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Edith Blackmarr
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Blackmarr & Associates is pleased to offer you the following information we have collected about Dallas area public and private schools. Additionally, We often arrange interviews for our clients for private schools. If you are interested in this service, please let us know.

Please note that the information contained in this Web site is strictly for general interest purposes only. For specific information about a school district, we encourage you to visit the district's Web site or call the district directly.

PUBLIC SCHOOLS
There are 40 school districts in the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex. The table below lists many of these districts along with the number of schools by type in each district. Click to visit the school district's Web site.

Note: Other indicates alternative or non-traditional schools, such as Learning Centers or Magnate Schools.

  DISTRICT ELEM. MIDDLE/
JUNIOR HIGH
HIGH
SCHOOLS
OTHER TOTAL #
OF SCHOOLS
 Allen 8 2 1 0 11
 Arlington 43 11 5 7 66
 Carrollton/Farmers Branch 22 5 2 3 32
 Coppell 9 2 1 0 12
 Dallas 144 26 23 22 215
 Denton 10 2 2 3 17
 Fort Worth 68 21 12 17 118
 Garland 37 10 5 7 59
 Grand Prairie 17 6 2 1 26
 Grapevine/Colleyville 11 4 1 2 18
 Highland Park 4 1 1 0 6
 Irving 17 6 3 1 27
 Lewisville 24 9 3 1 37
 McKinney 5 3 1 3 12
 Mesquite 27 6 4 1 38
 Plano 31 8 6 0 45
 Richardson 33 9 4 6 52
 

Last year the Texas Education Agency (TEA) rated all public school districts and their individual
campuses based on test scores, attendance rates, dropout rates and other factors. The table
below breaks down the number of schools per district with Exemplary, Recognized, Acceptable
and Low-Performing results for the many of the Dallas area districts.

Note: Schools unavailable for the study are noted in the N/A column.

 

  DISTRICT EXEM-
PLARY
RECOG-
NIZED
ACCEPT-
ABLE
LOW
PERFORM-
ING
N/A
 Allen  (Recognized district) 4 2 3 0 0
 Arlington 5 7 42 0 6
 Carrollton/Farmers Branch 6 9 13 0 1
 Coppell  (Exemplary district) 6 4 0 0 0
 Dallas 2 15 151 3 27
 Denton 0 1 13 1 2
 Fort Worth 2 6 78 5 19
 Garland 7 16 33 0 3
 Grand Prairie 1 7 17 0 1
 Grapevine/Colleyville 6 8 2 0 2
 Highland Park
(Exemplary district)
6 0 0 0 0
 Irving 0 3 23 0 1
 Lewisville 13 14 10 0 1
 McKinney 2 0 8 0 2
 Mesquite 3 5 29 0 1
 Plano 14 23 8 0 0
 Richardson 17 5 29 0 1
 
 
  PRIVATE SCHOOLS
This table represents only a sampling of the private schools in the Dallas area. We are happy to provide you with a more complete list! Click to visit the school district's Web site.

  SCHOOL NAME PHONE ACCREDITATION GRADES
 All Saints Episcopal School (817) 246-2413 SAES K-12
 Bending Oaks High School (214) 669-0000 Alternative/SACS 9-12
 Christ the King School (214) 368-7371 TCCED K-8
 Cistercian Preparatory School (214) 438-4956 ISAS/TCCED 5-12
 Faith Lutheran School (214) 423-7448 LSA 3 yrs.-8th
 Good Shepherd Catholic School (214) 272-6533 TCCED Preschool-8th
 Good Shepherd Episcopal (214) 357-1610 ISAS/SAES 3 yrs.-8th
 Greenhill School (214) 661-1211 ISAS Preschool-12th
 Highland Park Presbyterian Day School (214) 526-7457 TAAPS 3 yrs.-2nd
 Highland Park United Methodist Church Development Program (214) 521-2600 NAEYC Preschool-K
 The Hockaday School (214) 363-6311 ISAS Preschool-12
8-12 boarding
 Holy Trinity Catholic School (214) 526-5113 TCCED Preschool-8th
 Jesuit College Preparatory School (214) 387-8700 TCCED/SACS 9-12
 The Lamplighter School (214) 369-9201 ISAS Preschool-4th
 Parish Day School of the Episcopal Church of the Transfiguration (214) 239-8011 ISAS/SAES/AEYC Preschool-6th
 Prince of Peach Christian School (214) 245-7564 TDPRS 3yrs.-8th
 St. Mark's School of Texas (214) 363-6491 ISAS 1-12
 St. Monica School (214) 351-5688 TCCED K-8
 St. Paul the Apostle School (214) 363-6491 TCCED K-8
 St. Rita School (214) 239-3203 TCCED K-8
 Trinity Christian Academy (214) 931-8325 ACSI/SACS K-12
 Ursuline Academy of Dallas (214) 363-6551 TCCED/SACS 9-12

 

 
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