o matter where you’re moving—or whether or not you have children—education is an
important aspect for anyone considering relocation. Studies have shown that multiple
educational options and quality school districts rank among the most important factors
for relocating individuals and families.
Whether your preference is private, public, charter, homeschool, higher education, trade, or technical
schools, there’s no doubt that the Dallas-Fort Worth area offers plenty of options for today’s families.
According to the Dallas Chamber, the area’s education service regions include 205 independent school
districts with nearly 2,000 schools and 1. 2 million kindergarten through 12th grade students.
FAST-GROWING FOR EDUCATION
With more than 6. 6 million residents, the Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington MSA area is the second-largest
metropolitan area in Texas (behind Houston) – and it only continues to grow. From 2011 to 2012, Fort
Worth’s population increased 4. 3 percent, adding 274,781 people to the area.