As one of the fastest growing cities in the country and the fastest growing community over the past decade (U.S. Census Bureau), Frisco defines “Progress in Motion”.
Four school districts serve Frisco including the Frisco Independent School District, named among the “100 Best Communities for Young People”. FISD is noted for its commitment to smaller schools and high student achievement. Higher education opportunities are available at the Frisco-based Preston Ridge campus of Collin College, a Texas A & M Commerce partner, as well as satellite campuses for University of Texas at Arlington, University of North Texas at Frisco and Amberton University. Frisco boasts the nation’s highest fire protection rating, one of only 46 in Texas. The crime rate is low and so are property taxes, both ranked among the lowest in North Texas.
Sports in Frisco, Texas
This once small town turned dealmaker is home to six ‘pro’ sport teams including the Dallas Cowboys; the Frisco RoughRiders, a Texas Rangers’ AA affiliate; NHL’s Dallas Stars; MLS’s FC Dallas; Texas Legends, G-League for Dallas Mavericks and the Frisco Revolution, an arena football team.
Those teams play in world class venues, including the Ford Center at The Star, Toyota Stadium, Dr Pepper Ballpark and Dr Pepper Arena. Frisco is home to 49 parks, including its newest addition: Northeast Community Park and Skate Park. The 47,000 square foot Skate Park is the city’s first – and the largest in North Texas. Other specialty parks include a dog park; a Miracle Field; Hope Park, which serves special needs; batting cages; disk golf; a pump track; mountain bike trails; and a Veterans Memorial. Frisco residents keep trekking more than 86 miles of trails and working out at the Frisco Athletic Center, which features an Outdoor Water Park including the Preston Plunge, a 45 foot matt racer slide.
Frisco, Texas: Life and Entertainment
Frisco is home to three hospitals – two more are on the way. Our community enjoys four museums, including the National Video Game Museum. The Soccer Hall of Fame is under construction, expected to open in 2018. Our community is a shopping mecca with more than 9-million square feet of retail, including IKEA. There are hundreds of public and private art installations displayed throughout Frisco’s 70.2 square miles. Frisco fosters progressive leadership and innovative ideas, making it the first city in the country to mandate Energy Star standards for new home construction. National publications have ranked Frisco among the ‘Best Places to Live’, ‘Best Place to Relocate’ and ‘Best Place to Raise an Athlete’ as dubbed by Men’s Journal. In 2017, Wallethub ranked Frisco the ‘Best Real Estate Market’ in the country. The Dallas Morning News’ series ‘Best of DFW’ named Frisco among its top ten for schools, safety, families with kids, young adults, empty nesters, suburbs and ‘Best Overall’ neighborhoods.