Are you planning to relocate to Dallas and are worrying about good schools for your child to study at? Do not worry; as a Dallas Texas Realtor, I have got you covered! When moving, education is a huge factor to consider. As parents, we always want the best for our kids, which is why. I’ve compiled the top 5 best school districts, based on the rankings by Texas Education Agency (TEA), that you can check out in North Texas.
Carroll Independent School District operates five elementary schools, two intermediate schools, two middle schools, and two high schools. These 11 schools have approximately 8300 students who reside in South Lake, Colleyville, Grapevine, Keller, and West Lake. This district is well respected with an overall A+ and a student-teacher ratio of just 15 to 1. Carroll Independent School District has a zero-percent dropout rate as well as a 97% attendance rate. Five of their schools have even been named Blue Ribbon Schools by the US Department of Education!
The Highland Park ISD operates four elementary schools, an intermediate school, a middle school, and a high school. These seven schools have approximately 7,000 students in attendance who live in Highland Park, University Park, and Dallas. Established in 1914, Highland Park Independent School District has an A+ district grade and a student-teacher ratio of 15 to 1. To give you an idea of how prolific this district is, its alumni include a Nobel Prize winner, a Tony and a Grammy Award winner, an Olympic gold medalist, a Heisman Trophy winner as well as two valedictorians of West Point and the Naval Academy who graduated in the same year!
Lovejoy Independent School District operates two elementary schools, an intermediate school, a middle school, and a high school. These schools have approximately 4,200 students in attendance who live in Fairview, Lucas, Allen, McKinney, and Wylie. Lovejoy has a district-wide A+ rating with a student-teacher ratio of 14 to 1. According to state test scores, 97% of students are at least above average in math and 96% in reading. Additionally, Lovejoy is a 5/8 district in athletics, fine arts, and academic competitions, and the school graduated its first senior class in 2010.
Coppell Independent School District operates ten elementary schools, three middle schools, and two high schools. These 15 schools have approximately 12,600 students who live in Coppell, Irving, and Lewisville. They are one of the top school districts in Texas with an A+ district and a 17 to 1 teacher-student ratio. Coppell Independent School District’s students are at least 94% above average in math and 91% in reading, with a total staff of 1216. Of the staff, 6% of them are new teachers, 29% are in one to five years of teaching, 21% are in six to ten years of teaching, 29% are in 11 to 20 years of teaching, and 13% have been teaching for 20 years or more. So, you can be sure that your child is in very capable hands in this district!
Allen Independent School District operates 18 elementary schools, three middle schools, one freshmen center, and one high school. These 23 schools have approximately 21,100 students in attendance who live in Allen, McKinney, Lucas, and Parker. Allen, Texas, is a rapidly growing city, and this district is huge while still maintaining a 16 to 1 teacher-student ratio as well as 90% student proficiency in math and 91% in reading. In a district, transportation is a critical factor in daily operations. The Transportation Department is home to 140 buses that run 103 daily routes.
North Texas has many great school districts to choose from for your children, regardless of age. If you need help finding your new North Texas house in the school district of your choice, be sure to get in touch with me. I want to make sure your house feels like home!
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