The St. Anthony School strives to be the finest private school of its kind in the country.
To achieve this goal, a variety of professionals are enlisted to ensure that our students receive all they need academically, emotionally, and socially.
The St. Anthony School provides children with learning differences a warm, therapeutic and structured private school environment that utilizes multi-sensory learning techniques.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • School Type: Alternative School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Students: 81 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-12
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Year Founded
1998
Summer School Offered
Yes
Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students
81 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
10%
State avg.: 40%
Students by Grade
The St Anthony School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
10 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
National avg.: 13:1
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling

Sports

Total Sports Offered
4 sports

School Notes

  • The St. Anthony School is an accredited private school in North Dallas, Texas, that specializes in a therapeutic and comprehensive teaching approach for students with academic, social, emotional and behavioral differences. See if we`re the right fit for your family.

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (9 reviews)
5  
My son attended St Anthony School since he was elementary age and just graduated this year! He had struggled both behaviorally and academically in public school, but the knowledgeable staff at St Anthony's were able to connect with him, and open the door for him to learn, and ultimately grow into a well-behaved young man. The graduation ceremony itself was the best I have ever attended. With the dedicated teachers and staff recognizing each of the graduating seniors. Mr Dan's insightful, authentic comments recognizing my son could only have come from someone who cared enough to actually get to know him so that he could teach him. If your child learns differently and you are looking for a school where they can be taught at a pace, and in a way, that actually works, with teachers that truly care, then St Anthony School may be for you. I highly recommend it!
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What a difference a year makes? Our daughter's sophomore year, which was her first at St. Anthony, was a dramatic difference from her previous school years. Finally, she found a school that understood her needs from day one and worked with her to make it a fulfilling experience. Each and every teacher and staff member knew how to challenge, assist, address issues, and teach Betsy. Every day she came home with great stories and accomplishments. Ms Julia, Ms Sarah, and Mr Dylan were constant dinner table conversations about how they worked with our daughter that day. She not only enjoyed her classes and the electives but really found herself in being able to participate in the Student Council. Mr Nathan told us when we toured the school that one benefit of the school would be that our daughter would meet a group of friends that she would feel more comfortable with than at her previous schools. We didn't appreciate his comment at the time but we quickly saw a difference in her social interactions with a group of friends that culminated in a wonderful time at the Prom. Her growth over the year and the difference from prior school years at other very well regarded schools were evident when she got out of the car each morning. She started the first two weeks a little tentative, then grew more comfortable and by the end of the school year got out of the car with a swagger and confidence that we never saw before. The dynamics at home certainly changed as our daughter's school experience was so positive and a source of pride and belonging rather than a constant source of anxiety, pressure and feeling alienated. Her brother and sister would recommend St Anthony School as much as we would. Finding a school that is a perfect fit for your child is one of the biggest blessings we could receive. The only thing better would have been to find The St Anthony School several years earlier.
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I can honestly say I don't know where we would be right now if we hadn't found TSAS. We felt like we were out of options and that a therapeutic school was a very scary choice. We could not have been more wrong...this was a turning point for our son and our family. He went from hopeless, reckless and impulsive in his choices, and completely on a downward spiral to top of his class academically, socially, and maturity-wise. He now works an almost-full-time job while he is also enrolled in college classes at DCC (he just finished his sophomore year). I KNOW he would not be at this level of maturity if he had been in the regular school system, nor at one of the other schools we had experienced. TSAS and its staff - especially Mr. Dan, Mrs. Julia, and Mr. Dylan, have laid a foundation of higher expectations that the kids rise to meet, structure that they feel safe in, and an environment that the kids grow and thrive in as a family. While sports were NEVER my son's "thing", he enjoyed participating in a winning season with TSAS the year before COVID. He also has had a great experience as a part of the Student Council. In these and other activities, as well as his academics, the staff have pushed him safely outside of his comfort zone and given him a chance to grow - fail if necessary - get back up and learn from his mistakes - and know that he's still safe, loved, and OK. This, above all things, has been the life lesson that he's needed. If your child is anxious, depressed, bipolar, on the autism spectrum, or just not fitting into the regular school system, TRUST YOUR GUT and check out TSAS. It's so much more than therapeutic, it's just a great school with a great heart and great kids.
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5  
