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SCHOOLS

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PUBLIC SCHOOLS

Dallas boasts the eighth largest school district in the country; 64 percent of high-school graduates head for college.



DALLAS SPEAK “SCHOOL-CENTEREDEDUCATION” is DISD’s phrase for site-based management, a 2-year-old program that gives approximately 40 schools more power to govern themselves through a panel of teachers, community representatives and, sometimes, students.



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DISD SPECIAL SCHOOLS

DISD offers a number of special schools- vanguard, magnet and academy. Enrollment is limited; for more information, call DISD at 824-1620.



ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS

Grades 4-6.

K.B. Polk Vanguard School for the Academically Talented and Glfted 6911 Victoria, 75209, 904-1163.

Sidney Lanler Center for Expressive Arts. 1400 Walmsley, 746-2670. Fine arts, bilingual programs. Focus is to discover talent within each individual.

Maynard H. Jackson Center for Mastery Learnlng 2929 Stag Road, 302-2370. Non-graded classes, peer tutoring, self-direction is emphasized.

Mark Twain Fundamental School. 724 Green Cove Lane, 302-2120. Three R’s are emphasized.

L.L. Hotchkiss Montessori Academy. 6929 Town North Dr., 553-4430. Student-centered approach; responsibility of learning is placed on student.



MIDDLE SCHOOLS

Grades 7 and 8.

William H. Atwell Fundamental Academy. 1303 Reynoldson Lane, 302-2150. Emphasis on basic academic skills.

ThomM A. Edison Environmental Science Academy. 2940 Singleton Blvd., 689-1649. W.E.Grelner Exploratory Arts Academy. 501 S. Edgefield Ave., 944-3420. Explores the arts and theater.

Oliver W. Holmes Classical Academy. 2001 East Kiest Blvd., 302-2380. A classical curriculum is the focus.

L.L. Hotchklss Montessorl Academy. (See Elementary.)

Henry W. Longfellow Carver Exploration

Academy. 5314 Boaz Street, 904-1190.

Alex W. Spence Talented and Gifted

Academy. 4001 Capitol Ave., 841-5200.



HIGH SCHOOLS

Grades 9-12.

Booker T. Washington High School for the

Performing and Visual Arts. 2501 Flora St., 720-7300.

Business and Management Center. 2218 Bryan St., 953-1123.

Education and Soclal Services Magnet. 1738 GanoSt., 565-6570.

High School for Health Professions. 4515 Ross Ave., 841-5120, and 715 N. Washington, 841-5110.

Lincoln Humanities & Communications Magnet High School. 2826 Hatcher St., 421-7121. Emphasis on thinking, writing, reading and speaking.

Government, Law and Law Enforcement Magnet High School. 912 S. Ervay, 746-2600. Multiple Careers Magnet. 4528 Rusk Ave., 841-5220. For special education students. Provides hands-on experience in a variety of work environments.

Science & Engineering Magnet. 3434 South R. L. Thornton Frwy., 302-2020. A part-time school.

Skyline Career Development Center. 7777 Forney Rd., 388-5731. Offers studies of advanced math, architecture, computers, cosmetology, horticulture, interior design and television production.

Talented and Gifted Magnet. 2200 Dennison, 689-1600.



PRIVATE SCHOOLS

The descriptive information here was provided by each school.



PRESCHOOL AND ELEMENTARY

Bright Horizons Conservatoire. 1200 E. Jackson Road, Carrollton, 75006. 242-9552. Founded in 1973. Coed, 12 months through 4th grade. Tuition: $200-$400 per month. 350 students; 30 teachers, four with advanced degrees. Offers the Headway program. Teaches phonics, motor skills and language arts. Student-teacher ratio 15:1 in kindergarten; 18:1 in grades 1-3.

