ApplYING TO TRINITY
The application deadline for the 2017-2018 school year is January 31, 2017. Trinity Episcopal School is currently accepting applications for Prekindergarten through Eighth. Please contact our office with any questions:
Steve Salvo, Assistant Head for Advancement and Enrollment, at 504.525.8661 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Virginia Evans, Admission Officer and Registrar, at 504.525.8661 or email@example.com
1. Acquire Admission Materials and Submit Your Application
Complete Trinity's online application today! We also accept paper applications, which can be mailed or delivered to the attention of the Admission Office. All submitted applications require a $50 non-refundable application fee. If you are a current Les Enfants or Trinity Episcopal School parent with an existing username and password to our website, it is not neccessary to create a new login.
2. Visit Our Campus
Trinity hosts Open House events in the fall and winter for prospective families interested in our program. No reservations are necessary.
Parents are also encouraged to schedule private tours of the campus by contacting Steve or Virginia in the Admission Office.
3. Submit the Permission for Release of Student Records Form and the Admission Testing Information Form
All Prekindergarten through Grade Eight applicants are required to submit a Permission for Release of Student Records form to the Trinity Admission Office. Once we have received this form, we will contact your child's current school directly and request permanent records, teacher recommendations, etc.
Prekindergarten through Fourth Grade applicants are required to submit educational testing to Trinity. Testing is coordinated by the parents with the testing provider, and results are submitted to our Admission Office by the provider. Please contact the Admission Office if you have any questions related to educational testing
The appropriate test is determined by age, though the majority of applicants to Prekindergarten and Kindergarten take the WPPSI-IV, WISC-IV, or WISC-V. Applicants to Grades First through Fourth usually submit the WISC-IV or WISC-V. Candidates for grades Fifth through Eighth are asked to submit any previous educational, standardized, or psychological testing.
4. Schedule a Student Visit
Once the Admission Office has received your completed application, you be be contacted to schedule a date for your child to visit Trinity. Students typically visit with their current grade level and we will begin scheduling visits in January 2017.
5. Admission Decisions
Trinity takes into account many factors involving the decision to enroll a child. In all cases, the most important factor is the match between the school and the applicant.
Trinity is committed to enrolling a diverse and balanced student body. We welcome students of all races, creeds, national or ethnic origins. Our first priority is to ensure that all students admitted can handle Trinity’s challenging curriculum happily and successfully. Members of Trinity Episcopal Church, alumni, and families with siblings currently enrolled are given priority if all other standards have been met.
Some important notification dates for the 2017-2018 application season are as follows:
Thursday, February 16, 2017: Admission decisions will be mailed for First through Eighth Grade. No official or unofficial acceptances will be given through verbal or written means before the written notification dates stated in the Independent Schools Association of the Southwest (ISAS) brochure.
Thursday, February 23, 2017: Parent reply date for First through Eighth Grade.
Thursday, March 16, 2017: Admission decisions will be mailed for Prekindergarten and Kindergarten. No official or unofficial acceptances will be given through verbal or written means before the written notification dates stated in the Independent Schools Association of the Southwest (ISAS) brochure.
Friday, March 24, 2017: Parent reply date for Prekindergarten and Kindergarten.
Trinity Episcopal School is an ISAS member. We seek to enroll qualified students without regard to gender, race, religion, creed, sexual orientation, ethnicity, or national origin.