Highland Park ISD

The Highland Park ISD is perennially one of the highest rated school districts in Texas by education experts.  Serving students from Pre-K to 12th grade, the district has close to 6,700 students with a staff of teachers numbering over 400.  The student to teacher ratio is a very strong 15.66. Real Estate in Highland Park ISD is some of the most expensive in Dallas-Fort Worth.

The Highland Park ISD first opened in 1914 with one building on Cornell Avenue.  It has since grown to one high school, one middle school, one intermediate school, and four elementary schools.

Highland Park ISD March 22, 2019
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$489.49
Avg. $ / Sq.Ft.
$2,024,500
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4224 Beverly Drive
Highland Park, TX 75205
Open House
4224 Beverly Drive Highland Park, TX 75205
1 of 22
$2,500,000
Subdivision: Highland Park
BEDS
4
BATHS
3
SQ.FT.
3,907
BUILT
1929
ON SITE
1Day
MLS
14047998
4224 Beverly is a classic Highland Park colonial designed by Thomson & Swaine in 1929. With its 100' lot, slate roof, tall ceilings, and masterful scale, 4224 Beverly is a rare opportunity for those...
3413 Marquette Street
University Park, TX 75225
Open House
3413 Marquette Street University Park, TX 75225
1 of 18
$2,395,000
Subdivision: University Heights
BEDS
5
BATHS
5
SQ.FT.
5,334
BUILT
1993
ON SITE
1Day
MLS
14048694
Transitional home w stunning French influences on prime 70 ft lot in the fairway of University Park. Built by Brad Ellerman & renovated in 2013 by Clay Snelling the open floorplan has formal dining &...
4515 Arcady Avenue
Highland Park, TX 75205
4515 Arcady Avenue Highland Park, TX 75205
1 of 30
$1,695,000
Subdivision: HIGHLAND PARK
BEDS
5
BATHS
5
SQ.FT.
4,892
BUILT
1935
ON SITE
1Day
MLS
14048781
This amazing home is located in one of Highland Park's most coveted areas and streets. This fabulous home has 5 bedrooms, 5 full baths, 3 living areas and an attached 2 car garage. The brick façade,...
4432 Purdue Avenue
University Park, TX 75225
4432 Purdue Avenue University Park, TX 75225
1 of 12
$1,750,000
Subdivision: Idlewild
BEDS
4
BATHS
4
SQ.FT.
5,480
BUILT
2008
ON SITE
1Day
MLS
14048985
Built by Bella Custom Homes, this stunning Mediterranean home provides a balance of sophistication and casual living in the highly sought-after City of University Park. This energy efficient home...
3301 Cornell Avenue
Highland Park, TX 75205
3301 Cornell Avenue Highland Park, TX 75205
1 of 13
$2,599,000
Subdivision: Highland Park
BEDS
5
BATHS
5
SQ.FT.
5,792
BUILT
1929
ON SITE
1Day
MLS
14049016
Classic Highland Park Tudor, walking distance to Armstrong Elementary, was totally rebuilt in 2005. The home features museum lighting, vaulted-beamed ceilings & leaded glass. The gourmet kitchen...
3205 Stanford Avenue
University Park, TX 75225
3205 Stanford Avenue University Park, TX 75225
1 of 36
$1,340,000
Subdivision: University Heights
BEDS
4
BATHS
3
SQ.FT.
3,936
BUILT
1985
ON SITE
2Days
MLS
14047836
Newly updated home at a prime location close to School, Pool and Parks. Traditional center hall plan features high ceilings, floor to ceiling windows, plantation shutters, hardwood flooring, wet bar,...
4544 S Versailles
Highland Park, TX 75205
4544 S Versailles Highland Park, TX 75205
1 of 28
$1,489,000
Subdivision: Highland Park
BEDS
4
BATHS
3
SQ.FT.
3,623
BUILT
1932
ON SITE
2Days
MLS
14048174
Timeless four-bedroom Tudor located in Highland Park. Classic architectural features throughout including archways, ceiling detail, large rooms, and gleaming hardwoods. First floor designed for...
4501 Livingston Avenue
Highland Park, TX 75205
4501 Livingston Avenue Highland Park, TX 75205
1 of 17
$1,775,000
Subdivision: Highland Park West 4th Instl
BEDS
5
BATHS
4
SQ.FT.
4,217
BUILT
2001
ON SITE
1Day
MLS
14047118
Classic Highland Park home on a corner lot just a short walk to Highland Park Village and Bradfield. Designed and built by Cathy Koonsman in 2001, this spacious and elegant floor plan flows perfectly...
4545 Fairway Avenue
Highland Park, TX 75219
4545 Fairway Avenue Highland Park, TX 75219
1 of 25
$1,375,000
Subdivision: West Park
BEDS
3
BATHS
3
SQ.FT.
3,026
BUILT
1937
ON SITE
3Days
MLS
14046313
Stunning renovated Highland Park single family home. Step into this serene and light-filled home. Beautiful chef's kitchen with custom marble island, Dacor appliances, abundant cabinet space, quartz...
4604 Lakeside Drive
Highland Park, TX 75205
4604 Lakeside Drive Highland Park, TX 75205
1 of 21
$6,750,000
Subdivision: Highland Park 2ns Inst
BEDS
4
BATHS
4
SQ.FT.
6,950
BUILT
1919
ON SITE
3Days
MLS
14046516
This Colonial Federalist designed landmark estate offers the discerning buyer a rare opportunity to own an amazing property. Featuring a private front azalea courtyard canopied by mature trees....
2708 Daniel Avenue
University Park, TX 75205
2708 Daniel Avenue University Park, TX 75205
1 of 27
$2,065,000
Subdivision: Landrums
BEDS
4
BATHS
4
SQ.FT.
5,248
BUILT
2018
ON SITE
3Days
MLS
14046422
Gorgeous new construction in Dallas' most sought after neighborhood, University Park. Built to the pristine standards of the neighborhood where this home stands, filled with mouthwatering luxury...
3107 Saint Johns Drive
Highland Park, TX 75205
Open House
3107 Saint Johns Drive Highland Park, TX 75205
1 of 36
$1,475,000
Subdivision: Highland Park
BEDS
4
BATHS
4
SQ.FT.
3,120
BUILT
1981
ON SITE
5Days
MLS
14035422
Classic Georgian with warmly painted brick and fashionable shutters make this Armstrong elementary a jewel box with walkability to Katy Trail, SMU, Armstrong Elementary and Knox Henderson. Location,...
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About The Highland Park Independent School District

