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The Parish Episcopal School

14115 Hillcrest Road
Dallas, TX 75254

(972) 852-8753


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Philosophy & Approach

School Philosophy

From the Director:

"Classes are structured to provide instruction that is developmentally appropriate and promotes divergent and critical thinking. Based on an emergent and integrated curriculum, lessons are developed around students� daily exploration and enable them to make connections across subject areas." -- Excerpted from

Day in the Life

General School Mission

"The Parish Episcopal School�s early childhood program was designed to intellectually pique young students� curiosity by creating a stimulating atmosphere in which to learn. The program encourages each student to develop a wholesome and positive self image, fosters spiritual and cultural growth, and nurtures independence and responsibility."

-- Excerpted from

A Typical Day

"Pre-Kindergarten � 2nd Grade Highlights
� Center-oriented classrooms
� Emphasis on written and oral expression
� �Hands-on� and �Minds-on� activities and experimentation
� Motor Labs that teach large motor development
� Introduction to Fine Arts
� Chapel
� Introduction to community service

Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten classes are aimed at developing and expanding the child�s perceptual abilities, communication skills, creative expression, and the desire to read, write, and use numbers."

-- Excerpted from

Home-School Connection

Parents Say They are Encouraged to:

  • Sit on the board of trustees
  • Hold social events at the school to build community
  • Fundraise
  • Are able to visit the school anytime we want
  • Go on field trips
  • Volunteer in the classroom
  • Receive newsletters

Modes of Communication

  • Notes
  • Phone Calls
  • Voice Mail
  • Email
  • Special Meetings
  • Two or More Regular Conferences
  • Regular newsletter/printed updates circulated to the whole school