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School Districts In Dallas Fort Worth

Student academic performance information and 2017 Texas Education Agency (TEA) accountability ratings, either Met Standard (MS) or Improvement Required (IR), for school districts in the DFW area is provided in the DFW school districts table shown below. Additional performance data and a description of the ranking analysis methodology are shown on this 2018 best DFW school districts page. Similar comprehensive ranked lists of Dallas schools can be displayed by clicking on these Dallas public high schools, Dallas public middle schools and Dallas public elementary schools links.

If you are thinking about buying a home in the DFW area, quality of local schools should be a major consideration, whether you have school age children or not. If you have children who will be attending local schools, it is reassuring to know that they will have access to high-quality primary and secondary education. If you don't have school age children, the quality of nearby schools is still important. It is more likely that houses located within the attendance boundaries of a strong school district will see higher appreciation when the market is good and more likely to hold their value when it is not so good than houses that are in lower-quality school districts. It also is easily demonstrated that homes in good school districts usually sell faster than homes in lower-quality school districts, especially when housing demand is soft. And finally, many homeowners believe they will have better neighbors when they live in a good school district. All in all, it is relatively easy to make a compelling case that buying in a strong school district can enhance and help protect the investment you make when you purchase a home.

As shown on this DFW commute times and distances page, the time and cost expended for getting to one place from another within the DFW metroplex can be significant. This and the quality of schools issue typically cause their decision about which communities are preferable or acceptable to be one of the first that prospective home buyers make. Where to buy decisions almost always also include an assessment of which areas offer the desired combination of great houses at a reasonable price and a safe and nice place to live. Data provided in table below and on these best Dallas suburbs and best Dallas suburbs for families pages can provide a good start in finding the communities that might best meet the needs of you and your family.

