Jesuit College Preparatory School of Dallas, founded in 1942, is a private Catholic institution for young men. It is affiliated with the New Orleans Province of the Society of Jesus. The school is located on a more than 20-acre campus in Dallas, and serves more than 1,000 students in grades nine through 12. Jesuit College Preparatory School of Dallas is a Department of Education recognized school of excellence, and offers a variety of educational, enrichment and co-curricular programs according to the Judaeo-Christian tradition. The school is fully approved by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools and Texas Catholic Conference Education Department.