Co-educational     K-12     Dallas, Texas

Tuition and Fees

Investing in Your Child’s Future

Thank you for considering Lakehill Preparatory School for your child. For most families, investing in a private school education requires careful financial planning. As you will learn through the admissions process, a Lakehill education is a solid investment in your child’s future.

Talented teachers, high academic standards, and the development of leadership skills in a challenging and nurturing environment, are hallmarks of a Lakehill education. Nearly 70% of the Lakehill Class of 2019 received academic merit scholarships for college, with an average of $180,000 per student.

2019-2020 School Year Tuition

Domestic $17,600
International n/a
Grades 1 – 4
Domestic $18,400
International n/a
Grades 5 – 8
Domestic $20,900
International $22,900
Grades 9 – 12
Domestic $23,400
International $25,400

2020-21 Tuition Adjustment

After carefully assessing current market conditions and a variety of economic factors, the Board of Directors has adjusted kindergarten and first grade tuition to $12,000 and $15,000, respectively, for the 2020-21 school year. Tuition for grades 2-12 will be set in January.

Tuition Schedule

The tuition schedule is published each February for the following year. Tuition does not include the application fee, enrollment fee, or any additional fees. Tuition may be paid in full by the date indicated on the contract or in monthly installments with interest. A 5% family discount is available for younger siblings.

Financial Information

Application Fee:

A non-refundable application fee of $100 is due with the Application for Admission.

Enrollment Fee and Tuition Deposit:

A non-refundable new student enrollment fee of $500 and a non-refundable tuition deposit of $1,000 is due by the date indicated on the enrollment contract. The $1,000 tuition deposit is credited to the annual tuition.


Textbook cost is not included in tuition and varies depending on grade and course selections. Books may be purchased online here.

Additional Fees:

Students entering Grades 5-6 are required to purchase PE Uniforms online beginning in June through the Parent Faculty Club.

Students participating in any optional, extracurricular travel offerings will be responsible for their own expenses.  Information regarding such trips will be sent to parents. Co-curricular trips, such as Middle School Adventure Week and the Upper School Biology Trip, are included with tuition.

School Supplies:

School supplies for students in Kindergarten through Grade 8 may be purchased online during the summer through the Parent Faculty Club.


Daily cafeteria service is provided at an additional cost or students may bring their lunch from home. For more information on our dining services, visit here.

Financial Aid:

Lakehill Preparatory School offers need-based financial assistance. Please visit here for additional information or contact the Office of Admission.