Kessler School, The

1215 Turner Ave,
Dallas, TX, 75208
     Tel: (214)942-2220
Grades: PK - 5 | 75 students
Under the current leadership of Gayla Dobbins, her outstanding faculty and SACS (Southern Association of Colleges & Schools) Accrediations, The Kessler School is unlike many schools that concentrate solely on children's academic growth.
We recognize the need for a balance in children's lives.
In addition to a strong academic base, we provide students with a variety of arts and cultural experiences to enhance learning: Spanish language instruction, visual arts, PE and music.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 5
Learning Programs Supported Dyslexia program
Year Founded 1999

Student Body

Total Students 75 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 10%
State avg.: 39%
Students by Grade Kessler School, The Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 18 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 16 students

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $8
Tuition Notes Tuition ranges from PreK (Half-Day) $5,650 to Grade 5 $9,900.
% on Financial Aid 10%
Average Financial Aid Grant $1,000
Acceptance Rate 90%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Marci Adams

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 6 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Capers for Kids, Mad Science, Piano, Private School Interscholastic Association Competition, Violin & Cello, Yoga Mad Science, Piano, Violin & Cello, Yoga, Capers for Kids,
Private School Interscholastic Association Competition,

School Notes:

  • Close to downtown Dallas
  • Low Student to Teacher Ratio
  • After School Enrichment Programs
  • Before & After School Care
  • Visual and Fine Arts
  • Spanish language instruction for ALL students everyday
  • Physical Education weekly
  • Computer Lab with Computer Curriculum
  • Atmosphere of love & respect that affirms and respects the uniqueness of the child

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Tyler Street Christian Academy (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St. Cecilia Catholic School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St. Cecilia Catholic School (0.8 miles away)
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    0.8 mi | 182 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • DallasTyler Street Christian Academy
      (Methodist)
    915 West 9th Street
    DallasTX75208
    (214)941-9717
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    0.9 mi | 175 students | Gr. PK-12                      
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    (214)941-5670
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