Cornerstone School. 12302 Park Central Drive, 75251. 387-8567. Founded in 1976. Coed, 2 years through 5th grade. Tuition: $3,700 (may be paid in monthly installments). 200 students; 20 staff members. Small classes grouped by ability. Developmental program. Extracurricular activities (ballet, art, etc.) are taught by specialists in each field from 3 to 5 p.m. for an extra fee. Extended day and full summer program available.

Holy Cross Lutheran School. 11425 Marsh Lane, 75229. 358-4396. Founded in 1962. Coed, 3 years through 6th grade. Tuition: $650-$2,400. 135 students; 9 teachers, four with advanced degrees. Program designed for students performing at or above grade level, with emphasis on Christian and faith-life values. After-school care available.

The Lamplighter School. 11611 Inwood Road, 75229. 369-9201. Founded in 1953. Coed, preschool through 4th grade. Tuition: $2,675-$6,250. 475 students; 42 teachers. Provides both a strong traditional and innovative academic foundation with special emphasis on motor development, fine arts, French, animal life, horticulture and an early introduction to computers. ISAS accredited.

North Dallas Day School. 9619 Greenville Are., 75243. 341-4366 Founded in 1977. Coed, preschool through 1st grade. Tuition: $360-$410 per month. 125 students; 14 teachers. Accredited by the National Academy of Early Childhood Programs. Small classes with individualized programs. Features include learning centers and computers. Extended care until 6 p.m. Extracurricular activities include ballet, gymnastics, piano, art, computer instruction, drama, cooking and sports.

Northbrook School. 5608 Northaven Road, 75230. 387-8567. Opening June, 1992. Coed, 2 years through 4th grade. Small classes grouped by ability. Developmental program. Extracurricular activities (ballet, art, etc.) are taught by specialists in each field from 3 to 5 p.m. for an extra fee. Extended day and full summer program available.

The Parish Day School of the Episcopal Church of the Transfiguration. 14115 Hillcrest, 75240. 239-8011. Founded in 1972. Coed, 3 years through 6th grade. Uniforms K-6. Tuition: $l,555-$4,340. 430 students; 46 staff members. Structured, traditional program geared to high-average and above-average students. Students attend daily Chapel services. ISAS and SAES accredited.

Redeemer Montessori School. 120 EastRochelle, Irving, 75062.257-3517. Founded in 1978. Coed, 2-and-a-half years through 6th grade. Tuition: $2,I60-$2,970. A progressive academic program offered. Math, science, language arts and foreign language form the core of the curriculum. Children advance at their own pace, while work is closely monitored.

The Saint Michael School. 8011 Douglas, 75225. 691-8681. Founded in 1950. Coed, 3 years through 6th grade. Tuition: $2,750-$5,860; 441 students; 44 teachers, all certified, 16 with advanced degrees. The Saint Michael School is a private Episcopal school with a strong academic emphasis for students of average to above-average ability. Additional programs include language lab, Spanish, computer, art, music and curriculum-based wilderness retreats. ISAS accredited.

St. Philip’s. 1600 Pennsylvania Ave., 75215. 421-5221. Founded in 1968. Coed, 3 years through 4th grade. Tuition: $2,000. Scholarships available. 180 students; 17 teachers. With one of the lowest tuitions in the city, St. Philip’s offers quality education to those who otherwise could not afford it. Intensive science and math program, computer, music, RE. and Afrocen-tric Studies. After school and summer programs offered.

Scofield Christian School. 7730 Abrams Road, 75231. 349-6843. Founded in 1961. Coed, 3 years through 6th grade. Tuition: $1,250-$2,480. 380 students; 34 teachers, all certified. The emphasis is on a developmental educational approach to learning. A complete elementary program including music, physical education, computer and art. A Christian educational alternative.

White Rock North Private School. 9727 White Rock Trail, 75238. 348-7410. Founded in 1965, Coed, 2 years through 4th grade. Tuition: $370 per month. 400 students; 25 teachers, four with advanced degrees. A highly structured program geared to students working at or above grade level. A summer day-camp program is included for students through age 12. Extended day care for the children of working parents.

