DFWChild / Articles / Promoted Content / School Guide 2021
School Guide 2021

School Guide 2021

Are you looking for a school that’s as passionate about your child’s education as you are? Use our School Guide 2021 to get to know the institutions that excel in fostering a lifetime of learning.

Alcuin School
6144 Churchill Way
Dallas, TX 75230
972-239-1745
Alcuin School inspires its students to reach their highest levels of personal and academic achievement and prepares them to embrace challenges with confidence and innovation by providing the ideal Montessori and International Baccalaureate education.
Open House: November 14, 2021

Ann & Nate Levine Academy
18011 Hillcrest Rd.
Dallas, TX 75252
972-248-3032
Ann & Nate Levine Academy is an inclusive Jewish day school offering preparatory curriculum designed to prepare students for the most rigorous high school programs. Students develop study skills in language arts, math, and in the learning of Torah and Jewish tradition. Teaching is tailored to each child’s needs and strengths, fostering self-confidence and promoting success.

The Covenant School
7300 Valley View Lane
Dallas, TX 75240
214-358-5818
The Covenant School is a classical, Christian K-12 school that teaches, trains, and shepherds students, in partnership with parents. Staying true to the mission, a Charlotte Mason-inspired classical Christ-honoring curriculum forms the basis of a Covenant education. This liberal arts education builds a foundation for mastery of the knowledge, skills, virtues, and experiences that lead to a lifetime of learning.

Dallas International School
6039 Churchhill Way
Dallas, TX 75252
803-260-7037
Bilingual Immersion for Pre-K–12. As Dallas’ only international private school, we’ve taken the French National Curriculum and the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program and integrated it with the best education practices of other nations so our students receive a global education. We offer this program for students age 2 through High school.
Virtual Admission Preview: September 15, 2021, 10–10:45am 

The Day School at HP Pres
3821 University Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75205
214-525-6500
Our school motto is that we partner with families to educate the whole child within a nurturing Christian environment. Our campus is a joyful, dynamic place. We have a rich history, clear vision, excellent programming, talented staff, and supportive families. Sign up for a school tour and visit our campus!

Fairhill School
16150 Preston Road
Dallas, TX 75248
972-233-1026
Fairhill School is a community of dedicated, caring, and experienced educators that empowers students who have learning differences. The student-centered curriculum focuses on differentiation, multi-sensory experiences, executive function development, and intervention for individualized learning needs. Fairhill fosters students’ unique potential while guiding each one on their journey toward becoming confident 21st century citizens. Schedule a tour today.

Fort Worth Academy
7301 Dutch Branch Road
Fort Worth, TX 76132
817-370-1191
We empower K to 8 students to think critically, lead with empathy, and collaborate effectively to become the innovators and problem solvers of tomorrow. Schedule a private tour or RSVP to an event:
October 20, 2021, 9–10am: Admissions Coffee and Tour
November 7, 2021, 2:30–4pm: Interactive Open House
January 6, 2022, 10:30–11:30am: Admissions Coffee and Tour
February 6, 2022, 2:30–4pm: Interactive Open House

Good Shepherd Episcopal School
11110 Midway Road
Dallas, TX 75229
214-357-1610
Parents need a trusted partner in children’s education. Let us inspire your child to become a confident learner, a compassionate server, and a courageous leader. We have been successfully educating students since 1959. Start your PreK through 8th grade journey with us now, and find your true school community at Good Shepherd.
Join us for Open House, Sunday, October 24, 2021!

Grace Academy of Dallas
11306A Inwood Road
Dallas, TX 75229
214-696-5648
Grace Academy of Dallas is Christ-Centered and Future-Focused. Grace Academy proudly serves students from Pre-K3 through the sixth grade and is located in the heart of Preston Hollow. We offer weekly tours by appointment. Contact Shelly Burns at burns@graceacademy.com to learn more.
Join us on Tuesday, October 19 at 9:30am for a “Touch of Grace” Open House.

Grapevine Faith Christian School
730 E. Worth Street
Grapevine, TX 75022
817-442-9144
Grapevine Faith serves PreK through 12th grade. We exist to develop and graduate authentic Christian leaders. Join us for an Open House. Private tours and student shadow visits are also available. Visit grapevinefaith.com/admissions for details. We look forward to showing you Faith in action!
2021 Open House dates: October 19, November 9, December 7
2022 Open House dates: January 25, February 15, March 22, April 12

Greenhill School
4141 Spring Valley Rd.
Addison, TX 75001
972-628-5910
Greenhill is a non-sectarian coeducational independent school for grades prekindergarten through 12 serving the North Dallas community. We offer our 1,339 students exceptional and committed teachers, a welcoming and diverse community, a strong character education, and a rigorous college-preparatory curriculum that integrates academics, arts, athletics, and social service. Visit the Greenhill website to learn more and see upcoming admission events.

The Hockaday School
11600 Welch Road
Dallas, TX 75229
214-360-6524
Explore Hockaday, an independent all-girls school, PK–12.
Lower School (PK–4th) Parent Visits: September 21, October 20, or December 8, 2021, at 9:30am; November 14, 2021, at 1pm
Middle/Upper School (5th–11th) Parent Visits: October 6, December 10, 2021, or January 21, 2022, at 9:30am
Middle/Upper School Preview: October 24, 2021, at 2pm
Tuition Assistance Information Event: December 6, 2021, at 6pm
Diversity/Inclusion Event: January 23, 2022, at 2pm

The Lamplighter School
11611 Inwood Rd.
Dallas, TX 75229
214-369-9201
Join us for an on-campus tour to learn how your child can be challenged and stretched academically while holding on to the wonder of childhood. Visit thelamplighterschool.org/visit to register for a tour.

