Near Northwest, Texas

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Coordinates: 29°50′39″N 95°30′20″W / 29.844106°N 95.505441°W / 29.844106; -95.505441

Near Northwest is a 16 square miles (41 km2) district located in Harris County, Texas,[1] partly within the city limits of Houston and partly in an unincorporated area.[2][3] It is governed by the Near Northwest Management District, with its headquarters at the White Oak Conference Center, 7603 Antoine Dr, Houston, Texas.[4]

History[edit]

The State of Texas established the management district in 2001.[5]

Demographics[edit]

As of the 1990 Census, 55,908 lived in what would become the district. As of the 2000 Census 67,034 lived in what is now the district. A 2008 estimate stated that 71,013 lived in the Near Northwest district. A 2013 projection stated that the number would increase to 75,485.[6]

Economy[edit]

The district has over 2,500,000 square feet (230,000 m2) of industrial, office, and retail space.[1] Luby's has its headquarters in the district and in Houston.[3][7]

Education[edit]

A portion of the district's territory is in the Aldine Independent School District.[3] All AISD residents of Near Northwest are zoned to Vines EC/PK School, located outside of the district.[8] AISD elementary schools serving sections of the district include Ermel Academy (in the district),[9] Smith Academy (in the district),[10] and Harris Academy (outside of the district).[11] All residents of the AISD portion are zoned to Caraway Intermediate School (outside of the district),[12] Hoffman Middle School (in the district),[13] Eisenhower 9th Grade School (in the district),[14] and Eisenhower High School (in the district).[15]

A portion of the district's territory is in the Klein Independent School District.[3] Elementary schools within Near Northwest serving sections of the district include Epps Island, Eiland, and Nitsch, while McDougle, outside of the district, also serves a portion of the district.[16] Middle school residents of that section are zoned to Klein Intermediate School (in the district),[17] and high school residents are zoned to Klein Forest High School (outside of the district).[18]

A portion of the district's territory is in the Houston Independent School District.[3] Residents of that section are zoned to Kate Smith Elementary School (outside of the district),[19] Clifton Middle School (in the district),[20] and Scarborough High School (outside of the district), all in Houston.[21]

A portion of the district's territory is in the Cypress Fairbanks Independent School District.[3] CFISD elementary schools serving sections of the district include Holbrook (in the district), Bane (outside of the district), and Frazier (outside of the district).[22] Some CFISD portions are zoned to Cook Middle School, and some portions are zoned to Dean Middle School; both are outside of the district.[23] Jersey Village High School (Jersey Village) serves all CFISD portions of Near Northwest.[24]

Some apartment complexes in Near Northwest are zoned to both Houston ISD and Aldine ISD. Specific units within the complexes are earmarked for HISD and for AISD.[25]

References[edit]

Notes
  1. ^ a b "Demographics." Near Northwest. Retrieved on February 8, 2011.
  2. ^ "Boundaries." Near Northwest. Retrieved on February 8, 2011.
  3. ^ a b c d e f "Area Map." Near Northwest. Retrieved on February 8, 2011.
  4. ^ "Home Page." Near Northwest. Retrieved on February 8, 2011. "Reach Us at 713-895-8021."
  5. ^ "About Us." Near Northwest. Retrieved on February 8, 2011.
  6. ^ "Pop-Facts: Demographic Snapshot Report." Near Northwest. 2009. 1 (1/12). Retrieved on February 8, 2011.
  7. ^ "Contact." Luby's. Retrieved on February 8, 2011. "Office 13111 Northwest Freeway, Suite 600 Houston, Texas 77040."
  8. ^ "Vines EC/PK School." Aldine Independent School District. Retrieved on February 8, 2011.
  9. ^ "Ermel Academy." Aldine Independent School District. Retrieved on February 8, 2011.
  10. ^ "Smith Academy." Aldine Independent School District. Retrieved on February 8, 2011.
  11. ^ "Harris Academy." Aldine Independent School District. Retrieved on February 8, 2011.
  12. ^ "Caraway Intermediate." Aldine Independent School District. Retrieved on February 8, 2011.
  13. ^ "Hoffman Middle." Aldine Independent School District. Retrieved on February 8, 2011.
  14. ^ "Eisenhower Ninth Grade." Aldine Independent School District. Retrieved on February 8, 2011.
  15. ^ "Eisenhower SR High." Aldine Independent School District. Retrieved on February 8, 2011.
  16. ^ "Current Elementary School Attendance Zones." Klein Independent School District. Retrieved on February 8, 2011.
  17. ^ "Current Intermediate School Attendance Zones." Klein Independent School District. Retrieved on February 8, 2011.
  18. ^ "Current High School Attendance Zones." Klein Independent School District. Retrieved on February 8, 2011.
  19. ^ "K. Smith Elementary Attendance Zone." Houston Independent School District. Retrieved on February 8, 2011.
  20. ^ "Clifton Middle Attendance Zone." Houston Independent School District. Retrieved on February 8, 2011.
  21. ^ "Scarborough High School Attendance Zone." Houston Independent School District. Retrieved on February 8, 2011.
  22. ^ "Map of Elementary Schools 2010-11 pdf." Cypress Fairbanks Independent School District. Retrieved on February 8, 2011.
  23. ^ "Map of Middle Schools 2010-11 pdf." Cypress Fairbanks Independent School District. Retrieved on February 8, 2011.
  24. ^ "Map of High Schools 2010-11 pdf." Cypress Fairbanks Independent School District. Retrieved on February 8, 2011.
  25. ^ "School Zone Search Tool." Houston Independent School District. (Blank result page, Archived) Retrieved on February 8, 2011. Enter any search term, and the resulting query will have the notes "<color=red>Two apartment complexes are assigned to both HISD and Aldine ISD.</color> These are: Northwest Pines Apartments: 5801 N Houston Rosslyn Buildings 1-6, 10-13, and 15 are zoned to HISD (Scarborough HS, Clifton MS, Kate Smith ES); all others are zoned to Aldine. Pine Ridge Place Apartments: 5701 Deep Forest Cir Apartments numbered 101-109, 201-207, 301-326, 401-411 and 601-608 are zoned to HISD (Scarborough HS, Clifton MS, Kate Smith ES); all others are zoned to Aldine. Pine Ridge Place Apartments: 5701 Lost Forest Dr Apartments numbered 2701-2705 and 2801-2821 are zoned to HISD (Scarborough HS, Clifton MS, Kate Smith ES); all others are zoned to Aldine. Pine Ridge Place Apartments: 5700 Thousand Oaks Cir Apartments numbered 208-227 and 701-705 are zoned to HISD (Scarborough HS, Clifton MS, Kate Smith ES); all others are zoned to Aldine."

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