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Educational Excellence. Catholic Tradition.

Holy Trinity School provides a rigorous and relevant education that prepares students from 2 years old through 8 to achieve their full academic and social potential. Holy Trinity is a 2011 National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence.

What does a modern Catholic school education look like?

  • Nurturing, experienced faculty members who instill Catholic values
  • Small class sizes and differentiated learning
  • More than 30 after-school sports teams and activities and scheduled club periods
  • Science & Technology – Google Classroom, PowerSchool, laptops, iPads, WiFi, SmartBoards and labs
  • Spanish language instruction from kindergarten through 8th grade. Optional Latin for 8th grade.
  • A curriculum that has always exceeded standards so we don’t have to “teach to the test.”
  • An extended family.

Tours, Student-for-a-Day and Classroom Visitation:

Holy Trinity School invites prospective families to learn more about the school’s academics, extracurricular activities, and athletics, and to meet faculty, students, and parents. Call 908-233-0484 to schedule individual tours and “Student-for-a-Day” visits.

Virtual tours are available by appointment. Please email HTS to make an appointment.

Application Process for the 20/21 school year:

Two Step APPLICATION Process:  

  1. Please complete an application form and submit with the requested paperwork as detailed below:
  2. Please click here to set up an account with FACTS to process the application fee.

Here is some helpful information about the application process:

1. Please submit the following documents with your application:

2 year olds, Pre-K 3 & 4 and Kindergarten Students

  • Birth Certificate
  • Baptismal Certificate, if applicable
  • Immunization record and copy of recent physical (as per #2 below)
  • Please be aware that PK3, PK4, and K students must be the age required on or before October 1st of the year for which they apply; 2 year olds- by September 1.

Students for Grades 1-8

  • Birth Certificate
  • Baptismal Certificate, if applicable
  • Report Card – last two years, if applicable
  • Standardized Testing Results – last two years, if applicable
  • Immunization record and copy of recent physical (as per #2 below)

2. Medical

All state-required immunizations must be documented prior to start of school, including the new mandates for preschool students and 6th graders. See Medical Forms.

Blue Ribbon w black border n text3. Tuition and Fees

Tuition is based on the number and grades of children in a family who plan on attending the school as well as the family’s status as parishioners*.

4. Payments- all tuition and fees are payable online through FACTS. 

Each family is required to set up a family account with FACTS for automatic bank account withdrawal or credit card charge of most school fees: registration, tuition, extended day care, enrichment programs, script/ gift card buyouts or balance buyouts, lunch duty fees, etc.  You will be notified by email from FACTS about upcoming charges. FACTS has made its safety, security and compliance information available.

Please contact the school office if you have any questions or concerns about payments and/or the FACTS program.

5. Continuous Enrollment: 

HTS assumes your family/children will be staying at HTS through eighth grade unless you advise the office in writing/ email to the contrary. FACTS will roll over your demographic and banking information (to facilitate ongoing payments) from year to year until graduation or until you tell HTS to stop.

6. Scholarship Fund for Inner-City Children

Holy Trinity School participates with the Scholarship Fund for Inner-City Children. This is a national scholarship program that collaborates with local programs to provide tuition assistance for thousands of elementary school children throughout the United States. The Scholarship Fund for Inner-City Children and CSF co-sponsor scholarship programs in Newark, Jersey City and Elizabeth.This program is funded with unrestricted donations from individuals, corporations and foundations.  The application period is typically open from February to April. To qualify a student must come from an economically disadvantaged family that meets income eligibility requirements similar to the national school lunch program and attend a parochial school within Bergen, Essex, Hudson and Union counties. Please see www.sficnj.org for more information about how to apply. If you have questions, please call the scholarship application help line at (973) 497-4283.

7. School Uniforms – student in grades kindergarten through grade 8 wear school uniforms. School uniforms can be purchased through Flynn O’Hara; gently used school uniforms can also be purchased through the HT school store.

8. Two Step APPLICATION Process for 20/21:  

  1. Please complete an application form and submit with the requested paperwork as detailed above:
  2. Please click here to set up an account with FACTS to process the application fee.

More Information

If you would like more information, please call  at (908) 233-0484 or email us.