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Creating Scholars, Nurturing Spirituality & Embracing Diversity in Charlotte's Center City.


  • Grades: K-8
  • School Leadership: Head of School Tom Franz,
    Board of Trustees Chair Court Young
  • Location: First Ward Garden District, Uptown Charlotte, NC
  • Founded: 2000
  • Operating Budget: $8 million
  • Tuition (’17-18): $16,900(K-5), $18,520 (6-8)
  • Financial Aid: $1.5 Million to more than 26% of students
  • Accreditation: SACS/Southern Association of Independent Schools & Colleges


  • Average Class Size: 22:2 (K-2), 24:2 (3-5), 18:1 (6-8)
  • Progressive, hands-on workshop approach to curriculum including Reader’s Workshop, Writer’s Workshop, Investigations Math, Connected Math, StoryPath, and more.
  • Technology integration with Chromebooks, iPads and MacBooks
  • Collaborative & Process-focused Differentiated Learning
  • K-8 Service Learning Curriculum & Partnerships
  • K-8 Garden Curriculum
  • Faith Studies including Bible lessons, study of world religions, etc.
  • Weekly Physical Education & Healthful Living Wellness Classes
  • Weekly Visual Art & Music Classes
  • K-8 Performing Arts


  • Enrollment: 442
  • Faculty/Staff: 47 Faculty, 30 Administrative/Staff
  • Gender of Students: 44% Boys, 56% Girls
  • Ethnic/Racial Identification:
– 11% African American
– 1% Asian
– 73% Caucasian
– 9% Hispanic
– 6% Multicultural


  • Religious Affiliation:
– 5% Baptist
– 10% Catholic
– 14% Christian
– 19% Episcopal
– 2% Lutheran
– 9% Methodist
-17% Presbyterian
– 22% Unspecified


  • Tuition Assistance: 26% (excluding tuition remission)
  • Tuition Assistance Awards: $1.5 million


  • Tribes of Trinity (Gr. 3-5) & Koinonia (Gr. 6-8) Community Life Groups
  • Greet the Week, Monday Morning Assembly in Jamie’s Courtyard
  • Weekly Grade-level Chapels
  • Community Chapel, Friday Mornings in the Gymnasium
  • National Geography & Spelling Bees
  • Middle School Athletics:

– Fall – Girls’ Volleyball, Cross Country, Boys’ Soccer, Girls’ Tennis
– Winter – Boys’ & Girls’ Basketball
– Spring – Boys’ Tennis, Track & Field, Girls’ Soccer, Golf

  • Student Clubs & Groups:

– Chess Club
– Girls on the Run & Let Me Run
– MathCats
– Odyssey of the Mind
– Open Art Studio
– Science Olympiad
– TES Student News
– Quiz Bowl
– Lower School Affinity Groups
– Young Ladies of Color Affinity Group
– Young Men of Color Affinity Group


  • 594 Students have graduated from Trinity, 2004-2017
  • High School Choices: 33% Independent High Schools, 54% Public High Schools, 13% Boarding Schools including (* Denotes multiple attendees):
A. C. Reynolds High School Grace Academy Putney School, VT
Ardrey Kell High School (3) Harding High School (3) Queens Grant High School
Asheville School, Asheville (7) Hargrave Military Academy, VA Rabun Gap Nacoochee School
Brooklyn Friends School Hickory Grove Christian Academy (2) Resurrection Christian School
The Cannon School (20) Hickory Ridge High School Rocky River High School
Cardinal Gibbons High School, FL Hopewell High School (6) Salem Academy, Winston-Salem
Carmel Christian (2) Hough High School (3) South Mecklenburg High School (11)
The Cate School, CA (2) Indian Land High School Southlake Christian Academy
Charlotte Catholic (18) JM Robinson High School St. Andrew’s School, Delaware (14)
Charlotte Christian (14) Mallard Creek High School (3) St. George’s School, RI
Charlotte Country Day School (27) Masters School, NY St. Martin High School, MS
Charlotte Latin School (40) The McCallie School (8) St. Mary’s School, Raleigh (8)
Christ School, Asheville (8) Morristown High School, NJ St. Paul’s, NH (4)
Christchurch School, VA Myers Park High School (228) St. Timothy’s School, MD (3)
Community School of Davidson (4) Nauset High School, MA The Taft School, CT
Covenant Day School (2) North Lincoln High School (2) Tampa Preparatory School, FL
Davidson Day School (3) North Meckleburg High School (5) The Thacher School, CA
Deerfield Academy Northwest School of the Arts (3) The Fletcher School
East Mecklenburg High School (11) Phillip O’Berry Academy of Technology (6) Vance High School
Episcopal High School, VA (2) Porter Ridge High School Virginia Episcopal School, VA (6)
Faith Lutheran High School, NV Providence Day School (22) West Mecklenburg High School
George School, PA Providence High School (3) Woodberry Forest School, VA (7)
  • 390 Alumni have attended the follow colleges (2004-2013):
Appalachian State University (13) Lenoir Rhyne University United States Navy
Auburn University (7) L’Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris (2) University of Alabama (9)
Boston University Loyola Marymount University of Chicago
Bucknell Lynchburg College University of Colorado at Boulder
Campbell University (2) Mars Hill College (3) University of Georgia (5)
Carsen-Newman University McPherson College in Kansas University of Illinois
Catawba Valley College (2) Middlebury College University of Miami
Central Piedmont Community College (7) Mount St. Mary’s University University of Michigan
Champlain College NC Agricultural & Technical State University University of Mississippi (3)
Christopher Newport University New York University (2) University of Nevada in Las Vegas
Claflin University North Carolina State University (18) University of North Carolina School of the Arts
Clemson University (10) Northeastern University (2) University of Notre Dame
Coastal Carolina Northwestern University (2) University of Oregon
College of Charleston (5) Occidental College (2) University of Pennsylvania
College of the Atlantic Ohio State University University of Puget Sound
Davidson College (7) Ohio Wesleyan University University of San Francisco
Denison University, Ohio Old Dominion University University of South Carolina (9)
Duke University (8) Pepperdine University (2) University of Southern California (2)
East Carolina University (4) Presbyterian College (2) University of Tennessee
Elizabeth City State University Queens University (2) University of Virginia (4)
Elon University (8) Rhode Island School of Design Vanderbilt University (3)
Emory University Rhodes College Vassar College
Fordham University Samford University Virginia State University
Francis Marion University Sarah Lawrence College Virginia Tech (3)
Furman University (8) Savannah College of Art & Design (4) Wake Forest University (13)
Gaston College Sewanee: The University of the South (9) Warren Wilson College
Goucher College Southeastern Institute Washington & Lee University (3)
Greensboro College St. Andrews College, Scotland Washington University, St. Louis
Hamilton College Stanford University Wesleyan College
Hampden-Sydney College (4) The Citadel (2) Western Carolina University (3)
Haverford College (2) Trevecca Nazarene University Western Washington University
High Point University (3) Tufts University William & Mary College
Howard University UNC- Asheville (2) Wingate University
Indiana University UNC- Chapel Hill (42) Winston Salem State University
Ithaca College UNC- Charlotte (6) Wofford College (6)
Johns Hopkins University UNC- Greensboro (6)  
LaSalle University UNC- Wilmington (9)  

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