Respecting the needs of future generations, St. Mark’s School of Texas will provide leadership in environmental sustainability and responsibility. The School assigns significant priority to integrating environmental awareness, understanding, and stewardship into its academic mission, campus improvements, and operations.
Statement of Environmental Policy
January 12, 2010
Achieved LEED certification in new buildings
Installed artificial turf on playing fields
Switched to recycled copy paper
Installed motion-sensor light controls to conserve electricity
Switched from Styrofoam to biodegradable dishware
Eliminated disposable cups from faculty lounges
Enacted campus-wide single-stream recycling
Installed electric vehicle charging station
Installed native and Eco-friendly landscaping with educational signage
Hold two e-waste recycling drives each year
Introduce carpool website and challenge
Educate through AP Environmental Science and guest speakers
Develop environmental curriculum for the Lower School
St. Mark’s School of Texas is a private, nonsectarian college-preparatory boys’ day school for students in grades 1 through 12, located in Dallas, Texas. St. Mark’s aims to prepare young men to assume leadership and responsibility in a competitive and changing world.
St. Mark’s does not discriminate in the administration of its admission and education policies on the basis of race, color, religion, sexual orientation, or national or ethnic origin.