How to Apply

Step #1:  Connect with Lamplighter

Schedule an optional Campus Tour by completing the online reservation form or visit with us by scheduling a Virtual Meeting by emailing the Office of Admission at

Step #2:  Admission Application and Fee

Submit an Online Application, along with the non-refundable application fee of $75 by Friday, January 8, 2021.  If this fee presents a hardship for you family, please contact the Admission Office.  All applications received after the due date will be accepted and considered on a space-availability basis.

All applicants must be at least 3 years of age and potty-trained before September 1, 2021. To enroll, all students must present a current immunization record that all required immunizations have been received.

Step #3:  Parent Meetings

Schedule your required parent meeting. The completed application and accompanying fee must be submitted before a parent meeting can be scheduled. 

Step #4:  Admission Testing

*For CATS registration, please contact the service directly. If you have concerns about testing, please contact the Admission Office at

Pre-K 3

Pre-K 4, Kindergarten and Transitional First

First - Fourth

 Virtual Activity  CATS Testing* CATS Testing*



Admission Testing


Step #5:  Admission Decision and Response

Review your admission decision letter, which will be emailed on Friday, March 12, 2021, and respond by Friday, March 26, 2021. Upon execution of the Enrollment and Tuition Agreement by The Lamplighter School, the deposit is deemed earned and is non-refundable and/or non-transferable.



  • The Lamplighter School
  • 11611 Inwood Road
  • Dallas, Texas 75229
  • T: 214-369-9201
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