Anderson Private School for the Gifted, Talented and Creative

5.00 5 1 (2 reviews)
14900 White Settlement Road
Fort Worth, TX 76108
Tel: (817)448-8484
Grades: PK-12 | 25 students
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  • We provide a non-traditional educational setting where precocious children have an opportunity to participate with intellectual peers in creative, academic, aesthetic and social endeavors.
  • The school enrolls gifted (intellectually precocious), academically talented and creative children and is co-educational, nonsectarian and open to qualified children of all faiths and races.

School Overview

School Type School with Special Program Emphasis
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Other special emphasis association(s)
Other school association(s)
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded 1995

Student Body

Total Students 25 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
4%
State avg.: 36%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 9 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 3:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
75%
Average Class Size 3 students
Classroom Dress Code Formal
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Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $13,690
Tuition Notes Three tuition payment plans are available. There are additional expenses related to weekly study trips and overnight adventure trips. Visit www.andersonschool.net for details.
% on Financial Aid
10%
Average Financial Aid Grant $1,000
Acceptance Rate
60%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Dr. William C. Anderson
Admissions Associate (Mrs.) LeVonna C. Anderson

School Notes

  • The idle mind of bright child is truly a dangerous workshop. It is filled with an unbelievable potential and no place to go. Its powerful, innate creativity creates its own unique pathways. And where they go is usually anyone's guess. Children need to have a significant portion of their curriculum dedicated to the processes, not the products, of thinking. The act of thinking, as a serious and deliberate process for study, is typically neglected in schools. But children need to think about thinking. Gifted children need help to understand their powerful potential and, more importantly, come to realize that life must contain joy in living every day together with a purpose.

Profile last updated: 01/16/2016

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School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  1/1/2016
My family is sincerely grateful that there is an Anderson School, because our lives have changed for the better since finding it!
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5  7/6/2015
I am a French teacher. In my later years, I tutored physics, math, French, and chemistry (subjects I taught for 35 years) at Borders Books. Four years ago I was hired at Anderson School. In my many years as a teacher, I cannot remember being in such a relaxed environment as Anderson School. The children of various ages are gifted, outgoing, and greatly encouraged to develop their talents under Dr. and Mrs. Anderson's tutelage. I can only hope and wish that all educators would take a good look at Anderson School (and themselves) to better their own teaching habits.
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The average private school tuition in Fort Worth, TX is $8,406 for elementary schools and $8,398 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Fort Worth, TX is 79% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).