Mission and Philosophy

Guiding Principles

Our school community reflects the pride of shared purpose and love of learning in a values-based environment, where each child is respected for his or her uniqueness.

List of 9 items.

  • Spirituality

    We respect the sacred and honor each individual as created in the image of God.
  • Learning

    We cultivate curiosity, creativity, innovation, and scholarship as the foundations of intellectual growth.
  • Dedication

    We maintain excellence in academics, athletics, and the arts.
  • Service

    We encourage vision, initiative, and leadership in serving each other, the greater community, and the world.
  • Community

    We promote collegial relationships between students, faculty, staff, and parents.
  • Honor

    We recognize the importance of leading lives of conscience and integrity.
  • Respect

    We practice compassion, understanding, and respecting the dignity of each human being.
  • Diversity

    We embrace differences among individuals while celebrating our common humanity.
  • Balance

    We honor the unity of mind, body, and spirit.


Respecting the school’s Episcopal practices and traditions rooted in Judeo-Christian beliefs and ethics

As a School Community we commit to:
  • Provide an environment inspired by the traditions and practices of Episcopal schools.

  • Provide a safe and healthy environment for students by maintaining appropriate behavioral expectations and high ethical standards.

  • Employ professionals of solid character and expertise who are loyal to the mission of the School.

  • Create a stimulating, innovative and intellectually challenging academic environment.

  • Communicate timely and appropriately.

  • Prepare students to succeed at an institution of higher learning.

  • Maintain an environment that ensures a collaborative partnership with your child.

As Students we commit to:
  • Strive for academic excellence and continued personal growth.

  • Take pride in ourselves and our school community by living the mission of Palmer Trinity and by representing our School in a positive manner at all times.

  • Endorse and adhere to the School’s Honor Code.

  • Build school spirit by participating in school activities, exhibiting good sportsmanship, taking advantage of all opportunities supporting one another.

  • Engage in responsible and respectful digital citizenship.

As Faculty and Staff we commit to:
  • Support and uphold the mission, vision and values of the school.

  • Recognize and cultivate the potential in every student.

  • Create a supportive environment that is developmentally and academically appropriate.

  • Support decisions and policies determined by the Administration.

  • Fulfill our obligations as stipulated in the employee contract and outlined in the Employee Handbook.

  • Ongoing professional development.

  • Engage in responsible and respectful digital citizenship.

As Alumni we commit to:
  • Advocate for and support Palmer Trinity School and its mission.

  • Share the history, traditions and memories of Palmer School, Trinity Episcopal School and Palmer Trinity School.

  • Provide opportunities for current students to learn more about the Alumni network, to which they will one day belong.

  • Continue to build and maintain an active, informed, and engaged Alumni community.

  • Cultivate financial resources for the sustained prosperity of the School.

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