Shelton School

15720 Hillcrest Road,
Dallas, TX, 75248-0752
     Tel: (972)774-1772
Grades: PK - 12 | 771 students
Shelton's mission is a school and resource center dedicated to making a difference by serving and empowering the lives of students who learn differently because not all great minds think alike.
Our vision is a world model in education of individuals who learn differently through education, evaluation, therapy, research and outreach.

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. American Montessori Society (AMS)
Independent Schools Association of the South West (ISAS)
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Dyslexia, ADHD, Language Disorders
Year Founded 1976

Student Body

Total Students 771 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 6%
State avg.: 39%
Students by Grade Shelton School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 133 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Admissions Director Diann Slaton

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is The Fairhill School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Spanish Schoolhouse (0.1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Spanish Schoolhouse (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • DallasSpanish Schoolhouse
    Daycare / Preschool
    15765 Hillcrest Rd
    DallasTX75248
    (972)716-2054
    Daycare / Preschool
    0.1 mi | 12 students | Gr. PK-KG                      
  • DallasSpring Creek KinderCare
    Daycare / Preschool
    15610 Spring Creek Road
    DallasTX75248
    (972)404-9020
    Daycare / Preschool
    0.8 mi | n/a students | Gr. NS-PK                      
  • DallasThe Fairhill School
    Special Education School
    16150 Preston Rd
    DallasTX75248
    (972)233-1026
    Special Education School
    1.2 mi | 211 students | Gr. 1-12                      
  • DallasSpring Valley United Methodist
    Daycare / Preschool  (Methodist)
    7700 Spring Valley Rd
    DallasTX75254
    (972)233-2317
    Daycare / Preschool  (Methodist)
    1.7 mi | 13 students | Gr. PK-K                      
  • DallasTexas Torah Institute
    All-boys  (Jewish)
    6506 Frankford Rd.
    DallasTX75252
    (972)250-4888
    All-boys  (Jewish)
    2 mi | 26 students | Gr. 9-12                      

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