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Application Process

Thank you for your interest in applying to Trinity Catholic High School. We strive to enroll a diverse, talented student body who embrace the mission of our school.  

A completed application includes the following:
- An Application for Admission form.  Apply on line or download a form here
- A Release of Records Authorization form.

Both forms must be accompanied by a $50 non-refundable fee and sent to the Admissions Office here at school.


Admissions FAQ

Click on the questions below to learn more about the admissions process. For additional information, contact our Admissions office at  203.322.3401 or via email.

Does my child have to take an entrance exam?

As part of the application process, all students applying to Trinity Catholic High School as incoming freshmen must take the High School Placement Test (HSPT) entrance exam. This exam provides information on student achievement in the following cognitive and basic skills areas: verbal and quantitative skills, reading, mathematics, and language.

We will administer the entrance exam* at 8:00 a.m. on Saturday, October 28, 2017, and Saturday, November 11, 2017.

* To qualify for an academic scholarship or financial aid, the entrance exam must be taken.

Transfer students are not required to take an entrance exam. Their applications are considered on the basis of their current school records.

How do I register for the entrance exam?

A parent/guardian must complete the Application for Admission form.  Apply on line or download a form here and send it to the Trinity Catholic Admissions Office with the $50.00 non-refundable application fee. To have an application mailed to you, please call the Admissions Office at 203.322.3401x302 or email us.

What records does Trinity Catholic High School need?

Your student's records from the 6th through 8th grade are required. The Release of Records Authorization form is provided for this purpose. 

Transfer students are required to submit their most current report card, class schedule and three recommendations.  They will be contacted to schedule an interview.

"Crusader for a Day" Visit

Applicants are strongly encouraged to spend a half-day or a full day on campus visiting classes and meeting students but this is not a required component of the application process. These visits are by reservation only and can be arranged around the applicant's availability and current school schedule. Please contact the Admissions Office at 203.322.3401. Please download the attached permisson "Crusader for a Day" form and have the student bring with them the day of their visit.

When will Trinity Catholic High School mail the decision letters?

Decision letters will be mailed beginning December 15, 2017, and after that, on a rolling basis.

What is the next step in the application process after a student receives a decision letter?

In order to guarantee your student’s place in the freshmen class for the school year 2017-2018, he or she must be registered (registration form completed, a $200 registration fee, and a $550 tuition deposit received) by February 16, 2018. Acceptance letters will include information regarding enrollment.

Are there any scholarships available?

Academic scholarships are available for a select number of incoming freshmen students who attain the highest scores on the HSPT entrance exam and have achieved high academic standing in their current school. To be considered for a scholarship, your child MUST have taken the entrance exam at on either of the Fall 2017 test dates.

There are several private scholarships available to TCHS students. To read about these scholarships and how to apply, please click here.

How do I apply for financial aid (tuition assistance)?

In order to apply for financial assistance, a student must have taken either the October 28, or November 11, 2017, HSPT entrance exam.  The FACTS application is available on-line, or, upon request, an application will be mailed to you. You must file a financial aid application to FACTS in order to be considered for any financial (tuition) assistance. Click here to access the FACTS system.

Your financial aid application must be mailed or submitted on line to FACTS (Financial Aid Assessment Service) by the following deadlines:
 - for new students:  Friday, November 17, 2017
 - for current students:  Friday, February 16, 2018

Financial aid may be awarded to families considered to have the greatest financial need based on the information provided to FACTS.

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