My children all attended Trinity Christian School. They have all graduated and now express a deep gratitude to the school for its high acedemic standards. They were taught how to write well and how to think for themselves. I would highly recommend this scbool.
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Posted by a parent on 05/01/13
Great School for your child if you are looking for caring teachers and smaller class sizes than public schools. I felt like my 2 children got a great education. I have one child that works fast and one that works slower. Yes there is homework but nothing compared to what it used to be and I liked
... Read more the challange my children got at Trinity. My children have benefited greatly from the academic and life lessons learned at Trinity Christian School. I would highly recommend Trinity to parents who want there child to get a quality christian education. Don't get me wrong it is not a perfect school, with perfect kids, and perfect teachers. That does not excist anywhere. But when there is a problem it is always dealt with biblically. I have always felt like the staff listened to me and my concerns and were very helpful. My child was not a special needs child but did need help do to many illnesses. I have seen the school grow numerically and I think that is do to getting in quality teachers and updating curriculum and listening to the parents. I especially like the care I see with Spiritual development with all ages. Read less
Posted by a parent on 04/28/13
Great school if you are looking for outdated curriculum, teachers with little to no educational credentials, and staff paid well below minimum wage. The are some teachers who are dedicated to the school but many (especially in the 6-12 grade levels) show up sometimes, but usually don't. Homework expectations
... Read more are very unfair to students and a small-minded, "if it ain't broke, don't fix it" mentality keep this school in the past, instead of adapting and moving forward. If you are a parent who wants your students to be sheltered and remain in a close-minded Christian mentality, please consider this school. If you want your student to succeed academically and socially, please enroll in the other public schools in the area. Read less
Posted by a teacher on 02/24/13
We have two TCS graduates. We recommend that you start your children in k4 if possible. Our children started in grades 2nd and 6th. I regret the timethat was lost while they attended the public school progam. Trinity did a phenomenal job getting them to grade level in a short amount of time. Our lives
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Posted by a parent on 09/22/11
Great place to educate your children. The teachers and administration truly care about your childs future. They will walk with you the extra mile to see your student succeed. I'm grateful for the difference they have made in our childrens lives. Our daughter is in college now and I'm so thankful for
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Posted by a parent on 06/09/11
We have had children in Trinity Christian School since 2001 and are very pleased with the school. The ability to write well is taught from an early age, as is Bible verse memorization. Latin, logic, worldviews and rhetoric enable each child to become a thinking person who can communicate well. World
... Read more and US history are covered thoroughly and government (including study of the US Constitution and other founding documents) and geography are two semester courses. Art, music, English, foreign languages, biology, anatomy and physiology, chemistry and physics as well as four years of high school Saxon math are offered. Opportunities for sports, academic and music competition are available and encouraged. Classes are small and teacher/student ratio is low. There are weekly chapels in the grade school and daily devotions in the high school that encourage the children to walk with Christ. Conflict resolution is from a Christian perspective. Parental involvement is welcome. Trinity has done an excellent job of preparing our children for both college and for life. Read less
Posted by a parent on 05/16/11
I attended Trinity for three years in high school. While I don't regret my experience there, I have no intentions of allowing my children to attend. I feel that they expect their students to have absolutely no life outside of school (this is due to the absurd volume of homework given nightly). In fact,
... Read more I had less homework in college than I did in high school. Also, many of the teachers that I had did not care if homework was done correctly - they only cared that you had paper with some type of work on it. The prinicple of the school goes out of his way to make the female students uncomfortable. Trinity also does not have an adequate number of teachers for the classes that they offer. Read less
Posted by a other on 10/07/10
We enrolled our daughters, one in kindergarten, one in seventh grade, with high expectations based on very positive experiences at previous Christian schools. Unfortunately, we were bitterly disappointed . At Trinity we found shoddy teaching practices, prideful attitudes, incompetent business office
... Read more procedures, and an overall feeling of a second-rate, poorly run instiitution. Our kindergartener changed in 9 weeks from a happy, excited learner to a cringing, crying, depressed child. The teacher told us she did not have time to help each child, in a class of 14 with 2 full-time teachers. We pulled her and put her in public school, where she received more positive reinforcement in one day than in the previous 9 weeks! Our 7th grader was shown 'The Patriot' (rated R) with no parental permission sought. She also went to public school and was 4 months behind in math due to Trinity's outdated curriculum! Terrible School! Read less
Posted by a parent on 08/13/09
We started around 2nd grade with my son and he is close to high school. We love the school now Called TRINITY. Parents work together to get the park and fields together, do lunch duty, have prayer gourp in the morning. Academically, WOW. My son is prepared for college. I don't help him with his
... Read more homework, yet I do know, that the studies of Latin, Bible, Literature, Writing, Math, etc etc etc are taken seriously. They are advanced and help is there when needed. Unbelievable. Read less
Posted by a parent on 07/07/09
This school is now called Trinity Christian School. These people show that 'Christian' and 'intelligent' can actually go together.
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Carbondale schools — Trinity Christian School is located at 1218 W Freeman St, Carbondale IL 62901. 1218 W Freeman St is in the 62901 ZIP code in Carbondale, IL Trinity Christian School is a Private school that serves grade levels K - 12.
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