Highland Park is a highly affluent town in central Dallas County, Texas, United States. It is located between the Dallas North Tollway and U.S. Route 75 (North Central Expressway), 4 miles (6 km) north of downtown Dallas.
Highland Park is bordered on the south, east and west by Dallas and on the north by the city of University Park. Highland Park and University Park together comprise the Park Cities, an enclave of Dallas.
Highland Park is the most affluent city in Texas and is ranked the 7th richest place in the United States.
Addresses in Highland Park may use either “Dallas, Texas” or “Highland Park, Texas” as the city designation, although the United States Postal Service prefers the use of the “Dallas, Texas” designation for the sake of simplicity. The same is true for mail sent to University Park.
Public primary and secondary schools in Highland Park are operated by either the Highland Park Independent School District or the Dallas Independent School District.
Highland Park Independent School District
Most of the city (areas east of Roland Avenue) is served by the Highland Park Independent School District (HPISD). The HPISD portion is served by McCulloch Middle School and Highland Park Middle School, which share a campus located partially in Highland Park and partially in University Park.
Two elementary schools in Highland Park, Armstrong and Bradfield, serve sections of Highland Park.
Dallas Independent School District
A portion of Highland Park (areas west of Roland Avenue) is zoned to Dallas Independent School District. The areas within Trustee District 2 As of 2008 Jack Lowe represents the district. DISD schools that serve western Highland Park include Maple Lawn Elementary School, Rusk Middle School, and North Dallas High School.
Prior to fall 2006, Williams Elementary School, Marsh Middle School, and W. T. White High School served western Highland Park. After fall 2006 western Highland Park was rezoned to the schools that serve it as of 2008.
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