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Park Cities Schools

Most students living in Highland Park are eligible to attend Highland Park ISD schools. The relatively few students residing in Highland Park who live west of the Dallas North Tollway attend Dallas ISD schools. All University Park public school students attend Highland Park ISD schools.

Best park cities schools

Listed below are schools attended by park cities students that earned 2018 top DFW open enrollment high schools, 2018 top DFW open enrollment middle schools and 2018 top DFW open enrollment elementary schools rankings. Student achievement indexes, numbers of students and student-teacher ratios for all park cities public schools are provided at the bottom of this page.

district               campus(es)               best
DFW schools
Highland Park ISD

Highland Park High School 1
Highland Park ISD

Highland Park Middle School 6
Highland Park ISD

McCulloch Intermediate School 35
Highland Park ISD Bradfield Elementary School 3
Highland Park ISD University Park Elementary School 8
Highland Park ISD

Hyer Elementary School 30

Bradfield Elementary School, University Park Elementary School, Highland Park Middle School and Highland Park High School additionally earned spots on the 2018 Texas best high schools, 2018 Texas best middle schools and 2018 Texas best elementary schools rankings.

As demonstrated by their Texas Education Agency (TEA) 2017 State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) scores, schools attended by most Highland Park students and all University Park students are among the best public schools in Texas. More than 90 percent of students who attend all seven of the Highland Park ISD schools met or exceeded the Texas Education Agency (TEA) achievement test standard.

The 2017 Accountability Rating for all thirteen of the campuses serving the park cities area is Met Standard, currently the TEA top campus and district rating. Highland Park ISD and Dallas ISD both received Met Standard ratings and Highland Park ISD is ranked among the 2018 best school districts in Texas.

Additional performance evaluation information for all park cities public schools, including subject level STAAR tests results and Advanced Placement (AP) and International Baccalaureate (IB), SAT and ACT scores for high schools, and numbers of students by grade, campus addresses and phone numbers are available by clicking on campus names listed below.


Highland Park Independent School District

Armstrong Elementary School 94.5 552 14.8
Bradfield Elementary School 98.2 712 15.6
Hyer Elementary School 96.0 697 15.5
University Park Elementary School

97.5 648 15.0
McCulloch Intermediate School

95.7 1,143 17.5
Highland Park Middle School

96.7 1,113 15.6
Highland Park High School 98.3 2,159 13.7

Dallas Independent School District

Maple Lawn Elementary School 72.1 463 14.0
Williams Elementary School

71.9 272 10.2
Marsh Middle School 57.0 912 15.8
Rusk Middle School

50.4 621 14.1
North Dallas High School 65.1 1,059 14.5
W.T. White High School 68.5 2,261 17.0

Student Achievement Index is the percentage of total number of student assessments for all subjects tested that met or exceeded TEA achievement standards. Click on this TEA accountability link for additional 2017 accountability information and general guidelines.

Source: Texas Education Agency.

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