School Profile: Forney Independent School District (ISD)


When raising a family and looking for a great community to live in, finding a good school district for your children to attend is a major concern for homebuyers. Forney, TX is a safe and family-friendly city located about 30 minutes east of downtown Dallas. This beautiful city provides residence with a small town country feel that is conveniently accessible to downtown. Forney is not only a great place to raise a family in but it is also home to a top rated school district.

Students of Forney attend public school in the Forney Independent School District (ISD). The district’s motto is, “Inspiring Kids through Innovative Education.” Forney ISD includes nine elementary schools, two middle schools, two high schools and one academic center. Altura Homes builds in two new homes for sale in Forney TX communities located in the Forney ISD. Students living in Devonshire are assigned to Crosby Elementary School, Brown Middle School and North Forney High School. Eagle Ridge students are assigned to Criswell Elementary School, Brown Middle School and North Forney High School. 

Forney ISD is one of the fastest and best growing school districts in Texas. The City of Forney’s population grew 57 percent from 2001 to 2006. As of May 2015, there were 9,021 students enrolled in the Forney ISD and 1,399 employees. Forney ISD was rated as an Exemplary District in 2010 by the Texas Education Agency (TEA). This was due to students scoring well on the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) test. Since the 2010-2011 school year, every student in the district starting from the fifth grade to 12th grade uses a Forney ISD issued laptop to aide in their educational learning and they use E-Books in both the classroom and at home. Forney ISD also has great extra-curricular activities and sports teams for your children to participate in.

If you are looking for a great town to raise a family in such as Forney we hope you would consider purchasing a home by Altura Homes. Contact us at 888-972-1979 to learn more about our company and our inventory of new homes for sale in Forney TX in the beautiful Devonshire and Eagle Ridge communities.