DFW school districts rankings

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1Highland Park ISD
(University Park, TX)
2Carroll ISD8,20097.459.030.9%83.5%96.4%174726.7MS
3Lovejoy ISD4,10095.954.834.9%66.8%94.9%166725.4MS
4Coppell ISD12,30092.553.924.6%79.7%98.8%171724.3MS
5Frisco ISD55,70091.843.222.4%72.6%80.8%160724.3MS
7Allen ISD20,90092.340.018.8%81.4%74.7%160824.3MS
9Grapevine-Colleyville ISD13,80087.444.231.5%58.8%80.4%162422.3MS
6Argyle ISD2,40091.541.65.6%77.8%95.8%159224.0MS
10Aledo ISD5,40091.137.019.0%61.7%74.9%156823.6MS
8Prosper ISD10,00091.138.414.5%65.6%81.9%158523.2MS
12Plano ISD53,90085.443.422.6%78.4%75.6%166525.5MS
13Northwest ISD22,00084.743.823.9%49.4%100.0%151320.2MS
11Sunnyvale ISD1,70091.236.089.3%158823.7MS
15Rockwall ISD15,70086.637.418.7%57.3%77.9%154523.5MS
17McKinney ISD24,70084.637.827.0%57.5%72.1%155623.2MS
16Keller ISD34,60086.535.517.4%61.8%74.8%152722.5MS
14Celina ISD2,40090.430.98.5%50.0%73.4%156222.1MS
19Wylie ISD
(Wylie, TX)
18Grandview ISD1,20091.625.61.8%69.8%145021.4MS
21Lewisville ISD53,20082.837.515.1%71.9%76.0%157823.3MS
30Hurst-Euless-Bedford ISD23,10084.922.611.7%44.5%48.4%99915.0MS
34Midlothian ISD8,40084.920.310.2%58.0%44.6%101014.9MS
20Brock ISD1,30089.328.374.1%147722.8MS
22Richardson ISD39,20078.941.520.6%52.4%97.0%151719.5MS
23Melissa ISD2,60090.520.956.6%149021.1MS
24Aubrey ISD2,40086.626.23.3%70.3%67.3%144421.8MS
26Mansfield ISD34,30083.729.813.9%32.7%75.3%142220.8MS
25Glen Rose ISD1,80085.027.75.9%45.4%70.2%147921.7MS
27Caddo Mills ISD1,70087.822.159.8%146621.5MS
28Forney ISD9,70084.325.09.9%41.8%63.2%142520.5MS
29Farmersville ISD1,60084.523.41.9%61.5%59.7%150622.1MS
31Burleson ISD11,90079.830.015.6%41.4%72.5%142521.0MS
32Joshua ISD5,30082.625.22.7%43.7%66.7%145321.5MS
33Lake Dallas ISD3,90081.526.55.5%53.5%68.3%141521.4MS
36Denton ISD28,40079.728.711.0%47.7%69.0%146421.3MS
35Paradise ISD1,20083.422.80.3%65.8%137920.2MS
38Birdville ISD23,80078.926.017.3%43.6%58.8%144421.0MS
37Palmer ISD1,20081.623.959.7%145725.4MS
64Eagle Mt-Saginaw ISD19,60079.214.19.0%21.0%34.4%78911.4MS
40Decatur ISD3,10079.225.313.0%28.4%64.4%143920.7MS
39Krum ISD2,10078.826.19.8%38.3%65.4%145421.2MS
41Ponder ISD1,30080.922.20.6%60.0%147221.5MS
43Waxahachie ISD8,40079.323.64.6%44.9%60.9%142621.0MS
42Kennedale ISD3,10078.625.35.0%48.4%65.8%143621.2MS
44Peaster ISD1,10081.519.15.0%8.4%46.3%156224.6MS
45Azle ISD6,30078.922.46.3%38.0%59.4%140820.5MS
46Royse City ISD5,50079.720.16.5%34.2%51.8%143021.2MS
48Princeton ISD4,10079.918.79.2%25.6%48.5%143420.5MS
53Little Elm ISD7,40076.822.410.1%51.0%55.9%139319.7MS
49White Settlement ISD6,80076.923.710.8%22.1%64.9%136519.9MS
55Carrollton-Farmers Branch ISD25,20074.626.215.4%43.1%62.3%143520.5MS
52Boyd ISD1,20080.416.30.8%46.4%142720.0MS
54Maypearl ISD1,10079.118.349.4%144222.0MS
56Red Oak ISD5,70075.623.85.6%54.1%64.0%135220.3MS
61Garland ISD57,00074.623.920.5%28.1%58.0%139020.1MS
47Kaufman ISD3,80070.935.32.7%29.3%100.0%141019.9MS
51Pilot Point ISD1,40076.024.22.0%11.8%63.2%153521.8MS
50Grand Prairie ISD29,30071.732.116.7%20.1%97.7%121918.4MS
57Granbury ISD7,00075.523.96.8%35.4%59.1%149922.3MS
59Scurry-Rosser ISD1,00078.916.70.7%47.9%143119.5MS
58Boles ISD50078.417.751.0%139619.9MS
60Crandall ISD3,80075.222.98.3%26.6%63.6%135719.6MS
65Weatherford ISD8,00074.222.811.0%47.0%55.0%143220.8MS
67Bland ISD70083.06.238.9%1252MS
63Sanger ISD2,70077.218.23.4%31.4%50.8%139819.8MS
70Alvord ISD70081.77.848.9%18.8MS
62Millsap ISD1,00074.622.86.2%6.2%63.8%137221.1MS
66Blue Ridge ISD80074.222.80.3%66.7%141419.0MS
69Arlington ISD62,10071.126.413.4%35.8%67.4%137520.1MS
73Anna ISD3,20075.717.43.1%36.4%47.9%137720.4MS
74Springtown ISD3,50075.916.73.4%40.3%45.6%139520.1MS
68Irving ISD34,70068.331.815.5%26.7%99.0%123416.7MS
72Community ISD2,10074.519.63.9%18.0%54.6%139720.4MS
71Keene ISD1,10072.423.46.4%18.2%64.9%140020.2MS
76Ennis ISD5,80073.718.99.1%34.2%50.7%137119.0MS
75Dallas ISD157,80067.531.019.5%11.5%100.0%117216.1MS
78Bridgeport ISD2,10072.320.84.2%48.8%55.6%140220.5MS
79Mesquite ISD40,90071.022.111.1%26.1%62.9%130018.5MS
77Cedar Hill ISD7,90070.324.55.9%9.4%72.3%132619.1MS
81Lancaster ISD7,60071.021.313.0%7.2%71.4%115117.0MS
82Everman ISD5,90072.417.58.4%10.9%54.4%124818.0MS
80Fort Worth ISD87,20065.231.819.1%14.1%98.4%119517.9MS
83Venus ISD2,10071.418.958.1%133418.4MS
85Poolville ISD60074.68.964.0%16.4MS
84Godley ISD1,90069.518.80.1%55.0%136019.9MS
86Cleburne ISD6,70068.018.18.2%32.3%48.6%137619.5MS
88Wills Point ISD2,40069.015.11.8%4.2%42.0%144920.6MS
87Duncanville ISD12,80065.721.83.8%27.7%66.9%127218.2MS
89Greenville ISD5,40069.114.41.2%41.1%140620.1MS
90Castleberry ISD4,00067.217.19.5%5.3%53.7%126518.0MS
91Crowley ISD15,20064.321.310.9%32.9%58.1%132018.9MS
94Kemp ISD1,50068.410.328.9%143420.7MS
92Lake Worth ISD3,50064.717.18.7%20.2%51.0%128317.9MS
95Quinlan ISD2,60066.113.90.5%42.4%135718.3MS
96Terrell ISD4,40066.013.60.6%30.0%42.4%130917.9MS
93Desoto ISD9,70061.722.25.7%12.7%72.7%120617.2MS
97Ferris ISD2,60065.213.53.8%6.5%40.3%135418.7MS
98Rio Vista ISD70067.48.60.8%49.0%1372MS
99Alvarado ISD3,70062.814.31.1%42.2%130720.3MS

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