Move into Coppell ISD for $414,400 with this 4 bedroom, 3 bath, 3,011-sq-ft home at 209 Glendale Drive.

Continuing down the list of homes in great school districts, we come to the No. 5 district in Texas, Coppell ISD, and this lovely home at 209 Glendale Drive near Denton Tap and Beltline in Coppell. There’s a lot of house for a growing family in this four-bedroom, three bath, 3,011-square-foot home built in 1990. The home is listed for $414,400 by Eric Stout, Success North Texas Realty, who says his favorite parts of the home are the beautifully-mature trees in front and throughout the neighborhood, and the stellar elementary school nearby.

This Glendale Drive home is zoned for attendance to Coppell ISD’s Pinkerton Elementary (rated 9 of 10), Coppell Middle West (rated 9 of 10) and Coppell High (rated 8 of 10), as rated by GreatSchools.org, a third-party school data site that uses state tests, college readiness, academic progress, advanced courses and attendance data to rate the top schools.

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It’s officially back to school season! Store shelves are lined with pencils, pens, and notebooks. Children sport new backpacks. For many families, it may also be moving season. Top school districts are a major draw for families looking to relocate to nearby suburbs. For households not ready to buy a home in a new district, we’re highlighting some family-friendly apartment buildings in top Dallas-area school districts.

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great school districts

This home at 3041 Trinity Lane in Keller is priced at $539,000, which makes it a bargain if you’re looking for a family home in Southlake-Carroll ISD, listed as one of Niche’s great school districts.

It’s not unusual — many of the great school districts in the Dallas/Fort Worth area are also in the priciest cities and neighborhoods.

So when the website Niche advertised that it could help folks find the best schools in your metro area, we decided to take a gander at their list, and then go on a mission to locate the cheapest abode a family could expect to find among their top five districts.

The results are as follows.

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Hawken Front

Sure, the Park Cities are walkable, especially University Park, but if you want good schools, great homes, and sidewalks but can’t swing the hefty price tag of a home inside the HPISD borders, then we have a lovely property for you.

Located in Coppell, which has amazing schools, by the way, is 539 Hawken. It’s a 2,094-square-foot, three-bedroom, two-and-a-half bath, low-maintenance cutie in Deer Run, a fabulous community for young families. W.H. Wilson Elementary School, a TEA “Recognized” campus, is just down the street, too. It’s a lovely, close-knit community.

Hawken Dining

This house is just adorable, too, and a great size for a family with a few young kids that doesn’t want to spend their whole weekend mowing the lawn or weeding flower beds. The side yard, the only fenced-in area, is just large enough for a patio set and a grill, with a grassy spot perfect for kids to run around for a while. It’s marketed by Virginia Cook Realtor Lindsay Griffin Craig for $239,000.

Hawken Living

I love the upgrades in this home, which was built in 2001. It has new HVAC, new carpet, and a new roof, as well as gorgeous hardwood floors, great paint colors (bright without being overpowering), and designer light fixtures. The kitchen is tidy and neutral, and I’m sure you could upgrade the range and microwave venthood easily. I love how it and the breakfast area are open to the living room, which has a great fireplace and a television nook.

Hawken Kitchen

All of the bedrooms are upstairs, which also features another living area. This home has one of my favorite, most-overlooked features, too — an upstairs laundry area. No hauling laundry baskets precariously up and down stairs! I have twisted ankles, that way, friends, and a dear girlfriend of mine actually fell down the stairs and chipped a tooth that way!

Hawken Upstairs Living

The master suite is a good size with plenty of light, and could very well accommodate oversized furniture as well as an easy chair or chaise. The master bath is a five-piece gig with a spa tub and large walk-in shower. The vanity, fixtures, and wallpaper are kind of dated, but that’s easily fixed, right?

Hawken Master

Hawken Master Bath

Overall, I think this house is an outstanding value, just waiting for the right family!

Hawken Patio