Skyline High School

Skyline High School is a public school in Dallas, Texas. It is part of the Dallas Independent School District and accepts students from ninth through twelfth grades. Skyline High School offers a comprehensive educational experience, offering courses in English, mathematics, science, social studies, foreign language, health and physical education, career and technical education (CTE), fine arts, and many elective courses.


Skyline High School opened its doors to students in 1961 and has become an essential part of the Dallas community. For over 50 years, it has provided a rigorous academic curriculum and a safe environment for student learning. Skyline is known for its diverse student body, which includes students from all backgrounds and cultures.

The school also boasts many successful alumni, including former NFL player Jerry Jones (Dallas Cowboys owner), television personality Hilary Duff, musician Erykah Badu, and actor John Leguizamo. Skyline High School's legacy of excellence continues today with high graduation rates and numerous awards awarded by faculty members and students.

Vision and Mission

Skyline High School's mission is to develop our students into thoughtful and productive citizens ready for college, career, and life. They strive to create a safe and nurturing learning environment that recognizes the unique needs of each student.

They also aim to foster a sense of community through their innovative approach to education, which focuses on developing critical thinking skills, problem-solving abilities, effective communication, and collaboration strategies.

The school's vision is to be an exemplary school that prepares students for success in higher education with the knowledge and skills necessary for success in the 21st-century global society.

Academics and Programs

Skyline High School offers a wide variety of courses for its students to choose from, like the following:

  • English
  • Math
  • Science
  • Fine Arts and CTE (Career & Technical Education)
  • Advanced Placement courses
  • Dual credit options

To ensure that all students can succeed in their academic pursuits, Skyline also has on-site tutoring services and after-school programs available.

Extracurricular Activities

Skyline is also committed to providing its students with a well-rounded education. The school offers various extracurricular activities like sports, debate teams, student government, and more. It also has many clubs and organizations to get involved with.

In addition to its strong academic program, Skyline High School has also been recognized for its commitment to the local community by participating in various charity projects throughout the year. From food drives to coat collections, Skyline is dedicated to giving back in any way it can.


The school's facilities are also top-notch, and the building was recently remodeled in 2019. There are many classrooms, a cafeteria, a library, an auditorium, and a gymnasium. Skyline High School is also home to two outdoor athletic fields.