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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 2021-22: $25,800

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 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.

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 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: 
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:

American University
Belmont University
Berklee College of Music
Brandeis University
Clemson University
Colby College
College of Charleston
Columbia University
Connecticut College
Dickinson College
Duke University
Elon University
Emory University
Franklin & Marshall University
Furman University
George Washington University
Georgetown University
Lehigh University
Louisiana State University
Marquette University
Morehouse College
North Carolina State University
Northeastern University
Oklahoma State University
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Savannah College of Art and Design
St. Mary's College, Indiana
Stevens Institute of Technology
Swarthmore College
Temple University
Tufts University
Tulane University
Union College
United States Naval Academy
University of California Los Angeles
University of California San Diego
University of Colorado Boulder
University of Delaware
University of Florida
University of Georgia
University of Mississippi
University of North Carolina Chapel Hill
University of North Carolina Wilmington
University of South Carolina
University of Utah
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Villanova University
Wake Forest University
West Virginia University
Wofford College
Xavier University
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 ...

  • Titan Jazz Festival
  • Holiday Grand Illumination of Campus
  • Alumni Weekend
  • Fine Arts Festival
  • Cabaret Musical Revue
  • Homecoming
  • Spirit Week
  • Oyster Roast
  • New Family Picnic
  • Freshman Class Retreat 
  • 8th Grade Nature 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) 327-3152
  • 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