Selwyn College Preparatory School

3333 W University Dr
Denton, TX 76207-0762
     Tel: (940)382-6771
Grades: PK - 12 | 186 students
Selwyn College Preparatory School is a private, independent, nonsectartian day school serving toddlers through Upper School.
Founded in 1957, The Selwyn School is committed to providing its students with an outstanding academic program within a nurturing environment.
Our teachers value each child as an individual and help their students discover the joy of learning.
In the fall of 2013, we will offer an International Scholars Program to students in grades 9 - 12.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Texas Association of Accredited Private Schools (TAAPS)
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 12
Year Founded 1957

Student Body

Total Students 186 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 20%
State avg.: 37%
Students by Grade Selwyn College Preparatory School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 27 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 15%
Average Class Size 12 students
Number of AP Courses 8 courses
Average SAT score 1070
Average ACT score 28
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Khaki trousers, blue or white polo)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes Tuition ranges from $1,140 for two day/week pre-school to $13,000 for Upper School.
% on Financial Aid 4%
Average Financial Aid Grant $3,000
Acceptance Rate 68%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Talitha Ledet
Admissions Associate Tiffanee White


Total Sports Offered 9 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Golf, Indoor Soccer, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
GolfIndoor Soccer,
TennisTrack and Field,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 7 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Drama, French, Music, National Honor Society, PE, Spanish, Visual Arts Drama, French, Music, PE, Spanish, Visual Arts, National Honor Society,

School Notes:

  • Early Childhood Preschool
  • Grades K-12
  • Advanced Curriculum
  • International Scholars Program - Grades 9-12

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Denton Calvary Academy (6.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Immaculate Conception Catholic School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Immaculate Conception Catholic School (1.1 miles away)
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School Reviews

1 year ago
Selwyn is a gem in the rough. The highly motivated and nurturing faculty have a huge influence on student success by encouraging each student to discover and excel in their individual strengths. The curriculum is challenging and students often work well above grade level. This is one reason Selwyn graduates have such an easy transition to college and university level work.
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