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 (2021)

  • Top Ranked TX School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-4
  • Students: 458 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $26,722
  • Application Deadline: Dec. 6

Top Rankings

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
458 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
16%
State avg.: 40%
Students by Grade
The Lamplighter School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
52 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
47%
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Dec. 6
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Half-day and full-day pre-kindergarten is offered. Tuition for the half-day program is $14,874.
Admissions Director
Jacquelyn Wilcox

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Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked TX School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-4
  • Students: 458 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $26,722
  • Application Deadline: Dec. 6

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The average private school tuition in Dallas, TX is $12,689 for elementary schools and $17,342 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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