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Trinity Lutheran School

Private | K-8 | 289 students

 

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Posted October 21, 2012

My daughter has attended early childhood center (excellent!!!) and is currently in 3rd grade. This is an excellent school. You can see respect in all aspects- among students, staff, and leadership. There are many opportunities and they challenge each student to be their best, including speaking (broadcasted daily morning announcements, etc..) and leadership opportunities. You can see a very caring attitude towards others and a family type atmosphere there. The students are expected to exhibit morals, be respectful to others, and be responsible for themselves. They have a strong academic program throughout that will prepare them for the rigor expected in high school and beyond. Issues (family, academic, behavioral, etc.) and discipline, when needed, is handled promptly and properly, with emphasis on learning how to handle circumstances to give them tools to deal with situations in the future. I particularly love the Christian education that they receive, which is also very important to us, and the staff "walks the walk" not just "talks the talk". Besides the Christ centered atmosphere, the caliber of this school is outstanding. Don't take my word for it, see for yourself.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 24, 2012

outstanding school. would highly recommend. teachers are very caring and excellent. curriculum is above average.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 12, 2010

The education is superior!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 16, 2009

High Meap Scores,Wonderful Staff, Excellent structure for students, Christian based, Security on Premises
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 28, 2008

My daughter attends school here and is in the 2nd grade. We are also church members. What really excites me about this school is how it really does feel like you are with extended family members when you are there. I know she is in good hands. They are firm but fair. Instilling moral values on my child is of upmost importance to me and I see the outcome in how she reacts to certain situations in public and how she has good judgement and it makes me proud. I have also had the opportunity to talk with parents who have sent their children here for a few years and then placed them in public school. The parents noticed a change in behavior and that they did not learn as much in a years time at public school. I highly recommend it. K. McLean
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 11, 2008

love this school---small enough for the kids to have lots of attention from their teachers--all of the kids excel. Wonderful staff--like a family
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 5, 2007

All three of my children attended Trinity, the staff is very caring. The new math program is the best, and the school cook is the greatest!
—Submitted by a parent


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The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
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In 2013-2014 Michigan used the Michigan Educational Assessment Program (MEAP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in math, reading and writing; in grades 5 and 8 in science; and in grades 6 and 9 in social studies. Currently, GreatSchools' ratings reflect 2013 MEAP results; ratings will be updated after 2014 Michigan Merit Examination (MME) results are released. The MEAP is a standards-based test, which measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Michigan. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

Beginning in the 2011-2012 school year, the Michigan State Board of Education implemented new definitions of what it means to be proficient on the MEAP test. In addition, they have recalculated past years' results using these new standards for proficiency, making the above year-over-year results comparable.

Source: Michigan Department of Education

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The state average for Math was 45% in 2014.

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The state average for Writing was 51% in 2014.

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In 2013-2014 Michigan used the Michigan Educational Assessment Program (MEAP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in math, reading and writing; in grades 5 and 8 in science; and in grades 6 and 9 in social studies. Currently, GreatSchools' ratings reflect 2013 MEAP results; ratings will be updated after 2014 Michigan Merit Examination (MME) results are released. The MEAP is a standards-based test, which measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Michigan. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

Beginning in the 2011-2012 school year, the Michigan State Board of Education implemented new definitions of what it means to be proficient on the MEAP test. In addition, they have recalculated past years' results using these new standards for proficiency, making the above year-over-year results comparable.

Source: Michigan Department of Education

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Beginning in the 2011-2012 school year, the Michigan State Board of Education implemented new definitions of what it means to be proficient on the MEAP test. In addition, they have recalculated past years' results using these new standards for proficiency, making the above year-over-year results comparable.

Source: Michigan Department of Education

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In 2013-2014 Michigan used the Michigan Educational Assessment Program (MEAP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in math, reading and writing; in grades 5 and 8 in science; and in grades 6 and 9 in social studies. Currently, GreatSchools' ratings reflect 2013 MEAP results; ratings will be updated after 2014 Michigan Merit Examination (MME) results are released. The MEAP is a standards-based test, which measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Michigan. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

Beginning in the 2011-2012 school year, the Michigan State Board of Education implemented new definitions of what it means to be proficient on the MEAP test. In addition, they have recalculated past years' results using these new standards for proficiency, making the above year-over-year results comparable.

Source: Michigan Department of Education

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The state average for Math was 39% in 2014.

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About the tests


In 2013-2014 Michigan used the Michigan Educational Assessment Program (MEAP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in math, reading and writing; in grades 5 and 8 in science; and in grades 6 and 9 in social studies. Currently, GreatSchools' ratings reflect 2013 MEAP results; ratings will be updated after 2014 Michigan Merit Examination (MME) results are released. The MEAP is a standards-based test, which measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Michigan. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

Beginning in the 2011-2012 school year, the Michigan State Board of Education implemented new definitions of what it means to be proficient on the MEAP test. In addition, they have recalculated past years' results using these new standards for proficiency, making the above year-over-year results comparable.

Source: Michigan Department of Education

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The state average for Math was 35% in 2014.

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The state average for Reading was 73% in 2014.

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About the tests


In 2013-2014 Michigan used the Michigan Educational Assessment Program (MEAP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in math, reading and writing; in grades 5 and 8 in science; and in grades 6 and 9 in social studies. Currently, GreatSchools' ratings reflect 2013 MEAP results; ratings will be updated after 2014 Michigan Merit Examination (MME) results are released. The MEAP is a standards-based test, which measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Michigan. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

Beginning in the 2011-2012 school year, the Michigan State Board of Education implemented new definitions of what it means to be proficient on the MEAP test. In addition, they have recalculated past years' results using these new standards for proficiency, making the above year-over-year results comparable.

Source: Michigan Department of Education

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 89% 71%
Multiracial 7% N/A
Hispanic 2% 5%
African-American 1% 20%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Asian 0% N/A
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% N/A
Source: NCES, 2009-2010

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  • Mr. Julian Petzold
Gender
  • Coed
Affiliation
  • Lutheran church - missouri synod
Fax number
  • (586) 468-1226

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38900 Harper Ave
Clinton Township, MI 48036
Phone: (586) 468-8511

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