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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 ISDA+97.459.030.9%83.5%96.4%174726.78,200MS
3Lovejoy ISDA+95.954.834.9%66.8%94.9%166725.44,100MS
4Coppell ISDA+92.553.924.6%79.7%98.8%171724.312,300MS
5Frisco ISDA91.843.222.4%72.6%80.8%160724.355,700MS
7Allen ISDA92.340.018.8%81.4%74.7%160824.320,900MS
9Grapevine-Colleyville ISDA87.444.231.5%58.8%80.4%162422.313,800MS
6Argyle ISDA91.541.65.6%77.8%95.8%159224.02,400MS
10Aledo ISDA91.137.019.0%61.7%74.9%156823.65,400MS
8Prosper ISDA91.138.414.5%65.6%81.9%158523.210,000MS
12Plano ISDA85.443.422.6%78.4%75.6%166525.553,900MS
13Northwest ISDA84.743.823.9%49.4%100.0%151320.222,000MS
11Sunnyvale ISDA91.236.089.3%158823.71,700MS
15Rockwall ISDA86.637.418.7%57.3%77.9%154523.515,700MS
17McKinney ISDA84.637.827.0%57.5%72.1%155623.224,700MS
16Keller ISDA86.535.517.4%61.8%74.8%152722.534,600MS
14Celina ISDA90.430.98.5%50.0%73.4%156222.12,400MS
19Wylie ISD
(Wylie, TX)
18Grandview ISDA91.625.61.8%69.8%145021.41,200MS
21Lewisville ISDA-82.837.515.1%71.9%76.0%157823.353,200MS
30Hurst-Euless-Bedford ISDB+84.922.611.7%44.5%48.4%99915.023,100MS
34Midlothian ISDB+84.920.310.2%58.0%44.6%101014.98,400MS
20Brock ISDA-89.328.374.1%147722.81,300MS
22Richardson ISDA-78.941.520.6%52.4%97.0%151719.539,200MS
23Melissa ISDA-90.520.956.6%149021.12,600MS
24Aubrey ISDA-86.626.23.3%70.3%67.3%144421.82,400MS
26Mansfield ISDB+83.729.813.9%32.7%75.3%142220.834,300MS
25Glen Rose ISDB+,800MS
27Caddo Mills ISDB+87.822.159.8%146621.51,700MS
28Forney ISDB+84.325.09.9%41.8%63.2%142520.59,700MS
29Farmersville ISDB+84.523.41.9%61.5%59.7%150622.11,600MS
31Burleson ISDB+79.830.015.6%41.4%72.5%142521.011,900MS
32Joshua ISDB+82.625.22.7%43.7%66.7%145321.55,300MS
33Lake Dallas ISDB+81.526.55.5%53.5%68.3%141521.43,900MS
36Denton ISDB+79.728.711.0%47.7%69.0%146421.328,400MS
35Paradise ISDB+83.422.80.3%65.8%137920.21,200MS
38Birdville ISDB78.926.017.3%43.6%58.8%144421.023,800MS
37Palmer ISDB81.623.959.7%145725.41,200MS
64Eagle Mt-Saginaw ISDC+,600MS
40Decatur ISDB79.225.313.0%28.4%64.4%143920.73,100MS
39Krum ISDB78.826.19.8%38.3%65.4%145421.22,100MS
41Ponder ISDB80.922.20.6%60.0%147221.51,300MS
43Waxahachie ISDB79.323.64.6%44.9%60.9%142621.08,400MS
42Kennedale ISDB78.625.35.0%48.4%65.8%143621.23,100MS
44Peaster ISDB81.519.15.0%8.4%46.3%156224.61,100MS
45Azle ISDB78.922.46.3%38.0%59.4%140820.56,300MS
46Royse City ISDB-79.720.16.5%34.2%51.8%143021.25,500MS
