Colleyville

Colleyville is a city and suburb of Fort Worth located in northeast Tarrant County, Texas, United States. Emerging from a number of small, rural settlements along the Cotton Belt Route, Colleyville was originally known as Bransford when Dr. Lilburn Howard Colley settled there in 1880. He was a prominent area physician and a veteran of the Union Army. In 1914 when Walter G. Couch opened a grocery store near Dr. Colley’s home the community was renamed Colleyville in his honor.

The city is mostly served by the Grapevine-Colleyville Independent School District (GCISD). The district operates eleven neighborhood-oriented elementary schools (pre-kindergarten through grade 5), four middle schools (grades 6-8) and two high schools (9-12). High school-aged students attend either Colleyville Heritage or Grapevine High School depending on their proximity to either school. Both high schools are well-regarded by various national news outlets, most notably Newsweek magazine. Colleyville Covenant Christian Academy is a private religious school offering classical education from pre-kindergarten through grade 12. The school is a fully accredited member of the Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools (TAPPS).

source: wikipedia.org


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  • Grapevine-Colleyville ISD & Keller ISD
  • Convenient to D/FW Airport, Downtown Fort Worth and Dallas
  • Named “100 Best Towns in America.” By Money magazine
  • Unique blend of big-city sophistication and friendly, small-town atmosphere
  • Very low crime rate
  • 11 award-winning parks and greenbelts, full service recreational facilities and activities programs
  • Average home sales price in 2007: $522,768
  • Median household income: $117,419
  • Families with kids under 18: 49.8%
  • Colleyville’s neighborhoods are the heartbeat of the city
  • The area boasts some of the fastest business and residential growth in the metroplex
  • Single family homes, new construction, lots, acreage, horse properties, luxury homes, rentals & villas
  • Colleyville Center, the heart of the city’s cultural community, boasts an array of artistic programs
  • Variety of interesting diversions including improv, live jazz, classical performances, Salsa lessons, IMAX features and more
  • Home to more than 45 restaurants, with more on the way
  • Home of Dallas Baptist University-Colleyville
  • The Grapevine-Colleyville Independent School District inspires, encourages and empowers students to achieve their full potential in a global society
  • 9 GCISD schools have achieved the state’s highest rating of Exemplary
  • 11 GCISD schools are recognized as National Blue Ribbon Schools
  • Keller ISD is one of the fastest-growing school districts in Texas
  • 13 KISD schools have achieved the state’s highest rating of Exemplary
  • 2 KISD schools are recognized as National Blue Ribbon Schools

Sources: www.colleyville.com, www.experiencecolleyville.com, www.gcisd-k12.org, www.kellerisd.net, www.colleyville-texas-living.com


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