PRESCHOOLS THROUGH 8th GRADE (INCLUSIVE)

Good Shepherd Episcopal School. 11122 Midway Road, 75229. 357-1610. Founded in 1959. Coed, 3 years through 8th grade. Tuition: $1,400-$4,225. 415 students; 37 teachers, 14 with advanced degrees. A warm, supportive atmosphere exists here. Foreign language, daily art or music, physical education programs and computer utilization are offered at all age and grade levels. After-school care available.

Grace Lutheran School. 1523 S. Beck ley. 75224. 946-4967. Founded in 1950. Coed, preschool through 8th grade. Tuition: $1,575. State and national accreditation. Specific individualized and small group instruction given in all academic areas. Religion, art, music and sports are offered in addition to the full academic curriculum. Before- and after-school care is available.

TheHillcrest Academy. 6930 Alpha Road at Hillcrest, 75240. 4904161. Coed, preschool through 8th grade. Tuition: $3,260-$5,290. 170 students; 25 teachers, nine with advanced degrees. Non-denominational; music and dance programs and after-school care. Montessori preschool affiliated with American Montessori Society. Curriculum based on diagnostic approach.

Immaculate Conception Catholic School. 400 N.E. 17th St., Grand Prairie, 75050. 264-8777. Founded in 1953. Nationally recognized as a U.S. Exemplary School in 1986. Coed, kindergarten through 8th grade. Tuition: $1,750 for Catholics; $2,300 for non-Catholics. 250 students; 24 teachers. Traditional basics taught, along with religion and computers. TEA accredited.

Our Redeemer Lutheran School. 7611 Park Lane, 75225. 368-1465. Founded in 1960. Coed, 3 years through 8th grade. Tuition: $2,500-$2,800. Student-teacher ratio 12:1. A Christian school with a student body comprising various denominations. Structured curriculum includes computer, band, drama, choir and physical education. State-licensed day care. Summer day care for 3- to 6-year-olds. TEA accredited.

St. Aluin Montessori School. 6144 Churchill Way, 75230. 239-1745. Founded in 1964. Coed, 18 months through 8th grade. Tuition: $2,675-$7,200, 400 students; 16 teachers with 16 assistants; five special subject teachers. Teachers have Association Montessori International training beyond bachelor degrees. Extended classrooms to outdoors. Study tours offered to grades 6, 7 and 8. Before- and after-school care available on a limited basis.

St. Elizabeth Catholic School. 4019 S. Hampton Road, 75224. 331-5139. Founded in 1957. Kindergarten through 8th grade. Approximate tuition $2,000. 425 students; 22 teachers. The school maintains a strong academic curriculum. St. Elizabeth tries to create a strong functional community among the parents, staff and students associated with the school.

St. John’s Episcopal School. 848 Harter Road, 75218. 328-9131. Founded in 1953. Coed, 3 years through 8th grade. Tuition: $2,000-$3,856. 470 students. The school is committed to providing excellence in education by presenting an enriched and personalized academic program for children. St. John’s faculty subscribes to a mastery learning philosophy.

St. Rita School. 12525 Inwood Road, 75244. 239-3203. Founded in 1964. Roman Catholic. Kindergarten through 8th grade. Approximately 485 students; 27 teachers. The guiding philosophy is to provide a safe and caring environment in which optimum learning can take place. Students are encouraged to develop fully in the spiritual, intellectual, physical and artistic domains.

Solomon Schechter Academy of Dallas. 18011 Hillcrest Road, 75252. 248-3032. Founded in 1979. Jewish academy, preschool through 8th grade. Tuition: $l,460-$5,585.475 students; 80 teachers, 40 with advanced degrees. A conservative Jewish day school that emphasizes respect for learning and strives to build the child’s self-image as a successful, independent learner, a creative individual and a proud, knowledgeable Jew. SACS accredited.

