The Episcopal School Of Dallas

4100 Merrell Rd
Dallas, TX 75229-0752
Tel: (214)358-4368
Grades: PK-12 | 1148 students
The Episcopal School of Dallas is an academic community where excellence is the standard.
Our college preparatory curriculum, led by a nationally-recognized faculty, is complemented by a full array of artistic and athletic programs, daily chapel, experiences in the outdoors, and a myriad of opportunities to lead and serve others. ESD`s unparalleled balance of rigor and nurture inspires students to maximize their potential and live a life of purpose.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Episcopal Schools (NAES)
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
National Middle School Association
Independent Schools Association of the South West (ISAS)
Religious Affiliation Episcopal
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded 1974

Student Body

Total Students 1148 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 36%
Students by Grade The Episcopal School Of Dallas Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 138 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 16 students
Number of AP Courses 22 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Formal

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 15
Yearly Tuition Cost $22,600
Tuition Notes Tuition costs range from $9,400.00 for Beginners (age 3) to $22,600 for Upper School. Tuition Assistance is available.
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant $15,830
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%


Total Sports Offered 14 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Crew, Cross Country, Field Hockey, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryField Hockey,
Track and FieldVolleyball,

School Notes

  • Application process begins around Labor Day the year prior to enrollment. Deadlines vary by grade, however, most deadlines will occur in January.
  • Apply via our website,
  • The ISEE examination is required for applicants Grade 5 - 12.
  • ESD is comprised of three campuses: Lower School (Beginner - Grade 4), Middle/Upper School (Grades 5 - 12), and Wolf Run, our outdoor education center.
  • Visit our website for an on-line tour and to find out more information about The Episcopal School of Dallas.
The Founding Tenets of The Episcopal School of Dallas were created simultaneously with the original Mission Statement. These Tenets provide the structure that enables the faculty, staff, and students to work and study in a faith-centered environment. 
Nurturing a spiritual relationship with God through the use of the Book of Common Prayer within the context of a pluralistic and diverse student and faculty population.
Experiencing mutual trust, respect, and honor while preserving individual identity, uniqueness of thought and personality.
Preparing students for actions which promote the common good through the study of religious and moral paradigms of history and contemporary thought.
Actualizing the advancement of the common good through acts of mercy and renewal here and within the larger community.  Daily worship, experiences in community, and studies in ethical decision making prepare members of this community for service to others, the highest manifestation of God`s presence in our lives.
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The average private school tuition in Dallas, TX is $8,103 for elementary schools and $15,554 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Dallas, TX is 68% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).