Why Jesuit Dallas?
Are you wondering what the Jesuit Dallas Experience is like? Let our students tell you in their own words:
We provide our students with the tools to succeed...
- 9:1 student-teacher ratio
- Student-centered counseling program
- Nearly 150 courses and over 80 extracurricular activities
- 24 AP course offerings
- One-of-a-kind medical society and marine biology programs
- Housing hundreds of works by internationally-celebrated artists, the School has its own art museum
and become leaders in the classroom...
- Average SAT scores exceed the national average by more than 300 points
- 226 students recognized by the National Merit Scholarship Program in the last five years
- 57 National Merit Hispanic Scholars in the last five years
- In the last five years, students have received college scholarship offers totaling over $147 million
driven by the pursuit of excellence...
- Nationally-competitive debate program, highlighted by four state titles and nine top-10 finishes since 2000
- Highly decorated robotics team that has won every award offered by FIRST, and captured the 2014 world championship
- Robust stage & film program that features major productions, student-directed one acts, and a School-sponsored film festival
- Award-winning student newspaper, The Roundup
focused on competing at the highest level...
- 113 team state titles in athletics since 1954
- Texas-best 21 UIL 6A boys district titles in the last three years
- First Texas high school to ever be invited to the USA Hockey National Championships (2013); earn a spot in the lacrosse national rankings (2013); and qualify for the Henley Royal Regatta (2016)
- Strength of America award recipient four straight years by the President’s Council on Physical Fitness, and the first school in Texas to ever receive the honor (2013-16)
- Celebration of School-wide Mass, and weekly prayer service
- Daily reflection through the Examen, and morning prayer
- Off-campus class retreats
- Campus ministry program, including student-driven Christian Life Community
Men for Others.
- Working through non-profit organizations to minister to people in need (i.e., the poor, hungry, or homeless; the sick or injured; the handicapped; the elderly or infirmed; the intellectually/academically challenged), students must complete a minimum number of yearly service hours to graduate
- Partnering with over 100 organizations, Jesuit Dallas is the largest high school community service department in Texas with over 100,000 hours of annual service
- Social justice and cultural immersion trips to Alaska, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Mexico, Peru, British Virgin Islands, Uruguay, Guatemala, Spain, and China within the last five years
- The first high school in the United States to sponsor an on-campus chapter of Jesuit Refugee Services (JRS), whose mission is focused on reaching out to Africans arriving in the U.S. and to those living in refugee camps in Kenya