It has been a wild ride in Oak Forest over the past few years. Located in the near Northwest side of Houston, the neighborhood is positioned just outside Houston's 610 Loop. This near town location provides easy access to Houston's two largest economic centers, Downtown Houston and Galleria/Uptown. The area has seen a significant level of new development in recent years. Many of the original smaller homes in the neighborhood have been leveled and replaced with large 2 story, suburban home that are a great fit for families. The driver behind this transformation has been Oak Forest Elementary, one of the top Elementary schools among near town neighborhoods. This neighborhood has a great family atmosphere. Many small parks dot the area and TC Jester Park provides a huge open outdoor space, complete with a dog park, frisbee golf course, swimming pool, and skate park. Oak Forest has a great suburban feel in a great central location.
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Public & Private Institutions Of Learning
Education in the United States is provided by public, private and home schools. State governments set overall educational standards, often mandate standardized tests for K–12 public school systems and supervise, usually through a board of regents, state colleges, and universities. Discover the K12-powered public or private school that is best suited for your child's needs in the area.