For more than 40 years, Lakehill Preparatory School has embraced its mission to challenge college-bound students to navigate a diverse and ever-changing world by providing them with the opportunity to develop robust academic skills and to cultivate unique talents.
Lakehill offers the individual attention needed to excel in an academically challenging, college-preparatory curriculum. Through accelerated core academics, course electives, and extracurricular activities, Lakehill provides an environment for academic excellence.
Lakehill students recognize the importance of involvement in the school, community, and the world around them. Theater, music, publications, athletics, cheerleading, and a variety of student clubs and organizations promote teamwork and help students develop valuable leadership skills. Students also benefit from a peer mentoring program, forming lasting bonds between younger and older students. Community service is fundamental to the spirit of the school. Students are encouraged to embrace a spirit of volunteerism that will foster a life-long passion for service.
Through an extremely successful college counseling program, all Lakehill graduates attend college, and are highly sought after by the nation's top colleges and universities.Recent acceptances include Brown University, Carnegie Mellon University, Cornell University, Duke University, Johns Hopkins University, Morehouse College, Northwestern University, University of Texas, Texas A&M, Vanderbilt University, and Vassar College. Collectively, the Class of 2012 earned over $1,300,000 in academic scholarships, an average of more than $61,000 per student.
Lakehill Preparatory School is an academic community dedicated to the development of the whole student. Explore the opportunities Lakehill has to offer your child.
Lakehill Preparatory School is a fully accredited college preparatory school in the Lakewood neighborhood of east Dallas, Texas (U.S.). The school is accredited through a number of bodies including the Texas Private School Accreditation Commission, which works through the State Commissioner of Education.
The school was founded in 1971. The main campus is located on Hillside Drive in the heart of Lakewood. The campus sits on 6 acres (24,000 m2) and houses classrooms, a gymnasium, an auditorium, two libraries, multiple science and computer labs, and the Charles J. Wyly, Jr. Auditorium. The 17-acre (69,000 m2) Roger L. Perry Campus is located just four miles (6 km) from the Main Campus. Built in 2001, this campus is home to the Warrior Athletic Complex and the Alice and Erle Nye Family Environmental Science Center.
The Warrior Athletic Complex offers a football stadium, baseball field, softball field, four tennis courts, and a field house. In September 2009, Lakehill opened the Alice and Erle Nye Family Environmental Science Center, a 6,500-square-foot (600 m2) silver LEED certified building.