At a Glance

Challenging Classical Curriculum

• Rigorous for the sake of learning.
• Students read the Great Books and critically analyze original texts.
• Four years of Latin and two years of a modern foreign language.
• Four years of studio art and music, two years of drama.
• Advanced mathematics and science courses.
• Christian Scripture and Catholic or Protestant doctrine classes.
• Daily morning prayer led by faculty members active in their faith.

Religious Affiliation

Trinity School is an ecumenical Christian school. It is not affiliated with a denomination.

Co-ed with Single-Gender Classes

• Research shows boys and girls learn differently.

• At River Ridge, girls are usually taught by women.

• At River Ridge, boys are usually taught by men.

• All students wear uniforms.

School Hours:

• 7:20 a.m. Building opens for early entry.
• 7:50 a.m. Building opens for regular hours.
• 8:15 a.m. Morning prayer.
• 8:30 a.m. Classes begin for the day.
• 11:30 a.m. Lunch.
• 12:05 p.m. Afternoon classes begin.
• 3:00 p.m. Dismissal.
• 3:30 p.m. After-school study hall begins.
• 4:00 p.m. School office closes.
• 4:55 p.m. After-school study hall ends.

2016-2017 Enrollment

305 students in grades 6 through 12
Average number of students per grade: 44
Average class size: 15

Student/Faculty Ratio



32 full-time
3 part-time
33.5 Full-Time Equivalent

Faculty Degrees

2 Ph.D.
10 Master’s Degrees
22 Bachelor’s degrees


Independent School Association of the Central States (ISACS)
North Central Association

School Awards

The U.S. Department of Education has recognized Trinity School at River Ridge with its Blue Ribbon Award winner in1996 and 2009.
This Blue Ribbon Award is considered the highest award a U.S. school can receive.

2017-2018 Tuition

Grades Six, Seven and Eight: $12,080, plus $500 for books and general fees.
Grades Nine through Twelve: $13,630, plus $700 for books and general fees.

Financial Aid Available

Other Campuses

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