Zion Lutheran School. 6121 E Lovers Lane, 75214. 363-1630. Founded in 1948. Coed, 3 years through 8th grade. Tuition: $1,165-$2,825. 210 students; 15 teachers, eight with advanced degrees. Religious education, usual curriculum areas, plus computer classes, outdoor education week, sports program, band, choir and art. Accredited by TEA, the Texas District, and the LC-MS.



MIDDLE SCHOOLS AND HIGH SCHOOLS

Bending Oaks School. 13777 N. Central Expressway, Building 100, 75243. 669-0000. Founded in 1985. Coed, grades 9 through 12. Tuition: $775 per course per semester. 50 students; 10 teachers, five with advanced degrees. Private high school founded by teachers who believe many students never realize their full potential in a large classroom environment. Student-teacher ratio of 6:1. Accredited by SACS.

Bishop Dunne High School. 3900 Rugged Drive, 75224. 339-6561. Founded in 1961. Coed, grades 9 through 12. Tuition: $3,300 per year for all students. 400 students; 30 teachers, 16 with advanced degrees. Traditional college-preparatory curriculum requiring heavy academic loads. Thirty percent of students are non-Catholic.

Bishop Lynch High School. 9750 Ferguson Road, 75228. 324-3607. Founded in 1963. Catholic, coed, grades 9 through 12. Tuition: $3,595-$4,195. 630 students; 47 teachers, 26 with advanced degrees. Advanced placement and dual enrollment college credit courses; Academic and tutorial programs for students with special learning needs. Provides a well-rounded Christian education with emphasis on core subjects, community service and the arts.

Cistercian Preparatory School. One Cistercian Road, Irving/P.O. Box 140699, 75014. 438-4956. Founded in 1962. Boys, grades 5 through 12. Tuition: $5,300-$5,700. 319 students; 36 teachers, 26 with advanced degrees and nine with doctorates. Catholic education and a sequential college-prep curriculum includes four years of Latin, four years of a modern foreign language, computer, calculus and four years of laboratory science.

The Episcopal School of Dallas. 4100 Mer-rell Road at Midway, 75229. 358-4368. Founded in 1974. Coed, grades 5 through 12. Tuition and fees: $7,226-$8,075 (including book deposit). 400 students; 60 teachers, 32 with advanced degrees. A college-prep program that combines an innovative curriculum with a stable and enduring system of values. The purpose is to foster the spiritual, intellectual, physical and social growth of each student.

Jesuit College Preparatory School. 12345 Inwood Road, 75244. 387-8700. Boys, grades 9 through 12. Tuition: $4,550 and incidentals. 650 students; 60 teachers, 43 with advanced degrees. The school’s primary purpose is to offer men a Catholic college-preparatory education. Following the traditional Jesuit tradition, the student’s intellect is developed through a demanding academic curriculum. Students must be serious about learning through disciplined study.

Lutheran High School of Dallas. 8494 StultS Road, 75243. 349-8912. Founded in 1976. Coed, grades 7 through 12. Tuition: 7th-8th grade, $3,050; 9th-12th, $4,200; $350 registration fee. 150 students; 12 teachers, seven with advanced degrees. The school offers a quality educational program for students with a broad range of abilities. More than 94 percent of the graduates attend college. Christian education and moral values are stressed.

Ursuline Academy.4900 Walnut Hill Lane, 75229. 363-6551. Founded in 1874. Girls, grades 9 through 12. Tuition: $4,820. 550 students; 54 teachers. A Catholic college-prep high school for young women. Philosophy is to combine academic excellence with moral, spiritual, intellectual, social and physical growth. Special offerings include retreat programs, a community service program, the Government in Action program and a special humanities program,



ALL AGES

Carrollton Christian Academy. 1820 Pearl St., 75011. 242-6688. Founded in 1980 as the Sonshine Preschool. Coed, 3 years through 12th grade. Tuition: $900-$2,800. 750 students; 60 teachers, 45 percent with advanced degrees. The academy offers a comprehensive program of academics, boys’ and girls’ athletics, and enrichment activities including Spanish, choir, orchestra, band, physical education, computer, drama, speech and art.

