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Quick Facts about Holy Trinity School

We are proud of our 100 year tradition of academic excellence, faith formation, leadership development, and social awareness.


Academics:

  • Holy Trinity School’s challenging, student-centered curriculum includes: art, geography, history, language arts, library science, mathematics, music (vocal and instrumental), physical education, religion, science, social studies, Spanish (grades K-8), and technology.
  • Classroom paraprofessionals assist students in grades K-5.
  • Each classroom contains networked computers and SMART Boards. Technology is integrated into all areas of the curriculum. Students use our newly renovated, state-of-the-art computer lab to enhance learning. I-Pads enhance students learning in the classroom.
  • A science coordinator creates weekly hands-on activities for students. The school’s partnership with Talcott Mountain Science Center brings outside resources and technical equipment with which the students conduct experiments.
  • The Town of Wallingford provides busing for town residents, a reading/math interventionist, a compensatory education teacher, a school psychologist, a hot lunch program and a full-time nurse.
  • Our students are accepted to some of the best private high schools in the state, including: Choate Rosemary Hall, Fairfield Prep, Hamden Hall, Hopkins School, Lauralton Hall, Mercy High School, Miss Porter’s School, Notre Dame High School, Sacred Heart Academy, St. Paul’s High School, Westminster School, and Xavier High School.
  • The school is accredited/certified by the Connecticut State Department of Education, the Archdiocese of Hartford, and the prestigious New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC.)

Student Life:

  • The school is currently comprised of 182 students in grades K-8 from Wallingford and the surrounding communities, including Cheshire, Durham,  Hamden, Meriden, New Haven, North Haven, Northford, and Rockfall.
  • While about 93% of the student body is Catholic, Holy Trinity School welcomes students of all faiths.
  • Students participate in various service projects throughout the year, including preparing holiday food baskets, collecting winter hats and gloves for the needy, and donating casual day money to various charity organizations.
  • The school offers co-ed soccer, boys and girls basketball (JV and Varsity), baseball, and softball. The school participates in town-wide events, such as, relay races, spelling bees, and the Rotary Club Speaking and Essay Contest.
  • Our students participate in extracurricular activities including band, drama, bell choir, Boy Scouts, Faith in Action, Girl Scouts, jazz band, and spirit choir. There is also a Christmas concert and a spring concert.  Students may participate in Odyssey of the Mind as well as an engineering program provided by Play-Well TEKnologies.

 Parents:

  • Families are encouraged and expected to participate actively as volunteers in the school.
  • The school hosts a number of family friendly events throughout the year, including family Masses, Basketball Tip-Off Tournament, Bingo, a book fair, Children’s Christmas Fair, Dunking Booth at the church bazaar, McDonald’s Night, Pancake Breakfast, Sports Night, and Spring clean-up.
  • The website is updated regularly to keep families aware of upcoming events, lunch menus, sports schedules, etc. The website also provides a password-protected gallery where students and families can enjoy photographs of classroom activities, field trips, and extra-curricular events, such as, music and sports.
  • Middle school parents (grades 6-8) are able to monitor their student’s progress through access to online homework assignment posts and student grades.

 
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