School Review

Trinity at a Glance

Trinity is an independent co-educational school for grades 8 through 12, and offers a liberal arts, college preparatory education, including the world-recognized International Baccalaureate Programme. The mission of Trinity is to challenge students to discover their paths, develop their talents and strengthen their character within a dynamic community.

Enrollment: 500 students

Average Class Size: 14

Tuition for 2020-21: $25,500

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.

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 features a new synthetic track and scoreboard.

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 Wi-Fi connectivity is available campus-wide. The Powell Library features comfortable collaborative learning spaces and a cutting edge online research tool on par with many colleges and universities.

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 program, a course of study designed for highly motivated students. The program academically prepares students for the rigors of college, and can also give students an advantage in the college admission process.

College Placement: 
The Class of 2019 had 119 students enroll in 49 different four-year institutions in 15 states and one other country.  They include Belmont University, Chatham University, Christopher Newport University, Clarion College, Clemson University, College of William and Mary, East Carolina University, Elon University, Emerson College, Emory University, Furman University, George Mason University, George Washington University, Georgetown University, Hampden-Sydney College, James Madison University, John Tyler Community College, Longwood University, Loyola University Maryland, Maasstricht University (Netherlands), Messiah College, Mississippi State University, Morehouse College, North Carolina State University, Old Dominion University, Penn State, Randolph College, Randolph-Macon College, Roanoke College, Rochester Institute of Technology, Savannah College of Art and Design, University of Alabama, University of California Los Angeles, University of California Santa Barbara, University of California Santa Cruz, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University of Lynchburg, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, University of North Carolina Greensboro, University of North Carolina Wilmington, University of Richmond, University of South Carolina, University of Tennessee, University of Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth University, Virginia Military Institute, Virginia Tech, Virginia Wesleyan University, Yale University.

Athletic Leagues:
Boys - Virginia Preparatory League
Girls - League of Independent Schools.

School Colors: Green, blue and white.

Mascot: Titan

Campus Special Events

Just to name a few ...

  • Titan Jazz Festival
  • Grand Illumination of Campus
  • Alumni Weekend
  • Fine Arts Festival
  • Cabaret
  • Homecoming
  • Spirit Week
  • Oyster Roast
  • New Family Picnic
  • Freshman Class Retreat
  • 8th Grade Fox Island Retreat
  • Travis Invitational Basketball Tournament
  • International Film Festival
  • Prom
  • Baccalaureate
  • Green, Blue and White Athletic Banquet
  • Head of School's Reception for Seniors and Parents
  • Senior Chapel 

...and more

Contact the Admission Staff

List of 3 members.

  • Photo of Margie Snead

    Margie Vaughan Snead 85

    Director of Admission
    (804) 327-3151
  • Photo of Sam Mickens

    Sam Mickens 

    Admission, Head Football Coach
    (804) 327-3146
  • Photo of Hillary Grotos

    Hillary Wood Grotos 77

    Assistant Director of Admission; Events Coordinator
    (804) 327-3148