Catholic Diocese of Dallas. 3915 Lemmon, P.O. Box 190507, 75219. 528-2360. Tuition; $900-$4,300. 28 elementary schools, six secondary and two special schools all under the diocese’s jurisdiction. 11,636 students; 700 teachers, 250 with advanced degrees.

ChristWay Academy. 419 N. Cedar Ridge, Duncanville, 75116. 296-6525. Founded in 1976. Coed, grades 1 through 12. Tuition: $1,400-$1,850. 310 students; 24 teachers, four with advanced degrees. Non-denominational Christian school serving southwest Dallas County. Maximum of 25 students allowed per class in grades 3-12; 20 in grades 1 and 2. Member of Association of Christian Schools International.

Dallas Christian School.4900N. Galloway, Mesquite, 75150, 270-5495. Founded in 1957. Coed, K-3 through 12th grade. Tuition: $880-$4,128. 800 students; 50 teachers, 26 with advanced degrees. A college-preparatory school stressing academic achievements. Moral principles are stressed with Bible classes and chapel each day. Well-rounded athletic program and band, choral and drama classes offered.

Evangel Temple Christian School. 302 W. Highway 303, Grand Prairie, 75051. 264-1303. Founded in 1964. Coed, 2 years through 12th grade. Tuition: $l,500-$2,000. 300 students; 20 teachers, 12 with advanced degrees. The school is affiliated with the Assembly of God, but students and faculty represent 15 denominations. Teaches primarily the A Beka curriculum; Bible taught in every grade. Year-round sports programs offered. Fully accredited by the ACSI.

First Baptist Academy. 1704 Patterson, 75201. 969-2488. Founded in 1972. Coed, kindergarten through 12th grade. Tuition: $2,300-$3,600. 865 students; 65 teachers. Students represent 15 different denominations. A college preparatory curriculum with strong Christian emphasis. Offers well-rounded athletic programs, fine arts and band. Computer curriculum from 1st grade and up. Fully accredited. A second campus for kindergarten through 6th is located in the Casa View area of Dallas.

The Greenhll School. 14255 Midway Road, ,75244. 661-1211. Founded in 1950. Coed, 3-and-a-half years through 12th grade. Tuition: $3,700-$7,985. 1,200 students; 150 teachers, 70 with advanced degrees. A rigorous college-prep program. Strong curriculum in all academic fields. High-caliber athletic and fine arts program. Respected computer science curriculum for kindergarten and up.

The Highlands School. 1451 East Northgate Road, Irving, 75062. Founded in 1987. Coed, pre-K through 12th grade. Tuition: $3,000-$4,200. 175 students; 23 teachers, 70 percent or more with advanced degrees. The Highlands School is committed to academic excellence within a Christian environment. The formation of the whole human person is emphasized. Supported and operated by Catholic laity.

The Hockaday School. 11600 Welch Road, 75229. 363-6311. Founded in 1913. Girls, preschool through 12th grade. Tuition: $3,455-$9,803 (includes lunches and fees). 930 students; 109 teachers, 61 with advanced degrees. Founded on the principle of college preparation with emphasis on scholarship, character, courtesy and athletics. Wide-ranging, demanding academic program, English as a second language program.

Lakehill Preparatory School. 2720 Hillside, 75214. 826-2931. Founded in 1970. Coed, kindergarten through 12th grade. Tuition: $4,725-$6,825. 245 students; 31 teachers, 16 with advanced degrees. Lakehill is the only private school in East Dallas with no religious affiliation. Considers itself in a league with the best private schools in Dallas but with a smaller, more family-like atmosphere.

