Creating Scholars, Nurturing Spirituality and Embracing Diversity in Charlotte`s Center City Trinity Episcopal School is the only K-8 independent school in Uptown Charlotte. Our passionate and innovative faculty are committed to creating scholars by redefining academic rigor using our workshop approach, inspiring a responsibility for students` own learning and promoting their curiosity in the classroom and the world around them.
As an urban school Trinity has the distinct advantage of an extended campus that includes Center City destinations as ImaginOn, Discovery Place and the Mint Museum. Our school community nurtures spirituality through the reason, acceptance and service found within the Episcopal tradition by proclaiming respectful appreciation for all human beings.
We embrace the richness of diversity by encouraging students to be socially-conscious and civically-engaged ambassadors of grace, honor and respect in the world.
We instill honor through high expectations for responsibility, respect, kindness and integrity, all found in our Honor Code.
The powerful combination of creating scholars, nurturing spirituality and embracing diversity enables us to inspire, develop and send forth the future leaders of tomorrow.
For more information, schedule a tour of our beautiful Uptown campus, attend an open house or visit www.TEScharlotte.org.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked NC School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Students: 438 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $17,752
  • Average class size: 22 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 15 / rolling

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Trinity Episcopal School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in North Carolina for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-8
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Some Learning Differences Support
Year Founded
2000

Student Body

Total Students
438 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
Students by Grade
Trinity Episcopal School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
46 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
22 students
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
(Uniforms)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Jan. 15 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
2016-17 Tuition Rates: K-5 Tuition: $16,420 6-8 Tuition: $17,990Financial Aid – Trinity has a need-based financial aid program made possible, in part, by our Trinity Fund. All students (K-8) are eligible to apply for financial assistance.
% on Financial Aid
27%
Admissions Director
Jennifer Moore
Admissions Associate
Ayeola Elias

Sports

Total Sports Offered
7 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
4 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Mecklenburg Math Club, Odyssey of the Mind

Club or Organization:
Girls on the Run, Let Me Run

School Notes

  • Location: First Ward Garden District in Charlotte's Center City
  • Student/Teacher Ratio: 11:1, K-3 12:1, 4-5 18:1, 6-8
  • Faculty/Staff: 52 Faculty, 25 Administrative and Support
  • Ethnic/Racial Identification: African-American 11%, Asian/Pacific Islander .1%, Caucasian 73%, Latino/Hispanic 9%, Multi-Cultural 6%, Other .2%
  • Gender Identification: Boys 45%, Girls 55%
  • Accreditation: Southern Association of Independent Schools and Colleges
  • Religious Affiliation: Baptist 6%, Catholic 9%, Episcopalian 29%, Methodist 10%, Presbyterian 20%, Other 11%, Unspecified 14%
  • Operating Budget: $6.1M
  • Memberships: Association for Supervision & Curriculum Development (ASCD), Charlotte Chamber of Commerce, Charlotte Area Independent Schools (CAIS), Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE), Elementary School Research Collaborative (ESRC), National Association of Episcopal Schools (NAES), National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS), North Carolina Association of Independent Schools (NCAIS), North Carolina Middle School Association (NCMSA), National Middle School Association (NMSA), National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM)

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked NC School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Students: 438 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $17,752
  • Average class size: 22 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 15 / rolling

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The average private school tuition in Charlotte, NC is $15,724 for elementary schools and $15,794 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Charlotte, NC is 78% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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