principal's lack of quality leadership. As with any school, there are good teachers and bad ones. Unfortunately the poor ones outnumber the good ones. (Side note---the second grade teacher is an EXCELLENT instructor!) Please think seriously about sending your child to Trinity. No qualified principal lets things happen in his/her school that Trinity's principal has...bullying, parents gossiping and mostly a sense of unrest among the staff and parents. The school is falling apart.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 3, 2012

As a parent that had two children attend Trinity I do believe the school is a very good chance to get a great education. My oldest son graduated there and stugled while at Trinity with the education , yet has a 4.0 in high school. He complained how hard it was all the time , I knew it was worth the hard work. I believe they do have a few teachers, the second grade teacher to be spacific, that have cost the school a lot of kids. I tell everyone after second grade it is unbelievable. One teacher I know there has told there friends the same based on one teacher. That is the only negative thing I could say. Family oriented and very supportive. All the people truly care and provide a great education. There are no perfect schools all have something, I believe the education is the most important and it was proven by my childs experience in high school. He received the tools to succeed.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 2, 2012

I, along with many parents are very concerned and disappointed on the changes that have taken place at Trinity Childcare & Preschool. You had wonderful administration and staff and someone felt the need to destroy the wonderful direction the program was heading. I have a few friends who have sent their children to Trinity School and have since taken them elsewhere because of the choices the board members have made. You need to OPEN your eyes and see the only people you are really hurting are the children and staff. They won't allow parents to be on the early childhood board but allow family members to work together and run a school! Maybe that is the reason why wonderful, hard working people are gone and friends and family still are working at the center and school. Does anyone follow the ratings on this site? The falling of the school has been happening for years it is evident in the comments. I wish the school and childcare luck and would NOT recommend either one!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 30, 2011

Your child will get a "better than public school education" at Trinity. A Christian education is their primary goal and they do that well in the classroom...but, many of the teachers lack in truly caring about the children. Some staff members act as if they are impatiently waiting for retirement and it shows daily in the classroom with yelling, scaring students and treating them unfairly. I would highly recommend sending your children to Trinity if they are going into kindergarten, 6th grade and/or 7th grade. These are the teachers who put their heart and soul into their teaching and students. Beware of Trinity's parental gossip community. Luckily the worst offenders have left the school, but there are still many parents who have nothing better to do than speak ill of people they dont like.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 26, 2011

It is nice to see positive comments about Trinity Lutheran School again. Trinity has some positive aspects, most of the K-5th grade teachers are great. Reading math and are better then most. Unfortunately the school may have waited too long for corrective action. It's easy to point the finger at upset or disgruntled parents, that is how you defer from taking responsibility of your actions and poor decision making. Most people don't enjoy being negative or disgruntled unless you give them a reason. Don't give them a reason! You will always have 1 or 2 that will never be satisfied, but not an exodus unless something is wrong. Parent's didn't just make a rash decision in not sending there kids back or to destroy Trinity. Parent's want the best for their children. They wanted to see a willingness, change, improvement, and Trinity to find their way back.Trinity can be a great school again, get back to a Christ centered education and a Christ centered staff and not just the fringe. If the staff truly reflected the love and the gospel of Christ you would see a difference in both students and parents. Issues like bulling, gossip, and negativity would cease. Do unto others. Be the best!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 22, 2011

I would like to comment on the wonderful changes I see happening in the childcare and preschool! Some may not agree because they are bias to the previous director and preschool-pre-k teacher. This director knows her stuff! I had an issue and brought it to her attention and she explained the reasons why it had to be a certain way. Of course I didn't want to believe and I wanted to be the one who knows better for the safety of my child and I purchased a copy of rules and regulations for a childcare center. I was SHOCKED! This director gained my respect and I have kept her and the center in my prayers because, people do not like change this a great change if you just got to know her and the amount of knowledge she has. This individual has gone through some rough times and has had some really cruel things said about her. She is a very CHRISTIAN and STRONG women to still be here today wanting to make the changes she has shared with me. I know this first hand because I WAS one of the parents who enjoyed complaining and trying to get under her skin. She is a tough cookie and I thank GOD that he has sent her to us!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 9, 2011

As you can see from the reviews, most of the issues are with disgruntled parents who can never be happy...It is good thay have moved on so they can try and destroy the next school they are invoved with. As far as ratings for the school...the quality of the students speak for themselves. Always top notch students with great athletic skills and good character. Good luck with the public school system in Pueblo, ive been there and these parents have no idea what they are in for.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 3, 2011

I'be taught @ Trinity for over 15 years. As any school we are filled with humans that have life issues; BUT, in those years we have been represented each one with one to five high school grads that are in the top 5 of their class. Typically, 75 to 80% of our grads represent with a minimum of a silver cord. Normally, it's GOLD with honors! This is only the educational quality represented. There aren't enough words to describe ALL of the other assets Trinity teaches it's students. Just suffice by saying we have a m.ultitude of doctors, engineers, nurses, and even rocket scientist that graduated from our school just since I've been there.
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted September 2, 2011

How sad to see the negavive remarks about this school. Usually, negative remarks come from very negavite, half-glass empty people who have nothing better to do than complain! I have a daughter who attended Trinity and now goes to public high school. After attending an open house at the public high school she goes to, I am frightened that she will not be challenged like she was for the last 7 years. She has taken every honors class available as a freshman! Actions speak louder than words. I am aware that most Trinity graduates graduate in the the top 10% of their persepctive high schools ;do the math people! Many parents who are negative about teachers are negative only because they can't see beyond their own agendas, and usually that agenda is all about making their child feel good. I have seen a gossipy group of parents sit in the halls and look for anything to complain about, many of which have pulled their students and put them elsewhere this year, but not without trying to destruct the school in their wake. Glad they are gone...now let's focus on building the school back up to a positive learning environment full of what is most important...sharing the love of Christ.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 1, 2011

I am a graduate of Trinity as is my daughter, and my son still attends. I graduated from Central High School, 3rd of 442, my daughter graduated from Pueblo West, 11th of 250. I believe any school is only as good as a parent/student makes it. No school is perfect (welcome to life), and the school board here is making strides to make improvements. What do I think the best thing is about Trinity - Learning how to learn in a Christian atmosphere where kids are safe. What makes Trinity successful and graduate many students who go on to be valedictorians and salutatorians and successful in life? Parental involvement. If you are looking for a school where your child can feel safe and learn in a Christian environment, this is the school for you.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 14, 2011

Where do I began. The new year is starting and I wish we could put last year behind us. We lost a terrific Prek/Preschool teacher because the new Director.....thinks she knows everything. Our Preschool/Prek teacher was great, but now we have to deal with all these changes because we have a dictator who thinks she knows how to run a school. Why didn't she stay where she was? Or did they let her go? Cause that's what they need to do here! Let's check the numbers and see how many children are enrolled and while at it check the daycare too. I understand that there has been so many staff and children that have left there, what leadership she has. I'm totally disappointed with this situation enrollying our little ones keeps them at Trinity but when you loose good teachers and staff it makes you scared and not trustworthy of the organization so I have decided to pull my child and enroll them elsewhere. So Thank You board for hiring such a rude uncaring director.
—Submitted by a parent


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Ethnicity This school State average
White 74% 56%
Hispanic 21% 32%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 3% 3%
Black 2% 5%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 3%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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  • Randy Daberkow
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701 West Evans Avenue
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