Dallas ISD Partners With Paul Quinn College for New Specialty School in Southern Dallas

The International Baccalaureate school is now recruiting students for next school year

Senior Pastor at Friendship West Baptist Church Frederick D. Haynes, III, speaks with press at the entrance of Paul Quinn College on Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021, in Dallas. Dallas ISD Trustee Maxie Johnson announced plans to open the district’s first-ever International Baccalaureate school for low-income students — named after Haynes — located on the campus of an Historically Black College or University (HBCU).(Lynda M. González / Staff Photographer)
Lynda M. González / DMN Staff Photographer

A new Dallas school that will be located at Paul Quinn College will honor a local pastor and community activist.

The Dallas Independent School District’s new International Baccalaureate school will be named after Frederick D. Haynes. The school is set to open next school year on the campus of the historically Black college and will serve students in grades six through 12.

Haynes, who is a Paul Quinn trustee, has led Friendship-West Baptist Church’s efforts to donate more than $1 million in scholarships to historically black colleges and universities and over $2 million in scholarships to students across the Dallas community. Haynes also serves in various leadership positions in organizations that champion social change and education.

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