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K-6
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Dallas, TX
Students enrolled: 705

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9921 Kirkhaven Drive
Dallas, TX 75238

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(469) 593-2600
(469) 593-2610
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October 29, 2014
Wallace is a wonderful school! The teachers go above and beyond their call of duty every day. I can t say enough about the teachers, staff, administration, and PTA leaders at this school. Open communication is encouraged. Parent involvement is high encouraged, and there are good opportunities to get involved even for the full time working parent. The more you get involved the more you will love it! Very proud to be a Wallace Wolverine!

- submitted by a parent
March 23, 2014
My daughter enrolled at Wallace in 2013; I'm grateful that this is our area school! Parents involvement is highly encouraged in all aspects! My child is reading beyond her level and progressing in math. Daily practice work and books are sent home with the children. Mrs. Whitaker is an awesome kindergarten teacher; she's opened parents conference as needed. I look forward to more years at Wallace. Keep in mind that parents are the chief pilot to their children academic success!

- submitted by a parent
September 20, 2013
Wallace is a terrific neighborhood school! The teachers are engaged and passionate about their craft. WE has a tremendous network with their involved PTA parents that and opportunities abound. As with any school if parents have the flexibility to volunteer and help, it only enhances the education of all the pupils! When the water rises in the bay, all the boats go up! If parents got involved, all the kids would benefit!

- submitted by a parent
April 06, 2011
I taught at Wallace years ago and am very involved there now as a parent. When you are at the school all the time you see the dedication and love for the students FAR BEYOND what is expected in a "job" from every teacher on staff and administration. Barbara Edwards is one of the most dedicated teachers I have ever seen ( she lives at WAllace after school and on the weekends) and our principle Debbie Evans is one that considers our school her mission and treats it with love, compassion and kindness that makes it home for our kiddos and for the families that entrust their children to their care! The key to knowing about what goes on at Wallace is to be involved - very involved and then it is evident that there is no better place to be than Wallace. I look forward to 7 more years there!

- submitted by a parent
April 06, 2011
As a Wallace alumni and mother of 3 attendees, I can't say enough about how great this school, the teachers and the community involvement is there!

- submitted by a parent
July 18, 2010
Due to its strong PTA and a great principal in Debbie Evans, Wallace is probably one of the best elementary schools in Dallas, outside of the Park Cities. Unlike those schools, however, Wallace has a diverse population, both in ethnicity and socioeconomics, which makes for a more well-rounded, and realistic, experience for my kids. Parent involvement is encouraged, and a spot there is high demand among RISD teachers.

- submitted by a parent
March 18, 2010
Administration has ruined the quality of education and student care.

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 25, 2009
We have an extrodinary group of teachers that truly care about educating students! Together with very strong parental involvement, including the PTA, and a wonderful campus in the heart of a lovely residential area, Wallace is the place to be. Congratulations on 50 wonderful years of educating in Lake Highlands!

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 22, 2009
My child love the kindness and and knowledge of the teachers.

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 21, 2009
the teachers, staff and parents are all wonderful and so supportive to make each child feel welcome and special; we love it!

- submitted by a parent
September 21, 2009
Every single teacher is just so committed, engaging and talented. My chidren have said so many times through the years how much they enjoy this teacher and that teacher. Those teachers are wonderful!

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 21, 2009
Wallace parents are so involved in the school, making sure every student excels!

- submitted by a parent
September 21, 2009
Cannot say enough about how great Wallace is. My daughter has just started in Kindergarten and has settled in with great ease, thanks to the great support of the staff and PTA.

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September 20, 2009
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September 20, 2009
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- submitted by a parent
September 18, 2009
Amazing staff! Involved parents and active PTA. My children are thriving. Can't imagine being anywhere else!

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 18, 2009
Wallace has some of the most active parents in the area. It would not be the same without the parents encouraging the teachers and students.

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 18, 2009
We are all about building into the lives of each and every one of the children on our campus! We are a unified team with many talented and gifted adults who give so much of themselves!!! Go Wallace!

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 18, 2009
I love everything about Wallace! The principal is wonderful, the teachers don't get better than the teachers at Wallace. We have a fantastic PTA and wonderful families that support Wallace. I could not imiage my child in another school.

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 18, 2009
Wallace Elementary is a great community school because it is filled with a diverse student body, teachers and administrators who place a huge emphasis on motivating each student to learn. Go Wallace!

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 18, 2009
I loved Wallace when I went there in Elem. School and I love Wallace now that my kids are there. It's part of RISD, an awesome district! Wallace is a safe, warm, loving environment where my kids are getting the best education ever!! WE = Exemplary!

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 18, 2009
Our teachers are the best!! They have made us an exemplary school.

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 18, 2009
Wallace is a real community where the teachers and parents work together to make the school a great learning environment for the students.

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 18, 2009
Great teachers and great families. It's been a wonderful place to call home.

- submitted by a parent
September 18, 2009
Our PTA goes above and beyond with their support of our students and the teachers. The students give their best efforts and learn to make good learning choices. I cannot imagine being with any other school.

- submitted by a teacher
no rating September 18, 2009
The parents in my classroom are wonderful. They are always supporting their child and their child's teacher.

- submitted by a parent
May 28, 2009
This school has done a 180 degree turn around in one year. The new principle is insulting and rude to the students and parents. The change in the attitude from just a year ago is undeniable. If this wasn t my daughters last year in elementary she would not be attending again.

- submitted by a parent
March 20, 2009
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- submitted by a parent
January 04, 2008
We moved our child to Wallace 4 years ago and have never been happier with our decision. The principal and staff are wonderful with our child as well as others. My husband and I both work in the schools in RISD and know how much work it takes for the Wallace teachers to make a child successful. Each teacher our child has had has taken such great care and concern for his well being. As parents and employees of RISD we appreciate all the love and hard work each teacher gives to the school and their students. Wallace's exemplary test scores says it all! Also, Wallace's PTA has some of the most dedicated parents we have ever work with. Wallace rocks for our family!

- submitted by a parent
January 30, 2007
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- submitted by a parent
January 29, 2007
Wallace is a tremendous school! We have an excellant facaulty and staff. The PTA does work hard to raise funds for academic enrichment programs, science and computer lab materials, literacy departments and improvements to the playgrounds, we also work very hard to to make this a community school and assure every student has what they need to succeed at Wallace. This is one of the most oustanding elementary schools in RISD.

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February 08, 2006
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February 08, 2006
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- submitted by a parent
May 23, 2005
For the most part, the teachers are great; however, some have given up in the higher grades. The PTA is very involved in fund raising, but not willing to tackle the difficult problems that face the school with regard to discipline and opening lines of communication between parents, teachers, and administration.

- submitted by a parent
June 23, 2004
I went to Wallace for 1st - 6th grade and loved every day I was there! This school is always improving. Lots of local parents have left Wallace due to the number of students coming in from north of LBJ, but with the opening of a new school, Wallace is smaller and is geared more to the local homeowners. A new principal is at Wallace for the 2004-2005 school year, and he seems to be very friendly and open to discussion parents. I've heard Wallace was rated as 'recognized' for the 2003-2004 school year, and this just shows how wonderful wallace is, even with the change to TAKS, it has been able to adjust marvelously. Come in and see Wallace for yourself, it's truely a incredible school.

- submitted by a former student
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Wallace Elementary School
9921 Kirkhaven Drive, Dallas, TX  75238
(469) 593-2600
Last modified Wallace Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades K-6. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 7 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Wallace Elementary School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 35 reviews. Top