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

Ann & Nate Levine Academy
18011 Hillcrest Rd.
Dallas, TX 75252
972/248-3032
School details: 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.

Chapel Hill Academy
4640 Sycamore School Rd.
Fort Worth, TX 76133
817/289-3657
School details: At Chapel Hill Academy we are creating a community of leaders and are committed to serving our students well. We offer rigorous personalized curriculum, a focus on each individual student, and extended parent supports and services. CHA has the private school feel without the cost and we’re proud to have a close-knit family atmosphere on campus.

The Covenant School
7300 Valley View Ln.
Dallas, TX 75240
214/358-5818
Open House: October 4, 2022, 9:15–11am
Explorer (Kindergarten) Information Session: October 26, 2022, 9:15–11am

Dallas International School
Lower School, grades PK2–4
6039 Churchill Way
Dallas, TX 75230
972/991-6379
Upper School, grades 5-12
17811 Waterview Pkwy.
Dallas, TX 75252
469/250-0001
School details: Learn more about an academically ambitious, international education in Dallas! With an international curriculum for grades PK2 through 12, students graduate DIS with a choice of either the French Baccalaureate diploma or International Baccalaureate diploma.
Open House: October 15, 10am–12pm at the Churchill Way campus 

The Day School at HP Pres
3821 University Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75202
214/525-6500
School details: Located in Dallas, Texas, The Day School was founded in 1952 as a Week Day School of the Highland Park Presbyterian Church. The Day School was founded on the belief that the early childhood years are the most crucial to the establishment of sound educational practices and biblical values.

Fairhill School
16150 Preston Rd.
Dallas, TX 75019
972/233-1026
School details: Fairhill offers an education that focuses on providing a strong academic program that balances support with the appropriate amount of rigor. There is consistent effort placed on developing the whole child by providing opportunities for students to participate in leadership, athletics, and fine arts. Students receive strong executive function training, social emotional learning integration, and technology programs to support learning/engagement.
Admission Preview Coffee: Thursday, November 3, 10–11am

Fort Worth Academy
7301 Dutch Branch Rd.
Fort Worth, TX 76132
817/370-1191
School details: We empower students in grades K thru 8 to think critically, lead with empathy, and collaborate effectively, to become the innovators and problem solvers of tomorrow. Come see us in action! Schedule a personal tour at fwacademy.org.

Good Shepherd Episcopal School
11110 Midway Rd.
Dallas, TX 75229
214/357-1610
School details: Our mission is to inspire children to learn with confidence, serve with compassion, and lead with courage. From the first day of prekindergarten through eighth grade, we provide our students with the best environment to achieve our mission. Come visit our campus to experience the Good Shepherd community.
Open House: Sunday, October 16, 12:30–2:30pm

Grapevine Faith Christian School
730 E. Worth St.
Grapevine, TX 76051
817/442-9144
School details: Grapevine Faith exists to develop and graduate authentic Christian leaders in grades PreK-12th. Join us for an Open House where you will hear from the president of the school, meet principals, parents and students. Register at grapevinefaith.com/admissions.
Open Houses: October 18, November 8, December 6, January 24, February 21, March 18 and April 11

Greenhill School
4141 Spring Valley Rd.
Addison, TX 75230
972/628-5400
School details: In a diverse and inclusive community, Greenhill School prepares and inspires students to lead authentic, purposeful lives. Learn more about Greenhill and the application process by attending an Admission Preview:
Preschool and Lower School (prekindergarten–4th grade): Thursday, October 13, 6pm
Middle and Upper School (5th–12th grade): Sunday, October 30, 2pm

The Hockaday School
11600 Welch Rd.
Dallas, TX 75229
214/360-6526
School details: We encourage all families to visit Hockaday for an admission event. Please visit our website to register. Preview days are a great time for families to visit our campus, ask specific questions, and learn more about the Hockaday experience.
Lower School Preview Day: Sunday, November 6, 2:30pm
Middle/Upper School Preview Day: Sunday, October 23, 2pm

Holy Trinity Catholic School
3750 William D Tate Ave.
Grapevine, TX 76051
817/914-6712
School details: Our mission at Holy Trinity Catholic School is to nurture the gifts and talents of every student. We focus on developing the whole person—spiritually, academically and emotionally. It is our promise to always respect and value every student, as we challenge each student to be their best selves and to reach their greatest potential.
All School Open House: October 11, 6–7:30pm
Little Gobblers PK and Kinder Open House: November 14, 8:30–10am
All School Open House: February 2, 6:30–8pm

The Kessler School
1215 Turner Ave.
Dallas, TX 75208
214/942-2220
School details: The Kessler School, a premier private school in the historic neighborhood of Kessler Park, near Downtown Dallas. We value individuality, cultivating a passion for learning, instilling a respect for others, and promoting leadership and community service. The Kessler School offers a well rounded curriculum operating in harmony with students, family and faculty.

