The Highlands School

1451 E Northgate Drive
Irving, TX 75062-0750
Tel: (972)554-1980
Grades: PK-12 | 464 students
The mission of The Highlands School is to provide the highest quality education and foster integrally formed Christian leaders. This mission is fulfilled as The Highlands School students graduate as strong Christian leaders, convinced of the truth, prepared and committed to establish and foster a society where Christian values are taught, embraced and put into practice.
This mission is pursued through the development of the whole person encompassing the commitment to teach, to educate, and to form.
We are the only school in North Texas to offer gender-specific education on a co-ed campus beginning in 4th grade. We are also the only school in Dallas to have received the Cardinal Newman National Honor Rolll School of Excellence award (2004-Present) for academic excellence and Catholic formation.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Other religious school association(s)
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded 1986

Student Body

Total Students 464 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 37%
Students by Grade The Highlands School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 46 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 15 students
Number of AP Courses 12 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Advanced Courses AP Biology, AP Calculus, AP History, AP Physics, AP Spanish, AP English, AP Latin, AP Political Science,
Average SAT score 1855
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Formal

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Mar. 1 / rolling
Tuition Notes Pre-K $9,800 Grades 1-5 $10,900 Grades 6-8 $11,300 Grades 9-12 $14,100
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant $4,000
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Madeline Reising


Total Sports Offered 12 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
Track and FieldVolleyball,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 15 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Anime Club, Boys Student Council, Choir, Classical Art Club, Drama Club, Girls Student Council, Gregorian Chant Club, Journalism, Mock Trial Club, Model UN, National Honor Society, Pro-Life Club, Spanish Honor Society, Student Ambassadors, Yearbook Anime Club, Choir, Drama Club, Journalism, Model UN, Pro-Life Club, Yearbook, Boys Student Council,
Classical Art Club,
Girls Student Council,
Gregorian Chant Club,
Mock Trial Club,
National Honor Society,
Spanish Honor Society,
Student Ambassadors,

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Profile last updated: 05/13/2015

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Cistercian Preparatory School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Redeemer Montessori School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Miss Bloomingdales Academy (1.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Irving
    Grades: K-6 | 163 students
    0.7 miles
    2700 Warren Cir
    Irving, TX 75062
  • Irving
    Cistercian Preparatory School
    All-boys (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 5-12 | 352 students
    0.9 miles
    3660 Cistercian Road
    Irving, TX 75039
  • Irving
    Miss Bloomingdales Academy
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: PK-KG | 40 students
    1.1 miles
    5100 Riverside Dr
    Irving, TX 75039
  • Irving
    The Sloan School
    Grades: PK-5 | 162 students
    1.1 miles
    3131 N O Connor Rd
    Irving, TX 75062
  • Irving
    Grades: PK-K | 106 students
    1.7 miles
    4961 N O Connor Rd
    Irving, TX 75062

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