It’s not just School. It’s LIFE

Welcome to Life School.


Life School began in 1998 to serve students and families in southern Dallas. It is through the vision of the Founder, Dr. Tom Wilson, that Life School opened its doors with 15 faculty and staff members serving 266 students at the Oak Cliff campus.

Life School now serves over 6000 students and has expanded to eight campuses. Life School seeks to develop leaders with the necessary skills to achieve success in the 21st century. Through character training, strong academics and parent involvement Life School will be successful in fulfilling its mission.

Student in Class

Who We Are

Training Leaders

Life School’s mission is to train leaders with life skills for the 21st century by establishing strong academics, character training and a parenting program. Life Schools is a tuition-free Charter School in the South Dallas Area. 

At Life School, we believe in the importance of preparing our students to be Ready to Learn, Ready to Lead and Ready for Life. Please watch this short video as Life School Executive Troy Mooney discusses the importance that Life School places on these 3 key areas to prepare our students for success in their education and in their future endeavors.

Why Life Schools?

Character Education, tuition FREE

The Mission of Life School is to train leaders with life skills for the twenty-first century by establishing strong academics, character training, and a parenting program.

Life School opened as a public charter school in 1998 and has campuses in Oak Cliff, Mountain Creek, Cedar Hill, Lancaster, Red Oak and Waxahachie. The Texas Education Agency in 2013 awarded Life School its highest rating of Superior Achievement.

Life School Band
an Oak Cliff Football game
Life high school student

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For the 2018-2019 School Year


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