Highland Park consistently ranks among the top neighborhoods in Dallas, and it’s not hard to see why. Beautiful homes and scenic lawns, safe streets, top schools, upscale shopping destinations… this miniature town has it all.
Safety is Key
In a recent survey by The Dallas Morning News, safety from crime is the most important criterium for buyers looking for the perfect neighborhood. North Dallas neighborhoods, in general, have a very low crime rate, with many boasting virtually non-existent crime. Highland Park, with a quiet, affluent, and close-knit community, is one of these neighborhoods.
With its own Department of Public Safety, which combines law, firefighting, and EMS services, Highland Park is well-equipped to deal with any emergency situations if they do arise — with both police and fire response times ranking in the 99th percentile in America.
Highland Park has its own school district, the Highland Park Independent School District, which consistently ranks in the top districts in Texas. In fact, the U.S. News & World Report ranked HPISD 14th in the state of Texas and 98th in America. Highland Park schools boast an unyielding commitment to excellence and exceptional academic programs designed to recognize the potential of each student. It also offers extracurricular activities designed to integrate social, cultural, and physical aspects of learning.
Programs offered within the district include sports and athletic training complete with top-notch athletic facilities,special education, talented and gifted programs, and guidance and counseling programs.
There are seven schools in HPISD, including University Park Elementary School, Robert S. Hyer Elementary School, John S. Armstrong Elementary School, John S. Bradfield Elementary School, Highland Park Middle School, Arch H. McCulloch Intermediate School, and Highland Park High School.
There’s no better place to relax, take a stroll, or engage in a game of catch or frisbee than in one of Highland Park’s 22 beautifully-maintained parks. These parks offer playgrounds, athletic fields, lakes and scenic areas, picnic facilities and gazebos, walking paths, and even fun community events appropriate for all ages. There are also eight tennis courts within the neighborhood and a private town swimming pool open for exclusive resident use.
Many Reasons to Love Highland Park
There are so many reasons to love Highland Park, from its breathtaking physical beauty, to its many appealing neighborhood amenities. Learn more about all that Highland Park has to offer, or view Highland Park homes for sale. Contact me when you’re ready to tour your Highland Park dream home!