We welcome you!

Trinity Lutheran School welcomes your children into the Trinity community and its programs.  One does not need to be Lutheran to attend.  At TLS, all students are viewed as God’s children and are welcomed into the Christian family.


Applying to Trinity Lutheran School

Every parent wishes to provide his or her child with all the academic advantages possible.  In this competitive world it can be difficult to distinguish what those are.  Come for a visit and see that Trinity Lutheran School is the best investment parents can make for their child’s future.

International Students

TLS is certified under the United States Department of Justice Immigration and Naturalization Service. This certification allows the school to admit international students.

Trinity Lutheran School Open Enrollment

TLS encourages familes to visit the campus and experience what the school is all about. This can be done during the school year while class is in session, during one of several scheduled Open House events, or by private appointment with the school’s principal.

ENROLLMENT POLICY: Trinity Lutheran School (TLS) admits students of any race, color, religion, gender, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, athletic and other school administered programs.

Please Note: TLS is not staffed to handle students with severe learning disabilities or those who have severe behavioral issues. Please contact the Principal or Board of Education if you have any questions.

Take The Next Step: How to Apply

Parents interested in TLS’s quality education for their children can apply at any time.  Admission may be limited by time of year, existing classroom size, or enrollment requisites.Early childhood and kindergarten students must meet age requirements before September 1st of the prospective year:

  • Preschool 3 – students must be aged 3 on or before September 1st.
  • Preschool 4 – students must be the aged 4 on or before September 1st.
  • Kindergarten – students must be aged 5 on or before September 1st.

There are two steps to apply for admissions:

1.  Download or copy and print the application forms listed on the Applications, Resources and Forms Page.

2.  Forward completed forms to:

Trinity Lutheran School
5520 NE Killingsworth Ave
Portland, OR 97218

To obtain assistance with your application or information about any part of the process or the forms, please call the school office at (503) 288-6403.

Tiger Proud Recruitment Program

TLS values the strongest recruitment tool there is – happy families! For every new family recruited to TLS as a direct result of a family’s recruitment, $100 will be deducted from the last month of the school year’s tuition payment.