Castle Hills is a 2,500-acre master-planned community in North Dallas, conveniently located just west of the Tollway and Park Blvd., near Carrollton and west of Plano. Homes in Castle Hills range from the mid-$200s to $1.5 million+. Castle Hills is convenient to major employers, shopping, recreation, and entertainment, including Willow Bend Mall, Stone Briar Mall, and many other large retailers and movie theaters. Castle Hills is a 2,500-acre master-planned community in North Dallas, conveniently located just west of the Tollway and Park Blvd., near Carrollton and west of Plano. Homes in Castle Hills range from the mid-$200s to $1.5 million+. Castle Hills is convenient to major employers, shopping, recreation, and entertainment, including Willow Bend Mall, Stone Briar Mall, and many other large retailers and movie theaters.
Residents of Castle Hills can take advantage of many amenities right within the community. There are over 20 parks, lakes, hike-and-bike trails and community centers with swimming pools, basketball and tennis courts, fitness rooms, and sports fields. You will also enjoy free monthly events at the Castle Hills Village Shops & Plaza, located in the heart of the community, including the annual fireworks display and community festival for the 4th of July, and the annual Christmas tree lighting and celebration each December.
Denton County Fresh Water Supply District No. 1 (“FWSD”) was created on January 15, 1983 and converted into a Water Control and Improvement District (“WCID”) on December 21, 1993. District No. 1 further divided into the current eight individual Districts to serve Castle Hills.
For more information, visit DCFWSD at http://www.dentoncountyfwsd.com
Castle Hills Schools Foundation
Among the many amenities and benefits offered to Castle Hills residents is a unique scholarship program funded through the Castle Hills Schools Foundation. Through this program, students can be reimbursed for up to $10,000 in college expenses. To be eligible, the student must be the child of a Castle Hills property owner, attend an accredited two or four-year college, and must be younger than 24 years old prior August 1st. Applications are only available between May 31st and September 1st each year. If the student who has applied passes between 12 and 23 hours in a 12-month period, the student will receive a reimbursement for college expenses in the amount of $1,000. If the student passes 24 hours or more in a 12-month period, the award is $2,000. The annual maximum award to a student is $2,000, and the total lifetime award can be no more than $10,000.
The Castle Hills Schools Foundation is a nonprofit organization that is expected to generate $1 million annually in perpetuity and is funded by a fee of 1/2 of 1 percent of the sales price on the transfer of all real property within the community. According to the Castle Hills website (www.castlehills.com), the Schools Foundation has distributed over $6.8 million to local schools and scholarships, including Castle Hills Elementary School, Independence Elementary School, Creek Valley Middle School, Killian Middle School and Hebron High School, among others.
The Foundation is comprised of Castle Hills homeowner Advisory Boards with the purpose of making recommendations on how each school uses their awarded funds. Funds may be applied to teacher salary supplements, additional technology purchases for classrooms, subsidized day care centers, and other services as needs are determined.