Each year, Highland Park ISD Education Foundation and the Highland Park PTA do a fundraiser for children throughout the district called "Mad for Plaid."  The Mad for Plaid campaign recently raised over $2,000,000 which goes towards teachers' salaries, technological improvements in the classrooms and other educationally related ventures for Highland Park Schools.  You can drive through the town on any given day and see the Mad for Plaid signs in the yards of many of the local homes.

In June of 2015, Highland Park ISD proposed a $358 million dollar bond package to overhaul all current campuses and add a new elementary school.  This will be the first new school added to the district in almost six decades.  The plan calls for expansions to multiple campuses - Highland Park High School, Highland Park Middle & Intermediate schools, rebuilding three existing elementary schools - Bradfield Elementary, Hyer Elementary, and University Park Elementary.  Homes with children in these specific areas will more than likely be affected with temporary schooling options of relocating schools for a year or so while the construction is completed.

The educators and administrators of the Highland Park Independent School District believe that learning is a life-long process and that a rigorous, well-rounded education is a cornerstone to a successful life.

Here's what else you may want to know about this highly rated school district:

AWARDS

The Highland Park ISD has received numerous awards and accolades such as:

  • Highland Park High School was named the top comprehensive public high school in the state by U.S. News & World Report
  • Highland Park High School was also named among America's Best High Schools in 2015 by Newsweek magazine 
  • Earning a "Superior" rating under the Schools First Integrity Rating System of Texas
  • The staff earned twenty-nine awards at the Texas School Public Relations Association conference held during the 2014-2015 school year

BOARD OF TRUSTEES

Seven men and women elected by registered voters serve on the Board of Trustees. According to the District's website, the trustees have several goals such as implementing strategies that address student participation and environment in school-related activities, maximizing the district's performance in all areas by raising the proficiency levels and continuing to hire and retain top-quality candidates for all positions. 

The public meetings are usually held in the 5/6 assembly room inside McCulloch Intermediate School.

HEALTH SERVICES

Each campus has its own registered nurse who has several responsibilities such as detecting and providing nursing care for all health problems or physical conditions which impedes learning or poses a risk to optimum health, acting as a liaison among home, community agencies, physicians, or other medical personnel, and ensuring that each student has the immunizations required to attend school. 

PASSPORT TO SPANISH

This program is for elementary school students and its goal is to teach them a second language at a young age. Currently, the instruction is only offered to kindergarten and first-grade students who take part in three thirty-minute Spanish classes each week. Each school year, another grade will be added to the program, and by the 2020-21 school year, all elementary students will take part.

FINE ARTS

The District's fine arts program includes art and music for students in kindergarten through 4th grades, art, band, choir, debate, music, orchestra, and theater for those in grades 5th through 8th, and art, dance, debate, music, and theater are available to high schoolers.

ATHLETICS

Middle and high school students can participate in several sports such as football, basketball, baseball/softball, track, cross country, soccer, tennis, golf, gymnastics, wrestling, and swimming & diving.

Seay Tennis Center - Located on the Highland Park High School Campus, the Seay Tennis Center is where the varsity and junior varsity tennis teams play as well as physical education racquet sports. Adult members of the community can also enjoy the center by taking part in competitive leagues and drills.

The football team recently won the 2016 class 5A Texas High School State Championship over Temple High School.

PIERCE PLANETARIUM

Also located on the high school campus, the Pierce Planetarium is used for astronomy classes as well as other subjects such as creative writing and poetry. The planetarium contains a thirty-foot dome with a planetarium projector, space-science learning lab, and seating for over sixty people.

If you would like more general information on the Highland Park Independent School District, or if you're interested in looking at available homes for sale, please contact our Realtors at 972-342-0000 or through our website.