Open enrollment, open possibilities.

Welcome to the application process. We are here to guide you. Below you can schedule a campus tour and see our admission steps, requirements, and deadlines. Please don’t hesitate to contact us with questions and feedback.

Application Steps
  • Preschool
  • Transitional Kindergarten
  • Kindergarten
  • Grades 1-5

Preschool

Age Requirement: Ages 3-4. Children should be three years old by December 1st.

 

  • 1
    Schedule a Tour (Lower Campus)

    When you attend a tour of our Preschool and Transitional Kindergarten classrooms, you will hear teachers present our philosophy of guiding and teaching three and four year olds. You will observe morning circle and choice time, and see the wonderful Chapel, classroom and outdoor spaces where we learn and teach.

    Schedule a Tour
  • 2
    Submit an Application
    Complete our online application through Ravenna, a web-based application service. Through your Ravenna account, you will be able to check the status of your application. Make sure to create your account using an email address you will have access to throughout the admission season as this will be your primary email contact with our school.
    Online Application
  • 3
    Parent Interview With Head of School

    After you submit your application, we will contact you to set up a 30 minute meeting with the Head of School. 

  • 4
    Attend a Playgroup (PS & TK)

    After you submit your application, we will contact you to set up a playgroup for your child. All playgroups are held on weekdays at our Lower Campus from 8:15 – 8:45 am.

     

  • 5
    Student Evaluation From Previous School

    Within Ravenna, our online application service, you will send a secure Teacher Evaluation form to your child’s current/ prior school.  

Transitional Kindergarten

Age Requirement:  Ages 4-5.  Children should be four years old by September 1.

  • 1
    Schedule a Tour (Lower Campus)

    When you attend a tour of our Preschool and Transitional Kindergarten classrooms, you will hear teachers present our philosophy of guiding and teaching three and four year olds. You will observe morning circle and choice time, and see the wonderful Chapel, classroom and outdoor spaces where we learn and teach.

    Schedule a Tour
  • 2
    Submit an Application
    Complete our online application through Ravenna, a web-based application service. Through your Ravenna account, you will be able to check the status of your application. Make sure to create your account using an email address you will have access to throughout the admission season as this will be your primary email contact with our school.
    Online Application
  • 3
    Parent Interview With Head of School

    After you submit your application, we will contact you to set up a 30 minute meeting with the Head of School. 

  • 4
    Attend a Playgroup (PS & TK)

    After you submit your application, we will contact you to set up a playgroup for your child. All playgroups are held on weekdays at our Lower Campus from 8:15 – 8:45 am.

     

  • 5
    Student Evaluation With Trinity Teacher

    After receiving the completed application, the Admission Office will schedule with you a one-on-one evaluation of your Transitional Kindergarten or Kindergarten applicant. This informal evaluation serves as a way for us to understand where your child is with regard to small and gross motor skills, language and number concepts as well as visual and auditory processing skills.

  • 6
    Student Evaluation From Previous School

    Within Ravenna, our online application service, you will send a secure Teacher Evaluation form to your child’s current/ prior school.  

Kindergarten

Age Requirement: Children applying for Kindergarten must turn five by September 1.

  • 1
    Schedule an Elementary School Tour (Upper Campus)

    Touring Kindergarten through Grade 5 you’ll experience the student community in Chapel. Then you’ll observe engaging learning and teaching across the grades and visit learning studios designed for art, science, music Spanish, Making, and Library. The micro-environments of the outdoor spaces will make you wish you were in school.

    Schedule a Tour
  • 2
    Submit an Application
    Complete our online application through Ravenna, a web-based application service. Through your Ravenna account, you will be able to check the status of your application. Make sure to create your account using an email address you will have access to throughout the admission season as this will be your primary email contact with our school.
    Online Application
  • 3
    Parent Interview With Head of School

    After you submit your application, we will contact you to set up a 30 minute meeting with the Head of School. 

  • 4
    Attend a Playgroup (K)

    Your child will participate in a 45-minute playgroup at our Upper Campus, led by our teachers. After receiving the completed application, the Admission Office will contact you to schedule this playgroup.

  • 5
    Student Evaluation With Trinity Teacher

    After receiving the completed application, the Admission Office will schedule with you a one-on-one evaluation of your Transitional Kindergarten or Kindergarten applicant. This informal evaluation serves as a way for us to understand where your child is with regard to small and gross motor skills, language and number concepts as well as visual and auditory processing skills.

  • 6
    Student Evaluation From Previous School

    Within Ravenna, our online application service, you will send a secure Teacher Evaluation form to your child’s current/ prior school.  

Grades 1-5

  • 1
    Schedule an Elementary School Tour (Upper Campus)

    Touring Kindergarten through Grade 5 you’ll experience the student community in Chapel. Then you’ll observe engaging learning and teaching across the grades and visit learning studios designed for art, science, music Spanish, Making, and Library. The micro-environments of the outdoor spaces will make you wish you were in school.

    Schedule a Tour
  • 2
    Submit an Application
    Complete our online application through Ravenna, a web-based application service. Through your Ravenna account, you will be able to check the status of your application. Make sure to create your account using an email address you will have access to throughout the admission season as this will be your primary email contact with our school.
    Online Application
  • 3
    Parent Interview With Head of School

    After you submit your application, we will contact you to set up a 30 minute meeting with the Head of School. 

  • 4
    Student Evaluation & Shadow Visit

    Grade 1 to 5 applicants visit for one day. They experience school life in a peer classroom and have a one-on-one evaluation with a Trinity School teacher. After receiving the completed application, the Admission Office will contact you to schedule this visit.

  • 5
    Student Evaluation From Previous School

    Within Ravenna, our online application service, you will send a secure Teacher Evaluation form to your child’s current/ prior school.  

  • Important Dates

    January 19, 2018
    Application Deadline

    February 23, 2018
    Tuition Assistance Application Deadline

    March 6, 2018
    Transitional Kindergarten and Preschool Decisions Mailed

    March 14, 2018
    Kindergarten – Grade 5 Decisions Mailed

    March 15, 2018
    Transitional Kindergarten and Preschool Contracts and Deposits Due

    March 22, 2018
    Kindergarten – Grade 5 Contracts and Deposits Due

     

  • Forms & Documents
    Key Dates and Admissions Checklist Trinity Handbook
  • Admissions Office

    Admission Hours
    School Days 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
    Summer Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m

    2650 Sand Hill Road
    Menlo Park, CA 94025

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