Palmer Trinity School
Palmer Trinity School is an independent, university preparatory, coeducational Episcopal day school located on 54 acres (218,530.4 m²) in Palmetto Bay
Palmetto Bay, Florida
Palmetto Bay is a Miami suburban incorporated village in Miami-Dade County, Florida, United States. The population was 24,469 at the 2000 census.Palmetto Bay includes two census-designated places defined in the 2000 census, Cutler and East Perrine.-History:...

, Florida
Florida is a state in the southeastern United States, located on the nation's Atlantic and Gulf coasts. It is bordered to the west by the Gulf of Mexico, to the north by Alabama and Georgia and to the east by the Atlantic Ocean. With a population of 18,801,310 as measured by the 2010 census, it...

 (a Miami suburb). The school currently enrolls 600 students in grades 6-12.

Palmer Trinity is the only Episcopal Middle and Upper School in Miami-Dade County. The school is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools and the Florida Council of Independent Schools.


Palmer Trinity School was formed in 1991 when Palmer School (founded in 1972) and Trinity Episcopal School (founded in 1981) merged. The school was formerly located in the census-designated place
Census-designated place
A census-designated place is a concentration of population identified by the United States Census Bureau for statistical purposes. CDPs are delineated for each decennial census as the statistical counterparts of incorporated places such as cities, towns and villages...

 of Cutler
Cutler, Florida
Cutler was a census-designated place in Miami-Dade County, Florida at the time of the 2000 census. It has since been incorporated into the Village of Palmetto Bay...

 until the incorporation of Palmetto Bay on September 10, 2002.

PTS Today

Palmer-Trinity is a global school with many foreign nations represented in the student body.

In 1999, the school introduced its Wireless Laptop Computer Program which allowed students access to Internet resources from anywhere on campus. Technology is infused throughout the curriculum. Many textbooks are on CD Rom or available on the Internet.

Palmer Trinity is one of many schools in the United States of America to have a study abroad program for sophomores. Sophomores can study in Sydney, Australia for the Spring Term or Salamanca,Spain for the Fall Term. The Australians spend the Fall Term at Palmer Trinity and the Spaniards spend the Spring Term. Study abroad programs are also available at the Island School in Eleuthera, Bahamas


On November 22, 2011, Palmer Trinity was awarded a 32 billion dollar endowment from an investor who has requested to remain anonymous.

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