The Alexander School

THE ALEXANDER SCHOOL SMALL SCHOOL.  BIG RESULTS.   The Alexander School is a premier private school offering a college preparatory curriculum in a small school setting.
Our students, in grades 7-12, enjoy a relaxed, friendly atmosphere that is most conducive to learning.
Limited enrollment ensures that each student receives the personal attention every young person deserves.
This co-educational program allows students with outside interests the time to pursue their activities without sacrificing academic excellence.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Grades Offered Grades 7-12
Offers Post-Graduate Year Yes
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported ADHD/Aspergers/Mild LD
Year Founded 1975

Student Body

Total Students 45 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
20%
State avg.: 37%
Students by Grade The Alexander School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 8 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
80%
Average Class Size 6 students
Number of AP Courses 9 courses
Advanced Courses AP Biology, AP Calculus, AP Chemistry, AP English Literature, AP Physics, AP Spanish Language, AP US Government, AP US History, AP World History
Average SAT score 1227
Average ACT score 26
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Yearly Tuition Cost $21,500
Tuition Notes $11,000 per semester, books and fees included
% on Financial Aid
25%
Average Financial Aid Grant $9,000
Acceptance Rate
80%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director David B. Bowlin
Admissions Associate Andy Cody

Sports

Total Sports Offered 5 sports
Sports Cross Country, Golf, Sailing, Tennis, Track and FieldCross CountryGolf,
SailingTennis,
Track and Field

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 2 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. National Honor Society, Student Council National Honor Society,
Student Council,

School Notes:

  • 1206 Average SAT 1 Score, Critical Reading & Math
  • 98% of Our Graduates Attend College
  • 44% of Our Graduates Receive College Scholarships
  • 21% Enter Behind in Credits but Graduate On Time
  • 13% Graduate in Fewer Than Four Years
  • 12 Seniors Graduate Each Year (Average)
  • 5 Students Per Class (Average)
  • 22 Years Experience Per Faculty Member (Average)
  • 63% of Faculty Have Advanced Degrees
  • Admissions / Enrollment Open Year-Round
  • Nonsectarian
  • SACS / CASI Accredited
  • Established 1975
  • For more information, contact : David Bowlin, Director or Andrew Cody, Principal  972-690-9210,  admissions@alexanderschool.com

Profile last updated: 11/05/2014

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is I A N T Qur'anic Academy (1.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Montessori at Bowser (0.7 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Montessori at Bowser (0.7 miles away)
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  • Richardson
    Montessori at Bowser
    Montessori School
    Grades: PK-K | 46 students
    0.7 miles
    300 S Bowser Rd
    Richardson, TX 75081
    (972)690-8351
    0.7PK-K
    46
  • Richardson
    First Umc Preschool & Kindergarten
    Daycare / Preschool (Methodist)
    Grades: K | 137 students
    1.3 miles
    503 N Central Expy
    Richardson, TX 75080
    (972)996-0125
    1.3K
    137
  • Richardson
    Peace Academy
    (Islamic)
    Grades: K-9 | 104 students
    1.3 miles
    331 E Polk St
    Richardson, TX 75081
    (972)480-0008
    1.3K-9
    104
  • Richardson
    I A N T Qur'anic Academy
    Special Program Emphasis (Islamic)
    Grades: K-12 | 218 students
    1.6 miles
    840 Abrams Rd
    Richardson, TX 75081
    (972)231-5698
    1.6K-12
    218
  • Richardson
    Rainbow Connection Preschool
    Daycare / Preschool (Christian)
    Grades: PK | 100 students
    1.7 miles
    1651 E. Campbell
    Richardson, TX 75081
    (972)644-0283
    1.7PK
    100

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