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North Dallas Adventist Academy Photo #1 - NDAA's Music Department is growing with the addition of band and orchestra for Middle School and Upper School students. All ages experience music education from PreK into Upper School.
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North Dallas Adventist Academy Photo #1 - NDAA's Music Department is growing with the addition of band and orchestra for Middle School and Upper School students. All ages experience music education from PreK into Upper School.
North Dallas Adventist Academy Photo #2 - North Dallas Adventist Academy (NDAA) believes that a strong academic program and family-like environment shouldn't have to cost what a year of college costs. Excellence must be -- and is attainable.
North Dallas Adventist Academy Photo #3 - NDAA believes in whole-person learning. Building lifelong friendships is part of the NDAA education experience, while building a foundation of reading, math, and science.
North Dallas Adventist Academy Photo #4 - Extracurricular sports are part of NDAA's after-school activities for grades 4-12, and reiterate our philosophy of a healthy, active lifestyle. Varsity soccer is shown here. Volleyball, basketball, and cross country are also offered.
North Dallas Adventist Academy Photo #5 - Girls and boys both enjoy basketball at many levels -- Middle School, Junior Varsity and Varsity. Participation in league games and tournaments add valuable experience to the player. Both Girls Varsity and Boys Varsity won the 2019-2020 TCAF State Championship.
North Dallas Adventist Academy Photo #6 - In a departmentalized Middle School, students prepare for the rigors of Upper School, challenging the brightest students to excel.
North Dallas Adventist Academy Photo #7 - Nearly 95% of NDAA graduates go on to the college of their choice or into military service. The graduating class of 2019 was awarded more than $4 million in scholarships. Congratulations, graduates!
North Dallas Adventist Academy Photo #8 - As a faith-based school, we incorporate a biblical worldview into all subjects, from math to science to health. Our goal is for each student to have the opportunity to make a decision for a lifetime relationship with God.
North Dallas Adventist Academy Photo #9 - Theater Arts is another option for creativity and extracurricular involvement. A wide variety of dramatic presentations have been shared within the school community, and to broader audiences.
North Dallas Adventist Academy Photo #10 - Outdoor education is an elective, which allows students living in the heart of the city to learn about and experience nature. Quarterly campouts are the perfect opportunity to practice basic camping and outdoor skills, as well as experience the peace nature brings.
North Dallas Adventist Academy is an accredited Pre K-12 private school dedicated to providing a Christian experience for each student.
We encourage and challenge each student to reach their fullest potential, allowing for the development of personal excellence.
Currently, NDAA hosts approximately 270 students, representing close to 25 different nationalities and ethnic backgrounds.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-12
  • Enrollment: 262 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $9,650
  • Average class size: 12 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-12
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Year Founded
1984

Student Body

Total Students
262 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
78%
State avg.: 40%
Students by Grade
North Dallas Adventist Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
21 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
42%
Average Class Size
12 students
Number of AP Courses
3 courses
List of Courses Offered
Advanced Courses
AP Biology, AP English III, AP English IV
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
Black pants or skirt & school issued polo style shirts; Dress uniform for boys and skirts for girls

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Tuition varies by grade level. Registration Fee and annual Academic Fees not included.
% on Financial Aid
25%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$1,500
Admissions Director
Leona Harder
Admissions Associate
Melonie Wolfe

Sports

Total Sports Offered
5 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
10 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Community Service Opportunities, International Mission Service Trips

Club or Organization:
Outdoor Education, Robotics Club, Robotics Teams

Arts and Music Programs:
Band, Choir, Drum Corps, Orchestra, Theater Arts

School Notes

  • North Dallas Adventist Academy is an accredited Pre K-12 private school dedicated to providing a Christian experience for each student.
  • We encourage and challenge each student to reach their fullest potential, allowing for the development of personal excellence.
  • Currently, NDAA hosts approximately 270 students, representing close to 25 different nationalities and ethnic backgrounds.
Source: Verified school update

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (7 reviews)
5  
We recently moved to Dallas from out of state and the staff at NDAA made our move much easier! They helped us with the enrollment process and even assisted us with our move. Mrs. Harder provided us with many resources from a realtor to unloading moving truck assistance. She made sure everything was ready for my daughter to start school as soon as we arrived. She went above and beyond to help us. NDAA instantly became our new family here in Dallas! NDAA has also provided our daughter with the support she needs to succeed academically. All her teachers have been great and some have provided one-on-one tutoring when needed. As parents, we are also very grateful for the spiritual support the school provides to all students from the chapel to Friday vespers. Students are kept engaged and motivated throughout the school year. We highly recommend NDAA to other parents seeking a quality Christian education for their children.
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5  
I am both a parent and a teacher at NDAA, but I'd like to share my experience as a parent. My son has attended NDAA since he was 4. He's now in first grade and I've had the opportunity to watch him grow academically (across the hall), socially, and spiritually. He loves his school, teachers, and friends. Both his teachers and aide have been extremely loving and nurturing. They provide positive feedback and make him feel safe. He has grown so much! He is an avid reader, writer, is extremely creative, and excels in math. He's now learning to play the violin and the class is even engaged in weekly robotics lessons. I am very pleased and proud to be affiliated with NDAA!
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5  
We just completed our third year with NDAA as part of the lower school. We are not Adventists, but enjoy the family atmosphere and strong academic program. The classes are much smaller than public school and allow for one-on-one instruction when needed and the classes engage in almost monthly field trips and other community activities. I like that the teachers know the parents and that there are opportunities for parents to participate in activities that span the lower school - so we get to meet teachers before our child enters their classroom. The principals and staff are friendly and engaged with the students - creating a great learning environment for both academic and personal growth. Overall, we have been happy with the experience and plan to continue our enrollment.
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5  
Our family has been very impressed with North Dallas Adventist Academy. The teachers and staff are exceptional. They truly care about all the children and preparing them to be successful academically and as contributing members in society. There is no tolerance for bullying allowing kids to reach their full potential without fearing their school environment or students. They have a wonderful music department and both our children enjoy their music lessons and music programs. Christian values are woven throughout the school and are taught hand in hand with their lessons. The staff and teachers lead by example making this school a wonderful environment for our children. If your are considering private school, you will love being a part of the NDAA family.
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5  
Our 3 children have attended NDAA since Pre-K, and they've made excellent progress academically, musically, and socially. The tenets of Christian faith and life are interwoven throughout the lessons, building strong bonds of friendship and camaraderie amongst the students. NDAA is a truly remarkable school!
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5  
We are very grateful to be part of NDAA family. The teachers are very well prepared, patient and kind, all the administration department is very efficient and always helpful and the principal is continuing working on develop and improving school in every aspect. Students have the opportunity to learn to play at least one musical instrument, and also sing in the choir, participate in one of the school sport teams, attend one or all of the clubs like robotics, chess, math, science or ukulele. And last but not least, this school does not accept bullying at all. They are lead by faith in God, and teach our children the most important lessons in life: to be kind to each other, to serve, to love, to pray, to help, to be best version of themselves. And this makes us cherish every moment that our child is in their hands.
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5  
North Dallas Adventist Academy is among the top Seventh-day Adventist schools in Texas. I cannot say enough good things about the teachers. They are caring and compassionate individuals who really want the students to be successful, they are incredibly knowledgeable and are more than willing to help if you are willing to learn.
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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-12
  • Enrollment: 262 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $9,650
  • Average class size: 12 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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