Shelton Engages

Whether with a student, parent, client, employee, educator or professional, Shelton commits to share our considerable expertise and experience with integrity, purpose and professionalism.

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Shelton Enriches

As stewards of exceptional resources, we strive to give greater value, importance and effective service to every person entrusting us with his or her individual need.

"Ever since I was five, I’ve wanted to return to Shelton as a teacher. I don’t think there’s a greater testament to Shelton’s influence on its students than that. Shelton helped discover my life’s passion and purpose—you never forget who made you realize your potential.”

- Alex Anderson, Student Class of 2018

"Shelton is a very mission driven place.  They figure out what makes each kid a star, what their strengths are, and how we can tap into their gifts in order to help them fulfill their potential.”

- Chris Lloyd, Father of two Shelton students

"The individualized instruction, and special attention provided by the teachers at Shelton has made me realize there are no limits to what I can do.  I have the ability and confidence to reach my goals now."

- Josie Hostin, Student Class of 2020

"My work here is special each and every day.  It’s an opportunity to shine a light, not only on every student, but also on their parents and my co-workers.”

- Quarrell “Q” Washington, Sports Enhancement Coordinator, also a 2019 Shelton Parents’ Association SPARK Award Recipient, Shelton employee since 2016

“In the early days, people couldn’t spell ‘dyslexia.’ Now, with a school of Shelton’s caliber, people can hardly wait to get in if they have a child who needs help.”

- David F. Martineau, Founding Board Member

Teacher Training

From local to international, onsite and online, Shelton provides instructional training for educators, parents and the community. Shelton’s curriculum is widely recognized as best-of-class delivered by only the most experienced and skilled instructors.


Evaluation Center

The Shelton Evaluation Center offers a comprehensive picture of functioning for individuals of all ages. From a team of highly trained professionals, each client receives a roadmap for success after establishing a learning, behavioral and psychological profile.


Speech & Language Therapy

Certified therapists of the Speech & Language Therapy Program provide individual and group therapy for children and adolescents both on and off campus, as well as in-depth speech and language evaluations, staff development and speech/language/hearing and vision screenings.



CooCoo's, 6505 W. Park Blvd. Plano, TX 75093
Grand Lux Cafe-Galleria, 13420 N. Dallas Parkway, Dallas 75240

Parents' Mixer for Upper Elementary - Please join your fellow Upper Elementary parents for a New Year's mixer on Wednesday, January 29, 2020; beginning at 6:30 pm. The site is The Grand Lux Cafe at The Galleria in Dallas. Dutch treat and parents only please. RSVP by January 22, 2020. To RSVP, please see the registration links in the SPA's SCOOP.

Shelton Dining Hall, 15720 Hillcrest, Dallas 75248

Party for students in 7th and 8th grades - It's the ALL STAR Neon Party! - ATTENTION Chargers - let's GLOW in your favorite sports jersey or neon colors. The party is in the Dining Hall, and the fun begins at 7pm (ending at 9pm). There will be a DJ, food/beverages, prizes, games, a photo booth, all your friends and MORE! The cost is $10/student, and you pay at the door. No RSVP is needed. Parents are responsible for transporting their student(s) to and from the school. NOTE: we need donations of water, gift cards (for prizes) and parent volunteers! Please see the SPA's SCOOP for the link to donate and/or volunteer.

Shelton Dining Hall

Sweetheart Ball -- Returning in 2020, Shelton girls in grades EC through 5th (and their age appropriate sisters) are invited to the Shelton Sweetheart Ball with their father (or brother, uncle, special friend). The evening's festivities at Shelton School will begin at 5:30 pm and will include a seated dinner, DJ and dancing, and a photo opportunity. It will be a special evening with special memories. The cost is $30/ person. The due date for your RSVP is February 4, 2020. To RSVP and reserve your place at the dinner, please see registration link in the SPA's SCOOP.


Performances (in the Commons) will be presented:

Thursday - February 13 - 7:00 pm

Friday - February 14 - 7:00 pm

Saturday - February 15 - 7:00 pm

Sunday - February 16 - 2:00 pm

Tickets to a performance are $10/ adult and $5/ student. Appropriate for ages 8+ (some mild language). To purchase tickets please see the SPA's SCOOP link.
Shelton Empowers

Through a customized academic approach within a mainstream environment and tools for self-advocacy, Shelton students have the confidence and self-motivation to accomplish greatness and thrive as citizens of the 21st Century.

6:1 student teacher ratio

1 to 1 laptop program for grades 5 - 12

$6.4 million in college scholarships

100 zip codes represented


Over 1000 community speech and vision screenings per year

Teachers in 3 countries, 12 states, and 27 cities trained

Clients 3 to 43 years old assessed by the Evaluation Center

Teachers have 17 years average experience; over half have advanced degrees

369 student athletes in 6th - 12th grades

8,946 hours of community service by our high school students

Find out which schools our recent grads are attending: