Oak Hill Academy

OAK HILL ACADEMY has established itself over the past 36 years as one of the leading schools in the Dallas area serving students with diagnosed learning differences. Our emphasis is on the remediation and classroom accommodations of ADD, ADHD, Auditory Processing Disorder, Dyslexia, Speech-Language Delays, Sensory Integration Dysfunction,and High-Functioning Autism.
A therapeutic multi-sensory, speech-language educational model is the foundation upon which our academic program is based.
Oak Hill Academy Speech-Language Therapy and Tutoring Clinic offers a variety of therapeutical services including Speech-Language Therapy, Tutoring, Social Thinking, and DIRFloortime Therapy.
SPOTS offers Occupational Therapy and Physical Therapy on Oak Hill Academy's campus.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Special Education School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 139 students
  • Average class size: 7 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
ADD/ADHD Support
Learning Difference Programs
Learning Programs Supported
ADD/ADHD, Auditory Processing, Dyslexia, Speech-Language based delays, Sensory Integration Disorder, High-Functioning Autism, Anxiety
Year Founded
Summer School Offered
Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students
139 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 41%
Students by Grade
Oak Hill Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
27 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size
7 students
Classroom Dress Code
Uniforms vary by school Division

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Tuition Notes
Tuition costs vary by Division and level and support provided beginning at $20,750 for Half-Day Preschool and peaking at $30,000 for High School.
Summer Program Cost Notes
OHA offers a variety of summer learning experiences - fees vary per program.
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant
Admissions Director
Linda Wachel
Admissions Associate
Brit Smart


Total Sports Offered
1 sport


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
12 extracurriculars
Club or Organization:
Cheerleading, Social Skills, Student Council

Arts and Music Programs:
Improv Club, Music Learning Band

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Basketball Team, Just for Fun Sports, Kickball, Martial arts class, Soccer, Special Fitness, Tennis

School Notes

  • At Oak Hill Academy, our specially trained teachers work with small groups of students to set individualized goals, and use a multi-sensory approach to learning.Classrooms are structured,but also provide a warm,nurturing environment with an average student/teacher ratio of 6:1.Faculty members include experienced special education instructors, reading therapists, speech-language pathologists,child psychologists and early childhood education specialists. Oak Hill Academy is accredited by Cognia (formerly known as AdvancEd Accreditation Commission.)
  • Social Skills program offers classroom and small group instruction based on theSocial Thinking curriculum from Michelle Garcia Winner.
  • Sensory Motor Lab incorporates sensory integration each day, using the Ready Bodies, Learning Minds curriculum.
  • Practical Assessment Exploration System (PAES) Lab offers high school students hands-on vocational skills to transition from the classroom to the workplace.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

Does Oak Hill Academy offer a summer program?
Yes, Oak Hill Academy offers a summer program. Visit their summer school page for more information.
What sports does Oak Hill Academy offer?
Oak Hill Academy offers 1 interscholastic sports: Intramural Sports Only.
When is the application deadline for Oak Hill Academy?
The application deadline for Oak Hill Academy is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).
In what neighborhood is Oak Hill Academy located?
Oak Hill Academy is located in the Northwest Dallas neighborhood of Dallas, TX. There are 12 other private schools located in Northwest Dallas.

School Calendar

View the Oak Hill Academy yearly calendar below. Note key dates such as:

HS SENIORS - last day of school
May 15, 2024 (Wednesday)
HS (9th-11th) - last day of school
May 16, 2024 (Thursday)
Preschool Awards, Picnic, last day of school
May 21, 2024 (Tuesday)

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
Oak Hill has been a gift for our family. My son has all of his academic as well as social needs met and often exceeded. We could not be happier. High recommendation.
- Posted by
Oak Hill has been a godsend for my son. I have seen so much growth in the three years he has been at the school. Teachers are more than qualified to work with children with learning differences. They are loving guides who bring out the best in each student.
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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Special Education School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 139 students
  • Average class size: 7 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Dallas, TX is $13,880 for elementary schools and $18,491 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Dallas, TX is 74% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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