Preston Hollow Presbyterian School

For over 50 years, Preston Hollow Presbyterian School has been dedicated to educating children of average to superior intelligence with mild to moderate learning differences in grades K-6th.
The types of learning differences served by our school include reading disorder (dyslexia), auditory processing disorder, oral language disorder, written language disorder, and mathematical disability.
The school was founded in 1962 in response to the needs of the Dallas community as the first outreach mission of Preston Hollow Presbyterian Church.
PHPS is a non-profit, private coeducational day school accredited by Cognia, formerly AdvancEd.
Students are accepted without regard to race, sex, religion or national origin.

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School History

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6
Learning Difference Programs
Learning Programs Supported
Reading disability (dyslexia), auditory processing disorder, oral language disorder, written language disorder and mathematical disability
Year Founded
Summer School Offered
Summer Program Cost

Student Body

Total Students
130 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 40%
Students by Grade
Preston Hollow Presbyterian School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
23 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size
9 students
Classroom Dress Code
(Uniforms required)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Tuition amount does not include $1000 enrollment fee and $200 supply fee
% on Financial Aid
Admissions Director
Laura Holthouser


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
5 extracurriculars
Fun Zone (all sports camp)

Club or Organization:
Chess Club, Homework Club, Lego Club

Arts and Music Programs:
After-School Art

School Notes

  • Our goal is to return students to the mainstream of education as soon as possible equipped with the necessary tools to be a happy, successful student. 
  • We provide an individualized learning approach to remediate academic weaknesses and build on strengths 
  • Being a small school allows us to build a close community enabling our highly trained and caring faculty to communicate with families consistently and respond to the needs of our students. 
  • Our multi-sensory, research-based curriculum provides an opportunity for each student to be challenged and excel.  
  • Students are divided into smaller skill-based groups for core academic subjects and prescriptive remediation
Profile last updated: 07/20/2021

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