The mission of Trinity Schools is to impart basic ordered knowledge about the world and to train students in basic intellectual skills and qualities of mind so that they might be of use to God in the wise care and governance of his creation and in the building of his kingdom. We accomplish this by establishing a culture marked by the discovery of truth, the practice of goodness, the creation of beauty, and the development of intellectual and aesthetic habits of mind. Trinity School is a community of learners characterized by the rigorous exploration of reality, the free and disciplined exchange of ideas, and active participation in the fine arts.

At Trinity, we offer an educational challenge like no other. From Plato and Augustine to Dickens and Dostoyevsky, students study great works in order to gain an understanding of the intellectual and cultural foundations of our world. The study of original texts is a distinguishing feature of the Trinity curriculum. Students do not read commentaries, introductions or reviews. They meet the text on its own terms and deal directly with the thoughts and words of the author.

Mastery is the goal. Discussions in junior high and seminar courses in grades 9 through 12 allow students to seek deeper understanding of ideas through rigorous dialogue on important texts.

The pieces of the curriculum work together, with each course building on those that preceded it. In the sixth, seventh and eighth grades, we emphasize the acquisition of basic linguistic and mathematical skills. Upper-level instruction builds on these skills.