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Visit Our Beautiful Uptown Campus

Once you have submitted your online inquiry, we want you to come see the Trinity difference in action! Choosing a school is one of the most momentous decisions that parents ever make for their children and photos or videos can only offer a glimpse of the amazing educational experience delivered to students on a daily basis.

We invite you to join us for an Admission Open House, Campus Tour OR for a Super Tour.

NOTE: The Open House combined with the Campus Tour is similar in presentation and structure to the Super Tour. The Super Tour is a hybrid model condensed into 90 minutes. You do not need to sign up for all three options.

Open Houses

Attend our Open House to learn more about Trinity’s progressive student-centered curriculum, our inclusive approach to community life, service learning and more from our School Leadership Team.

2019-20 Open House:

  • October 2, 6:30pm

Campus Tours

Join us for a campus tour of our classrooms, gardens and community spaces and see our classrooms in action.  Tours are given in small groups and last approximately one hour. All tours begin at 9:15am.

2019-20 Campus Tours:

  • October 8
  • October 22
  • November 5
  • November 19
  • December 3
  • December 10
  • January 7
  • February 4

Super Tours

We have dubbed these “Super Tours” as they go above and beyond the typical campus tour. Super Tours include a very informative presentation from our School Leadership Team, followed by a peek into our classrooms in-action on our campus tour. All Super Tours begin at 9:15am.

2019-20 Super Tours: 

  • October 25
  • November 8 (Presented in Spanish)
  • November 13
  • January 10
  • March 7

Submit Application & Application Fee

We welcome admission applications at any time of the year. For first round consideration, all admission applications and application fees should be submitted to our Admission Office before January 15, 2019.

Tuition & Affordability

Tuition Cost (’18-19): $17,235 (Gr.K-5), $18,885 (Gr. 6-8)

All families of students (K-8) are eligible to apply for our need-based financial assistance program. The application for financial aid has no bearing on admission to Trinity Episcopal School. In no case will a child be denied admission because of implied, inferred or demonstrated financial need.


We consider a family’s contribution based upon the evaluation completed by the School and Student Service for Financial Aid (SSS) of the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS).

Applicant parents must complete and submit your family’s income tax forms, including all schedules, W-2 forms, 1099 forms, form 4506, as well as a copy of the Parents’ Financial Statement (PFS) to the Student Service of Financial Aid by the deadline in March 2019.

PFS Helpful Links

Schedule Testing

Rising K-1: Schedule an appointment with a psychologist from the CAIS list to administer the WPPSI-IV(Wechsler Preschool and Primary Scales of Intelligence)Ask the psychologist to send the results to Trinity.

Rising Gr. 2-4: Schedule an appointment with a psychologist from the CAIS list to administer the WISC VAsk the psychologist to send the results to Trinity.

Rising Gr. 5-8: Register your child for the ISEE Test given at a number of Charlotte area independent schools. Please have the results sent to Trinity.

Be a Wildcat for a Day!

Prospective students are invited to spend a day with us during the school year. Each student will be matched with a current Trinity student and will travel through a typical day of school together.

  • Rising Kindergarten: Kindergarten observations are held in January 2019. You will receive an email advising you of the date and time for your observation once your application and fee have been received.
  • Rising Grades 1-8: The Admission Office will be in touch to schedule a day-long visit in the classroom when your application and fee have been received.

Our Admission Office will schedule a follow-up conference after the classroom visit.

Request Teacher Recommendation & Transcript

Ask your child’s current teacher to complete the Teacher Recommendation form:
Request your child’s current school to forward transcripts to Trinity using this Transcript Release Form.

Decision & Notification

The Admission Office will email all Kindergarten notifications on February 22, 2019, and acceptances are due back March 1, 2019. Gr. 1-8 notifications will be emailed on March 22, 20189, and acceptances are due on March 29, 2019.

NOTE: Accepted families should submit their signed Enrollment Contract and include their non-refundable, non-transferable tuition deposit of $1,500 before March 1, 2019 (Kindergarten) or March 22, 2019 (Gr. 1-8) in order to hold your spot for the 2019-20 school year.

Rolling Admission

Trinity accepts admission applications year-round, including for mid-year admission, where space is available. We will work with families to complete the admission process as quickly as possible. Please contact the Admission Office for more information.

Sibling Intent Form

Current Trinity families interested in applying for another child to attend in 2019-2020 should complete a Sibling Intent FormSibling intent forms are due September 30, 2018, to secure your child’s place in kindergarten.

Please contact the Admission Office for more information.

Wait Pool Information

After a grade-level is filled, Trinity will maintain a wait pool so that admission decisions can result in accepting the best-qualified applicants and maintaining a balanced class and/or student body. The students in the wait pool are not ranked and as space becomes available, the entire pool will be considered.


Trinity Episcopal School admits students of any race, color, religion, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the School. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national and ethnic origin in administration of its education and admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.

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