While Trinity is best known for its intellectual vitality, we promise so much more: a balanced educational program for body and mind, heart and soul, incorporating the arts, athletics, and community service; a chapel program that calls students not only to grow into their best selves, but also to reach out beyond themselves to address needs and realities greater than themselves.
Welcome to the Trinity School Archives! This digital repository aims to preserve, share, and showcase some of Trinity's most valuable historical assets. Here you will find digitized primary source materials and themed exhibits with perspectives on student life, the administration and faculty, and Trinity’s alumni/ae. Learn More
“This is a very engaged community. Students and families are made to feel welcome and important. The bonds here run deep. ”
Conversations about and explorations of spirituality, religion, and ethics at Trinity are woven naturally into the fabric of school life. They occur in classrooms, among faculty and students in the hallways, and every week in Chapel. Learn More
History Department Chair Deirdre Williamson Wins 2020 Distinguished Teaching Award!
The Distinguished Teaching Endowment was created in 1983 as a tribute to Clarence Bruner-Smith, Dudley M. Maxim ’32, and Frank G. Smith. In 1988, the Alumni Association decided to establish an annual award to a teacher who has taught at Trinity for ten years or more, exemplifies the history and traditions of the School, and who has demonstrated excellence in teaching. The prize, now known as the Greenberg Family-Alumni Association Distinguished Teaching Prize, was increased to $10,000 in 2004.
Jamel Brinkley published in summer issue of "Ploughshares"
Faculty News: Jamel Brinkley, Upper School Teacher of English from 2009-2013, has a story, "Comfort," featured online in the summer 2020 issue of "Ploughshares" magazine. He is the author of the acclaimed short story collection "A Lucky Man," the recipient of numerous honors including the 2018 Ernest J. Gaines Award for Literary Excellence, a finalist for the 2018 National Book Award in Fiction, and a finalist for the 2019 PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize for Debut Fiction.
Located on Upper West Side of New York City, Trinity School is a college preparatory, coeducational independent school for grades K-12. Since 1709, Trinity has provided a world-class education to its students with rigorous academics and outstanding programs in athletics, the arts, peer leadership, and global travel.