The Lamplighter School
11611 Inwood Rd.
Dallas, TX 75229
214/369-9201
School details: The Lamplighter School is an independent, co-educational day school for students in pre-kindergarten through fourth grade. Lamplighter offers a warm and supportive environment which inspires interest, enthusiasm, and self confidence while pursuing academic excellence.
Campus Tours: select Wednesdays, 9am

Life School
132 E Ovilla Rd. Ste. A
Red Oak, TX 75154
Life School Carrollton Elementary
Life School Cedar Hill Elementary
Life School Lancaster Elementary
Life School Mountain Creek Elementary
Life School Oak Cliff Elementary
Life Middle School Oak Cliff
Life High School Oak Cliff
Life School Red Oak Elementary
Life Middle School Waxahachie
Life High School Waxahachie
469/850-5433
School details: Life School, a nonprofit network of tuition-free, public charter schools in Texas, was founded in 1998 to serve families in southern Dallas. Life School opened its doors in Oak Cliff with 15 staff and 266 students. Life School’s vision was to provide a quality education and give parents educational choice regardless of their ability to pay.

Lumin Education
924 Wayne St.
Dallas, TX 75223
Lumin Lindsley Park Community School
7130 Lindsley Ave.
Dallas TX 75223
Lumin Bachman Lake Community School
9507 Overlake Dr.
Dallas TX 75220
214/964-0500
School details: Lumin Education has a 44-year history of delivering the highest quality Montessori education in Dallas.

Our Redeemer Lutheran School
7611 Park Ln.
Dallas, TX 75225
214/302-5845
School details: Our Redeemer Lutheran School is academically focused, joy filled, and spiritually rich! We feed our student’s minds as well as their soul through rigorous academics paired with Christ-centered teachings. Our loving, nurturing environment fosters a passion for learning while developing a strong moral character in our students. Our Outdoor Learning Center opens this fall on our 10-acre campus.

Pantego Christian Academy
2201 West Park Row
Arlington, TX 76013
817/460-3315
School details: Pantego Christian Academy has been equipping servant leaders to honor Christ & impact the world since 1963. A deep Christian school experience is our fundamental commitment at PCA, so that each and every day your child, even your family, is immersed in sound Biblical teaching, mentoring and dynamic spiritual growth. This year is Pantego Christian Academy’s 60th anniversary.

Parish Episcopal School
Midway Campus, Grades 3–12
4101 Sigma Rd.
Dallas, TX 75244
Hillcrest Campus, Grades PK3–2
14115 Hillcrest Rd.
Dallas, TX 75254
972/852-8737
School details: Looking toward its next half century, Parish Episcopal School promotes belonging and engagement across disciplines, helping students (3–18 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 23, 1:30–3:30pm
Midway (3rd–12th grade): Saturday, November 5, 11am–2pm

Shelton School
17301 Preston Rd.
Dallas, TX 75252
972/774-1772
School details: Shelton is the largest independent school worldwide for students with learning differences.

Southwest Christian School
Chisholm Trail Campus, Grades PK– 6
6801 Dan Danciger Rd.
Fort Worth, TX 76133
Lakeside Campus, Grades 7–12
6901 Altamesa Blvd.
Fort Worth, TX 76123
817/294-0350
School details: Southwest Christian School is dedicated to being a Christ-centered, college preparatory school that prepares our students to succeed at the university level and ultimately as Christian leaders in the world.

St. Elizabeth Ann Seton
2016 Willis Ln.
Keller, TX 76248
817/431-4845
School details: We are a Classical Catholic school and our mascot is the Swiss Guards. We serve students Pre-kindergarten 3 through 8th grade. Our school day is from 8am–3:15pm. Students in Kindergarten through 8th grade wear uniforms and go to recess daily. They are challenged with a vigorous core curriculum enriched with a variety of specials and electives.

St. John’s Episcopal School
848 Harter Rd.
Dallas, TX 75218
214/856-2572
School details: St. John’s Episcopal School is dedicated to providing an excellent academic experience, creating a love of learning, and developing character in a Christian environment for students in Preschool through Grade 8. For more information or to attend an open house on November 13, visit stjohnsschool.org/admission.
Open House: November 13

Texas Center for Arts + Academics
Fort Worth Academy of Fine Arts
3901 South Hulen St.
Fort Worth, TX 76109
Texas School of the Arts
6025 Village Pkwy.
Edgecliff Village, TX 76134
817/766-2390
School details: The only audition-based, fine arts charter schools in Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas School of the Arts (Grades K–5) and Fort Worth Academy of Fine Arts (Grades 3–12) combine arts and academics for a dynamic approach, proven to increase engagement, social and emotional development, and academic success. Schedule a campus tour or tune-in to our virtual open house on December 1.
Virtual Open House: December 1

Trinity Christian Academy
4954 E. I-20 Service Rd. S
Willow Park, TX 76087
817/441-5897
School details: Trinity is a college-preparatory Christian school founded in 1993. TCA is an independently operating school with a school board and administration that provides Christ-centered leadership for our school families. We serve a student body of approximately 590 students in grades PK3-12 with over 100 staff members. We are a Christ-centered school keeping the three cornerstone values—relationships, excellence, and service.

Wesley Prep
9200 Inwood Road
Dallas, TX 75220
214/706-9568
School details: Wesley Prep is known for having fabulous teachers and an environment that allows us to always put the child first. We encourage you to take a tour of the school to see all we have to offer children from six months old to sixth grade. Visit wesleyprep.org for the tour schedule or email admissions@wesleyprep.org.

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