2021/2022 Enrollment Information

Applications for the 2021/2022 school year will be accepted beginning at 7:30 a.m. on Monday, November 2nd. We are not able to accept applications prior to this time. All applications will be time stamped and dated in order of receipt. A $100, non-refundable application fee is required for the application to be complete. Submission of an application does not guarantee enrollment. Application acceptance will be confirmed by the HTLS Administration after the in-house re-enrollment time period.

Due to COVID-19 health and safety procedures, we are not currently scheduling in-person tours. Virtual tours for both the Preschool and Elementary levels will be available soon. We strongly encourage you to schedule an informational phone call with our Admissions Director Cathy Douglas. You can do so by calling 813-839-0665.

Admission Criteria

It is the aspiration of Holy Trinity Lutheran School to give the benefits of a Christ-centered education to as many children as possible. It is also the sincere desire of the administration and faculty to insure that each student enrolled at HTLS has the opportunity for academic success. Consequently, all applicants are required to participate in the admission process outlined below. In accordance with county and state requirements, a copy of a birth certificate is required as proof of age when enrolling a student in the following grades:
  • 2/3 Pre-Kindergarten (Cubbies):  2 years, 6 months of age and young 3s (must be 3 by September 1 of the follwoing school year(Children MUST be toilet trained or nearly toilet trained in pull-ups.)
  • Pre-Kindergarten: 3 years of age on or before September 1 (Children MUST be toilet trained.)
  • Pre-Kindergarten:  4 years of age on or before September 1 (Children MUST be toilet trained.)
  • Kindergarten:  5 years of age on or before September 1
  • First Grade:  6 years of age on or before September 1
  • Second Grade:  7 years of age on or before September 1
  • Third Grade: 8 years of age on or before September 1
  • Fourth Grade: 9 years of age on or before September 1
  • Fifth Grade: 10 years of age on or before September 1

Admission Process

Holy Trinity follows the schedule as outlined below for those families who are interested in potential enrollment. Each parent/guardian must:

  1. Submit an Application for Admission for each child with a non-refundable $100.00 Application Fee for each child
  2. Submit a copy of the child(ren)’s birth certificate(s)
  3. Supply copies of any previous report cards and/or standardized test scores, where applicable
  4. Provide child(ren)’s previous teacher with a Teacher Questionnaire, where applicable


Receipt of a completed Application for Admission will result in your child being placed on the waiting list. The Admissions Counselor will notify each parent/guardian of acceptance/denial.


HTLS does not discriminate and admits students of any race, color, nationality, and ethnic origin to all rights, privileges, programs, activities and in the administration of its educational policies and athletic and other school-administered programs.