Dallas-Fort Worth Best School Districts – Find the Best Schools in DFW.
When deciding where to purchase a home in DFW, there are a lot of factors to consider. If you have children or plan to while living in your new home, it is important to consider what school district you will be living in. Quality education is so important and we all want the best for our children but not all schools are created equal. The Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex is huge. It spans 400 miles and is made up of thirteen separate counties. Within it there are 100 school districts, so it can be overwhelming to narrow down the best one for you and your family. There are over 100 school districts in Dallas metro area. It is important to research which districts have the best schools available with the highest test scores, graduation rates, and most diverse programs.
A great resource is greatschools.org, you can view school districts on a map which can help you narrow down the specific area you want to live. In North Texas & Dallas, we are fortunate to have many high quality school districts available. Some of the best school districts in Dallas metro area are also near or in the most desirable zip codes and neighborhoods to live. Highland Park ISD, Carroll ISD, Frisco ISD, Allen ISD, Coppell ISD, Lovejoy ISD, Keller ISD, McKinney ISD & Grapevine-Colleyville ISD are among some of the top school districts in the area and they also have some incredible neighborhoods and beautiful homes within each of the districts.
Another resource to learn about how each district is rated and performing is the Texas Education Agency - https://tea.texas.gov/ and https://txschools.gov/ websites. Within these high ranking school districts are many beautiful neighborhoods and homes that are perfect for your family. Your child can have the best education available and your family can live in a home close to many parks, shopping centers, hiking trails, world class golf courses and other exciting events within the Dallas metro area. It can be overwhelming to navigate finding the perfect home in the right neighborhood within your desired school district, which is why it is very important to work with an experienced Dallas Realtor. A knowledgeable Top Dallas Realtor can help pinpoint the perfect area for you and help you find a home in a great school district.
Below is a list of the North Texas Public School districts along with their rankings from TEA. These rankings are overall for each district. You may find individual schools in each district that have higher or lower scores.
Many school districts overlap into neighboring communities in North Texas. It is possible that students could attend elementary schools in one district and high schools in another. When you are looking for a home you should always confirm with the school district what schools your students will be able to attend.
There are a number of alternatives for Dallas residents who prefer to send their children to private school. In fact, Dallas is home to some of the highest-ranked private schools in the state (Find a list of Dallas private schools here). The city’s St. Mark’s School of Texas recently beat out Houston’s St. John’s School as the #1 private educational institution in the state. St. Marks, a boys school, is also one of the oldest private schools in the area, having been established in 1906. It boasts such prestigious alumni as Alan Lomax, Boz Scaggs and the Wilson brothers. Girls school Hockaday, St. Mark’s unofficial sister institution, is number three in the state. Other high-ranking Dallas private schools are Cistercian Preparatory School (No. 4), Greenhill School (No. 7), Jesuit College Prep School (No. 18), Trinity Valley School (No. 19), Ursuline Academy of Dallas (No. 20), Episcopal School of Dallas (No. 21) and Yavneh Academy of Dallas (No. 25).
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