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  • A Wide Variety of Clubs and Organizations

    to help students grow.
  • Loyalty, Honor, Perseverance

  • A Diverse Academic Program

    including the performing and visual arts.
  • Excelling in the Classroom

    and on the stage, court, and field.
  • Preparing Students

    to become well diversed.

Admissions

We appreciate your interest in Trinity-Byrnes and invite you to learn more about our academic vision and admissions process.

Academics

Trinity-Byrnes is an elite college preparatory school offering middle and high school students a rigorous yet flexible academic curriculum.

International

The international dimension is important to us. We believe it's our responsibility to make sure our students engage with the world.

Arts

Trinity-Byrnes offers students a robust and diverse arts program including courses in dance, drama, music, and visual arts.

Athletics

We offer 16 varsity and JV teams for students to choose from during all seasons. Learn more about our athletic program here.

History

Trinity-Byrnes has been one of the top private schools in Florence, SC for over 20 years. We invite you to view our history.

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Latest School News

  • Connor Francis Receives Bill Simpson Award

    Connor Francis Receives Bill Simpson Award

    Thursday, 18 May 2017

    Trinity-Byrnes Collegiate School senior, Connor Francis, was presented with the Bill Simpson award at the annual TBCS Athletics Banquet. The Bill Simpson Award is chosen annually and is the highest honor bestowed upon a student-athlete in the South Caroli
  • What Will Our Seniors Do Next?

    Monday, 15 May 2017

    Check out what some of our seniors are doing after graduation.
  • TBCS Holds Third Arts Festival

    TBCS Holds Third Arts Festival

    Tuesday, 02 May 2017

    Trinity-Byrnes Collegiate School held its third annual Arts Festival April 28th-30th. The event consisted of a dance performance, art exhibit, music concert, international food fair, and high school play all throughout the weekend. The dance students at

Jan Bays

Jan Bays

I believe education is a right of every child. It should be able to be applied in real life, and gained in a stress-free environment. The process of education should be fun, and if you are an educator, teaching children should be the primary love of your life. I enjoy taking my classes on a field trip  to Charleston to help the history of South Carolina come alive.
This is the best teaching position that I have ever had in my educational career. This includes more than 30 years or more in both public and private teaching positions. I love both the students and educators that attend and teach at TBCS. A great group of people.

Why should a family send their student to TBCS?

Because TBCS provides the best possible education in the Pee Dee area. This includes both public and private schools. Our course offerings are superior to all other educational establishments in this part of our state. Our athletic progress are very well competitive and coached by an outstanding coaching staff.
This is the best teaching position that I have ever had in my educational career. This includes more than 30 years or more in both public and private teaching positions. I love both the students and educators that attend and teach at TBCS. A great group of people.

  • Courses and Grade Levels:
  • SC History and Founding Fathers (8th)
  • Certifications and Honors:
  • EDS Certification, Winthrop University
  • Florence Breakfast Optimist Club Five Star Teacher, 2011, 2008
  • AP Summer Institute for US History, 2006
  • SC Department of Education Administrators’ Academy, 1989
  • Education:
  • B.A. in History and Mathematics, Francis Marion College
  • M.Ed. in Elementary Education, Francis Marion University

Trinity-Byrnes by the Numbers

Take a look at what makes our school exceptional.

8 1 student
9:1 student to
teacher ratio
14 average
14 average
class size
ap courses
15 
AP courses
sports
14 sports
programs
clubs and orgs
20 student clubs and organizations
graduation
100% of students accepted to
4 year colleges
Our Mission
To operate exclusively as a college preparatory school of academic excellence for grades 7-12, preparing our students intellectually, physically, socially, and spiritually to be well-rounded citizens able to lead productive lives in a global society.