Dallas Academy

950 Tiffany Way,
Dallas, TX, 75218-0752
Tel: (214)324-1481
Grades: 1 - 12 | 165 students
Dallas Academy restores the promise of full academic enrichment to students with Learning Differences.
We establish a meaningful connection with each student to overcome barriers to success.

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades 1 - 12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Dyslexia/dysgraphia/math processing disorders/attention deficit disorder/mild Asperger
Year Founded 1965

Student Body

Total Students 165 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 10%
State avg.: 35%
Students by Grade Dallas Academy Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 27 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 50%
Average Class Size 10 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Uniforms required)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $13,450
Tuition Notes grades 1-6 $13,450; grades 7-11 $15,500
% on Financial Aid 20%
Average Financial Aid Grant $2,000
Acceptance Rate 90%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Jim Richardson


Total Sports Offered 8 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Football, Golf, Soccer, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
Track and FieldVolleyball,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 7 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Astronomy Club, Chess Club, Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA), InterAct Club (Rotary), PHotography Club, Service "DAwgs", Student Council Astronomy Club, Chess Club, Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA),
InterAct Club (Rotary),
PHotography Club,
Service "DAwgs",
Student Council,

School Notes:

  • The following are some of the characteristics and/or programs that make Dallas Academy so special:
  • Lots of TLC (Tender Loving Care) given to each student (especially those in Lower School)
  • Small size and caring nature of teachers allow a family atmosphere
  • Large number and variety of programs/courses for a school of this size, especially in competitive sports and Fine Arts.
  • Award winning yearbook, put together by students
  • Choir that travels for performances New in 2005/2006: The Dallas Academy Diagnostic Center A special evaluation service for intelligent children whose response to school results in undeveloped potential. New in 2008/2009: New Academic Building and renovation of existing building completed in time for Fall classes.

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Bishop Lynch High School (2.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St. Johns Episcopal School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is White Rock Montessori School (1.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Dallas St. Johns Episcopal School
    848 Harter Rd
    Dallas , TX , 75218
    0.3  mi  |  480  students  |  Gr.  K-9
  • Dallas
    White Rock Montessori School
    Montessori School
    1601 Oates Dr
    Dallas , TX , 75228
    Montessori School
    1.8  mi  |  135  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Dallas
    St. James Episcopal School Of Dallas
    Montessori School (Episcopal)
    9845 Mccree Rd
    Dallas , TX , 75238
    Montessori School (Episcopal)
    2.2  mi  |  229  students  |  Gr.  NS-K
  • Dallas
    The Highlander Carden School
    9120 Plano Rd
    Dallas , TX , 75238
    2.2  mi  |  120  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Dallas
    Bishop Lynch High School
    (Roman Catholic)
    9750 Ferguson Rd
    Dallas , TX , 75228
    (Roman Catholic)
    2.2  mi  |  1095  students  |  Gr.  9-12

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