Greenland Hills, Dallas

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Greenland Hills

M Streets Conservation District
Neighborhood
Nickname(s): 
M Streets
Country United States
State Texas
County Dallas
City Dallas
AreaNorth Dallas
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (Central)
ZIP Code
75206
Area codes214, 469, 972
Websitewww.mstreets.org

Greenland Hills is a neighborhood in east Dallas, Texas (USA). It is bounded on the west by North Central Expressway (US 75), on the south by Vanderbilt Avenue, on the east by Greenville Avenue and on the north by McCommas Boulevard.[1]

The area is also known as the M Streets due to two major streets (McCommas and Monticello) and many of the minor streets starting with the letter M.

The neighborhood also forms the M Streets Conservation District, per the M Streets Conservation District Ordinance.

About[edit]

The homes original to Greenland Hills date back to the 1920s, with most representing the Tudor architectural style. Original details, such as stained glass windows, arches, and hardwood floors have been conserved.[citation needed]. The M streets has a population of about 6,000 people and the median house owner-occupied home value is $370,000.

Education[edit]

Public schools[edit]

The neighborhood is served by the Dallas Independent School District for public schools.[2]

Children within the neighborhood are served by:

Eduardo Mata Montessori School, a K-8 school, gives second admission priority to people zoned to Woodrow Wilson High.[7] Therefore Junius Heights is one of the neighborhoods with priority for the school.[4]

Private schools[edit]

Nearby private schools include: St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic School (K-8), Dallas Christian Academy (K-12), Bishop Lynch High School (9-12), and Lakehill Preparatory School (K-12).

Colleges and universities[edit]

Greenland Hills is in the Dallas County Community College District, which offers academic, continuing education, and adult education programs through seven community colleges and 14 campuses in Dallas County.

Religion[edit]

Many houses of worship are nearby including: Ridgecrest Baptist Church, Unity Church of Christianity, Greenland Hills United Methodist Church, Skillman Church of Christ, St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Providence Presbyterian Church, First United Lutheran Church, Northridge Presbyterian Church, Wilshire Baptist Church, New St. Peters Presbyterian Church, Lakewood United Methodist Church, Lakewood Presbyterian Church, and St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church.

Government[edit]

Parks and recreation[edit]

  • Glencoe Park, established in 1944, is a 14.1 acre neighborhood park managed by the Dallas Parks and Recreation Department. Features included: basketball, picnic tables, water fountain, playground portalets, rugby field, softball field, tennis court, and walking trails.
  • Katy Trail
  • Santa Fe Trail, beginning at White Rock Lake and winding through East Dallas neighborhoods, connects to historic Deep Elum and Fair Park by way of a 12 foot wide, 4.5 mile long paved path over the former Santa Fe Railroad line.
  • White Rock Lake

References[edit]

  1. ^ "About Greenland Hills". Greenland Hills Neighborhood Association. Retrieved 23 December 2018. Greenland Hills is bounded by Central Expressway (West), McCommas Boulevard (North), Greenville Avenue (East), and Vanderbilt Avenue (South).
  2. ^ "Location & Map". Greenland Hills Neighborhood Association. Retrieved 2019-10-21. - PDF map - Compare this map to the school attendance boundaries
  3. ^ "2019-20 Mockingbird Elementary Attendance Zone Grades PK-5" (PDF). Dallas Independent School District. Retrieved 2019-10-21.
  4. ^ a b "Dallas ISD could open pre-K centers, create a Montessori school". The Dallas Morning News. 2014-02-13. Retrieved 2019-11-09. - The source states "[...]while Stonewall Jackson Elementary in the M Streets is at 156 percent." even though it is in Lower Greenville
  5. ^ "2019-20 J.L. Long Middle Attendance Zone Grades 6-8" (PDF). Dallas Independent School District. Retrieved 2019-10-21.
  6. ^ "2019-20 Woodrow Wilson High Attendance Zone Grades 9-12" (PDF). Dallas Independent School District. Retrieved 2019-10-21.
  7. ^ Nicholson, Eric (2015-11-02). "Will Gentrification Destroy Dallas' Public Schools, or Will It Save Them?". Dallas Observer. Retrieved 2019-10-21.
  8. ^ "Commissioner Court: Who is My Commissioner?". DallasCounty.org Home. Dallas County. Retrieved 18 December 2018.
  9. ^ "Who Represents Me? Districts By Address". Who Represents Me?. State of Texas. Retrieved 23 December 2018.

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