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While MPE is located in the Dallas city limits, our neighborhood is part of the Richardson Independent School District ("RISD").

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The RISD has received a "recognized" rating from the Texas Education Agency "TEA" again this year, for the 5th consecutive year in a row.

Our elementary school, Merriman Park Elementary has been recognized nationally. For the past 3 years, it has been ranked Exemplary by the TEA and is a 4-time winner of the prestigious TBEC Honor Roll Award. It is located on the north edge of the neighborhood and it schools Kindergarten through 6th graders.

Merriman Park Elementary
7101 Winedale Drive
Dallas, Texas 75231
MPE Elementary
Our junior high school, Forest Meadow Junior High, has also been recognized nationally when the school received the United States Department of Education Blue Ribbon School Award from 1994 to 1996. This school houses grades 7th and 8th.
Forest Meadow Forest Meadow Junior High
9373 Whitehurst Drive
Dallas, Texas 75243
Ninth graders have their very own Lake Highlands Freshman Center, a recognized school. In 2011, the Lake Highlands Freshman Center was choosen by the NCEA as a Higher Performing school as well as a winner of the prestigious TBEC Honor Roll Award. This center was built to reduce the number of students feeding directly into our high school from junior high. This center is devoted totally to freshman, now a part of Lake highlands High School itself.
Lake Highlands Freshman Center
10200 White Rock Trail
Dallas, Texas 75238
LH Freshman Center
Lake Highlands High School, a recognized school, has produced 17 National Merit Finalists. This is just a sample of the many achievements the school and it's students have accomplished.  From academics, to sports, to drama, this school has maintained high standards and prepares our neighborhood youth for college.
Lake Highlands High School Lake Highlands High School
9449 Church Road
Dallas, Texas 75238

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