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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

64,913

1448

Azle

5,912

1411

Birdville

24,119

1464

Carroll

7,697

1723

Castleberry

3,808

1377

Crowley

15,000

1364

Eagle Mountain/Saginaw

17,674

1460

Everman

5,385

1253

Fort Worth

83,255

1329

Grapevine-Colleyville

13,328

1621

Hurst-Euless-Bedford

21,775

1484

Keller

33,254

1546

Kennedale

3,147

1427

Lake Worth

3,243

1246

Mansfield

32,831

1439

Northwest

17,752

1476

White Settlement

6,514

1362

 

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

$12,275 - $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

1,800

4+ year public

Tarrant County College

Fort Worth

50,628

2 year public

Texas Christian University

Fort Worth

10,033

4+ year private

Texas Wesleyan University

Fort Worth

2,614

4+ year private

Texas A&M University
School of Law

Fort Worth

703

 

Graduate school/Law

University of North Texas  Health Science Center

Fort Worth

2,242

Graduate school/Medical

Texas Woman’s University

Denton

15,075

4+ year private

University of North Texas

Denton

36,164

4+ year public

University of Texas at Arlington

Arlington

34,870

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