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  • Trinity School is

    the right size to give each child a voice

  • Trinity School cultivates

    curious minds and discerning hearts

  • Think. Believe. Act.

    comes from deep learning

  • Trinity School embraces

    the dignity of every family

  • Trinity School values

    the traditions of the Episcopal Church and honors all faiths

Welcome to Trinity School

The legacy of a Trinity education is a curious mind and a discerning heart.

Trinity School is Menlo Park’s Episcopal School. A co-educational independent day school, we encourage preschool and elementary children from all backgrounds to love learning. Trinity School fosters rigorous academics grounded in child-centered content. We honor the family’s role in educating children.

Lana Harkness, Academic Dean

Lana Harkness, Academic Dean

Lana is dedicated to creating a school and classroom environment that is intellectually engaging, emotionally safe and loving, and substantially innovative. Lana believes that children should be known and acknowledged through their individual gifts, challenges, and passions. To this end, she supports and guides instruction and academic work for students that is meaningful. Lana says, “Children arrive at school each day ready to work and learn. It is our job to meet them where they are and support them in achieving those goals.”

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Exposing Child Labor

Third Grade Trinity School Students

Reveal the Harsh Realities of Child Labor

For their Spring service learning project, Grade 3 students at Trinity School created a walk-through exhibit sharing real-life stories of children forced into factories, fields, and mines to exploit child labor.

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Gyotaku "fish rubbing"

Kindergarteners at Trinity School learned firsthand the traditional method of Japanese fish printing, dating from the mid 1800's.


Hesitation and excitement grew as Mrs. Zeren, the Trinity School Librarian, helped the students don their rubber gloves to apply paint to the real fish and shrimp. A couple comments heard:

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Oct 21 2014

Class Coffee - Kindergarten

Oct 21 2014
Oct 22 2014

GH: Opera a la Carte

Oct 22 2014