Overview

Founded in 1913 and among this country's leading girls' schools, Hockaday offers a rigorous, college-preparatory program for girls in grades 8 through 12 (boarding); and pre-K through 12 (day). Classes average between 14-16 students with an overall student/teacher ratio of 10:1. The campus extends over 100 acres in a residential area of northwest Dallas. Hockaday seeks to enroll a diverse student body. Currently 9 states and 12 countries are represented in our student body; 37% are students of color; and 3% are international students.
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The Hockaday School With Reviews, Requirements 2024 | FindingSchool

A- Day
B+ Matriculation
A Academics
A- Extracurricular activities
B+ Community
A- Reviews
A Int. student mgmt

Day S. Grades: Pre-K-12
All-girls
Urban
ESL: Yes
Day S. Tuition: $38,082
# of Students: 1,110
Boarding Rate: 9%
Teacher:Student: 1:9%
International Student: 10%
AP Courses: 14
Endowment: $172,252/stu.
SAT: 1455/1600
IB: No
#121

US Day School

Matriculation

Ranking University/College Students
#2 Columbia University 1
#2 Harvard College 1
#2 Massachusetts Institute of Technology 1
#5 Yale University 1
LAC #1 Williams College 1
#6 Stanford University 1
#6 University of Chicago 1
#8 University of Pennsylvania 1
#9 California Institute of Technology 1
#9 Duke University 1
#9 Johns Hopkins University 1
#9 Northwestern University 1
#13 Dartmouth College 1
#14 Brown University 1
#14 Vanderbilt University 1
#14 Washington University in St. Louis 1
LAC #3 Swarthmore College 1
#17 Cornell University 1
#17 Rice University 1
#19 University of Notre Dame 1
#20 University of California: Los Angeles 1
LAC #4 Pomona College 1
#21 Emory University 1
#22 University of California: Berkeley 1
#23 Georgetown University 1
#23 University of Michigan 1
#25 Carnegie Mellon University 1
#25 University of Virginia 1
LAC #5 Wellesley College 1
#27 University of Southern California 1
#28 New York University 1
#28 Tufts University 1
#28 University of California: Santa Barbara 1
#28 University of Florida 1
#28 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 1
#28 Wake Forest University 1
LAC #6 Bowdoin College 1
#34 University of California: San Diego 1
#36 Boston College 1
#36 University of California: Irvine 1
#38 University of Texas at Austin 1
#40 College of William and Mary 1
LAC #8 Claremont McKenna College 1
#42 Boston University 1
#42 Brandeis University 1
#42 Case Western Reserve University 1
#42 Tulane University 1
#42 University of Wisconsin-Madison 1
#48 University of Georgia 1
#49 Lehigh University 1
#49 Northeastern University 1
#49 Pepperdine University 1
#49 Purdue University 1
#49 Villanova University 1
#55 Rhodes College 1
#55 Santa Clara University 1
#55 University of Miami 1
LAC #11 Washington and Lee University 1
#57 Penn State University Park 1
#57 University of Pittsburgh 1
#59 Syracuse University 1
#59 University of Washington 1
#63 George Washington University 1
#63 University of Connecticut 1
LAC #13 Davidson College 1
LAC #13 Grinnell College 1
LAC #13 Hamilton College 1
#68 Fordham University 1
#68 Indiana University Bloomington 1
#68 Southern Methodist University 1
#68 Texas A&M University 1
#68 University of Minnesota: Twin Cities 1
#72 Reed College 1
#72 Sarah Lawrence College 1
#75 Baylor University 1
#75 Loyola Marymount University 1
LAC #16 Haverford College 1
#83 Elon University 1
#83 Howard University 1
#83 Texas Christian University 1
LAC #17 Barnard College 1
LAC #17 Colby College 1
LAC #17 Colgate University 1
LAC #17 Smith College 1
LAC #17 Wesleyan University 1
#93 University of Denver 1
Auburn University 1
#102 Transylvania University 1
#103 Miami University: Oxford 1
#104 University of Colorado Boulder 1
#107 Austin College 1
LAC #22 University of Richmond 1
LAC #22 Vassar College 1
#117 University of South Carolina: Columbia 1
#122 Chapman University 1
#122 University of Missouri: Columbia 1
LAC #25 Bates College 1
#136 University of Texas at Dallas 1
#137 University of Alabama 1
#137 University of Central Florida 1
LAC #30 Kenyon College 1
LAC #30 Mount Holyoke College 1
#162 Oregon State University 1
#176 University of Arkansas 1
LAC #36 Oberlin College 1
#182 Belmont University 1
#182 University of Louisville 1
LAC #42 Occidental College 1
LAC #45 Union College 1
LAC #46 Trinity College 1
LAC #50 Connecticut College 1
LAC #50 The University of the South 1
American University of Paris 1
Babson College 1
Columbia College Chicago 1
High Point University 1
Houston Baptist University 1
Newcastle University 1
Rhode Island School of Design 1
Rollins College 1
Towson University 1
University of St. Andrews 1
University of Stirling 1
University of Texas at Arlington 1
University of Texas at San Antonio 1
University of Toronto 1
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AP Courses

