Vanguard Facts

Grades:  Pre-K – 12th Grade; 18+ Transitional Program

Current Enrollment: 110 Students

Tuition: 2019-2020

  • Lower School: $21,500
  • Middle School: $22,500
  • High School: $23,500
  • 18+ Program: Varies depending on need

Enrollment Fee: $2,000

Re-enrollment Fee: $1,125


4240 Sigma Road, Dallas, Texas 75244

Teacher to Student Ratios

  • Lower School: 1:5
  • Middle and High School: 1:10
  • Teacher/Counselor to Student Ratios: 1:4


School Hours:

  • Lower school hours are 8:00am2:45pm
  • Middle School and High School hours are 8:15am-3pm.
  • Ignite After School Program hours are from school dismissal until 6:00pm.

Accreditation and CollaborationAdvancED

  • All Vanguard credits are accepted by institutions of higher learning

Standardized testing: 

  • Woodcock-Johnson Test of Achievement
  • PSAT – 10 and 11 grade
  • Stanford Achievement Test 10 – 5-11 grade
  • SAT/ACT college entrance exam (preparation and testing)

School-wide activities:

Grandparents Day,  Trunk or Treat, Spring Gala, Meet the Teacher, Field Day, Chili Cook-off, Bingo Night, Parent Education Series, Music and Band Presentations, Award Assemblies and Spirit Week.

Extracurricular Activities: 

Lower School (Grades Pre-K-5): Monthly field trips, Music, Chess, Last Friday Fun, Parents Night Out

Upper School (Grades 6-12): Field trips; Bowling, Robotics; Chess; Girl’s Club; Social Club; Lock-ins; basketball; Indoor soccer; kickball; Music Learning Band; Prom; National Honor Society;  volunteer community service programs

Dress code: Not Required


Recent College Acceptances:

The University of Texas at Dallas
University of North Texas
Texas Woman’s University
Stephan F. Austin
University of Texas Austin
Southern Methodist University
University of Texas Arlington
Brookhaven Community College
Texas State Technical College
Rhodes College
Austin College
St. Edward’s College
Louisiana State University


2019 Annual Gala
Saturday, April 13

Spring Open House
May 10, 8:00am

High School Prom
May 17, 7:00pm

Junior Ring Ceremony
June 13, 1:00pm

High School Graduation
June 28, 6:30pm

Vanguard Preparatory School

4240 Sigma Road Dallas, TX 75244 | phone: 972.404.1616 | fax: 972.404.1641 | email:

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