Lamplighter at a Glance

The Lamplighter School is an independent, co-educational day school for students in pre-kindergarten through fourth grade. Lamplighter offers a warm and supportive environment which inspires interest, enthusiasm, and self confidence while pursuing academic excellence.

  • Founded in 1953 by Natalie Murray and Sandy Swain
  • Enrollment of approximately 450 students
  • Pre-Kindergarten through fourth grade
  • Half day morning and afternoon Pre-Kindergarten for three and four-year-old students
  • Fifty member faculty
  • Twelve-acre attractive campus
  • Thirty classrooms
  • Fine arts complex with rooms for music, drama, and art
  • Media center housing an exceptional collection of over 33,000 volumes
  • Premier early childhood health and fitness facility
  • Environmental science facilities, featuring a greenhouse and barn with farm animals
  • Extensive play areas designed for children's safety and imagination
  • YMCA extended day program offered onsite until 6 p.m. daily
  • Lamplighter holds membership in the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS) and the Independent Schools Association of the Southwest (ISAS). The school is accredited by ISAS.

Reading about our unique program and traditions will provide you with a glimpse of the school. To truly understand Lamplighter, we invite you to visit our campus. To arrange a tour of the school, please call 214-369-9201. 

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