Application Process

The Application

To apply to Palmer Trinity School, you must first submit an inquiry, click on the INQUIRE button, and follow the steps carefully.

After submitting the inquiry, you will receive an email with access to continue with your admission process.  

Complete the following admission checklist on your portal. 
  • Student Information
  • Family Information
  • Application Fee
  • Admission Documents
    • These must be submitted electronically by the student’s current school.  Parents are responsible for requesting the recommendations and transcripts through the online application. The recommender's first and last name, as well as their email address, will be necessary for recommendation submission.
      • School Evaluation
      • English Teacher Recommendation
      • Math Teacher Recommendation
      • Transcript Release Form

  • Middle school applicants are required to have an interview/shadow day on campus.  You will receive an email from our admission staff once the student and family information as well as the application fee have been completed pending recommendations.  If you are applying Early Decision your application must be completed before November 1 in order to secure an interview. All supporting documents and test scores must be received by November 8.  If you are applying for Regular Admission your application must be completed by January 15.
  • Upper school applicants will be invited for an on-campus interview with our Upper School Principal once the application is complete.
Admission Exam:
     Students applying 6th - 10th grade;
  • Palmer Trinity School will require standardized testing for the 2025-2026 school year. We are “test flexible” and students may submit ISEE or SSAT(only one test is required).
  • For students applying to 11th grade, the PSAT, ACT or SAT results will be accepted in lieu of the ISEE or SSAT.
  • If you are living outside of Miami and studying in an English curriculum, please visit the ISEE or SSAT websites to schedule your admission test at a test site near you. 
    • Palmer Trinity will offer the ISEE on Saturday, October 19.
    • To register for the ISEE click here
    • To register for the SSAT click here
  • All applicants in non-English curriculum must take the Duolingo English Test
    • The Duolingo English Test is an online English proficiency test that can be taken online, on-demand, in under an hour. The test is taken via a computer with a camera and includes a proficiency score, video interview, and writing sample which are shared with Palmer Trinity School when you send your results. Certified results are available within 48 hours of the test session.
    • Minimum score: 50 for our ESOL program
  • All documents must be translated into English

Early Decision

Early Decision at Palmer Trinity School is designed for prospective students and parents who know that Palmer Trinity is their first choice for school. Students may only apply to one school Early Decision. Students will complete the application process prior to November 1 and will be notified of the Admission Committee’s decision via email on or before December 3. Early Decision at Palmer Trinity School is binding. If you are admitted and enroll, you agree to withdraw applications to all other schools. 
Students accepted under Early Decision will be required to sign an enrollment contract and submit a $3000.00 non-refundable deposit prior to December 8.  Financial Aid applicants must complete a financial aid application by November 1. Please visit

Regular Admission

Regular Admission at Palmer Trinity School is designed for prospective students and parents who are applying to multiple schools. Students will complete the application process prior to January 15 and will be notified of the Admission Committee’s decision via email on March 1.

Decision Process

An Admission Committee reviews all applications. The Committee is comprised of faculty from all grade-levels, division heads and members of the admission staff. All applicants' academic and personal information is reviewed carefully in order to make the best admission decision for each student. Inevitably, as is the case every year, there will be more applications than spaces available. Decisions are emailed to each family directly from the Director of Admission.
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Mailing Address: 7900 SW 176th Street, Miami, FL 33157
Main:     305.251.2230
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