Selwyn School

Selwyn is a private, nonprofit, independent day school for students in pre-kindergarten through 12th grade.
In our classrooms, students prepare for success through a challenging academic curriculum combined with unique extracurricular activities, fine arts opportunities, and athletic programs.
Everyone`s voice is essential here at Selwyn, and we work hard to ensure that every student and his or her parents or guardians feel safe and find a place to belong in our community.
Selwyn School admits students of any race, color, nationality or ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of color, national or ethnic origin in administration of educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship, financial aid, athletic or other school programs.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked TX School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 134 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $25,400
  • Acceptance rate: 98%
  • Average class size: 9 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Selwyn School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Texas for:

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Attribute
School History

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Year Founded
1957

Student Body

Total Students
134 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
33%
State avg.: 41%
Students by Grade
Selwyn School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
22 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
60%
Average Class Size
9 students
Number of AP Courses
6 courses
List of Courses Offered
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
Uniform: khaki or navy bottoms, red, navy or white polo

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Pre-K $13,300 Kindergarten $17,400 Grades 1-2 $18,200 Grades 3 - 6 $20,500 Middle School Grades 7 - 8 $21,800 Upper School Grades 9 - 12 $25,400 Fine Arts Academy 9-12 $30,650
% on Financial Aid
20%
Acceptance Rate
98%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Jessica Brown

Sports

Total Sports Offered
6 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
9 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Spanish

Club or Organization:
Chess Club, Coding with Kids, National Honor Society, Speech and Debate, Yearbook Club

Arts and Music Programs:
Drama, Music, Visual Arts

School Notes

  • Grades Pre-K-12
  • Advanced Curriculum
  • International Student Program
  • Home Schooled Enrichment Opportunity - Grades 7-12
  • Sample of notable school alumni/alumnae:
    • US Congressman Dr. Michael Burgess - U.S. Congressman Dr. Michael C. Burgess serves the 26th Congressional District in Texas.
    • Norah Jones - Singer/Songwriter/Pianist Norah Jones attended Selwyn in her youth.
    • William 'Bill' Barlow - Bill Barlow is a producer best known for America's Funniest Home Videos (1989), America's Funniest Home Videos Uncensored (2000) and America's Funniest Families (1993).
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Selwyn School cost?
Selwyn School's tuition is approximately $25,400 for private students.
What is the acceptance rate of Selwyn School?
The acceptance rate of Selwyn School is 98%, which is higher than the national average of 84%.
Who are famous alumni from Selwyn School?
Selwyn School famous alumni include: US Congressman Dr. Michael Burgess, Norah Jones and William 'Bill' Barlow.
What sports does Selwyn School offer?
Selwyn School offers 6 interscholastic sports: Archery, Basketball, Golf, Soccer, Tennis and Track and Field.
What is Selwyn School's ranking?
Selwyn School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Texas for: Oldest founding date.
When is the application deadline for Selwyn School?
The application deadline for Selwyn School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
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This school.is the best thing I could have ever done fit my dins future. The education he receives is superior. Selwyn instills, knowledge, confidence, self-worth, and the arts from a caring environment. I love this school !!!
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Selwyn is a gem in the rough. The highly motivated and nurturing faculty have a huge influence on student success by encouraging each student to discover and excel in their individual strengths. The curriculum is challenging and students often work well above grade level. This is one reason Selwyn graduates have such an easy transition to college and university level work.
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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked TX School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 134 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $25,400
  • Acceptance rate: 98%
  • Average class size: 9 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Denton County, TX is $13,423 for elementary schools and $15,766 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Denton County, TX is 85% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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