Top 10 School Districts in Dallas County

When buying a home, you want to make sure your kids are going to a school that challenges them academically and suites their social style. Maybe they are more of a musician? Maybe they are more of an athlete? It can be overwhelming when comparing schools and districts. Take a look at the top 12 school districts in Dallas county below according to NICHE and School Digger. The information has been condensed to help make this searching process less stressful. For more intense research take a look at these sites. School Digger, NICHE, other sites offer test scores, rankings, and demographic information to help you pick the right schools for your kiddos.

 

1. Highland Park Independent School District

Highland Park Independent School District has 7,081 students. The student-teacher ratio of 16 to 1. According to state test scores, 98% of students are at least proficient in math and 97% in reading. This District is also #4 for Athletes in Texas. Armstrong Elementary School, Highland Park Middle School, and Highland Park High School all have A ratings.

 

 

 

2. Coppell Independent School District
Coppell Independent School District has 11,881 students. Their student-teacher ratio of 16 to 1. According to state test scores, 92% of students are at least proficient in math and 91% in reading. Lakeside Elementary School, Coppell Middle School East, and Coppell High School all have A ratings according to NICHE.

 

 

 

3. Sunnyvale Independent School District

Sunnyvale Independent School District has 1,638 students. Their student-teacher ratio is 16 to 1. According to state test scores, 89% of students are at least proficient in math and 89% in reading. This school ranked 12 for Districts with the Best Teachers in Texas.

 

 

 

 

4. Richardson Independent School District

Richardson Independent School District has 38,738 students. Their student-teacher ratio is 16 to 1. According to state test scores, 79% of students are at least proficient in math and 74% in reading. Brentfield Elementary School, Parkhill Junior High School, and Pearce High School all have A ratings according to NICHE.

 

 

 

 5. Garland Independent School District

Garland Independent School District has 57,517 students. Their student-teacher ratio is 16 to 1. According to state test scores, 74% of students are at least proficient in math and 72% in reading. John W. Armstrong Elementary School, B.G. Middle School, and Sachse High School all have A ratings.

 

 

 

 

6. Carrollton-Farmers Branch Independent School District

Carrollton-Farmers Branch Independent School District has 25,796 students. Their student-teacher ratio is 16 to 1. According to state test scores, 75% of students are at least proficient in math and 73% in reading. McCoy Elementary School, Blalack Middle School, Creekview High School all have A ratings according to NICHE.

 

 

 

7. Irving Independent School District

Irving Independent School District has 34,929 students. in grades PK, K-12 with a student-teacher ratio is 16 to 1. According to state test scores, 70% of students are at least proficient in math and 62% in reading. John & Margie Stipes Elementary School, Travis Middle School, and MacArthur High School all have B ratings according to NICHE.

 

 

 

8. Mesquite Independent School District

Mesquite Independent School District has 40,805 students. Their student-teacher ratio is 16 to 1. According to state test scores, 71% of students are at least proficient in math and 68% in reading. Gentry Elementary School has an A rating while Kimbrough Middle School and Poteet High School have a B rating according to NICHE.

 

 

9. Grand Prairie Independent School District

Grand Prairie Independent School District has 29,339 students. Their student-teacher ratio is 16 to 1. According to state test scores, 74% of students are at least proficient in math and 68% in reading. Colin Powell Elementary and Ronald Reagan Middle School have an A rating according to NICHE. South Grand Prairie High School has a B rating.

 

 

 

 

10. Cedar Hill Independent School District

Cedar Hill Independent School District has 8,020 students. Their student-teacher ratio is 18 to 1. According to state test scores, 67% of students are at least proficient in math and 65% in reading.

 

 

 

 

School Digger and NICHE are fantastic resources because they help break down the district’s report cards, rankings, academics, students, teachers, and reviews. Before you decide to purchase a home, visit the school to find out more. Online research is extremely helpful, but visiting schools will give you a clear idea on whether the campus will benefit your child. Make sure the school is a good fit for your child and ask around to choose the best school for your kids.

 

 

 

 

 

By | 2018-12-28T14:16:48+00:00 December 28th, 2018|Kids, Neighborhoods, Uncategorized|