Visit us for a personalized tour to find out more about our school.
Set up a Shadow Day for your student. COVID protocols are not allowing for shadow days. We are scheduling virtual Family Meetings in their place.
Apply! The application is available online. Applications for the following school year are available starting November 1st. See more information below.
Send Release of Records form to the school your student currently attends.
Schedule (and take!) placement tests. (See Testing Information below.)
Once we have received all the items above, we will schedule an interview with the principal.
Upon receipt of Letter of Acceptance, pay enrollment (Priority $350 or Late $850) and technology fees, and tuition.
Contact the Admissions Director, Christine Wondoloski with any questions, and for assistance with arranging any of these steps.
Dallas Lutheran School (DLS) encourages prospective students to apply as early as is convenient for the family. The application must be completed with supplemental forms before the parent-student interview will be scheduled. The application fee of $100 must be submitted with your application, and the enrollment fee is due upon acceptance to Dallas Lutheran School.
Creating an Online Application
The 2021/2022 application will open on November 1, 2020. To begin the Online Application process, please create an account. Once you have logged into your account, create a new student application for your child. You will then have the flexibility to Log in and out of your account and access your child's application at any time. There you will be able to print the completed application, monitor when the school receives supplemental application forms, and if necessary, reprint the supplemental forms.
Want to know more information than is available on our website? You can request more information, or contact our Admissions Office.
Application Dates and Deadlines
Applications Open Online: November 1, 2020.
$100 Application Fee Due with Submission
Priority Application Deadline: January 31, 2021
Supplemental Application Documents and ISEE Results Deadline: February 15, 2021
Principal Interviews: February 15–March 10, 2021
Priority Acceptance Offers Mailed: March 12, 2021
Applications will be accepted after the Priority Application and Enrollment dates, but will be considered late; offers will be made on a space available basis.
Enrollment Fee After March 26, 2021 is $850
Priority Financial Aid Applications including all Supporting Documents Deadline: February 15, 2021
Dallas Lutheran School Entrance
and Scholarship Testing Information
DLS uses the Independent School Entrance Exam (ISEE). The ISEE is a three-hour test. Students may test at a number of sites, in the Dallas area, including DLS.
DLS will administer the ISEE on several Saturdays during testing season.
Fees vary according to advance registration.
Registration and payment for the ISEE test must be completed in advance. For information regarding testing locations and fees, or to register your child for the ISEE test, visit https://www.erblearn.org/parents/isee-registration.
Dallas Lutheran School offers academic scholarships, awarded based on the results of the student's math and essay scores on their entrance exam (ISEE). All new to Dallas Lutheran School students, taking the ISEE by February 28, 2021 will automatically be considered for scholarship awards. There is no scholarship application.
Nine academic scholarships are available:
-Two scholarships for $2000 per year
-Three scholarships for $1000 per year
-Four scholarships for $500 per year
These scholarship awards are good for each continuous year a student is enrolled at Dallas Lutheran School and maintains a GPA of 85% or better.
Please visit www.iseetest.org to register for the entrance exam and to be considered for academic scholarships.
These scholarships are not the only financial aid available.
Only students that have completed applications for admission to Dallas Lutheran School and have paid the $100 application fee are eligible for scholarships and financial aid.
If you have any additional questions, please do not hesitate to call or email.
Dallas Lutheran School does not discriminate in any manner contrary to law or justice on the basis of face, color, gender, age, religion, disability, veteran's status or national origin in its educational programs or activities, including employment and admissions.
Dallas Lutheran School has full state accreditation in Texas through the Texas Private School Accreditation Commission (TEPSAC) and on the national level through National Lutheran Schools Accreditation.
Founded in 1976, Dallas Lutheran School is the proud inheritor of a 140-year tradition of excellence enjoyed by the schools of the Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod.