Together we make a
positive IMPACT

Providing a safe, loving and high-quality learning-based and faith-based environment for our children. Each child is an individual, and we strive to meet children's needs in a way that maximizes their potential.

About Us

A longtime dream and goal of the Holy Trinity community was a new school. Holy Trinity Episcopal Church has opened a brand new school to serve the children and families of Gainesville. The school accommodates 120 children on one campus and contains a dedicated Chapel. READ MORE

Our Mission

To develop each child to his or her fullest potential, spiritually, intellectually, and socially, that each may grow in grace, enjoy freedom through knowledge, and lead a healthy, productive and meaningful life.

How To Apply


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Give us a call to schedule an appointment to visit and tour the school. Meeting with the parent(s) or guardian(s) is a required part of the application process. Prospective parents will have the opportunity to meet with the director.  This is an excellent opportunity to get all of your additional questions answered. Please visit our FAQs page as well.


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Submit an application and place your deposit with us. In order for the application to be submitted, you must pay online. Please click here to go to the application page.


Tuition (Effective January 2017)

Infants (6 weeks to 12 months) $900.00 per month
One Year Olds $850.00 per month
Two Year Olds $800.00 per month
3-4 Year Olds $630.00 per month
VPK Wraparound 6:30a - 6p $540.00 per month
VPK Only 8a - 11a no charge, no fees
Application/Registration Fees     $275.00 non-refundable for new enrollees


Holy Trinity Episcopal School of Gainesville does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin in its admission policies, nor in the rights, privileges, and activities made available to children at its schools.


Is your school accredited?

Yes, we are NAEYC accredited (National Association for Education of Young Children), and we are also members of NAES (National Association of Episcopal Schools).


What are your child to teacher ratios?

Infants - 9 children to 3 caregivers
1-year olds - 8 children to 2 caregivers
2-year olds - 14 children to 2 caregivers
3 to 4-year olds - 16 children to 2 caregivers
4 to 5-year olds - 18 children to 2 caregivers

Please visit our "Floorplans" page for more information directly on that page for each age group.


What is the school near?

Close proximity to The University of Florida, Shands and downtown Gainesville.


What is your school term? When can I apply for my child?

No school term. You can apply year-round.


What payment options do you offer?

Call us, stop in at the school, mail a check, pay online through registration form.


Do you provide consistency between home and school?

Yes. We provide consistency between the school and home learning. Our teachers are willing to work with parents on an ongoing basis to make sure it is a positive learning environment for your child.


What age groups are served at your school?

We care for children 6 weeks to 5 years. Each are separated in their own age appropriate classroom.


What type of security measures do you have in place at your school?

We have state of the art security card systems in place.


What are your tuition rates?

Please visit the "Admissions" page on our website for the most current rates.


What are the qualifications for your staff? 

Our staff are dedicated and meet appropriate requirements. Click here to find out more.


What days are you closed? Do I have to pay for the days you are closed?

New Years Day, MLK Day, Good Friday, Memorial Day, 4th of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day and the following Friday Christmas week. Yes, you will pay for these days. It is part of the tutition.


Are vaccinations required for my child to attend HTES?

If your child isn't vaccinated we need from your pediatrician a copy of your child's most recent physical form and it notated "exempt for religious reasons."


Board of Directors


Ann Beshore

Darla Boyd

Sally Foote

Barbara (Bobbie) Hall, Vestry Representative

George Holston, Clergy Representative

Dominic Locigno, Parent Representative

Linda Kunz, Secretary

Ann Mullally, President


Michelle Markant

Mary Ann Myrand

Marion Radson

Kathi Schibuola

Ray Stanwix-Hay

Nancy Wood, Vice President

Jason Hill, Head of School





staff belindaAll of our staff at Holy Trinity strive to make the child's day with us an extension of home life --- a day filled with mutual respect, love, warmth and opportunities to learn about the world around them.  As a NAEYC Accredited school, we have excellent teacher / child ratios which means your child will get the attention and care that he or she needs to thrive!

Our staff are:

• Required to complete the National CDA program 
• Background checked and drug tested
• Receive regular performance evaluations
• Consistent - there is a very low turnover so children are seeing the same teachers

The Holy Trinity Episcopal School culture nourishes and supports our children and their families. The school fosters a warm and nurturing environment, using supportive, encouraging language and a positive approach to directing children's behavior toward self-control and making good choices. Interactions between faculty and children are characterized by compassion. An accessible and approachable relationship between school and families is important to Holy Trinity Episcopal School. The feeling of being part of a close family is present even more strongly since the recent move to a single campus.

We acknowledge the importance of being a positive presence in the community, recognizing, through our Episcopal identity, the need to establish the seeds of Servant Leadership in our children. In addition to involving children in developmentally appropriate opportunities to serve others, we believe the faculty and the staff lead by example, being involved in the Gainesville community in ways that serve to enhance the live of its residents. As a mission of Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, it is important to seek ways to reach into the greater community, expressing and living out our belief that each individual has worth and dignity.