The Lamplighter School is dedicated to igniting the potential of each child. Focused on students in pre-kindergarten through fourth grade, young children are engaged in the joy of learning through intellectual discovery in a nurturing, inclusive, and collaborative environment. At Lamplighter, the student is central and our faculty is extraordinarily skilled at working side by side to nurture each child's natural curiosity. Lamplighter offers limitless possibilities for learning, including opportunities to solve real problems, develop STEM skills, and benefit from our outdoor environmental science building, barn, and gardens. Students at Lamplighter emerge as risk takers, problem solvers, and confident leaders.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked TX School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-4
  • Students: 471 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $28,916
  • Application Deadline: Dec. 9
  • Source: Verified school update

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

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School History

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-4
Year Founded
1953

Student Body

Total Students
471 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
34%
State avg.: 40%
Students by Grade
The Lamplighter School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
64 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
51%
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Dec. 9
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Half-day and full-day pre-kindergarten is offered. Tuition for the half-day program is $16,095.
Admissions Director
Becky Walker
Admissions Associate
Sydney Allen
Source: Verified school update

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked TX School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-4
  • Students: 471 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $28,916
  • Application Deadline: Dec. 9
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Dallas, TX is $13,343 for elementary schools and $17,962 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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