Welcome to Palmer Trinity School.

Established in 1972, Palmer Trinity School offers a unique independent school experience that provides both a challenging and supportive environment for more than 750 students.

Palmer Trinity has a diverse population, and is friendly and welcoming. We provide students with a stimulating and extensive academic program, a wide range of extracurricular activities, and weekly Chapel services, embracing the Episcopal tradition of nurturing individual talents, not only for personal gain, but also in service to others. To foster this development, we have a myriad of community service opportunities to participate in and a nationally recognized global citizenship program.

We believe our success can be seen in students who have a foundation laid with core values that will serve them well in life, as well as a global awareness of the world in which they will engage. Character development, responsible decision-making, and the appropriate balance of mind, body, and spirit are what we strive to encourage, develop, and maintain.

Our talented faculty and staff serve as role models, advisors, and mentors, impacting our students’ lives, in and out of the classroom, and beyond graduation.

As Head of School, please allow me to extend a warm invitation to experience firsthand the unique spirit that is Palmer Trinity School, where the power of humanity and spirit unite, Virtus. Humanitas. Spiritus.

Thank you for visiting our website, and for considering Palmer Trinity School in your educational plans.

Go Falcons!

Patrick Roberts
Head of School

Head of School Blog

List of 4 news stories.

  • Thank You...Your Adventure Continues...

    Graduation Remarks: Your Adventure Continues...
    May 19, 2018
    Good morning...So, Class of 2018---this is it.

    The moment you have worked so diligently for---
    The moment you have also patiently waited for---
    The moment that will be a stepping stone for you in the years to come---
    This moment---has finally arrived.
    Congratulations, Class of 2018.

    You have earned the right to be here, and today’s celebration is all about You.

    Let me also take a moment to say:
    Thank you, Class of 2018.
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  • Onward and upward...

    “When we look at a van Gogh painting, we appreciate its beauty, but very few people think about the thousands of individual brushstrokes that it took to create that one great image. All of those countless tiny details come together to create a magnificent work of art. In anything you do, your ability to focus on the details and bring them all together will determine your success or failure.”
    – Tom Coughlin

    Graduation is now less than two weeks away...

    Upper School Awards are now "in the books", as are the final salutes to our Senior Thespians, Musicians, and our Student-Athletes...

    Beginning in early April and concluding this past Friday, all of the official celebrations for our Seniors are now complete, except for Baccalaureate and Graduation. Our Seniors have "left the building" if you will...

    Earlier this week, we all enjoyed a beautiful "stroll" with the always amazing Art Walk, marking the beginning of May, and, ultimately, the final "strokes" (pun intended) of those creative and talented AP art students...
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  • Teamwork

    "If you see a frog perched atop a flagpole, you can be sure that he did not get there all by himself."
          --Anonymous (first noted by me from my Grandmother, Katherine Osborne)
    Since my last Missive to you (faculty and staff), it has been an incredibly busy stretch of the school year. The final days of the year are underway, and with that come the various farewells, celebrations, senior "salutes", and more...As we all know, awards gatherings dominate the calendar at this time, and the pace of the year quickens dramatically.  
    Today as I write to you, I am planning to leave the office shortly to attend both our Band and Orchestra performances. After catching a bit of our Inaugural Miamun Conference on Friday, and yesterday's Guitar Concert, it has been a weekend full of wonderful Palmer Trinity "Teams" in action.  While I feel a bit dazed today, I also feel incredibly proud of our Community, especially as we watch all of these amazing Teams pull off incredible moments for our School.
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  • Heads of School Stand Out Against Gun Violence

    In response to the recent tragedy in Parkland, I am proud to include my name with a letter to be published in the Tampa Bay Times and Miami Herald on Friday, March 23, the day before the national march against gun violence.
    This letter reflects the sentiments of fellow Heads of nearly 80 independent schools in Florida, and I have included the letter in this blog.
    As we continue to mourn the lives lost and so many others affected, please know how grateful I feel to live, work, and play in this amazing Community. I look forward to continuing to work with each of you to find ways to make our School always be a place where Love truly conquers all.
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Patrick H. F. Roberts has more than twenty-four years of educational leadership and administrative experience in the private school sector. Three years ago, he moved from Nashville, Tennessee, where he served as Associate Head of School and Head of Advancement for Battle Ground Academy. Prior to that, Roberts was Headmaster of St. James Episcopal School in Texas; Head of Middle School, Episcopal School of Arcadiana in Louisiana; Director of Admissions and Financial Assistance at the University Liggett School, and spent several years in various roles including educator, admissions, external relations, and development at Montgomery Bell Academy in Tennessee.

Mr. Roberts holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from the University of Richmond, and a Master of Education in Educational Leadership and Administration and Supervision from Lipscomb University in Tennessee. He and his wife Laura and their four children are residents of Palmetto Bay, Florida.

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An independent, college preparatory, co-ed, Episcopal day school serving a community of students grades 6-12.