Who We Are


Mission Statement:

Our mission is to provide students the opportunity to learn in a Christian environment, to gain the job and life skills necessary to impact society and transform their futures.


Transformed lives impacting the community by education through social enterprise.

History of Victory Trade School:

VTS was established in 2003 as a subsidiary of the Springfield Victory Mission, Inc. In 2011, Victory Trade School, LLC was formed. The school is located on Historic C-Street in Springfield, MO.

Accreditation / Certification:

The Culinary Arts program uses curriculum from the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF).

The Family Science department uses curriculum that supports the Child Development Associates (CDA) certificate.

Victory Trade School’s Culinary Arts and Family Science Departments are licensed to operate by the Missouri Department of Higher Education (MDHE).

Departments of Study:

Culinary Arts, High School Equivalency (HSE) and Family Science

Why Victory Trade School?


  1. Quality Education
  2. Hands-On Experience
  3. Christian Environment
  4. Institutional Scholarships

Learning Environment:

Students work and learn in Victory Trade School’s restaurant laboratory and community child development center and receive hands-on training from certified and experienced culinary and child development instructors. To learn more about the student-operated restaurant and the child development center,  click here.

Student Life:

All Victory Trade School students are required to live on campus. Room and board are included in the overall cost of tuition. Victory Trade School’s campus is ADHA compliant. Victory Trade School primarily serves nontraditional students.

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