Trinity Episcopal School Of Austin

Trinity Episcopal School Of Austin Photo #1 - Trinity Episcopal School is a K-8 independent co-ed day school with a welcoming and forward-thinking culture, located five miles from downtown Austin, Texas.
Trinity Episcopal School Of Austin Photo #2 - "Trinity is a very special place in regards to making sure all feel included and all feel like they're family, and that's a big deal." - CHAUNDY SATTERWHITE, Trinity parent
Trinity Episcopal School Of Austin Photo #3 - We believe education should be more than academic, so we're committed to nurturing the whole child, including social, physical, emotional and spiritual growth. We assess and understand each child's strengths and needs, learning style, talents and interests, creating an environment of learning and discovery that is just right for developing well-rounded people who are engaged in their world.
Trinity Episcopal School Of Austin Photo #4 - Located five miles from downtown Austin, our campus is close to a wide variety of parks, museums, and other field trip sites. Students also enjoy presentations from innovative and entrepreneurial members of Austin's thriving business and arts communities.
Trinity Episcopal School Of Austin Photo #5 - The K-8 model offers a great balance. It gives lower schoolers a nurturing learning environment and challenges middle schoolers to grow as leaders and role models. With their strong leadership skills developed at a relatively young age our eighth-grade students appeal to a wide variety of high schools.
Trinity Episcopal School Of Austin Photo #6 - Our 21-acre campus includes a small nature preserve, hiking trails, and a community garden. These outdoor opportunities let kids be curious and hands-on for a more engaging learning experience.
Trinity Episcopal School Of Austin Photo #7 - Our students enjoy PE every day to help keep them active and healthy. We believe in an inclusive program with a no-cut policy to promote participation among all middle school students. Opportunities in athletics begin as early as fourth grade. And we offer PE every day
Trinity Episcopal School Of Austin Photo #8 - Our enriched academic experience goes beyond core competencies, extending into areas like social-emotional learning, digital citizenship, habitat conservation and robotics.
Trinity Episcopal School Of Austin Photo #9 - "I'm a former school teacher, and if I could have the ideal setting to teach in, to have my students in, this really is one of those places. It's the kind of learning you really wish and hope to see for your child." - KAREN BROADDUS, Trinity parent
Trinity Episcopal School Of Austin Photo #10 - "I walked out of my parent-teacher conference feeling that Ms. Boyd truly understands my child and also is equipped to bring out the best in him and help adjust the things we want him to grow on, in the same way we do at home." - TANUJ NAKRA, Trinity parent
Trinity Episcopal School is an inclusive, forward-thinking, faith-based K-8 school that meets each student where they are to nurture the whole child`s academic, social, physical, emotional, and spiritual growth.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Episcopal Schools (NAES)
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
National Middle School Association
Independent Schools Association of the South West (ISAS)
Southern Association of Independent Schools
Religious AffiliationEpiscopal
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Year Founded1999

Student Body

Total Students534 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 38%
Students by Grade Trinity Episcopal School Of Austin Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers91 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size20 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Casual uniform (Tues-Thu) is polo shirt with khaki pants/shorts/skirts. Dress uniform (worn Mondays) is white or blue dress shirt with khakis (boys) or plaid skirt or jumper (girls). T-shirts on Fridays.)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineJan. 31 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$20,560
Tuition NotesTuition varies by division, and financial assistance is available. Please contact the admission office for more information.
% on Financial Aid
Admissions DirectorPolly Williams
Admissions AssociateBethani Emery


Total Sports Offered12 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Flag Football, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryFlag Football,
Track and FieldVolleyball,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.15 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Chess Club, Community Service, Critics Club (Literature), D-Lab, Debate, Math Pentathlon, Model UN, PSIA, Robotics, Student Council

Arts and Music Programs:
Choir, handbells, Strings Ensemble, Theater

Recreational Athletic Programs:

School Notes

  • It began with a blue house. And a dream. A big dream. A school that would nurture the mind, body, heart and spirit of each child. Longtime Austin educator Jane Hill and a small group of parents were looking for a rigorous and innovative Episcopal academic program offered in a diverse and nurturing environment. This small group of parents became the Founding Board, whose first order of business was to formulate a mission statement and a set of core values - philosophies that have guided the board, faculty and staff ever since.
  • In August 1999, Trinity Episcopal School opened with 13 pioneer first graders near the University of Texas in a converted residence, dubbed "The Blue House." Our second year opened with 103 students, kindergarten through third grade, in a borrowed space at Riverbend Church. In November 2000, we moved into our first academic building on our West Lake Hills campus. From 2000 to 2012, we continued to add grade levels and buildings, including Jane Hill Hall, the jewel of our campus that serves as both a chapel and a performing arts center.
  • Today, Trinity is a K8 school with about 540 students and more than 100 faculty and staff members. While the numbers and setting have changed dramatically, we remain true to our commitment of "Each Child, Each Day" and the four core values that guided founder Jane Hill: a strong Christian foundation, enriched academic excellence, a diverse community and a commitment to family. Trinity is a place where education, innovation and community intersect.

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