Frequently Asked Questions


Does TRMC High School offer CIAC sports?
CIAC sports are not offered at TRMC High School, but students may participate in clubs/intramural activities offered by the college.

How are students chosen for this program?
All students must complete an online application and submit to the TRMC magnet office. Families are also encouraged to join an information session to learn more about the school.

How does one apply?
Submit the online application, the link is under "How to Apply".

Is there a school cafeteria and will school meals be provided?
Yes, please visit the lunch room page by clicking here. There is also a cafeteria on the college campus available for students to purchase breakfast and lunch.

Is transportation provided?
Transportation may be provided by the sending school district. Families will need to communicate with the Superintendent's office of their home school district to arrange/discuss transportation.

Must a student enroll at Three Rivers Community College after graduation from TRMC High School?
All TRMC High School graduates may consider TRCC as a college option in addition to other colleges and universities.

What academic background and preparation should students have to enter TRMC?

  • Successful completion of grade 9 and 10 coursework to qualify for junior year academic status
  • Adequate performance on the CAPT
  • Preferably 11-12 credits to transfer in as a full-fledged grade 11 student at TRMC *
  • Social/emotional maturity to begin taking ownership of their academic, career and civic responsibilities

*If a student is deficient in credits and is accepted to the school through the application/lottery process; the school personnel will work with the student on an inpidual basis to create a Student Success Plan to earn the additional credits needed to graduate.

What are the major career pathways available for exploration and development by?

  • Business and Finance
  • Engineering Technology

  • Hotel/Hospitality Management

What does dual enrollment mean?
A program offering two years of high school and up to one-year of college coursework in two years

A chance for many students to earn their high school diploma and be on their way to earning an associate's degree by the time they finish their high school requirements

What is Three Rivers Middle College?
A state-supported magnet high school for grade 11 & 12 students

  • A high school located on a college campus
  • A dual enrollment high school
  • There is no tuition for families to this school

Where is Three Rivers Middle College located?
Located on the Three Rivers Community College campus • 574 New London Turnpike • Norwich, CT 06360

Who might want to attend TRMC High School?

  • Students who are anxious to complete their high school program while focusing on their college/career development
  • Students desiring personalized learning and academic support
  • Students who are ready to take advantage of the academic and cultural resources of the college campus
  • Students who benefit from faculty mentors who know them well and provide close mentoring and support
  • Students desiring college level coursework in one of three major career pathways featured at Three Rivers Community College

Will TRMC High School follow the college calendar schedule or the public school?
The TRMC High School will follow the regional public school calendar and the weather -related closings of TRCC and Norwich Public Schools.

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