Lakemont Academy. 3993 W. Northwest Highway, 75220, 351-6404. Founded in 1976. Coed, 18 months through 12th grade. Tuition: $3,960-$5,100. 90 students; 11 teachers. Before/after school care and summer camp. Lakemont emphasizes a Christian perspective and employs Montessori methodology, stressing character, confidence and self-esteem. The rigorous, classic curriculum includes work experience, travel, athletics and foreign languages.

St. Mark’s School of Texas. 10600 Preston Road, 75230-4047. 363-6491. Founded in 1933 as the Texas Country Day School. Boys, grades 1 through 12. Tuition: $7,300-$9,800 (fees, lunch, and books included). 757 students; 96 teachers, 77 with advanced degrees. College prep with emphasis on a rigorous academic program plus active participation and self-development in both the arts and athletics. Nationally ranked debate team. Coordinates programs with The Hockaday School.

The Selwyn School.3333 University Drive West, Denton, 76201. 817/382-6771. Founded in 1957. Coed, boarding and day, preschool through 12th grade (boarding students are accepted beginning in the 8th grade). Tuition (including fees and lunch): boarders $14,950; day students $9,800. 250 students; 32 teachers, 12 with advanced degrees. A college-prep school which offers a two-week special travel and study program. TEA, ISAS accredited.

Trinlty Christian Academy. 17001 Addison Road, Addison, 75248. 931-8325. Founded in 1970. Coed, kindergarten through 12th grade. Tuition: $2,000-$5,930. 977 students; 80 teachers, 45 percent with advanced degrees. The school aims to provide a quality Christian education for college-bound students.

Tyler Street Christian Academy. 927 W. 10th St., Dallas, 75208. 941-9717. Founded in 1971. Coed, K-3 through 12th grade. Tuition: $2,335-$2,600. 450 students; 40 teachers. Non-denominational school providing quality education in a Christian setting. Complete athletic programs for middle and high-school students, plus foreign languages, band, computer classes, music and art. Accredited by the SACS.



SPECIAL NEEDS SCHOOLS

Dallas Academy. 950 Tiffany Way, 75218. 324-1481. Founded in 1967. Coed, grades 7 through 12. Tuition: $6,100. 85 students; 15 teachers, nine with advanced degrees. Features remedial courses in reading, math, writing and study skills for students with learning disabilities. Offers complete sports, art and music curriculum. Excellent college prep.

Fairhill School. 16150 Preston Road, 75248. 233-1026. Founded in 1971. Coed, grades 1 through 12. Tuition: $6,700-$7,000. 160 students; 20 teachers, 12 with advanced degrees. Small, structured classes with individualized instruction for students with average to above-average intelligence who have been diagnosed as having a learning disability. Average student-teacher ratio is 7:1. Speech therapy and psychological services available.

Forest Green Academy. 9619 Greenville Ave., 75243. 341-4366. Opening fall 1992. A school for children ages 6 through 10 who are having or are at risk of having, learning difficulties. Moderate fees. Extended day and full] summer program available.

Highland Academy. 1231 W. Belt Line Road, Richardson, 75080. 238-7567. Founded in 1981. Coed, K through 8th grade. Tuition and fees: $6,400-$7,000. 70 students; 10 teachers, all with advanced degrees and/or academic language therapy training. Specialized curriculum designed for intelligent children with language-learning differences and/or attentional difficulties. Average student-teacher ratio for academic classes is 6:1.

Notre Dame of Dallas Schools Inc. 2018 Allen Street, 75204. 720-3911. School founded in 1962; vocational center founded in 1973. Coed, ungraded. Tuition: based on pledges. 45 students, plus 40 vocational students; 20 teachers. Academic program for the educable mentally retarded; living-skills program for the trainable mentally retarded. Vocational program strives to place students in the job market. TEA approved.