(Total 14)
Biology
Calculus AB
Calculus BC
Environmental Science
French Language and Culture
Latin
Chemistry
Chinese Language and Culture
Computer Science A
Macroeconomics
Biology
Calculus AB
Calculus BC
Environmental Science
French Language and Culture
Latin
Chemistry
Chinese Language and Culture
Computer Science A
Macroeconomics
Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism
Statistics
Spanish Language and Culture
United States History
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Sports

(Total 14)
Basketball
Crew
Cross Country
Diving
Fencing
Field Hockey
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Basketball
Crew
Cross Country
Diving
Fencing
Field Hockey
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming
Tennis
Track and Field
Volleyball
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Extracurricular Activities and Clubs

(Total 23)
House Council
Junior Classical League
Junior Engineering and Technical Society (JETS)
Mu Alpha Theta
Student Council
Mundo latino
neuro science club
DAD club
Biology Club
Airborne angel cadets
House Council
Junior Classical League
Junior Engineering and Technical Society (JETS)
Mu Alpha Theta
Student Council
Mundo latino
neuro science club
DAD club
Biology Club
Airborne angel cadets
World Records Club
Philosophy Club
Investment Club
Ping Pong Club
Disciplinary Council
Junior Proctors
Kaleidoscope
La Nouvelle
Memorial Arch Magazine (art & poetry)
Model U.N
Outdoor Adventure Club
Scrapbooking Club
Student Diversity Board
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Arts

(Total 12)
Chamber Orchestra
Choir
Dance
Drama
Music
Theater
Film
Filmmaking
Photography
Sculpture
Chamber Orchestra
Choir
Dance
Drama
Music
Theater
Film
Filmmaking
Photography
Sculpture
Studio Art
Debate
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Basic Info

Year Founded: 1913
Campus Size: 88 acres
Religious Affiliation: No Religious Affiliation

Application Info

Deadline: 01/13
Interview: Skype, On Campus, Others
Other Accepted Scores: ISEE
School Code:
TOEFL: 1750
SSAT: 3934
ISEE: 441750

TOEFL

SSAT

Brief Reviews

(Total 21)
4.9/ 5

Detailed Reviews

(Total 0)
0.0 / 5 Overall
0.0 / 5 Academics
0.0 / 5 Campus
0.0 / 5 Student Life
0.0 / 5 Athletic&Art
0.0 / 5 Transportation

Q&A

(Total 83)
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Frequently Ask Questions about The Hockaday School

Tell me a bit about The Hockaday School.
The Hockaday School is All-girls private day school located in Texas, US. It was founded 1913 , and currently has about 1110 students, 10.00% of whom are international students.

For more official information, please visit http://www.hockaday.org.
Does The Hockaday School have rigorous academic requirements?
The Hockaday School is offering 14 AP courses.

Where do The Hockaday School students typically go for their colleges?
In 2021-2023, some students attended Columbia University, Harvard College, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Yale University and Williams College.
What is the application requirement for The Hockaday School?
Similar to most private schools in the US, The Hockaday School’s typical admission requirements include school transcript, recommendation letter, application essay, TOEFL for international students, and interview (often optional, but highly recommended).
What is the latest tuition for The Hockaday School’s All-girls student?
The total fee for The Hockaday School in 2024 is $38,082, which typically includes tuition, boarding fee, student management fee and a few other fees associated with managing international students.

For more information, please contact school’s admission team at jliggitt@hockaday.org .
Where is The Hockaday School located?
The Hockaday School is located in the State of Texas of USA. The closest major city is Dallas, which is about 8 miles away from school. Most families can choose Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport to travel in and out of school.
How popular is The Hockaday School on FindingSchool network?
Based on FindingSchool monthly traffic data as well as onsite search record, The Hockaday School is among the most popular schools, within top 76 for all schools on FindingSchool.

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How to start with an application with The Hockaday School?
The first stop is to carefully review the school profile on FindingSchool to learn more about The Hockaday School. Most of them are directly provided by the school.

Also it is highly recommended to visit The Hockaday School’s official site: http://www.hockaday.org or call them at 214-360-6526.
Please share a few nearby schools that are close to The Hockaday School?
Yes, here are few: North Central Texas Academy, Episcopal School Of Dallas and Vanguard Preparatory School.

The closest major city is Dallas. You can find out more schools near Dallas here.
What is the FindingSchool rating for The Hockaday School?
The overall rating for The Hockaday School is A-.

The section ratings of The Hockaday School are:
B+ for Matriculation
A for Academics
A- for Extracurriculum
B+ for Community
A- for Students and Parents reviews
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