Does Momentous School offer college scholarships?

Yes! During their senior year in High School, Momentous School graduates are eligible to apply for a college scholarship from Momentous Institute. Funded through Salesmanship Club of Dallas, scholarships are awarded on an annual basis to students who meet the eligibility criteria. An annual interview with members of Salesmanship Club’s Scholarship Committee is required.

Does Momentous School help students transition to middle school?

Yes! In 5th grade, students and parents will begin learning about options for middle school. It is our hope that each student transitions to a school which builds on the strong foundation they received at Momentous School, and offers solid new opportunities for learning and development. Our Education Outreach Manager will support each family through this process.

What role do parents play at the school?

Parents are their child’s first and most important teachers! We partner with parents to enhance their child’s experience at school. There are numerous ways for parents to be involved in the school community. Our PK3 and PK4 parents are encouraged to participate in a yearlong educational series about developing their child’s social emotional health and skills. We also offer family events by grade level, host school wide experiences like STEM nights and a spring Carnival. We also encourage parents to develop relationships between families, building connections with other parents that last for years.

Is special education offered?

No, we do not.

What are the school hours?

  • Student arrival: 7:30 AM

  • Classes begin: 7:55 AM

  • Dismissal on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday: 3:00 PM

  • Wednesday dismissal: 1:00 PM

Are Pk-3 and Pk-4 half-day & full-day programs?

  • Pk-3 has a half-day program only. The morning session is from 7:55-10:50, Monday through Friday. The afternoon session is from 12:00-2:50, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday. (There is no Wednesday class for afternoon students.)

  • Pk-4 has a full-day program.

Do the 3-year-olds need to be potty-trained before entering Momentous?

Yes, they do.

Who to contact if I have trouble with my application?

contact an admin at rediker@momentousinstitute.org

or 

call (214)915-1890 

What is next after I apply?

Once the application is submitted, you will receive a confirmation email. The application will then be reviewed, and we will contact you to schedule an in-person screening. Acceptance will be determined following the screening.

Can one application be for multiple students?

No, it is one application per student.

What information needs to be submitted in the application?

  • Child's birth certificate

  • Family income or 2 recent check stubs

  • Child's vaccination

  • 1st-5th student recent report card

  • Complete online application

What are the requirements to apply?

Income eligibility to attend Momentous School is based on the National School Lunch Program guidelines for free and reduced priced meals as set by the USDA.

Is the application in Spanish?

Yes, the application is in Spanish.

What grades are available at Momentous?

Pre-K 3–5th grade.

Is there a tuition cost?

No, only a school fee per student. Fees range from $10-$50 per student/month based on family income.

What is Salesmanship Club of Dallas?

Salesmanship Club of Dallas is comprised of 600 business professionals who actively support and engage with all programs of Momentous Institute. Each year, Club members work to raise funds for Momentous in many ways, including through the AT&T Byron Nelson. In addition, many Club members volunteer at Momentous School and participate in a variety of student activities. This includes Reading Buddies, who read on-campus each week with an individual student.

Why should I enroll my child at Momentous School?

Momentous School offers a warm, supportive learning environment that utilizes a strength-based approach to build strong relationships with students and families. A private elementary school, Momentous School places academic achievement on par with social emotional learning. The school is a program of Momentous Institute, a nonprofit organization that has been active in Dallas for over 100 years, and supported by Salesmanship Club of Dallas.

When is the application deadline?

There is no deadline, but most spots fill fast. We accept applications on a first-come-first-served basis.