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Trinity Junior High School

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Posted August 29, 2014

Although a Catholic affiliation, many students are protestant. It's a quality school that over-prepares students for high school. Any graduate of Trinity is very capable of taking all the AP classes they can in high school. Although pricey, this school gives students a kickstart with regards to study habits which, if they continue to challenge themselves through high school, will even pay off in college. I attended in 98-01 and have never regretted it or its high cost.


Posted October 26, 2013

I personally attended Trinity from 7th through 9th grade. I was never "popular" and my parents never donated significant amounts of money to the school, yet I had an incredible three years here! (I do ,however, understand the difficulty of some kids would have making friends if they are shy and not involved in any activities) Overall I always felt like I was part of a big family while I was there.


Posted January 17, 2013

All families,children are not created equal at this school. If you child is an exceptional athlete or student, they will do well. Do not have your children attend if you are a working mother. School does not communicate with parents.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 29, 2011

Great academics, small extracuricular groups (ie band, football). The plus side is that everyone gets to play, and must play hard. New principal this year --seems fantastic. New minicourses like drama, speech, shop, etc done in 4.5 weeks. Fun for the kids. As a fulltime working mother, I do not feel that I must volunteer in order for my children to be happy. So I disagree with some of the reviews. Also, the school closely resembles Fort Smith. It does have diversity with whites, Hispanics, Asians, and blacks (in that order).
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 14, 2011

I completely agree with the second review. We've had the same experience and it hasn't been a good one.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 6, 2009

This school is excellent. It is so good, it nearly made me fail high school. It overly prepared me; when I attended high school, it was a joke, even the AP classes were easy. I was bored out of my mind so I didn't do any of my homework since I wasn't learning anything. So, basically, only send your kids here if you want them to know more in 9th grade than most know in 12th.
—Submitted by a student


Posted February 20, 2009

The academics are great here. However, a forewarning- It really helps your child to excel if you donate money and get very involved. It also helps if your child is popular and an athlete. If you can't meet the above recommendations- don't bother with this school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 15, 2008

it is a great school but I have some doubts about a couple of teachers. they act very strange
—Submitted by a student


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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 71% 64%
Hispanic 16% 10%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 9% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 2% 1%
Black 1% 21%
Two or more races 1% 2%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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  • Computer lab

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  • Coed
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  • Roman catholic
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  • NCEA

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  • Library
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  • Diocese of Little Rock
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  • Basketball
  • Cross country
  • Fencing
  • Football
  • Gymnastics
  • Tennis
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  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Cross country
  • Gymnastics
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball

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1205 South Albert Pike Avenue
Fort Smith, AR 72903
Phone: (479) 782-2451

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