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4500 W Davis
Dallas, TX 75211

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(214) 337-0244
(214) 339-1702
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April 23, 2015
Best religious formation we've ever experienced. Mass is required each morning and celebrated by Discalced Carmelite priests who are both joyful and entirely loyal to Church teaching. Basically every teacher is deeply devout, faithful, experienced, educated, intellectually curious, clever and nurturing. Very low teacher turnover. Some teachers are charismatic Catholics, and they are particularly fine Christians. Our youngest is now in the junior high; the average amount of teaching experience for his junior high teachers is 25+ years. Three of our children have attended the school; all say it was one of the best things we ever did for them. A few anecdotes: (i) the school's semi-annual "Spirit Rallies" are student-led pep rallies for the HOLY SPIRIT, (ii) after 4 years of ballroom dancing (required for grades 5 - 8), our sons know how to treat a lady, and our daughter demands to be treated like a lady (and, our kids know every ballroom dance--the waltz, tango, foxtrot, jitterbug, salsa--you name it), (iii) the junior high art class is icon-painting, (iv) the boys and girls basketball coaches are terrific and (v) many families drive 20 miles each way to attend.

- submitted by a parent
April 23, 2015
We have two children at MSMCS and one that graduated from the school. Our oldest son was greatly prepared to be admitted to Jesuit through the classical curriculum, opportunities to participate in a number of sports activities, and a way to not only learn his faith but also to put into practice through a number of clubs and activities. Our other two sons are currently students at the school and have caring and academically demanding teachers that challenge them and provide supports to have them excel. This is an incredible school that not only nurtures your child but also the whole family.

- submitted by a parent
December 02, 2014
Our child is thriving at MSMCS - the classical education and focus on both spiritual and academic growth are unique in Dallas. This is a very diverse community with families and staff that are warm and welcoming. The principal is very engaged and dedicated to the success of the school and students. Many of the teachers have over 20 years of experience. The facilities need improvement and the school appears to be looking at ways to address it. Our entire family has grown through our involvement with MSMCS. I would recommend to any families that value a classic Catholic education in a diverse community.

- submitted by a parent
February 24, 2014
This school is based on gossip and people thinking they are more superior than others. They do not appreciate parents that volunteer their time and donate their money. Instead they treat them with disrespect. It is a shame that just because they are a Catholic school they think they are the "perfect role models" and they don't sin but want to judge others on their sins and ways of living.

- submitted by a parent
October 02, 2013
Our experience has not been positive at all. If you've read a review written by a parent there's some likelihood the parent is a staff member. This school spends most of its budget on staff and personnel. They made the claim that the cost of educating a child at this school far exceeds the tuition they charge. Well if they didn't hire all their friends and family the costs wouldn't be so high. For the size of the school and number of students it is amazing the number of personnel employed there.They spend the remaining budget on everything else except building and maintaince repair or copy paper or qualified teachers. The grounds are a mess. The playground is a health and safety hazard. There are potholes and cracks everywhere. Not sure if all teachers possess a T.E.A. certification. They claim to be a virtue based program but gossip and are unprofessional. Be weary of the fake smiles and pretense of piety. This school is a crock. Find a school that respects the children and parents.

- submitted by a parent
November 28, 2012
We have been involved at Mount St Michael for 13 years and I can't imagine sending our kids anywhere else! We love the teachers and staff. The students are encouraged to grow in their personal relationship with God while being challenged academically and prepared well for high school. The office staff and principal work hard to communicate clearly and often with the parents. I do not have to worry about what influences our children are being exposed to or that they will be taught something contrary to our Catholic faith.

- submitted by a parent
November 14, 2012
We have been at MSMC for 3 years. It's been a wonderful experience both academically and spiritually. The teaching of a solid Catholic foundation is supported by the classical curriculum, montessori pre-K/K, daily mass, and virtue formation. MSMCS is a jewel of a school with excellent, loving teachers and a supportive staff.

- submitted by a parent
November 11, 2012
Our children have attended Mount St. Michael Catholic School for the past 4 years. We chose MSMCS because it offers a Catholic Montessori and Classical curriculum, daily mass, and excellent, professional, loving staff and teachers. We have been very pleased with our children's experience. There are many excellent schools much closer to our home but none that offer the unique opportunities to grow spiritually, educationally, and socially that MSMCS does.

- submitted by a parent
August 31, 2012
This school is a huge disappointment. The teachers are cold. Some teachers are unprofessional and down right rude. The principal is not accessible. They require a tremendous amount of parent involvement but do not provide alot of parent support. They insist on parents being up to date on school notices. The standards are very low. Before you consider this school do your research. Talk to parents. Call the diocese. They aren't affiliated with the diocese. This school just isn't suitable for everyone. I do not recommend this school at all. Do not pay your money to be treated poorly by school staff.

- submitted by a parent
December 30, 2011
Great School! Small classes, students with excellents behaviors, the children are expose to much more then the average private school, great teachers and best of all LATIN for 3 years olds.

- submitted by a parent
May 19, 2010
I don't know where GreatSchools gets their information, but this school starts with Montessori for 3-year-olds and offers a classical education for grades 1 through 8. My oldest, now working on a doctorate in physics, started there with Kindergarten, and my youngest is currently in 7th grade there. With daily Mass, Catechesis of the Good Shepherd, and excellent academics, it is the only school I would ever consider for my children.

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Mount St. Michael Catholic School (MSMCS) recognizes that parents have been given the responsibility for the education and formation of their children. Finding a school to partner with them in fulfilling that responsibility is an ominous task. MSMCS was started by parents seeking a school that would support the spiritual and moral formation taking place in the home. To that end MSMCS has continued to this day. Spiritually, students participate in the celebration of the Mass on a daily basis, Catechesis of the Good Shepherd weekly, and confessions and Adoration monthly. They are guided by a faith-filled, dedicated, and capable faculty. Academically, The preschool Montessori program and the grade school/middle school Classical program make it possible for MSMCS to address the spiritual, academic, and social formation of children in way that is developmentally appropriate. A 15 to 1 Montessori and 20 to 1 Classical student to teacher ratio facilitate each student's opportunity to advance to the child's full potential. Please visit our web site to learn more: www.msmcatholic.org.

March 01, 2013


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Mount St. Michael Catholic School
4500 W Davis, Dallas, TX  75211
(214) 337-0244
Last modified Mount St. Michael Catholic School is a Private school that serves grades PK-8
Mount St. Michael Catholic School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 11 reviews. Top