Admission

FAQs

List of 9 frequently asked questions.

  • Q: HOW CAN I LEARN MORE ABOUT TRINITY EPISCOPAL SCHOOL?

    Call our Admission Office at 504-525-8661. Our annual Open Houses for prospective families provide an excellent opportunity to learn more about us. Teachers, administrators, students, and parents are all on hand to answer questions. Individual tours are encouraged and offered by appointment as well.
  • Q: HOW SELECTIVE IS THE ADMISSION PROCESS AT TRINITY AND IS THERE ANY PRIORITY GIVEN?

    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 rigorous curriculum happily and successfully. Members of Trinity Episcopal Church, Alumni, and siblings currently enrolled are given priority if all other standards have been met.
  • Q: WHAT IS THE CUTOFF DATE FOR PREKINDERGARTEN AND KINDERGARTEN?

    A child must be four by August 31 in order to attend Prekindergarten and five for Kindergarten—no exceptions will be made.
  • Q: ARE THERE ANY EXPENSES TO ANTICIPATE OUTSIDE OF TUITION?

    Trinity’s tuition factors in all the major expenses that are necessary each school year. While there may be some additional small expenses that arise throughout the school year, we keep those to a minimum.
  • Q: ARE SCHOLARSHIPS AND TUITION ASSISTANCE AVAILABLE?

    Need-based Tuition Assistance is awarded on an annual basis and is available for Prekindergarten through Eighth Grade. Please refer to the ‘Financial Aid’ section on our website under ‘Admission’ for a link to apply. This online service of Financial Aid for School Tuition (FAST) will process tuition assistance applications for Trinity Episcopal School.

    The Episcopal Diocese of Louisiana offers the Gaudet Scholarship to African American students receiving Tuition Assistance at Trinity Episcopal School. Trinity requires families who qualify for Tuition Assistance to apply for a Gaudet Scholarship.

    Trinity does offer merit-based scholarships to qualifying students/families. Please contact our Admission Office for additional information.
     
  • Q: DOES TRINITY REQUIRE SCHOOL UNIFORMS?

    Yes, uniforms are mandatory from Preschool through Eighth Grade. Uniforms are available through Land’s End, and additional items for girls can be purchased locally at School Time in Metairie.
  • Q: DOES TRINITY OFFER EXTENDED DAYCARE?

    Yes, Trinity offers a variety of before and after school care programs. Early care is available at 7:15 a.m.most school days, free of charge. For Prekindergarten through Fourth Grade, Trinity offers “The Cottage” and “After School Activity Programs” until 5:30 p.m. Middle School students (Grades 5-8) may stay for extra help or silent study until 4:00 p.m. free of charge. From 4:00 p.m. until 5:30 p.m. Trinity offers a Middle School After School Study Hall, “MASH.” Please contact the Admission Office for fees, schedules and additional information.
     
  • Q: WHAT HIGH SCHOOLS DO TRINITY EPISCOPAL SCHOOL GRADUATES TYPICALLY ATTEND?

    The majority of Trinity graduates are accepted to their first school of choice.
  • Q: WHO SHOULD I CONTACT FOR MORE INFORMATION?

    Please contact our Admission Office at 504.525.8661 or admission@trinitynola.com and we will be happy to assist you in the application process. Our goal is to guide you through the process and make it as easy as possible and give you the confidence that you are making the best educational decision for your child.

    For Preschool Admissions Contact:


    Virginia Evans
    Admission Officer and Registrar
    504.670.2561


    Steve Salvo
    Assistant Head of School,
    Enrollment Management and the Student Experience
    504.670.2506

     

     

    For Grades First - Eighth Contact:


    Nydia Araya
    Admission and Alumni Relations Officer/Diversity and Inclusion Coordinator
    504.670.2557


    Steve Salvo
    Assistant Head of School,
    Enrollment Management and the Student Experience
    504.670.2506
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.