Park Cities is a term used in reference to two communities in Dallas County, Texas – the Town of Highland Park and the City of University Park. The two municipalities, which share a border, are surrounded by the city of Dallas and comprise an enclave.
The Park Cities have among the highest per capita incomes in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex and Texas.
In 2000 the Robb Report presented a report which stated that the Park Cities ranked No. 9 in a list of communities with the highest quality living in the USA.
The Highland Park Independent School District serves most of the Park Cities. A small portion of Highland Park (areas west of Roland Avenue) is zoned to the Dallas Independent School District.
University Park is home to Southern Methodist University
- Boone Elementary
- Armstrong Elementary
- McCulloch Intermediate and Highland Park Middle School
- University Park Elementary
- Hyer Elementary
- Bradfield Elementary
- Highland Park High School
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