The Hockaday School

11600 Welch Road
Dallas, TX 75229-0752
     Tel: (214)363-6311
        
   
Grades: PK - 12 | 1085 students
The Hockaday School was founded in 1913 by Miss Ela Hockaday to provide a college preparatory education for girls in Dallas, Texas. The Hockaday School prepares girls of strong potential in the prekindergarten through 12th grades to assume positions of responsibility and leadership in a rapidly changing world by giving them a foundation for living grounded on the traditional four cornerstones: character, courtesy, scholarship, and athletics. Within the context of an outstanding academic environment, The Hockaday School's goals are to foster a community of concern and friendship, to instill in every girl a love of learning and an understanding of herself and the ethical principles which guide her life, and to develop an appreciation of excellence in all its forms with a commitment to what is right and good.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Coalition of Girls
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
National Association of College Admissions Counselors
Independent Schools Association of the South West (ISAS)
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 12
Year Founded 1913

Student Body

Total Students 1085 students
Student Body Type All-girls
% Students of Color 38%
State avg.: 37%
Students by Grade The Hockaday School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 118 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 60%
Average Class Size 14 students
Number of AP Courses 21 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Advanced Courses AP Biology, AP Calculus, AB and BC, AP Chemistry, AP Comparative Government, AP Economics, AP English, AP Environmental Science, AP French, AP Human Geography, AP Latin, AP Mandarin Chinese, AP Modern European History, AP Physics, B and C, AP Spanish Language, AP Spanish Literature, AP Statistics, AP Studio Art, AP U.S. History, AP World History  
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(uniform)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 6
Tuition Notes LS: 23060 - 24100 MS/US: 26895 - 28010 Boarding: 50026 - 51333
% on Financial Aid 18%
Average Financial Aid Grant $16,260
Acceptance Rate 22%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Maryanna Phipps
Admissions Associate Cyndi Lewis

Sports

Total Sports Offered 15 sports
Sports Basketball, Crew, Cross Country, Dance, Diving, Fencing, Field Hockey, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballCrew,
Cross CountryDance,
DivingFencing,
Field HockeyGolf,
LacrosseSoccer,
SoftballSwimming,
TennisTrack and Field,
Volleyball

School Notes:

Download our application at www.hockaday.org

Profile last updated: 06/23/2015

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Jesuit College Prep School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is The Lamplighter School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest preschool is The Lamplighter School (0.6 miles away)
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