In the Socratic method, developed by Greek philosopher Socrates, Holy Trinity Classical Christian School teachers encourage student discussion and developing conclusion through questioning.




Classical Studies

  • Cicero-De Officiis, On Obligations, and The Republic and the Laws
  • Tacitus-The Agricola, The Germania
  • Plato-selections
  • Aristotle-selections
  • Philosophy 101 by Socrates-Peter Kreeft
  • Western Civilization Art, Architecture, and Sculpture


Christian Studies/Bible

10th-12th Grades:

  • The Gospels
  • Acts of the Apostles
  • Eusebius: The History of the Church
  • The Early Church, by Chadwick
  • Early Christian Writings
  • City of God, St. Augustine
  • Mere Christianity, by C.S. Lewis
  • Orthodoxy, by G.K. Chesterton
  • The Everlasting Man, by G.K. Chesterton



Holy Trinity Classical Christian School 10th graders continue their studies of Latin through a unique curriculum consisting of both adapted and unadapted selections from Latin prose and poetry. This course focuses on reading Latin and learning about the culture of ancient Rome through the works of Ovid, Catullus, Pliny, and others. In addition to reading, students are given opportunities to develop their skills in writing Latin, and are regularly exposed to spoken Latin as a means of communication.

11th or 12th Grade:

  • AP® Latin


Humane Letters

9th Grade:

  • Julius Caesar, by Shakespeare
  • Gilgamesh, ancient Mesopotamian mythology
  • Iliad, by Homer
  • Odyssey, by Homer
  • Aeneid, by Virgil
  • Antigone, by Sophocles

10th Grade:

  • Hamlet, by Shakespeare
  • Henry IV Part I, by Shakespeare
  • Tale of Two Cities, by Charles Dickens
  • Wuthering Heights, Emily Brontë
  • British Poetry Anthology


11th Grade:

  • The Divine Comedy, by Dante


12th Grade:

  • King Lear, by Shakespeare
  • The Tempest, by Shakespeare
  • Till We Have Faces, by C.S. Lewis
  • Moby-Dick, Herman Melville
  • The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • Prose Essays and American Short Stories



10th Grade:

  • Medieval History & Literature


11th Grade:

  • U.S. History & Constitution and Literature


12th Grade:

  • Modern History, Literature & Economics/Government



10th Grade:

  • Algebra II, Geometry, or Pre-Calculus


11th Grade:

  • Pre-Calculus or AP® Calculus (AB or BC)


12th Grade:

  • AP® Calculus (AB or BC)  or  Statistics



10th Grade:

  • Advanced Chemistry


11th Grade:

  • Advanced Biology


12th Grade:

  • Anatomy and Physiology or AP® Physics


If you would like additional information about the UPPER SCHOOL curriculum at Holy Trinity Classical Christian School, please contact Headmaster, REV. CHAD E. LAWRENCE.