48Princeton ISDB-79.918.79.2%25.6%48.5%143420.54,100MS
53Little Elm ISDB-76.822.410.1%51.0%55.9%139319.77,400MS
49White Settlement ISDB-76.923.710.8%22.1%64.9%136519.96,800MS
55Carrollton-Farmers Branch ISDB-74.626.215.4%43.1%62.3%143520.525,200MS
52Boyd ISDB-80.416.30.8%46.4%142720.01,200MS
54Maypearl ISDB-79.118.349.4%144222.01,100MS
56Red Oak ISDB-75.623.85.6%54.1%64.0%135220.35,700MS
61Garland ISDC+74.623.920.5%28.1%58.0%139020.157,000MS
47Kaufman ISDB-70.935.32.7%29.3%100.0%141019.93,800MS
51Pilot Point ISDB-,400MS
50Grand Prairie ISDB-71.732.116.7%20.1%97.7%121918.429,300MS
57Granbury ISDB-75.523.96.8%35.4%59.1%149922.37,000MS
59Scurry-Rosser ISDC+78.916.70.7%47.9%143119.51,000MS
58Boles ISDC+78.417.751.0%139619.9500MS
60Crandall ISDC+,800MS
65Weatherford ISDC+74.222.811.0%47.0%55.0%143220.88,000MS
67Bland ISDC+
63Sanger ISDC+,700MS
70Alvord ISDC+81.77.848.9%18.8700MS
62Millsap ISDC+74.622.86.2%6.2%63.8%137221.11,000MS
66Blue Ridge ISDC+
69Arlington ISDC+71.126.413.4%35.8%67.4%137520.162,100MS
73Anna ISDC+75.717.43.1%36.4%47.9%137720.43,200MS
74Springtown ISDC+75.916.73.4%40.3%45.6%139520.13,500MS
68Irving ISDC+68.331.815.5%26.7%99.0%123416.734,700MS
72Community ISDC+74.519.63.9%18.0%54.6%139720.42,100MS
71Keene ISDC+72.423.46.4%18.2%64.9%140020.21,100MS
76Ennis ISDC73.718.99.1%34.2%50.7%137119.05,800MS
75Dallas ISDC67.531.019.5%11.5%100.0%117216.1157,800MS
78Bridgeport ISDC72.320.84.2%48.8%55.6%140220.52,100MS
79Mesquite ISDC71.022.111.1%26.1%62.9%130018.540,900MS
77Cedar Hill ISDC70.324.55.9%9.4%72.3%132619.17,900MS
81Lancaster ISDC71.021.313.0%7.2%71.4%115117.07,600MS
82Everman ISDC72.417.58.4%10.9%54.4%124818.05,900MS
80Fort Worth ISDC65.231.819.1%14.1%98.4%119517.987,200MS
83Venus ISDC71.418.958.1%133418.42,100MS
85Poolville ISDC-74.68.964.0%16.4600MS
84Godley ISDC-69.518.80.1%55.0%136019.91,900MS
86Cleburne ISDC-,700MS
87Duncanville ISDC-65.721.83.8%27.7%66.9%127218.212,800MS
88Wills Point ISDC-,400MS
89Greenville ISDD+,400MS
90Castleberry ISDD+,000MS
91Crowley ISDD+64.321.310.9%32.9%58.1%132018.915,200MS
94Kemp ISDD+68.410.328.9%143420.71,500MS
92Lake Worth ISDD+64.717.18.7%20.2%51.0%128317.93,500MS
95Quinlan ISDD+,600MS
96Terrell ISDD66.013.60.6%30.0%42.4%130917.94,400MS
93Desoto ISDD+61.722.25.7%12.7%72.7%120617.29,700MS
97Ferris ISDD65.213.53.8%6.5%40.3%135418.72,600MS
98Rio Vista ISDD67.48.60.8%49.0%1372700MS
99Alvarado ISDD62.814.31.1%42.2%130720.33,700MS

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