The Winston School offers rolling admission to bright students who learn differently® in grades K through 12. The process is selective and based on diagnostic testing, a classroom visit or personal interview, and additional information pertaining to a child's academic history. Winston provides individualized programs serving children of average to superior intelligence who have a diagnosed learning difference or Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).
The Enrollment Process
In order to complete the enrollment process, please complete the checklist items listed below, including submission of all supplemental enrollment forms. All supplemental information must be submitted to be considered for admission.
Step 1) Submit Psycho Educational Testing (full battery to include Cognitive/IQ and Achievement tests):
Examples: Wechsler Intelligence Scales (WPPSI-III, WISC-IV or WAIS-III) or Woodcock-Johnson – Third Edition: Tests of Cognitive Ability (WJ-III) and in some cases, the Kaufman Assessment Battery for Children – Second Edition (KABC-II) (must be less than 3 years old)
Examples: Wechsler Individual Achievement Test – Second Edition (WIAT-II); Woodcock-Johnson – Third Edition: Tests of Achievement (WJ-III); Diagnostic Achievement Test for Adolescents - Second Edition (DATA-2); Diagnostic Achievement Battery (DAB-2/DAB-3); Scholastic Abilities Test for Adults (SATA) (must be less than 3 years old)
ARD/IEP/FIE Papers (if applicable)
Step 2) Complete a Parent Tour and Interview with the Admissions Director or associate. This meeting and tour is intended for the parent(s) and it is preferred that the applicant not attend at this point in the admission process.
Step 3) Submit completed Online Application and application fee of $195
To begin the Online Application process you must first Create an Account. Then, log into your account and click the "Create a New Student Application" button. You will then have the flexibility to log in and out of your account, save what you’ve done, and continue editing until you submit the application.
After submitting the application, you will be able to log into your account to:
· Track online your admission status
· Print the completed application
· Monitor receipt of supplemental application materials and
· Print additional supplemental forms if necessary
Step 4) Submit school Evaluations and Transcript:
Please download, print, and sign each evaluation form below then forward to the appropriate school personnel. Include an envelope addressed to:
The Winston School
5707 Royal Lane
Dallas, Texas 75229
Current Principal/Head of School Evaluation Form
Current English Teacher Evaluation Form
Current Math Teacher Evaluation Form
Photocopies of previous year’s report cards (LS and MS)
Transcript/School Records Release Form to current school (Upper School only)
In order to arrange a student visit, Steps 1-4 must be completed first.
Step 5) Final Step of application process.
- School years applicants: conduct a 3-day visit
- Summer applicants: conduct a student and family interview with Division Head
Medical Form for 3-Day Visit
(download and complete this form for 3-day visit - required)
**Admission Decision made within a week after the final step is completed**
We are delighted that you are applying for admission for your child. Please let us know if you have any questions about the process or the school.
Our Director of Admissions can be reached at (214) 691-6950 or firstname.lastname@example.org