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At A Glance

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Founded in 1913, The Hockaday School is an independent college preparatory day and boarding school for girls, Prekindergarten through 12th Grade.  Located on an expansive campus, Hockaday is in the residential area of north Dallas, Texas.

Academic Program 
Hockaday offers a challenging college preparatory curriculum with Advanced Placement courses, honors courses, interdisciplinary program, and co-curricular classes with St. Mark's School of Texas, a boys' school in Dallas. Hockaday has more national merit finalists than any other girls’ school in the nation, and traditionally, 100 percent of graduating seniors are accepted to prestigious colleges and universities.

Uniform
All Hockaday students wear uniforms, available from Mills Uniform Company. Please see their website for details of each division's uniform requirements.
Students
Total students enrolled 1,087
Number of Boarding Students 72
Faculty/Student Ratio 1:10
Average Class Size 15
Students of Color 37%
Faculty of Color 18%
Number of Countries 11
Number of States 10
Scholarship Recognition Programs
Class of 2012

National Merit Scholars
More than any girls' school in the country       
Finalists
20
Semifinalists
20
Commendees
25

National Achievement Scholars
Recognizing exceptional African-American students
Finalists
1
Semifinalists
1
Outstanding Participants
1

National Hispanic Recognition Program
Scholars 6
Honorable Mention Finalist
3
 
Standardized Testing
SAT Testing (Range of Middle 50%)
Critical Reading
640-760
Math
640-760
Writing
670-780

Advanced Placement Testing
Percent Scoring 5
60%
Percent Scoring 4 or 5
79%
Percent Scoring 3, 4 or 5
95%
Tuition & Financial Aid
Tuition
Lower School $16,455-$19,245
Middle School $22,590-$26,610
Upper School $23,300-$23,925
Boarding $41,499-$42,753
Boarding International     $44,999-$46,258


Financial Aid
Students Receiving Financial Aid 18%
Financial Aid Awarded $3 million
Faculty
Full-time Faculty 121
Part-time Faculty 7
Masters Degrees 70
Doctoral Degrees 10
Doctor of Jurisprudence 1
Avg Years Experience 19
Avg Years Tenure 11
Grounds & Buildings
Campus 88 acres
Square footage under roof     415,000

Giving
Endowment $100 million
Annual Giving     $2.15 million
     Parent Participation
99%
     Alumnae Participation
32%
     Faculty/Staff Particpation
76%


 

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