Phone: (972) 925-5950


Degrees and Certifications:

Doctor of Education, Educational Leadership & Policy (2023) - University of Texas at Austin Master of Education, Educational Leadership & Policy - University of Texas at Arlington Bachelor of Arts, History - Southern Methodist University (Texas)

Mr. Garet Feimster, M.Ed.

Garet Feimster is a Dallas, Texas, native and a product of the Dallas public school system. An educator for seventeen years, Mr. Feimster has served as the principal of the Judge Barefoot Sanders Law Magnet (Law Magnet) since 2016.  He previously served as a teacher, coach, and assistant principal.
During Mr. Feimster’s tenure, the Law Magnet has risen to national prominence. The Law Magnet currently ranks 48th in the top high schools in the nation according to U.S. News & World Report and 41st by the Jay Mathews (Washington Post) Challenge Index. Currently, 100% of Law Magnet students graduate on time, 91% enroll in post-secondary studies, and 70% graduate from college. The Law Magnet Class of 2022 earned $24 million in scholarships with an average senior award of $247,423 per student.
The U.S. Department of Education designated the Law Magnet as a National Blue-Ribbon School in 2019 based on overall academic excellence. That same year, Mr. Feimster was named a Terrel Bell Award for Outstanding Leadership Finalist (Top 30 Principals in the U.S.) by the U.S. Department of Education.
Mr. Feimster received his bachelor’s degree in History from Southern Methodist University and a master’s degree in Educational Leadership and Policy from the University of Texas at Arlington.
Mr. Feimster is currently a doctoral candidate in the Cooperative Superintendency Program at the University of Texas at Austin, a competitive and highly regarded program that is consistently ranked in the top three nationally, alongside those of Harvard University and Columbia University. He will complete the program in 2023.
He and his amazing wife, Lacey, have two children, Luke and Kaya.
Educational Experience
2016-Present: Judge Barefoot Sanders Law Magnet (Principal) 
2014-2016: Emmett J. Conrad High School (Assistant/Associate Principal)
2013-2014: Leadership Development (Principal Fellow/Leadership Intern)
2010-2013: Hillcrest High School (United States History Instructor)
2006-2010: W.T. White High School (United States History Instructor)
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