School Review

Trinity at a Glance

Trinity is an independent co-educational school for grades 8-12 that prepares students for educational success in college and for a life of meaning and purpose in an ever-changing world.

Enrollment: 514 students

Average Class Size: 14

Tuition for 2023-24: $27,700

Accreditation: Trinity is accredited by the Virginia Association of Independent Schools and is a member of the National Association of Independent Schools and the National Association of Episcopal Schools. Trinity’s International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme is authorized by the International Baccalaureate Organization.

Mission: Trinity's mission is to challenge students to discover their paths, and strengthen their character within a dynamic community.

Tagline: Trinity's tagline, "Discover Your Path," encapsulates the school's mission.

Campus and Facilities:  Trinity is located south of the James River off the 10600 block of Cherokee Road. The 39-acre campus includes 32 classrooms, six science labs, a central student commons, a fully equipped athletic center, a state-of-the-art fine arts space and the Head of School’s residence. A recently expanded Academic Building features Dawson Commons, a comfortable 600-square-foot study area and social space for students.

The Perkinson Arts Center includes a band room, digital music lab, recording studio and a spectacular collaborative space for ceramic artists, painters and sculptors. A newly renovated theatre comfortably seats all 500 students for musical and dramatic performances. It is the heart of our community, where all students gather each day for Morning Meeting. 

Students are supported through a 1:1 Apple laptop program, classrooms are equipped with interactive whiteboards and high-speed Wi-Fi connectivity is available campus-wide. The Powell Library includes comfortable collaborative learning spaces and a cutting edge online research tool on par with many colleges and universities. The Innovation Lab contains two 3D printers and equipment for robotics, circuitry, 3D modeling, coding and machining.

The 50,000-square-foot Estes Athletic Center features two gyms, a strength and fitness center, multiple locker rooms and team meeting rooms, school store, concession stand and alumni rooms for meetings and social events. Aycock Stadium, the home of Trinity's football, field hockey and lacrosse teams includes a state-of-the-art all-weather turf playing surface, made with renewable, organic all-wood infill.

Trinity’s tennis teams compete at Southampton Recreation Association. The swim teams compete at SwimRVA's 50-meter, 8-lane competition pool. The home course for the golf team is Salisbury Country Club.

International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme: In 1994 Trinity became the first school in the Richmond metropolitan area authorized to offer the IB Diploma Programme, a course of study designed for highly motivated students. The Diploma Programme thoroughly prepares students for the academic rigors of college while emphasizing a mix of intellectual challenge, intercultural understanding and respect, and independent research. Trinity has been a proud IB World School, an international standard of excellence, for over 25 years.

College Placement: 
We work closely with students to help them to continue discovering their paths after Trinity. In addition to every public and private college and university in Virginia, over the past four years, our students have also earned acceptances from:

Agnes Scott College
American University
Auburn University
Berklee College of Music
Boston University
Carnegie Mellon University
Catholic University of America
Clemson University
College of Charleston
College of the Holy Cross
Columbia University
Davidson College
Denison University
Duke University
East Carolina University
Eckerd College
Elon University
Emory University
Fashion Institute of Technology
Florida State University
Fordham University
Furman University
Georgetown University
Howard University
Loyola University Maryland
Macalester College
Morehouse College
North Carolina A&T University
North Carolina State University
Northeastern University
Olin College of Engineering
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Savannah College of Art and Design
Syracuse University
Texas Christian University
Tulane University
University of California Los Angeles
University of Colorado Boulder
University of Denver
University of Florida
University of Georgia
University of North Carolina Chapel Hill
University of Oregon
University of Pennsylvania
University of Pittsburgh
University of South Carolina
University of Tennessee Knoxville
University of Utah
University of Vermont
Villanova University
Wake Forest University
Wofford College
Yale University
Athletic Leagues:
Boys - Virginia Preparatory League
Girls - League of Independent Schools

School Colors: Green, Blue & White

Mascot: Titan

Campus Special Events

Just to name a few ...

  • Holiday Grand Illumination of Campus
  • Alumni Weekend
  • Grandparents Day
  • Fine Arts Festival
  • Cabaret Musical Revue
  • Homecoming Dance
  • Spirit Week
  • Oyster Roast
  • New Family Picnic
  • Freshman Class Retreat 
  • 8th Grade Nature Retreat
  • Travis Invitational Basketball Tournament
  • International Film Festival
  • Titan Jazz Festival
  • Prom
  • Baccalaureate
  • Athletic Awards Banquet
  • Academic Awards Day
  • Senior Chapel 

...and more

Contact the Admission Staff

List of 4 members.

  • Photo of Margie Snead

    Margie Vaughan Snead 85

    Director of Admission
    (804) 327-3152
  • Photo of Hillary Grotos

    Hillary Wood Grotos 77

    Assistant Director of Admission; Events Coordinator
    (804) 327-3148
  • Photo of Margaret Olander

    Margaret Olander 13

  • Photo of Torey Burston

    Torey Burston 12

    Student Life Coordinator
    (301) 263-3423