The four top-rated public schools in town are governed by the Northwest Independent School District (NISD), which is one of the most progressive school districts in the state where staff and community members are committed to excellence.

Through dynamic partnerships, the community and school district are preparing all students for a successful future.


Northwest Independent School District Student Enrollment 

(2017-2018 school year)                                                                                                              

Category Number of Students / Schools
Byron Nelson Students2,557
High Schools in Trophy Club1
Middle Schools in Trophy Club1
Elementary Schools in Trophy Club2

Exemplary Schools

Located in the northwest area of the DFW metroplex, Northwest Independent School District has a vision of becoming the best and most sought-after school district where every student is future ready: ready for college, ready for the global workplace and ready for personal success. At 234 square miles, Northwest ISD is one of the largest school districts in the area and spans three counties (Tarrant, Denton, and Wise) and 14 municipalities. NISD operates 18 elementary schools, six middle schools, three comprehensive high schools, and one accelerated high school.

Source: Northwest Independent School District, 2018



There are approximately 28 four-year colleges and universities within 50 miles of Trophy Club, including the University of North Texas (38,121 undergraduate students, Fall 2017), and Texas Woman's University (10,309 undergraduate students, Fall 2017), both located in Denton. In addition, there are approximately 20 two-year/community colleges within 50 miles of Trophy Club.

More than 85% of the adult population has had post-secondary education, offering employers some of the highest skilled workers in the North Texas area.


Education Level Population Percentage
Graduate or Professional Degree19.3%
Bachelor's Degree41.0%
Associate Degree7.2%
Some College, No Degree17.8%
High School Graduate/GED11.6
 Less than 9th Grade1.2%