Educating Girls For Extraordinary Lives

Welcome to Hockaday

The Hockaday School, founded in 1913, is an independent school in Dallas, Texas that provides a college preparatory education for girls of strong potential and diverse backgrounds who will assume positions of responsibility and leadership in a rapidly changing world.

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  • 1110

    Total Enrollment
  • 51%

    Students of Color
  • 24

    National Merit Semifinalists in 2024
  • 88

    Acre Campus
  • $3mil

    Given in Tuition Assistance


Believing in the limitless potential of girls, Hockaday develops resilient, confident women who are educated and inspired to lead lives of purpose and impact.

The Four Cornerstones

Miss Ela Hockaday identified the Four Cornerstones in 1914, one year after the School opened. They continue to serve as the foundation for Hockaday's vision and mission. 

Why Hockaday?

Hockaday News

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Take The Next Step

Just as we encourage our girls to be curious and engage in the process of discovery, we encourage and invite you to visit our campus and experience a day at Hockaday.
Within the private school community, The Hockaday School is an independent college-preparatory day school for girls from grades PK–12 located in Dallas, Texas. Students realize their limitless potential through challenging academic curricula, arts, athletics, and extracurricular programs so that they are inspired to lead lives of purpose and impact.