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Education

Regional Talent Resources

Fort Worth offers a wide range of educational resources - from pre-kindergarten to graduate school - to its growing workforce and their families. 

 

Public Schools

The Fort Worth Independent School District is the largest district in Tarrant County, which has 20 other school districts within its borders.  The Fort Worth ISD contains 139 K-12 schools with more than 81,000 students. Distinguished among its programs are the District's Gold Seal Programs of Choice and Schools of Choice, which provide an opportunity for students to graduate a step ahead for college and career.

Map of Tarrant County School Districts

Strategic Pathways to Student Success

This pilot project leveraged community and technical resources to help Fort Worth ISD students make informed choices about college and career directions. Spearheaded by the Chamber’s Quality Workforce Development Committee, this collective impact initiative was funded in part by TG of Round Rock, Texas.

Read more about Strategic Pathways to Student Success.

 

INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICTENROLLMENTMEAN SAT

Arlington

63,167

1397

Azle

6,229

1432

Birdville

24,245

1453

Carroll

8,056

1748

Castleberry

4,044

1300

Crowley

15,050

1329

Eagle Mountain/Saginaw

19,158

1439

Everman

5,609

1217

Fort Worth

86,869

1215

Grapevine-Colleyville

13,768

1630

Hurst-Euless-Bedford

22,780

1488

Keller

34,099

1527

Kennedale

3,134

1413

Lake Worth

3,296

1293

Mansfield

33,738

1447

Northwest

20,900

1524

White Settlement

6,697

1360

 

A complete list and map of Tarrant County school districts is found in the Chamber's Relocation Guide.

Private Schools

There are over 200 private schools, inclusive of many faiths and teaching philosophies, in Fort Worth & Tarrant County. This gives parents multiple options for their children’s education. Below are some of the larger private schools located in Fort Worth.

 

INSTITUTIONGRADES TAUGHTENROLLMENTANNUAL TUITION

All Saints’ Episcopal School

PK - 12

1,045

$19,300 - $20,780

Fort Worth Christian School

PK - 12

740

$9,500 - $15,500

Fort Worth Country Day School

K-12

1,110

$20,430 - $23,100

Nolan Catholic High School

9-12

1,000

$12,650 - $15,170

Trinity Valley School

K-12

940

$20,790 - $22,495

Southwest Christian

PK-12

            413

$3,275 - $17-375

 

Colleges & Universities

From well known public and private universities to technical schools and medical training, the DFW Metroplex attracts and produces talented, skilled employees at its many higher education institutions.  The region benefits from more than 60 colleges and universities, with a combined enrollment exceeding 325,000 students, graduating in excess of 35,000 annually. 

 

COLLEGE LOCATION ENROLLMENT TYPE

Tarleton State University
(Fort Worth campus)

Fort Worth

1,860

4+ year public

Tarrant County College

Fort Worth

52,956

2 year public

Texas Christian University

Fort Worth

10,489

4+ year private

Texas Wesleyan University

Fort Worth

2,587

4+ year private

Texas A&M University
School of Law

Fort Worth

452

 

Graduate school/Law

University of North Texas  Health Science Center

Fort Worth

2,300

Graduate school/Medical

Texas Woman’s University

Denton

15,511

4+ year private

University of North Texas

Denton

37,979

4+ year public

University of Texas at Arlington

Arlington

39,706

4+ year public

 

Stay In School Initiatives


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GO Centers

GO Centers aspire to help students see pathways to careers and college. They are physical spaces in schools and other locations, equipped with computers and overseen by school staff. Students visit the GO Centers and research career opportunities, college options, and financial aid. Students are assisted by mentors from higher education institutions and from the community.

Services GO Centers Provide:

  • College Admission Awareness
  • College Application Assistance
  • Financial Aid Application Assistance
  • Financial Aid Advising
  • Career Exploration
  • Scholarship Assistance
  • College Advising
  • College Campus Visits and Tours
  • Academic Advising

GO Center Locations:

In addition to the campus and community GO Centers, thousands of students have had access to a Mobile GO Center hosted by Tarrant County College.  Also, Tarleton State University has two Mobiles (Stephenville, Fort Worth) that will attend events/activities throughout the state of Texas, and Texas Woman’s University has a Mobile that serves the Denton/Dallas County area.

Websites
Resources

Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
Texas Education Agency

Generation Texas