Forest Glenn in North Richland Hills, TX
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Forest Glenn in North Richland Hills, Texas 76182 is a comfortable suburb not far from downtown Fort Worth. It is a safe neighborhood with excellent schools. It costs a bit more to live there, but our team is well-versed in negotiation and can help you get a good deal.
Good Livin’ in Forest Glenn
AreaVibes.com gives Forest Glenn a livability score of 93 out of 100. Here are some stats for North Richland Hills:
- · Crime rates are 25% lower than the Texas average
- · Cost of living is 5% higher than the Texas average
- · Real estate prices are 12% higher than the Texas average
- · Rental prices are 9% higher than the Texas average
Housing statistics for Forest Glenn are based on data from the past 12 months. (Source: Neighborhoods.com.)
- · Current Prices: $549,900
- · Closed Prices: $410,000 to $595,000
- · Median Sale Price: $533,900
- · Average price per square foot: $145
Single Family Home
· Age: 2005 to 2008 · 2,763 to 4,694 square feet
Forest Glenn residents can enjoy the many amenities in North Richland Hills. The third largest city in Tarrant County has 30 miles of hiking and biking trails, 800 acres of parkland, a golf course, and a water park. The North Richland Hills Library has several programs for residents of all ages.
Forest Glenn children will attend schools within the Keller Independent School District (KISD). The district outperforms in nearly every category compared to its region and the state of Texas according to the Texas Academic Performance Report.
Liberty Elementary School
GreatSchools.org. rates Liberty Elementary 10 out of 10. Their scores in reading, math, and writing far exceeds the Texas state average. For example, math proficiency is 81% compared to 47% for the state.
Bear Creek Intermediate School
The high proficiency continues at Bear Creek Intermediate. Reading, math, and science exceed the state average by several percentage points. Science proficiency is 67% versus the state average of 40%.
Keller High School
GreatSchools.org gives Keller High a rating of 10 out of 10. The school has a perfect score in college readiness and near-perfect scores in student progress and test scores. The graduation rate is 99%.
E.A. Young Academy serves the gifted and talented in grades K-12 in North Richland Hills. According to PrivateSchoolsReview.com, it ranks among the top 20% in Texas. Space is very limited, so don’t wait until last minute to apply. If you are looking for preschools, Fort Worth Christian School ranks high as well. They serve preschool through grade 12.
Take a trip down memory lane at Vintage Freak in Bedford, TX. Vinyl records, vintage electronics, and mid-century modern consoles to furnish your new Forest Glenn home. For your classic mall shopping, check out the North East Mall Shopping Center and Southlake Town Square. Find all the area shopping on Yelp.
Bacon makes everything better. For some good, cheap eats in a quaint setting, head over to Bacon’s Bistro & Café. Chicken fried steak or the quiche of the day are delish. For the vegetarians, they have their very own veggie burger. Or, make it a special day with pizza and cheesecake from Giovanni’s. Find more great neighborhood restaurants on TripAdvisor.
You definitely want to join the NRH Centre for fitness and fun. Camp NRH has been the place to be for kids 6-12 since 1994. For the adults there are several sports leagues for basketball, softball, volleyball, and kickball. Find more things to do close to Forest Glenn on TripAdvisor.
More for the Kids
Sometimes you’re just not quite ready to make a commitment to a neighborhood. We recommend The Enclave at Hometown apartment homes while you’re exploring Forest Glenn. They have a variety of floorplans from 1 bed, 1 bath apartments to 4-bedroom townhomes with a 2-car attached garage. Amenities include a swimming pool, fitness center, and latte lounge. Prices start at $1,090. Another great option (and a bit lower-priced) is The Abbey at Hightower. They also have many floorplans which start at $929. Amenities include a 24-hour fitness center and dog park.
Forest Glenn in Richland Hills is a great neighborhood just 20 minutes to Fort Worth’s bustling downtown. There are about 600 homes in Forest Glenn built between 1995 and 2019. There are several sections to Forest Glenn -- Forest Glenn East, Forest Glenn North and Forest Glenn West. You’ll find it’s a solid neighborhood perfect for raising kids.
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NTREIS data last updated July 12, 2020.