Alcuin School

Basic Information

Address: 6144 Churchill Way, Dallas, TX, 75230
County: Dallas
School District: private
Phone Number: (972) 239-1745
President: Walter Sorensen
Diploma Coordinator: Margaret Davis
School Type: Private
Programme: MYP, DP

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Additional Information

IB Region: North America
IB School Code: 003197
Accreditation: Independent Schools of the Southwest (I.S.A.S.)
Founded: 1964
Organization Affiliation: International Baccalaureate Organization (I.B.O.), Association Montessori Internationale (A.M.I.), National Association of Independent Schools (N.A.I.S.), Texas International Baccalaureate Schools (T.I.B.S.)
Ages/Grades: Toddler-Upper School
School Size: 530 students
School Size: 530 students
Financial Aid:

Yes

Curriculum:

Montessori Curriculum - Toddler through Grade 6

International Baccalaureate Curriculum – Grade 6 - 12

Toddler
Practical Life Skills Sensorial Exploration
Language Development Investigation of the Natural World
Developing Fine and Gross Motor Skills Appreciation of Art and Music

Primary
Practical Life Language Development
Sensorial Exploration Mathematics
Science Geography
Physical Education Art and Music
Spanish

Elementary

Mathematics English
Science History & Geography
Physical Education Music
Art Spanish
Technology Mandarin (beginning in 4th level)

Middle Years Programme – Grades 6 through 10

English Arts
World Language Humanities
Sciences Mathematics
Physical Education Technology

Diploma Programme – Grade 11 and 12

Language and Literature Language Acquisition
Individuals & Society Experimental Sciences
Mathematics &
Computer Science Arts

Core Components:
• Theory of Knowledge
• Extended Essay
• Creativity, Action, Service (CAS)

IB Classes Offered:
Camp Programs: Yes
After School Programs: Yes
Computer Capabilities:

1:1 Student Laptop Program in Middle and Upper School
Videoconferencing
Interactive Classroom Technology
iPads

Admissions Requirements:

Visit http://www.alcuinschool.org for admissions information

Mission Statement:

Alcuin School inspires its students to reach their highest levels of personal and academic achievement, guides them to become compassionate global citizens, and prepares them to embrace challenges with confidence and innovation by providing the ideal Montessori and International Baccalaureate education.

Philosophy/Belief Statement:

At Alcuin School:
•We are a diverse group of learners, who value the uniqueness of each member of our community and strive to become respectful and responsive global citizens.

•We believe that an atmosphere of order, beauty, respect, and harmony best supports the growth of individual work and personal integrity.

•We recognize the incomparable value of personal inquiry as an ideal means to stimulate curiosity, develop sustained concentration, and acquire essential skills and knowledge.

•We value the ability to learn independence in a carefully guided and prepared environment, as the best means of developing inner discipline and aiding the natural process of learning.

•We trust that the imagination of each individual is best fostered in an open, accepting environment that promotes creative thinking and practice.

•We provide a wide program of study, opportunities for independent research, and guidance and tools to become self-directed and life-long learners.

School History:

Celebrated our 50th anniversary in 2014-2015