10 Reasons to Choose Trinity Catholic School

  • 1. Catholic Identity/Living the Faith

    • Regular Mass for students
    • Participation in Liturgies (Benediction, Eucharistic Procession, Stations of the
    • Cross, Ash Wednesday, Blessing of Throats, Blessing of Pets, Seder Meal, Living Rosary, Our Lady of Guadalupe Procession) Daily Religion Classes, Religion infused in academics
    • Multiple opportunities for prayer during the day
    • Presence of priests
    • Alumni becoming Seminarians/Future Priests
    • Altar Servers, Choir/Cantors, Mass Lectors

    2. Rigorous Academics and College Preparatory

    • High School Level Classes – Spanish, Latin, HOPE, Algebra I
    • High Standardized Test Scores – students average scoring 3 grade levels ahead
    • President’s Education Award for Academic Excellence – 44% of our 8th Graders received this award (based on High Test Scores and a minimum of 3.5 GPA), nationwide only 3% of students receive this award.
    • Three Alumni have been named National Merit Scholars in the last two years
    • Advanced/Honors Classes in Grades 4-8.
    • Accredited by the Florida Catholic Conference (FCC)
    • Member of the National Catholic Education Association (NCEA)
    • Winners of Best and Brightest Awards
    • State and District Science Fair Winners
    • District History Fair Winners
    • State Spelling Bee Winner – representing Florida at the National Bee
    • Modern Language Expo – Top Awards in Middle and Elementary Levels
    • State and District Thespian/Drama Festivals – rated Superior
    • All-State Chorus and All-State Orff Ensemble members

    3. Family Environment and Welcoming Community

    • Friendly Office Staff
    • Parent Ambassador Program
    • Volunteer opportunities for Parents
    • New Student Party
    • Fall Festival

    4. IB Program for Middle School

    • Comprehensive Program for Middle School
    • Interdisciplinary (involving many subjects)
    • Design Classes - Problem Solving and Building a Project, Start to Finish
    • Additional Latin Classes offered
    • Group Projects for 8th Graders – Teambuilding, defining and solving a real-life problem in our Community

    5. Caring Excellent Teachers

    • 41% Faculty have Advanced Degrees
    • Certified through the State of Florida
    • Continuous professional development
    • Teaching both “in person” and virtual “live stream”
    • Sponsoring extracurricular/after school activities

    6. Extracurricular Activities and Athletics

    • Brain Bowl
    • Choir
    • Drama Club/Jr. Thespian Society
    • Chess Club
    • Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, Cub Scouts
    • Flag Football
    • Boys/Girls Soccer
    • Boys/Girls Basketball
    • Baseball/Softball
    • Tennis, Golf, Cross Country, Track

    7. Leadership and Service Opportunities

    • Student Council
    • National Jr. Honor Society
    • Red, White and Blue Flag/Patriotism Club
    • Mini-Vinnies (Student Chapter of the St. Vincent de Paul Society)
    • Cross Club – Students ministering to adults on staff
    • Morning Announcers and Mass Lectors
    • Tropicana Speeches
    • Alumni consistently hold leadership positions in their high schools, SJPII, Public and Private

    8. Safety

    • Full-time, experienced Registered Nurse
    • Two full-time Security Guards
    • COVID prevention protocols – required Masks, Temperature Screenings, desk barriers, touchless hand washing/drying/sanitizing/water fountains, social distancing, maintaining cohorts
    • Additional Janitorial Staff – for additional cleaning/sanitizing
    • Security Task Force – composed of experienced Law Enforcement and Fire Department members
    • Emergency Procedures Plan
    • Regular Fire and Lockdown Drills
    • Faculty/Staff Trainings

    9. Value and Affordability

    • Lower tuition than competitors – Parish Support, Fundraising efforts of Home & School Association, Grants, Donations
    • Scholarships – Step Up for Students, Family Empowerment, AAA, McKay,
    • Gardiner, HOPE, Kremer, Msgr. O’Sullivan, Fran Hudson and Fr. Murray
    • Finance Committee and Budgeting Procedures

    10. Diversity and Inclusiveness

    • Nondiscrimination Policies/Philosophy of Inclusion
    • Hispanic Heritage Month and Black History Month
    • Spanish Speaking Faculty/Staff
    • Materials translated into Spanish