Admissions

Entrance Exam

Time to Be a Blazer

Eighth grade students seeking admission to Trinity should take the entrance
exam at Trinity on Saturday, December 5, 2020. Students will also be asked to provide their 7 th and 8 th grade academic transcripts to the Admissions Office after testing.

Students must bring #2 pencils and a $25 test fee (cash or check made out to Trinity High School). 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.

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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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  • Admission Timeline

    • Late December, students receive acceptance notification
    • Late January, placement packets mailed
    • 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

    $5000 scholarship to students who score at the 99th percentile or higher on Trinity's entrance exam on December 5, 2020.  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.
  • Honors Scholarship

    $3000 scholarship to students who score at the 95th to 98th percentile or higher on Trinity's entrance exam on December 5, 2020.  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.
  • Board of Directors Leadership Scholarship

    $1000 scholarship to students who score at the 90th to 94th percentile or higher on Trinity's entrance exam on December 5, 2020.  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.
  • Sister Natalie – Sister Viviana Award

    $1000 nonrenewable award preseted to one incoming freshmen 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.
  • Catherine Kelly Brady Award

    $1000 nonrenewable scholarship awarded to an income freshman who is a daughter or granddaughter of a Trinity alumna and who comes from a Catholic elementary school. Award is based on academic performance and financial need.
  • Mothers Club Scholarship

    $1000 awarded to an incoming freshmen based on academic performance and financial need.
Trinity’s Entrance Exam for the Class of 2025
Saturday, December 5, 2020 at 8AM
Please arrive at 7:45AM at the Trinity auditorium.

Pre-registration opens Friday, November 13.

Admissions Questions?

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