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Mission and History

Mission Statement

Cityscape Schools exists to work in an educational partnership with families. We desire to provide a distinctive environment of educational opportunity for all children and young people in our community. Cityscape students will have the opportunity to become well prepared, life-long learners possessing the character, knowledge, and wisdom necessary to succeed, lead, and contribute to their community and to society as a whole.
Vision Statement

Our vision is to work in partnership with families to prepare children and young people to fulfill productive leadership roles in society.
The East Grand Preparatory Student Motto

At East Grand Preparatory
Learning is my opportunity.
Studying is my responsibility.
Achievement is my reward.
Today, I will be the best student I can be,
by being responsible respectful, and ready to learn.

Cityscape's History

We believe that education grows best at the local level, with families and educators working together. Our roots in East Dallas go back 20 years with a mission to serve the under-served living in the shadow of downtown Dallas. What is now East Grand Preparatory, a Cityscape school, sprang to life in 2006.

In Fall of 2014, we located to our exciting, expansive new campus on East Grand Avenue, where we're now able to accommodate more scholars in a richer learning environment than before.

Our historic building, a former church, significantly increases our space, gives us great new resources, and opens up exciting new possibilities. We have added new grade levels in the past school years and plan on continuing our growth in years to come -- while never losing our sense of personal responsibility to each and every student.