Holy Trinity Elementary School


Holy Trinity Catholic School is the new name for the consolidated schools consisting of Pre-K3 through 6th grade students from the parishes of Our Lady of the Gulf, St. Rose of Lima, and St. Clare.   The name is so appropriate since we are now, following Hurricane Katrina, three schools combined into one.

Each graphic on the emblem has a specific meaning.  The Father, Son, and Holy Spirit are represented on the emblem by the extended hands, cross, and the dove.  The lighthouse represents the symbol used by the Diocese of Biloxi, as well as, our location along the Gulf Coast.   The globe was included to represent that we are a part of Catholic education throughout the world.
Holy Trinity Catholic School is located in Bay St. Louis, MS, and is a Catholic School within the Diocese of Biloxi. 
HTCS is accredited through SACS, the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, and is a member of NCEA, the National Catholic Educators Association and the Hancock County Chamber of Commerce.
We currently have 323 students from 200 families.  HTCS students are offered a challenging curriculum with all of the standard subjects – English, Math, Science, Social Studies, Reading, and Spelling, all presented within the context of traditional Catholic teachings through Religion classes.  In addition, our students participate in Art, Computer Science, Library, Music and Physical Education.  Our faculty consists of twenty-two teachers, six teacher’s aides, a Title 1 specialist and six support staff members.
A new curriculum was instituted at the school three years ago and the students have continued to improve in their grades and standardized testing scores.


  • In an effort to raise additional funds, Holy Trinity Catholic School is participating in the Box Tops for Education program. This program has been an easy way for parents and students to earn cash that goes directly to the school. Schools can earn up to $20,000 b clipping Box Tops coupons from 240 products and can earn eBoxTops by shopping online through the Box Tops Marketplace. Online shoppers can support year-round through Box Tops Marketplace by signing up at btfe.com. If community members are interested in contributing to Holy Trinity Catholic School's efforts by donating Box Tops, please put them in the boxes available in the church or by mailing them directly to HTCS at 301 S. Second Street, Bay St. Louis, MS 39520. If you have any questions please call Holy Trinity at 467-5158. Each and every donation is greatly appreciated!
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