Trinity-Pawling School

700 Route 22,
Pawling, NY 12564
Tel: 845 855 4825
Gr: (Boarding) 9-12 | 300 students
Trinity-Pawling believes that an appreciation of one's own worth can best be discovered by experiencing the worth of others, by understanding the value of one's relationship with others, and by acquiring a sense of self confidence that comes through living and working competently at the level of one's own potential.
The heart of our philosophy is the effort system which rewards a boy based on his effort in various aspects of school life.
We offer over 100 courses with 17 AP courses.
The school offers a wide variety of extracurricular programs and athletic teams of all levels of ability.
The school is part of the Founders League
Definition of Terms 
2014 School Data
Trinity-Pawling Boarding School Avg.
School Focus College Preparatory College Preparatory
Grades Offered (Boarding) 9-12, PG 8-12
Grades Offered (Day) 7-12, PG 8-12
School Type All-boys Co-ed
ADD/ADHD Support Yes Yes
Supports Learning Differences (LD) Yes Yes
Religious Affiliation Episcopal Non-denominational
Year Founded 1907 1908
Campus Size 140 acres 124 acres

Student Body

Enrollment 300 students 300 students
% Students of Color 10% 18%
% International Students 20% 20%
% Students Boarding 80% 67%
Average SAT Score 1710 * National Avg. »View
SAT range (25th-75th percentile) 1530 - 1900 -
Average ACT score 23 *National Avg. » View
Offers Post-Grad Year Yes No

Academics and Faculty

Saturday Classes Yes No
Frequency of Saturday Classes Weekly Weekly
Classroom Dress Code Formal Casual
Average Class Size 13 students 12
*National School Avg. » 20
Teacher : Student Ratio 1:8 1:7
# of AP/Advanced Courses Offered 17 15
ESL Courses Offered Yes Yes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree 42% 66%
Summer Program Offered No Yes


Endowment Size $33 million $15 million
Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$53,000 $47,500
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
$37,500 $26,110
% Students on Financial Aid 35% 35%
Avg. Financial Aid Grant $25,000 $19,000
Merit Scholarships Offered No No


Application Deadline Feb. 1 / rolling Jan. 15
SSAT Required Yes Yes
Average Percentile SSAT 50% -
Acceptance Rate 60% 58%
Director of Admissions MacGregor Robinson  
Associate Director of Admissions Kimberly T. DeFonce  

Course Listings

List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses


# Interscholastic Sports Offered 13 14
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Squash, Tennis, Track and Field, Wrestling


Total Extracurricular Organizations 28 24
ExtracurricularsChapel Acolytes and Vergers, Chess Club, Computer Repair Club, Concert Club, Deans Assistants, Drama Society/Tech Crew/Brute Squad, International Club, Jazz Band, Key Club, Model UN, Outdoor Club, Robotics, Rock Band, Ropes Copurse/Senior Leadership, Shogi Club (Japanese Chess), String Music Club, Student Acitvities, Student Faculty Senate, Student Video Club, T-P Relief Group, The Green Team, The Phoenix/ School newspaper, The Ping-Pong Club, Theater Trips, Trinitones,

College Matriculation

Year: 2011-2012 10 Most Popular College Choices  (# Enrolled)
Emory University 3
University of Rochester 3
Pennsylvania State University, University Park 2
Rensselear Polytechnic Institute 2
Roger Williams University 2
University of Hartford 2
University of Maine 2
University of Massachusetts, Amherst 2
University of Vermont 2
University of Wisconsin, Madison 2
Link to Matriculation Data

School Notes:

  • LD types supported: Dyslexia
  • School accreditations: New York Association of Independent Schools and New York State Board of Regents

Nearby Schools:

The nearest school is The Hotchkiss School (26.9 miles away)
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • LakevilleThe Hotchkiss School
    11 Interlaken Road
    (860) 435-3102
    26.9 mi | 594 students | Gr. 9-12
  • WallingfordChoate Rosemary Hall
    333 Christian Street
    41.3 mi | 865 students | Gr. 9-12
  • SimsburyThe Ethel Walker School
    230 Bushy Hill Road
    43.7 mi | 258 students | Gr. 6-12
  • WindsorThe Loomis Chaffee School
    Office of Admission
    52.7 mi | 650 students | Gr. 9-12
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