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Trinity College School

55 Deblaquire St. N, Port Hope, Ontario, L1A 4K7, Canada

Website:

Phone:

(905) 885-3217

Contact:

Kathy LaBranche

Email:

Overview

Co-ed/Gender

Co-ed

Total Boarding

280

Day Grades

5-12

Boarding Grades

9-12

Boys Boarding Students

144

Girls Boarding Students

134

Boys Day Students

108

Girls Day Students

85

Average Class Size

12-20

Students Who Attend Post-secondary

95%

Average Students per Dorm

48

Number of Dorms

6

Student/Teacher Ratio

5:1

Student Body

575

Year Founded

1865

Campus Size

100 Acres

School Profile

Trinity College School is a co-ed boarding community of diverse learners focused on cultivating their passions and succeeding within their own area of expertise. Located one hour east of Toronto, the TCS community is blessed with a 100 acre campus of green fields and outstanding facilities. Established in 1865, TCS places a balanced emphasis on academics, service learning, athletics and the arts – as both a long-held TCS tradition and a rethought, reinvigorated approach to 21st century education. At the end of the day however, it is the caring and genuine community that makes TCS a home to over 275 boarding students from over 30 countries around the world.

Mission & Values

Our Mission

“Developing habits of the heart and mind for a life of purpose and service”

Our Values

Perseverance, Creativity, Collaboration, Integrity, and Compassion

Applications & Fees

Application Deadline:

Rolling

Application Fee

$150.00 CND

Domestic 7-Day Boarding Tuition:

$59,750.00 CND

International 7-Day Boarding Tuition:

$68,500.00 CND

Day Tuition:

$36,000.00 CND

Semester or Term:

Term

Need-Based Aid:

Offered

Merit Scholarships:

Offered

Payment Plans:

Offered

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Admission & Entrance Test Requirements

Admission Requirements

We are looking for students who would be an all-around fit for the TCS community. The admissions committee weighs the applicant's school reports, interview performance, recommendations and desire to attend TCS.

There are eight essential pieces of information that must be received by the School and steps that must be taken before a candidate's file will be considered for admissions:

  • 1. Online Parent Application
  • 2. Teacher Recommendation Please download the applicable form(s) and forward to your teacher(s).
  • 3. Student Questionnaire
  • 4. School reports from two consecutive academic years
  • 5. Application Fee $150 CDN
  • 6. Entrance test
  • 7. Personal Interview
  • 8. Copy of birth certificate or passport
  • For more admission requirement information, or to download forms, please visit: https://www.tcs.on.ca/admissions/apply-now
Entrance Test Requirements
  • OLSAT preferred
  • Duolingo English Test for ESL students

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School Differentiators

You want to be ready for everything to come, but we believe it is important to appreciate the journey itself. Experiencing the individualized support and personal attention that are at the heart of the TCS program, you craft and customize your own personal path, confidently pursuing newfound interests and passions. The path of each TCS student is as individual as a fingerprint and we ll be here to help and guide you along the way.  The TCS Signature Journey gives you a strong start on a longer adventure - one that leads from our campus to university and beyond.

Programs

Advanced Placement:

Offered
Program Details:

All TCS students are encouraged to take at least one Advanced Placement course in Grade 11 or Grade 12. Students should select their AP course(s) according to their academic strengths and interests. This allows our students to experience the rigours and expectations of a university level curriculum and examination.

Top Post-secondary Destinations

  • Queen's University
  • University of Toronto
  • Western University
  • Gap Year
  • McGill University
  • University of Waterloo
  • University of Guelph
  • St. Francis Xavier University
  • Concordia University
  • Dalhousie University

Accreditiations

  • Canadian Accredited Independent Schools
  • Ontario Ministry of Education
  • College Board Authorized Advanced Placement Course Provider
  • National Association for College Admission Counselling
  • Conference of Independent Schools of Ontario 
  • The Association of Boarding Schools
  • National Association of Independent Schools
  • Ontario School Counsellors' Association
  • eLearning Consortium Canada

Community Service & Trips

Service learning (also known as community service) has been a long tradition here at Trinity College School and our School's mission statement speaks to this focus: Developing habits of the heart and mind for a life of purpose and service. We emphasize that with privilege comes the responsibility of serving others and giving back to our community. We help our students to become leaders of character and vision and believe a service learning program provides many powerful learning opportunities.

Summer Programs

TCS offers a variety of summer programs for our current and incoming students. The offerings for 2021 will be updated in the coming months.

Please visit our website for more details: https://www.tcs.on.ca/senior-school/summer-programs

Academics

  • Acting
  • ADD/ADHD Support
  • Anthropology
  • AP Art History
  • AP Biology
  • AP Calculus
  • AP Chemistry
  • AP Comparative Government & Politics
  • AP Computer Science A
  • AP English Language
  • AP English Literature
  • AP European History
  • AP French Language
  • AP German Language
  • AP Human Geography
  • AP Physics
  • AP Spanish Language
  • AP Statistics
  • AP Studio Art
  • AP World History
  • Art
  • Art History
  • Band
  • Biology
  • Calculus
  • Canadian History
  • Chemistry
  • Classics
  • College Counselling
  • Community Service
  • Computer Applications
  • Computer Programming
  • Computer Science
  • Creative Writing
  • Drama Club
  • Duke of Edinburgh
  • Environmental Science
  • Ethics
  • Evening Study Assistance
  • Exchange Programs
  • Finance
  • French
  • Geography
  • Geometry
  • German
  • Human Geography
  • Individual Instruction
  • Latin
  • Leadership
  • Learning Differences Support
  • Literature
  • Multimedia
  • Music Appreciation
  • Music History
  • Music Theory
  • Outdoor Education
  • Peer Tutoring
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Science
  • Physics
  • Playwriting
  • Poetry
  • Probability
  • Psychology
  • Social Justice
  • Sociology
  • Spanish
  • Statistics
  • Studio Art
  • Study Abroad
  • Study Skills Assistance
  • Subject Tutoring
  • Trigonometry
  • U.S. History
  • Vocal Music
  • Voice
  • Web Based Learning
  • World History
  • World Religions
  • Writing Centre

Co-Curriculars

  • Alpine Skiing
  • Alpine Ski Racing
  • Badminton
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cricket
  • Cross-country
  • Dance
  • Debate Club
  • Duke of Edinburgh
  • Equestrian
  • Environmental Club
  • Field Hockey
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Ice Hockey
  • Jazz Ensemble
  • Outdoor Education
  • Peer Tutoring
  • Rowing
  • Rugby
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Soccer
  • Squash
  • Swimming
  • Sexualities Club
  • Snowboarding
  • Student Government
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field
  • Ultimate Frisbee
  • Volleyball
  • Weekday and Weekend Planned Activities
  • Woodworking Club

Campus

  • Baseball Field(s)
  • Basketball Court(s)
  • Dance Studio
  • DECA
  • Dorm Proctors
  • Fitness Centre
  • Fitness Facilities
  • Football Field
  • Health Centre
  • Hockey Rink
  • Indoor Basketball Court(s)
  • Indoor Pool
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Lounge
  • Sand Volleyball Court(s)
  • Soccer and Sports Fields
  • Squash Courts
  • Tennis Courts
  • Theatre
  • Volleyball Court(s)
  • Wireless Internet