FAQs

Do I have to be Catholic for my child to attend Dallas Catholic schools?

Catholic Diocese of Dallas schools welcome all students regardless of background or faith.

How are Dallas area Catholic schools accredited?

Dallas Catholic schools are fully accredited by the Texas Catholic Conference Education Department under the auspices of the Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools and the Texas Education Agency. In addition, our secondary schools are also accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools and/or the Independent Schools Association of the Southwest.

Is there financial aid available and how do I apply?

There is a Diocesan scholarship program as well as each Dallas Catholic school having its own financial assistance program. Information concerning the Charles and Elaine Sammons Tuition Assistance Fund is located under Parent Resources. For individual school assistance, be sure to contact the appropriate elementary or secondary school for more information.