School Districts in the Dallas Fort Worth Metroplex

An Alphabetical Listing

More than six million people live in the Dallas Fort Worth Metroplex and more than forty school districts serve the areas in and around Dallas and Fort Worth.

  1. Allen ISD - Crowley ISD
  2. Dallas ISD - Grand Prairie ISD
  3. Grapevine-Colleyville ISD - McKinney ISD
  4. Mesquite ISD - Wylie ISD
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    Allen Independent School District serves the city of Allen and also students in grades 10 and 11 from Fairview and Lucas.
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    Arlington Independent School District is the ninth largest school district in Texas with more than 62,000 students. AISD serves the city of Arlington and portions of Grand Prairie, Pantego, and Dalworthington Gardens.
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    Azle Independent School District is located to the northwest of Fort Worth and is bordered by Lake Worth and Eagle Mountain Lake. It serves the cities of Azle, Lakeside, Reno, Pelican Bay and Sanctuary and portions of Tarrant, Parker, and Wise counties
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    Birdville Independent School District is located between Dallas and Fort Worth and serves the cities of Colleyville, Fort Worth, Haltom City, Hurst, North Richland Hills, Richland Hills, and Watauga.
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    Burleson Independent School District is located just south of Fort Worth in Tarrant and Johnson Counties. Burleson ISD serves the cities of Burleson, Briar Oaks, Cross Timber, and Fort Worth
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    Carrollton-Farmers Branch Independent School District is located in the Dallas North area and has an average student-teacher ratio of 14:1. Carrollton-Farmers Branch ISD serves portions of the cities of Carrollton, Farmers Branch, Addison, Coppell, Dallas, and Irving.
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    Castleberry Independent School District is located five miles west of downtown Fort Worth and serves portions of the cities of River Oaks, Sansom Park, and Fort Worth
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    Cedar Hill Independent School District serves the city of Cedar Hill.
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    Coppell Independent School District serves the city of Coppell, located to the northwest of Dallas and near Grapevine Lake.
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    Crowley Independent School District, located south of Fort Worth, serves the cities of Crowley, Edgecliff Park, and a portion of Fort Worth.
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    The Dallas Independent School District is the second largest school district in Texas after Houston ISD and the twelfth largest in the nation with over 160,000 students. It serves the cities of Dallas, Addison, Balch Springs, Carrollton, Desoto, Duncanville, Ferris, Garland, Grand Prairie, Hutchins, Lancaster, Mesquite, Seagoville, and Wilmer.

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    Denton Independent School District serves the cities and developments of Denton, Bartonville, Cross Roads, Double Oak, Lantana, Corinth, Oak Point, Copper Canyon, Shady Shores, Providence, Savannah, Robson Ranch, Paloma Creek, Cross Oaks Ranch.
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    Desoto Independent School District serves the cities of Desoto, Glenn Heights, and Ovilla.
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    Duncanville Independent School District is located on the southwest side of the city of Dallas and serves Duncanville and portions of Desoto, Cedar Hill, and Dallas.
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    Eagle Mountain-Saginaw Independent School District is located northwest of Fort Worth and serves the cities of Saginaw, Blue Mound, part of Fort Worth, and some unincorporated areas of Tarrant County
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    Everman Independent School District is located to the southeast of Fort Worth and serves the city of Everman and portions of Fort Worth and Forest Hill
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    The Fort Worth Independent School District is the fifth largest school district in Texas with nearly 80,000 students. Fort Worth ISD serves the cities of Fort Worth, Benbrook, Westover Hills, Westworth Village, Haltom City, Forest Hills, and some unincorporated portions of Tarrant County.
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    Frisco Independent School District is located in the Far North Dallas area and serves the city of Frisco and portions of Plano, Little Elm, and McKinney.
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    Garland Independent School District serves the cities of Garland, Rowlett, Sachse, Wylie, and Dallas.
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    Grand Prairie Independent School District is located between Dallas and Fort Worth and serves the Dallas County portion of Grand Prairie.
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    Grapevine-Colleyville Independent School District is located to the north of the mid-cities between Dallas and Fort Worth. It serves most of Grapevine and Colleyville and portions of Hurst and Euless.

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    Highland Park Independent School District is a top-rated school district, receiving "Exemplary" designations in eleven of the last thirteen years. It serves more than six thousand students in the cities of Highland Park and University Park.
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    Hurst-Euless-Bedford Independent School District is located to the west side of the mid-cities, just east of Fort Worth, and serves most of Hurst, Euless, and Bedford, and a portion of Fort Worth.
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    The Irving Independent School District is located in the center of the Dallas Fort Worth Metroplex and serves most of the city of Irving and part of the city of Grand Prairie.
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    Keller Independent School District serves the city of Keller and portions of the cities of Colleyville, Fort Worth, Haltom City, Hurst, North Richland Hills, Southlake, Watauga, and Westlake.
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    Kennedale ISD

    Kennedale Independent School District is located to the east of Fort Worth in the mid-cities and serves the city of Kennedale and portions of Fort Worth and Arlington.
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    Lake Worth Independent School District serves the city of Lake Worth, located northwest of Fort Worth.
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    Lancaster Independent School District serves the cities of Lancaster and Hutchins.
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    Lewisville Independent School District serves Argyle, Carrollton, Copper Canyon, Double Oak, Flower Mound, Frisco, Grapevine, Highland Village, Hebron, Lewisville, Plano and The Colony.
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    McKinney Independent School District is located in the Far North Dallas area. Student/teacher ratios in the district range from 12:1 to 19:1. McKinney ISD serves the cities of McKinney, New Hope and portions of Allen, Fairview, and Lowry Crossing.
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    Mesquite Independent School District is located on the east side of Dallas and serves the cities of Mesquite, Garland, Balch Springs, Dallas, and Sunnyvale.
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    The Northwest Independent School District is located to the northwest of Fort Worth and serves all or a portion of the cities of Justin, Roanoke, Trophy Club, Northlake, Marshall Creek, Corral City, Flower Mound, Aurora, Rhome, Pecan Acres, Newark, New Fairview, Haslet, Avondale, Westlake, Southlake, Keller, and Fort Worth.
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    The Plano Independent School District is the largest school district in Texas with over 50,000 students. The average elementary school's student/teacher ratio is 18:1. The Plano ISD serves the city of Plano and portions of Dallas, Richardson, Parker, Allen, and Murphy.
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    Richardson Independent School District is located on the north side of Dallas and serves portions of Richardson, Garland, and Dallas.
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    Rockwall Independent School District is located east of Dallas and serves the cities of Rockwall, Heath, McLendon-Chisholm, Fate, Royse City, a portion of Rowlett.
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    Royse City Independent School District is located east of Dallas near lakes Lavon, Tawakoni, and Ray Hubbard and serves the city of Royse City and surrounding areas.
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    Sunnyvale ISD

    Sunnyvale Independent School District is located east of Dallas and serves the cities of New Hope, Tripp, Hattersville, and Long Creek.
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    White Settlement ISD

    White Settlement Independent School District is located west of Fort Worth and serves the city of White Settlement and the surrounding area.
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    Wylie ISD

    Wylie Independent School District is located north of Dallas and serves the cities of Wylie, Sachse, Murphy, Lucas, Lavon, and St. Paul.