LIFE SCHOOL OAK CLIFF

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4400 S R L THORNTON FWY
DALLAS, TX 75224
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Phone: 214-376-8200
School Information
  • GreatSchools Rating: 4
  • Educational Climate: Low
  • Technology Measure: Medium
  • Type: Public
  • Grades: Kindergarten - 12th Grade
  • District: Life School
  • Students/Teacher: 15:1
  • Students/Grade: 101.1
  • Number Students: 1314
  • Number Teachers: 86
  • Instructional Expense/Pupil: 2371
  • Poverty Level: 16 - 29.9 PERCENT
  • Number Computers: 80
  • Principal: Ms Kathleen Witte
  • CHARTER SCHOOL
  • GIFTED AND TALENTED PROGRAMS
  • ESL
  • SPECIAL EDUCATION
  • ADVANCED PLACEMENT
  • BEFORE AND AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMS
  • ALTERNATIVE PROGRAMS
  • YEAR ROUND CLASSES
  • VOC-TECH
  • ADULT EDUCATION
  • NCLB SCHOOL
  • BLUE RIBBON SCHOOL
  • COALITION OF ESSENTIAL SCHOOLS
  • AYP SCHOOL
  • INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE
  • MAGNET SCHOOL
School Ratings & Reviews

School Ratings (97 ratings)
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    School Reviews (78 Reviews)
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    Other Review | Rating:
    Posted 2011-07-27
    "Life School isnt a good choice for your children. I've been attending Life School for 3 years now. The first year was great, but i started to realize Life School cared about the Tally/Dresscode system more then the students education. Its not that the students are rude and disrepectful, we just think that we are to old to be getting tallies/dresscodes in highschool, and majority of our teachers now are substitutes. The only thing that is keeping me at Life School is the sports, cause Life School is all about sports! -Student of Life School-"
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2010-12-14
    "My children have attended Life School Oak Cliff for three years now, they are all well mannered and very respectful children. I find that the tally system to be very silly! My youngest child has recieved several tallies for normal childhood behaviors such as skipping! We have to pay for our children to participate in sports, $75 per child! And we do not see where the money is going! Every sporting event we have to drive over an hour to get there while Life School Red Oak plays on their football field! Life School is a school operated by WHITE people getting rich off of our children! The children have to walk outside in the rain and cold to get to class, they even have to walk off campus to the lubias murry building unattended for classes! This school is by far a joke!"
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2010-10-26
    "My child is enrolled in Kindergarten. I like his teachers and enjoy the bilingual program that this campus offers. The tallie system is insane and a bit excessive, especially for 5 year olds. I think the school is structured to "weed out" students that don't fit their pre-determined mold. I was NOT impressed with the principle. She has cold, uncaring and very rude! I won't say don't send you're child to LSOC but I will say be prepared for the rigidness."
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2010-10-07
    "The parents who posted Aug 7 & May 8 are ABSOLUTELY RIGHT. The tallies Life gives out will drive you & your child crazy--& for the most ridiculous things! If your child blinks or breathes too hard in PE, he'll get a tally. Plus this place has set times that they wont release YOUR CHILD to YOU! This school promotes misery & stress--not joy, encouragement & progress. On his last day there my son complained that recess & lunch are the worst times of his day. They have some idiotic red light system & the children cannot talk at all while the red light is on. I went to eat lunch with him. Why was the red light on 90% of the time?? These ppl are lunatics. They want children to be seen and not heard AT ALL at this school. TERRIBLE CHOICE!"
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2010-08-07
    "RUN WHILE YOU CAN!!!!!!!!!!!!!The Life School Oak Cliff campus is a horrible choice of schools. This campus did not meet its standards academically. Most teachers parent concerned with the students education. More focus is put on behavior. Most behavioral issues are petty ones and should not even be addressed. In the event that your child doesn't bring lunch, they will let the child go hungry and call to tell you later. NOT A GOOD CHOICE!"
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