Oak Hill Academy. 6464 E. Lovers Lane, 75214. 368-0664. Founded in 1986. Coed, ages 3-12 for bright and talented children with language-learning differences, and/or attention deficit disorder. Tuition: $4,850-$7,150; 75 students; 14 teachers with advanced degrees and/or additional certifications. Curriculum focuses on development of the “whole child.” Emphasis on reading, writing, spelling and multi-sensory math. Instruction in alphabetic phonics, social studies, science, study skills, computer and the arts. Speech/language and gross/fine motor skills therapy provided.

Preston Hollow Presbyterian Weekday School. 9800 Preston Road, 75230. 368-3886. Founded in 1962. Coed, grades 1 through 6. Tuition: $6,000; scholarships available. 82 students; 14 teachers, six with advanced degrees. A private school for children of normal or above-average intelligence with learning disabilities. Offers a total child development program (remedial, academic, social, emotional) using an eclectic approach.

Shelton School and Evaluation Center. 5002 W. Lovers Lane, 75209. 352-1772. Founded in 1976. Coed, preschool through 9th grade. Tuition: $8,470-$9,370 plus fees. 215 students; 55 teachers, 38 with advanced degrees. The school serves “learning different” children of average and above-average intelligence. Shelton has a speech, language, hearing clinic and evaluation center. TEA and SACS accredited.

The Walden Preparatory School. 14552 Montfort Drive, 75240. 233-6883. Founded in 1970. Coed, grades 9 through 12. Tuition: $5,000 plus fees. 75 students; 10 teachers, four with advanced degrees. A private alternative school geared to remotivate and redirect students and to prepare them for college. Walden also works with students who have minor learning disabilities. Some classes self-paced. SACS accredited.

The Winston School. 5707 Royal Lane, 75229. 691-6950. Founded in 1973. Coed, kindergarten through 12th grade. Tuition: $8,525-$10,550. 150 students; 25 teachers, 15 with advanced degrees. College prep school for children with learning disabilities. Programs are designed to emphasize a student’s strengths. Classes in drama, ceramics, computer sciences and photography.

HIGHER EDUCATION

Collin County Community College. 2200 W. University (McKinney). (214) 548-6790. Two-year accredited community college.

Dallas Baptist University. 7777 Kiest Blvd. (southwest Dallas). 331-8311. Four-year accredited private college.

Dallas County Community College District (DCCCD). Two-year accredited community colleges. Seven campuses:

Brook Haven, 3939 Valley View Lane, Farmers Branch. 620-4700.

Cedar Valley, 3030 Dallas Ave., Lancaster. 372-8200.

Eastfield, 3737 Motley Drive, Mesquite. 324-7100.

El Centre, 3737 Main at Lamar. 746-2311.

Mountain view, 4849 W. Illinois. 333-8600.

North Lake, 5001 N. MacArthur in Irving.659-5230.

Rlchland College, 12800 Abrams. 238-6100.

Paul Quinn College. 3837 Simpson Stuart Road. 376-1000. Four-year college.

Southern Methodist University. Hillcrest at Mockingbird. 692-2000. Four-year accredited private university.

The University of Texas at Arlington. 703 Nedderman Drive, Arlington. 817/273-2011. Four-year accredited university.

The University of Texas at Dallas. 2601 N. Floyd Road, Richardson. 690-2111. Four-year accredited university.

Texas Christian University. 2800 S. University Drive, Fort Worth. 817/921-7000. Four-year accredited private university.

Texas Woman’s University. PO Box 22909, TWU Station, Denton. 817/898-2000. Four-year accredited university.

University of Dallas.

1845 E. Northgate, Irving. 721-5000. Four-year accredited private university.

University of North Texas. Avenue C at Chestnut St., Denton 817/565-2000. Four-year accredited university.

University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. 5323 Harry Hines Blvd., Dallas. 688-3111. State medical school.

Texas Weskryan College. 1201 Wesleyan, Fort Worth. 817/5314444. Four-year accredited private college.