Details overview

Hours 08:05 AM - 03:05 PM
School leader Fr. Daniel Ray LC
Transportation options None
Preschool capacity 0

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic
Schedule Traditional
Day or Boarding offered Day school
Type of school College preparatory
Coed/Single-gender Coed

Academic focus and philosophy

Educational philosophy and approach to learning Fundamental and distinctive to The Highlands School is our educational philosophy of Integral Formation®. This method involves the concentrated, systematic and directed way of educating a child, giving them an experience of God’s love and truth, making them capable of projecting God’s love into the wider community and culture around him. In our educational method, we focus on the following four dimensions: Intellectual, Character, Spiritual and Apostolic.
Academic themes / Areas of focus Humanities
Religious

Classes

3
Visual Arts
including: Drawing / Sketching
1
Music
including: Choir / Chorus
2
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Choir / Chorus
Performing & written arts Drama
Career and Tech programs None
Media arts None
Visual arts Ceramics
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
World languages taught Latin
Spanish

Support

11
Facilities
including: Computer lab
Facilities Art room
Sports Fields
Cafeteria
Chapel / spiritual reflection center
Computer lab
Gym
Internet access
Music room
Playground
Library
College / career center
Extra learning resources Differentiated learning programs
Mentoring
Tutoring
College preparation resources College prep programs/courses during the year
College information sessions/fairs

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered Yes
Type of center In-school
Early childhood starting age 3 years old
Certified and/or licensed Yes
Days open Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Requirements for attending See application
Financial aid options Sibling Discount

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 48% 31%
Hispanic 35% 51%
Asian or Pacific Islander 14% 4%
Black 2% 13%
Two or more races 1% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

9
Girls Sports
including: Softball
10
Boys Sports
including: Track
5
Clubs
including: Mock trial competition club
Girls sports Volleyball
Track
Tennis
Softball
Soccer
Golf
Cross country
Cheerleading
Basketball
Boys sports Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross country
Football
Golf
Soccer
Tennis
Track
Volleyball
Clubs Foreign language and culture club
Mock trial competition club
National Honor Society (NHS)
Student council / government
Yearbook
Extended care / Extended programs After
After school end time 06:00 PM

Culture

Parent involvement Volunteer in the classroom
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Organize fundraising events
Organize cultural events
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Chaperone school trips
Attend parent nights
Volunteer time after school

Teachers

8
Staff
including: Music teacher
Staff Art teacher
College counselor
Coach(es)
Librarian / media specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Priest, pastor, or other religious personnel
World languages spoken by staff Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation details If a family is interested in carpooling, we can put them in contact with other families in their geographic area who may be interested in carpooling.
Transportation options None
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Diocese of Dallas

Enrollment

Application/ enrollment process details We encourage families to apply online as it simplifies submission and provides parents a tool for tracking online the status of their admission after their application has been submitted. To begin the Online Application process, Create an Account. Then log in to your account and Create A New Student Application for your child. You will then have the flexibility to log in and out of your account and access your open application.
Learn more Http://www.thehighlandsschool.org/admissions
Application requirements Application
Application fee
Entrance exam
Interview
Recommendations
Transcript
Type of application deadline Rolling
Application fee amount $100
Application fee waivers available? No
Tuition range (low) $10,900
Tuition range (high) $15,500
For the year 2017-2018
Financial aid offered School-based aid
Vouchers accepted No

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012