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Old 10-18-2007, 08:28 AM
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My family and I are planning on relocating to Fort Worth. We have two children, one of whom is in the second grade. The other will start school next year. Can you give me a "consensus" list of the top 5 public elementary schools in FW? Top 5 middle and top 5 HS? I know that there will be varying opinions on which ones qualify as the best, but hopefully this can help us narrow our housing search. Thanks.

Also, if you know, please provide info on which schools have the best gifted programs.


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Old 10-18-2007, 02:06 PM
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In Fort Worth, i believe that Tanglewood Elementary near Colonial and Burton Hill Elementary on the west side were the highest rated elementary schools. I am not sure about middle schools, but as far as high schools are concerned, i have always had the impression that Arlington Heights and Paschal are the best.

But that is just my 2 cents!
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Old 10-24-2007, 09:45 AM
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While we technically live in Fort Worth our address is Keller and my children attend the Keller ISD and we are very pleased.
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Old 10-27-2007, 04:48 AM
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According to greatschools.net, Tanglewood and Parkview Elementary Schools are top-rated (rank #10-highest). I heard that living in the Tanglewood neighborhood is like keeping up with the Jones's.
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Old 11-01-2007, 07:55 AM
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for high schools, you might consult a link on the dallas site here that was posted a couple of weeks ago--which means it will be two or three pages back but you can search for it--about the National Merit Semi-finalists--
the list gave the number of juniors from each local district--tarrant/dallas/colin counties-that were the national merit semi-finalists--that is good indication of quality teaching since it is a national test that almost any college bound junior takes...

You can also check the TEA TAKS scores for each elementary/middle/high school is a district but be aware that just a few students in a sub-category can make a big difference on the results--
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