Devonshire, Dallas facts for kids
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|• Land||1.3 km2 (0.50 sq mi)|
|Elevation||168 m (551 ft)|
|Time zone||UTC−6 (Central)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC−5 (Central)|
|Area codes||214, 469, 972|
Devonshire is an upscale and affluent neighborhood in north Dallas, Texas (USA), bounded by Northwest Highway (Loop 12) and Preston Hollow on the north, the Dallas North Tollway, Preston Center and University Park on the east, Lovers Lane and Inwood Village on the south, and Inwood Road and the Bluffview neighborhood on the west.
The neighborhood is served by the Dallas Independent School District for public schools.
Children within the neighborhood are served by:
- K. B. Polk Center for Academically Talented and Gifted (Pre-K through fifth grade) in neighboring Elm Thicket/Northpark neighborhood
- Edward H Cary Middle School (6-8) in Walnut Hill neighborhood
- Thomas Jefferson High School (9-12) in Walnut Hill neighborhood
Sudie L. Williams Talented and Gifted Academy (located next door in the Bluffview neighborhood) serves academically talented and gifted students in grades four through six (expanding to eighth grade by 2020). Admission to Williams is based on academic achievement and an application is required.
Henry W. Longfellow Career Exploration Academy (located next door in the Greenway Parks neighborhood) serves students in grades 6-8 selected through the magnet process. The students receive the same basic middle school program offered in all Dallas Independent School District middle schools. However, special focus is placed on the exploration and development of each student's interests and abilities.
Nearby private schools include Good Shepherd Episcopal School (PreK-8), St. Mark's School of Texas (1-12), The Hockaday School (PreK-12, Girls), Greenhill School (PreK-12), The Episcopal School of Dallas (PreK-12), Jesuit College Preparatory School of Dallas (9-12, Boys), The Lamplighter School (PreK-4), Ursuline Academy of Dallas (9-12, Girls), and Christ the King Catholic School (K-8).
Colleges and universities
Devonshire 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.
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