Admissions

Class of 2028 Entrance Exam

Make-up exam Saturday, March 2

Students seeking admission to Trinity should take the entrance exam at Trinity Saturday, March 2, 2024. Doors open at 7:45 AM, the test begins at 8:00 AM. Please note: If the date is not convenient or you have already tested at a Catholic high school, please contact Trinity's Director of Admissions, Mary Beth Lavezzorio '82 at 708.453.8343 or mblavezzorio@trinityhs.org for additional options. 

Prospective students are only eligible to take the make-up exam if they have not tested at Trinity or any other Catholic high school in the Archdiocese of Chicago.

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  • Accommodations

    Trinity High School offers limited testing accommodations for the entrance exam.  Those students requesting an accommodation are asked to provide a copy of the IEP/504 Service Plan to the director of admissions in advance of testing day.  
     
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  • Exam Information

    Trinity utilizes the STS High School Placement test. The HSPT has five sections: Verbal, Quantitative, Reading, Math and Language (English). Trinity's Entrance Exam also includes a brief student writing prompt.

    Important Information for Trinity's testers:
    • Calculators are not allowed for the exam.
    • There is a $25 Entrance Exam Fee.  You can also pay at the door morning of the exam (cash or check please).
    • Students should bring two #2 pencils.
    • Students are encouraged to bring a water bottle.
     
    Students must test at Trinity High School on Saturday, December 2 to be eligible for Trinity's merit scholarships.
  • Admission Timeline

    • Mid January, acceptance letters are mailed out.
    • Late January/early February, placement information available.
    • Mid February, register at Trinity High School.
Trinity offers exclusive scholarship opportunities to students who take the entrance exam at Trinity High School at the first testing date in December.

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  • Premiere Dominican Scholarship

    $20,000 scholarship ($5,000 renewable annually) to students who score at the 99th percentile or higher on Trinity's entrance exam on December 2, 2023.  Renewable for all four years based on the student maintaining a minimum of 3.0 GPA, no serious disciplinary action, and completion of required service projects.  Students will have until March 1st to submit the Principal letter of recommendation and personal statement.
  • Honors Scholarship

    $12,000 scholarship ($3,000 renewable annually) to students who score at the 95th to 98th percentile or higher on Trinity's entrance exam on December 2, 2023.  Renewable for all four years based on student maintaining a minimum of 3.0 GPA, no serious discipline action, and completion of required service projects.  Students will have until March 1st to submit Principal letter of recommendation and personal statement.
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  • Board of Directors Leadership Scholarship

    $4,000 ($1,000 renewable annually) scholarship to students who score at the 90th to 94th percentile or higher on Trinity's entrance exam on December 2, 2023.  Renewable for all four years based on student maintaining a minimum of 3.0 GPA, no serious disciplinary action, and completion of required service projects.  Students will have until March 1st to submit Principal letter of recommendation and personal statement.
  • Sister Natalie – Sister Viviana Award

    $1000 nonrenewable award presented to one incoming freshman from each of the following grade schools where the Sinsinawa Dominican Sisters taught: St. Giles, St. Vincent Ferrer, and St. Luke. Consideration is given to class standing, teacher/principal recommendation qualities of leadership, character, and service.
  • Trinity High School Legacy Scholarship

    $1000 nonrenewable scholarship awarded to an incoming freshman who is a daughter or granddaughter of a Trinity alumna. Award is based on academic performance and leadership, character, and service qualities displayed during the junior high years.
  • Triss Brady Meyer Scholarship

    $4,000 ($1,000 renewable annually) scholarship is named in honor of Triss Brady Meyer '67, a tremendous supporter of Trinity High School and the Trinity Blazers.  The selection for this scholarship recognizes a student's excellent leadership, moral character, and exemplary service in elementary school.  Further, an essay is submitted that provides the connectivity between her and Trinity, something that was so valued by Triss Brady Meyer.

Admissions Questions?

For questions about Trinity High School admissions please contact Mary Beth Lavezzorrio '82 at 708.453.8343 or mblavezzorio@trinityhs.org