Trinity School

  • Trinity School is an independent, Catholic preschool, primary and middle school, located on a peaceful, wooded 48 acre campus in Howard County, MD. Coeducational and ethinically diverse, the school is sponsored by the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur. Trinity offers a broad and challenging educational program at every level in a caring environment.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-8
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedMild Learning Differences
Year Founded1941
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program Cost Notes
Summer Program DetailsLink to Summer Program Details
Awards Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 1999

Student Body

Total Students285 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 30%
Students by Grade Trinity School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size17 students
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(uniform required)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$14,120
Tuition NotesFinancial Aid is available to those who qualify. The application to apply is located on our website.
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant$3,000
Admissions DirectorBrooke Bednarski


Total Sports Offered4 sports
SportsBasketball, Cross Country, Intramural Sports Only, Track and FieldBasketballCross Country,
Intramural Sports OnlyTrack and Field,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.11 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Drama Club, Middle School Clubs, School Newspaper, Student Council

Arts and Music Programs:
Art Classes, Band, Concert Choir, Ensemble, Handbell Choir, Liturigical Dance, Piano Lessons

School Notes

  • Founded in 1941, Trinity School is an independent, Catholic Preschool3 to Grade 8 school. The primary purpose of Trinty's education is to maintain a program which challenges the students in a Christian environment.  Trinity offers small class sizes and an advanced curriculum in a nurturing environment. Our test scores exceed the national average, and 100% of graduates are accepted into their first-choice high schools all over Maryland. 

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School Reviews

I didn't realize how well Trinity School prepared my children for high school until they became freshman. Compared to their peers, they found themselves far better prepared when it came to academics, organizational skills, time management and overall confidence in themselves. They were often complemented to their high level writing skills. I cannot recommend Trinity School enough - it was the perfect combination of a small private school that gave my children the one-on-one attention they needed academically while still providing them a faith-based education. They friendships they developed will last a lifetime.
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