School Profile
General Facts

THE SCHOOL:

An independent, private non-denominational Christian school offering Preschool, Private Elementary School, After School and Summer programs.

LOCATION:

Our campus is located in the heart of Irving, Texas, conveniently less than a mile from the Las Colinas Business District in a friendly residential setting.

HISTORY:

Founded in 1985 to fill a growing void in children’s education, Darin and Christy Sloan purchased and have operated the school since 1996.


Membership & Licenses
  • The Association of Christian Schools International
  • Texas Department of Protective and Regulatory Services
  • Irving City Health Department
  • Texas Licensed Child Care Association
  • Irving Chamber of Commerce




Academics

PROGRAMS:

Preschool (ages 2-4), Private Elementary School (grades K-5th), After School (K-5th) and Summer (ages 2-5th Grade).



CURRICULUM:

The A Beka curriculum, an advanced, Christian, phonics-based, teacher-directed traditional approach to learning.



FACULTY:

The Sloan School employs teachers who are selected for their excellent professional credentials as well as their exceptional personal character, are certified in First Aid and CPR and boast an average tenure of 15 years total teaching experience, 6 years with The Sloan School.



TEACHER/STUDENT RATIO: Ratios vary by enrollment. Listed are the maximum class sizes by age group.



2-year-olds 1:11



3-year-olds 1:15



4-year-olds 1:18



Private Kinder-5th grade 1:20 or 2:26



STUDENT ENROLLMENT:

200

ENRICHMENT ACTIVITIES:

An integral part of our mission to providing an outstanding Christian education is the dedication to develop your whole child. Thus, we offer Music, Art, Spanish, Chapel and Gymnastics in our classes. Further, we take full advantage of the historic, cultural and social opportunities available in the DFW Metroplex by taking our students on numerous field trips to places including the museums of science and natural history in Dallas and Ft. Worth, The Dallas Arboretum,and The Myerson Symphony Hall just to name a few.




About The Owners
Darin and Christy Sloan have owned and operated The Sloan School since 1996. Mr. Sloan serves as the Chief Administrator of The Sloan School and is responsible for the strategic direction and vision and quality assurance. Also, Mr. Sloan devotes an extraordinary amount of personal attention to the day-to-day operations.



Previously, Mr. Sloan held the position of Youth Pastor for one of the largest and fastest growing churches in America. Additionally, Mr. Sloan served on the Board of Connecting Hearts Ministry, coached two teams in the Irving Soccer Association, taught a class in the Adult Bible Communities at Irving Bible Church, has completed 2 marathons and is involved in numerous other church and civic organizations. Mr. Sloan received a B.A. in Speech Communications from Baylor University in Waco, Texas and has completed over three years of coursework towards a Masters of Divinity at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas.



Christy Sloan served as Director of The Sloan School from 1993 to 2015. In that role, Mrs. Sloan managed the faculty and staff, set the discipline policy, coached, guided and mentored faculty and staff and taught Health and Safety. She continues to play a crucial role in running the school as co-owner with her husband. Additionally, Mrs. Sloan served on the Board of the City of Irving's Mustang Recreation Center and was actively involved with the Girl Scouts. Mrs. Sloan received a B.A. in Psychology from Baylor University in Waco, Texas.



Darin and Christy have two children, a son in 9th grade and a daughter who is a student at Dallas Baptist University.