We have been so thankful for everyone at The St Anthony School! After trying a number of other schools, we finally found the one that had the right structure and caring, talented staff our son needed to thrive. Mr Nathan, Mr Dylan, Mr Dan, and so many others have taught and nurtured and guided - and we couldn`t be more proud how much our son has grown over this time.He has a number of true and good friends, he has excelled in his schoolwork, he had a ton of fun on the soccer team (before Covid), and now he is working a part time job and getting ready to enroll in Dual Enrollment courses with Dallas County Community College. If your child is struggling and you haven`t found a school that provides structure while flexing to meet their specific needs, you owe it to yourself and your kid to check out TSAS. You`ll be thankful that you did.
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Words cannot express the appreciation I have for my son's experience at The St.Anthony School. My son started attending the school when he was in the 4th grade after going to a public school from the 1st through the 3rd grades. He was bullied by a peer during these grades which prompted us to start looking at other schools. The staff at St. Anthony's taught him to find his voice and to stand up and express himself. They teach the students to have respect for everyone. He has continued to thrive at this school so much that we are now mainstreaming into a public high school. He's taken advantage of all the exceptional extracurricular activities that the school offers, including basketball and band. The confidence that the school has instilled in him has encouraged him to challenge himself and become more independent. His family and I are forever grateful.
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5  
I have nothing but accolades when it comes to St. Anthony's. We came to St. Anthony's five years ago. Our daughter was initially accepted into another Learning Differences private school but they discovered that her behavior was too much for them to handle. We came for a tour and felt so welcome and that we found a home for our daughter. It was a little rough at first with the transition but by the middle of the school, year-everything was running smoothly. The teachers know your child so well and are completely transparent with their strengths and opportunities. They have a great balance with work and fun. My daughter has been able to experience so many fun things after working so hard during the week. Our daughter has grown leaps and bounds, she is ready for a new chapter in her life--so sadly we will be leaving St. Anthony's to pursue a bigger school with more social opportunities with other girls. We will be forever grateful to St. Anthony's!!
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5  
We are very pleased with our experience at The St. Anthony School. They provide an environment that focuses on every aspect of the individual student. We have appreciated the small setting. It allows teachers to truly know your child. If there are areas of concern that need extra attention, they are able to address it quickly. All of the staff and administration work together to communicate how best to help your child become successful and give the whole family a level of support you will not find elsewhere. Our child has flourished and we have seen an enormous amount of growth and confidence during our time here.
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5  
The St. Anthony School has been outstanding in every way. I cannot say enough wonderful things about this school. We had been struggling with my son since he was 3. We were kicked out of multiple preschools and his Kindergarten year in ISD did not go well. We had an advocate suggest the St. Anthony School and it has been the perfect fit for our son. When we met with them we knew they understand exactly what we were going through. My son was always getting into trouble at school. He was an outcast, had no friends and it eventually led to very low self-esteem and depression. It was heart-breaking to see him like this at such a young age. From the 1st day he started at the St. Anthony School we knew it was the perfect fit. He was happy again. He enjoyed school and was making friends. He is now on his 4th year at the school and we have seen a worlds of difference in him. They have built strong characteristics in him such as integrity and respect. They provided the perfect learning environment and know and understand his needs. He has learned self-control and is able to verbalize his feelings and keep emotions and hands in check. The staff and administrators have been outstanding in every way. If you have a child that is struggling, I would highly recommend the St. Anthony School. They truly care and your child has a place where they fit in. They have a place to succeed in school and build skills for life. It has changed our son's life and ours too.
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5  
We cannot say enough good things about St Anthony. Our daughter was getting into a lot of trouble at her ISD school. It started in Kindergarten with detentions for her behavior. We tried everything and nothing was working to change her behavior. We started looking at the schools for Learning Differences but they said she was getting into too much trouble to come to their schools. One of the counselors suggested St Anthony. We called, set up a day for our daughter to visit and we fell in love. The teachers and administrators are so helpful. Our daughter learned how to control her actions so that she blends in with the group. Even when she acted out in class I felt it was handled in the most productive way possible. It is very easy to get in touch with the teachers and administrators. She was there for 3rd and 4th grade and then we had to move out of the city. We were all crying on the last day of school. It has been two years since we were there and all of her lessons are still with her. St Anthony made a huge difference. Call them if you are having behavioral issues with your precious child. St Anthony will remind you of why you became a parent and make you feel successful again. Not all children are the same. And it is a wonderful school that sees the special-ness in your child when everyone else steps away from them. St Anthony took us by the hand and helped us move forward.
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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • School Type: Alternative School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Students: 81 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Dallas County, TX is $12,355 for elementary schools and $15,318 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Dallas County, TX is 78% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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