Academics

AT A GLANCE


  • 9
    Students Per Class (avg)

  • 20%
    Students Receive Financial Assistance

  • 1:4
    Teacher to Students

  • 50%
    Faculty with Advanced Degrees

  • 100%
    Graduates are Accepted to a 4-Year College

ACADEMICS

From preschool to graduation, the academic experience at Selwyn helps develop useful skills, stimulates curiosity, and instills a lifelong passion for learning. Our teaching philosophy is based on experiential learning and the developmental approach to education, which holds that children are natural learners who develop at different rates. Our Denton Independent School keeps a low student-to-faculty ratio and focuses on academic programs that challenge students to be their best, establishing self-discipline and self-reliance.

NOW ENROLLING PRE-K – 12TH GRADE

  1. Pre-K Age 3 – Age 5Provides an exciting, open and engaging environment in a colorful, fun and visually stimulating indoor-outdoor space that encourages a life-long love for learning.

  2. Lower School Kindergarten – Grade 6 Introduces and develops the fundamental building blocks of learning: listening, reading, writing, and arithmetic – and the foundations for collaboration and leadership.

  3. Middle School Grade 7 – Grade 8Sharpens student academic skills while focusing on the foundations of your child’s future: leadership, resilience, life experience, teamwork.

  4. Upper School Grade 9 – Grade 12Prepares students to be competitive and successful students at top universities or whatever paths help fulfill their lifelong goals.

With a legacy of excellence, Selwyn prepares students for success at the collegiate level or however they prefer to contribute to the world around them. Selwyn students emerge from their educational journey as…

  • Independent thinkers and creative problem-solvers
  • Highly resilient and emotionally intelligent leaders
  • Prepared for effective citizenship in a global society

This is not a school where you will find children huddled over endless worksheets or studying to pass state-issued standardized tests. Our academic environment is interactive. Here students of all ages work together to solve problems, conduct experiments and research in labs, explore the arts, and engage in debates about global issues. Selwyn academics not only prepare students for college, but for education in all forms and settings.

If you are looking for a place for your preschool, elementary, middle school or high school student to find his or her individual path to success, Selwyn is the place to be.

Admission Process

SELWYN NEWS

Practicing Inclusivity this Holiday Season

As the holiday season approaches, we look to actively celebrate inclusivity at Selwyn. While Selwyn is a non-sectarian school [...]

Read more
The Effects of Stress & Tips for Student Stress Relief

According to the National Institute of Mental Health, one-third of adolescents report feeling anxiety to a significant degree, and [...]

Read more
21st Century Skills Students Need

Educators and workforce experts alike often warn that our children need improved 21st century skills. Without these skills, they [...]

Read more
Popup Trigger
We are excited to share details about the endless opportunities a Selwyn education can open for your child. Please fill out the information below, and we will reach out as soon as possible to take the next step.