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Why Winston?

 
The Winston School is a small college preparatory school designed to maximize the potential of bright students who learn differently®.  Through individualized learning strategies, our students are empowered to confidently meet the challenges of tomorrow. 


The Winston School is a community where you will have the opportunity to discover your extraordinary potential in a supportive academic environment. We model education to value individual learning characteristics and learning styles. Thus, we structure all academic programs with the goal of unlimited success in college and a passion for lifelong learning. Along with our dynamic college preparatory academic programs, we offer innovative co-curricular programs in visual arts, performing arts, five academy programs for Upper School students, clubs, student government opportunities, and athletics for all grade levels.

The Winston School is accredited by the Independent Schools Association of the Southwest, approved by the Texas Education Agency, and is a member of the National Association of Independent Schools.

Interested in learning about The Winston School? Join us at our Open House on Thursday, March 23rd from 9:00-11:00 am.  We encourage all interested families to attend.

Open House is a wonderful way for interested students and their families to experience our community, meet faculty, current students and parents, learn more about the Winston curriculum and tour our campus. Now enrolling for grades K-12 for the 2017-2018 school year. We hope to see you there!

Reservations can be made by clicking on the Request Information link or by contacting our Office of Admissions. If you have any questions, please contact the Office of Admissions at 214-691-6950 x201.

OUR PASSIONS
  • To nurture students' academic, social, and personal achievement through a flexible curriculum while fostering lifelong learners.
  • To prepare students to be independent learners who are discovering their talents in a comfortable and supportive environment.
  • To provide an environment where students will develop the skills to understand, accept, and overcome the challenges they will face in life.
  • To enable average to above average students with learning differences, such as ADHD, dyslexia, dysgraphia, dyscalulia, and executive functioning challenges, to recapture the joy of learning.
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First and Second grade class
First and Second grade class
First and Scond Grade
Middle School Student Government
National Honor Society awards
Cowboy Day
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Sample Accommodations for:

  • Working Memory
    • Keep oral directions short
    • Have students repeat or rephrase directions
    • Provide visual aids
  • ADHD/Executive Functioning
    • Long-term assignments are broken into manageable parts
    • Frequent physical breaks
    • Structured learning environment with consistency from all teachers and staff
    • Use of earphones to block out noises and/or distracting movements
    • Use of frequent and specific praise
  • Reading/Dyslexia
    • Provide a copy of teacher notes or information
    • Oral administration of tests
    • Allow the use of audio books
    • Use a multisensory approach to teach reading
    • Monitor comprehension frequently by interacting with the student and asking questions
  • Written Expression/Dysgraphia
    • Break the writing process down into specific teachable steps
    • Take exams on computer
    • Use of technology for writing assignments (e.g. computer. electronic tablet, dictation system)
    • Do not penalize for spelling
  • Math/Dyscalculia
    • Use manipulatives to teach concepts
    • Provide experiences with practical math applications
    • Allow the use of fact charts, calculators when necessary
    • Emphasize automaticity with math facts
    • Provide math-related instruction in developmental sequence
  • Processing Speed
    • Allow the student extended time on tests
    • Provide extra time for processing
    • Provide a copy of class notes
    • Reduce the amount of copying
2017 Art Walk