pre-k through eighth grade co-educational school in East Dallas

Endowment

Endowment funds are permanent funds invested to provide income for St. John's long-term stability and strength. By making an endowed gift, you leave a lasting legacy and demonstrate an important commitment to the current and future needs of our school.

Faculty Endowment Funds

Teacher Endowment

The St. John's Teacher Endowment Fund was established in 1995 to provide the school with a continuing source of income for teacher salaries and benefits.

Give a Gift for Teaching

Making a donation to the Teacher Endowment Fund in honor of any of the wonderful past or present teachers at St. John's, is a gift for teaching. It not only shows our gratitude for the impact teachers have on students' lives, it continues their legacy, ensuring that for years to come, students will experience the wealth of benefits derived from educators who have a gift for teaching.

Read FAQs about the Teacher Endowment Fund.

Financial and Endowment Funds

Dorothy Patterson Memorial Scholarship Fund

The Dorothy Patterson Memorial Scholarship Fund was established in 1981 by Mr. and Mrs. Jim Cook in memory of Dorothy Patterson, the original first grade teacher at St. John's. The fund was created to provide financial assistance to students who would not otherwise be able to receive an independent school education and to families faced with unexpected hard times.

Head's Discretionary Scholarship Fund

The Head's Discretionary Scholarship Fund was created by the Class of 2002 with a challenge for all future graduating classes to donate to this fund. The fund was created to allow a student to continue his or her education at St. John's if the family encounters unforeseen financial circumstances.

St. John's Diversity Endowment Fund

The Diversity Fund was created to provide financial aid to and increase the population of students from diverse backgrounds.

Special Purpose Endowment Funds

St. John's Student Library Endowment

The St. John's Student Library Endowment was established by the Huff family to provide a continuing source of income for library enhancements, author visits and additional books.

Please contact Director of Advancement Karla K. Wigley to learn more or to donate to one or more of these funds.

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