Shelton School

15720 Hillcrest Road
Dallas, TX 75248-0752
Tel: (972)774-1772
Grades: PK - 12 | 807 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 807 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 6%
State avg.: 37%
Students by Grade Shelton School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 133 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1
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 Grades Students
  • Dallas
    Spanish Schoolhouse
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: PK-KG | 92 students
    0.1 miles
    15765 Hillcrest Rd
    Dallas, TX 75248
    (972)716-2054
    0.1PK-KG
    92
  • Dallas
    The Fairhill School
    Special Education School
    Grades: 1-12 | 211 students
    1.2 miles
    16150 Preston Rd
    Dallas, TX 75248
    (972)233-1026
    1.21-12
    211
  • Richardson
    Bridge Builder Academy
    Special Education School
    Grades: K-12 | 35 students
    1.8 miles
    1221 W Campbell Rd, Suite 209
    Richardson, TX 75080
    (972)516-8844
    1.8K-12
    35
  • Dallas
    Spring Valley United Methodist
    Daycare / Preschool (Methodist)
    Grades: PK-K | 38 students
    1.8 miles
    7700 Spring Valley Rd
    Dallas, TX 75254
    (972)233-2317
    1.8PK-K
    38
  • Dallas
    Texas Torah Institute
    All-boys (Jewish)
    Grades: 9-12 | 26 students
    2 miles
    6506 Frankford Rd.
    Dallas, TX 75252
    (972)250-4888
    29-12
    26

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