The Lamplighter School

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 (2024)

  • Top Ranked TX School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 470 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $30,217
  • Application Deadline: Dec. 8
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
School History

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-4
Year Founded
1953

Student Body

Total Students
470 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
32%
State avg.: 41%
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
42%
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Dec. 8
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Half-day and full-day pre-kindergarten is offered. Tuition for the half-day program is $16,819.
Admissions Director
Becky Walker
Admissions Associate
Sydney Allen
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does The Lamplighter School cost?
The Lamplighter School's tuition is approximately $30,217 for private students.
What is The Lamplighter School's ranking?
The Lamplighter School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Texas for: Largest student body and Oldest founding date.
When is the application deadline for The Lamplighter School?
The application deadline for The Lamplighter School is Dec. 8.
In what neighborhood is The Lamplighter School located?
The Lamplighter School is located in the Northwest Dallas neighborhood of Dallas, TX. There are 12 other private schools located in Northwest Dallas.

School Calendar

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Event
Date
Memorial Day-School Closed
May 27, 2024 (Monday)
School Closed
May 31, 2024 (Friday)
School Closed-Juneteenth National Independence Day
June 19, 2024 (Wednesday)
School Closed
July 01, 2024 (Monday)
School Closed
July 02, 2024 (Tuesday)

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked TX School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 470 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $30,217
  • Application Deadline: Dec. 8
  • Source: Verified school update

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Did You Know?

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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