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Shelton School
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  • Private, Montessori
  • DALLAS, TX

Report Card

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A
  2. Diversity
    grade B
  3. Teachers
    grade B+
  4. College Prep
    grade A minus
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade A
  6. Sports
    grade B

About

Applying

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Application Fee
$75
Interview Required
Yes
Required/Recommended Tests
No data available  

Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$32,900
Tuition is for the highest grade offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
Received Financial Aid
13%
Average Financial Aid
$15,400
From Shelton School

Shelton is a unique organization all laser-focused on improving the education of those individuals with learning differences:

The School:

1,014 students in a day school program through a customized curriculum delivered by experienced educators with expertise in learning differences. The class of 2021, with 74 graduates, received 317 acceptances to 144 different colleges. They also earned merit scholarships of $5,977,476, and had a record 11 college signings for nine sports.

Evaluation Center:

Provides comprehensive assessments for clients (age PreK through adult) that result in a roadmap for success.

Speech & Language Therapy Program:

Serves the community through individual and group therapy, hearing and vision screening and assessments to children and adolescents both on and off-campus.

Teacher Training Program:

Provides instructional training for educators, parents and the community who educate and interact with individuals who learn differently.

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Shelton School Rankings

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Academics

Average Graduation Rate
100%
Average SAT
1160
9 responses
Average ACT
26
70 responses

Shelton: A Leading Model Since 1976

academic spotlight

Shelton School offers the best of both worlds for intelligent students who just happen to have a learning difference -- a customized learning approach within a mainstream environment. Best known for effective multisensory programs and a full range of experiences in academics, athletics, arts, music and theater to cultivate the unique gifts and talents of its progressive and intelligent students.

Culture & Safety

Poll
33%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 9 responses
Poll
22%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 9 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 21 responses
  • Nothing
    29%
  • School plays
    24%
  • Homecoming
    19%
  • Football games
    10%
  • Pep rallies
    10%
  • Spirit Week
    10%

Students

Diversity
grade B
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,120
10%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 10 responses
30%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 10 responses
30%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 10 responses

Preschool

Annual Cost
$16,500
Cost is for the most complete schedule offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
Starting Age
3 years
Pre-K Student-Teacher Ratio
6:1
Schedule Options
  • Offers Full Week
    No data available  
  • Offers Part Week
    No data available  
  • Offers Full Day
    Yes
  • Offers Part Day
    No data available  

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
7:1
National
17:1
Poll
45%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 11 responses
Poll
55%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 11 responses
Poll
36%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 11 responses

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Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
High
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
40%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 10 responses
40%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 10 responses
50%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 10 responses

Living in the Area

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C+
  2. Good for Families
    grade A
  3. Housing
    grade B minus
Median Household Income
$113,833
National
$75,149
Median Rent
$1,427
National
$1,268
Median Home Value
$592,537
National
$281,900

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