Life School
Multiple locations
469-850-5433
Life School is a public charter school with locations in Carrollton, Cedar Hill, Dallas, Lancaster, Oak Cliff, Red Oak, and Waxahachie. The district offers grades K–12 and holds a 100% graduation rate. Life School also offers wide opportunities, including a full range of sports, dual credit, and career and technical programs.

Mosaic Academy
1400 College Ave.
Fort Worth, TX 76104
817-204-0300
Whether you are considering home education for the first time, or seeking new options for your students we invite you to take a look at the distinct approach Mosaic Academy uses to empower home educators. Contact our office to schedule a tour.

Parish Episcopal School
4101 Sigma Road
Dallas, TX 75244
972-852-8737
Celebrating 50 years, Parish Episcopal School promotes belonging and engagement across all disciplines, helping students, from the youngest PreK child (3 years old), find balance and joy in their educational journey and discover their authentic self in an inclusive community.
Campus Previews:
Hillcrest (PreK–2nd grade): Sunday, October 24, 2021, 1:30–3:30pm
Midway (3rd–12th grade): Saturday, November 13, 2021, 11am–2pm

Prince of Peace Catholic School
5100 W. Plano Pkwy.
Plano, TX 75093
972-380-5505
Prince of Peace has been educating students ages 3 through 8th grade for over 30 years. We are devoted to instilling strong Catholic values, fostering a life of faith and servant leadership, providing a challenging academic environment, and inspiring each student to shine to the fullest extent of his or her God-given potential.
Open House: Wednesday, November 3, 2021

Shelton School
17301 Preston Road
Dallas, TX 75252
972-774-1772
Because Shelton has rolling admission, there is not one open house date. Any day can be an open house! Shelton is in its new 30-acre campus with many amenities—academics (always first), fine arts, athletics and more. Offers after-school activities, as well as aftercare. Largest independent school worldwide for intelligent students who just happen to have a learning difference.

Southwest Christian School
6901 Altamesa Boulevard
Fort Worth, TX 76123
817-294-9596
Founded in 1969, Southwest Christian School has served Fort Worth for more than 50 years. Our mission as a Christ-centered college preparatory school is to equip our students academically and spiritually to be leaders in the world by focusing on three main pillars — academically excellent, globally minded, and distinctly Christian. Learn how your child can shine brighter at SCS.

St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic School
2016 Willis Ln.
Keller, TX 76248
817-431-4845
We help students fall in love with truth, goodness, and beauty. We are a faithful Catholic community with vigorous academics and diverse clubs and sports. We believe first-rate Catholic education should be affordable for every family. Over half of our 525 students receive some form of aid. We welcome you to visit our website and schedule a tour today.

St. John’s Episcopal School
848 Harter Road
Dallas, TX 75218
September 29, 2021: Admission Coffee at 10am
October 6, 2021: Primary School Admission Coffee at 10am (Preschool, Prekindergarten, Kindergarten)
October 20, 2021: Lower School Admission Coffee at 10am (First–Fourth)
October 27, 2021: Middle School Admission Coffee at 10am (Fifth–Seventh)
November 13, 2021: Admission Open House at 10am

Texas Center for Arts + Academics
3901 S. Hulen St.
Fort Worth, TX 76109
817-223-8447
TCA+A comprises two campuses, Texas School of the Arts (Grades K–5) and Fort Worth Academy of Fine Arts (Grades 3–12). The only audition-based, tuition-free, public charter schools that focus on arts-based learning, TeSA and FWAFA are home to young artists and creative thinkers from all over DFW.

Trinity Christian Academy
4954 E Interstate 20 Service Rd S.
Willow Park, TX 76087
817-441-5897
Trinity Christian Academy our mission is to help each student fulfill God’s purpose for his/her life and reach maximum potential in a joint effort between school, student, family and church. We are dedicated to developing excellence in education, character, and servant leadership through a Christ-centered, biblical perspective.
Fall Preview Week: September 27–October 1, 2021

Wesley Prep
9200 Inwood Road
Dallas, TX 75220
214-760-9568
For 50+ years, Wesley Prep has focused on the whole child, from strong academics to strong character. Teachers go beyond the curriculum, using a variety of educational strategies that stimulate intellectual, emotional, physical and spiritual growth. Low student-to-teacher ratios and small class sizes provide the opportunity to engage every student firsthand. Visit wesleyprep.org to schedule a tour or learn more.

The Westwood School
14340 Proton Road
Dallas, TX 75244
972-239-8598
Cultivating character day by day.
Open House Dates:
Saturday, October 9, 2021, 11am–2pm
Wednesday, November 10, 2021, 5–7:30pm
Sunday, January 23, 2022, noon–3pm

White Rock Montessori
1601 Oates Drive
Dallas, TX 75228
214-324-5580
White Rock Montessori is dedicated to providing a challenging educational environment in which each child is empowered to grow to his/her fullest potential academically, emotionally, physically and socially at each stage of development. Following the principles and methods of Dr. Maria Montessori, the school provides a consistent framework for learning through the dynamic partnership of child, parent and teacher.

The Winston School
5707 Royal Lane
Dallas TX 75229
214-691-6950
The Winston School is a small college preparatory school designed to maximize the potential of bright students who learn differently®. Our personalized program aligns with a student’s learning style rather than teaching a fixed curriculum. In addition to core studies, Winston offers five specialized academy programs covering the fine arts, performing arts, solar science, service learning and world cultures.

For more school options, visit our Best Places directory.