AddisonUnique amenities, innovative developments, nationally acclaimed events, internationally recognized brands, and more restaurants per capita than any city in the U.S., Addison is the destination in North Texas for fast-paced business and world-class fun! A great place to start a business, start your career or start a family, Addison is DFW’s ideal destination to live, work and play. Designed with entrepreneurial innovation and driven by community spirit, our unique 4.4-square mile urban enclave boasts 180+ restaurants, 22 hotels, upscale living, unique retail shops and more than 12 million square feet of office space.INTERESTING FACTS:
- With nearly 200 restaurants and only 15,800 permanent residents, Addison has more restaurants per capita than any city in the U.S.
- More than 500,000 fans of fireworks and fun come to Addison each year for Addison Kaboom Town!, ranked in the top three fireworks shows in the nation.
- Addison Parks are among the most beautiful in the state with more than 75,000 tulips are planted each spring in Addison parks.
SCHOOLS: Despite the community's size, Addison is served by two public school districts: Dallas ISD and Carrollton/Farmers Branch ISD. Where you reside within the community determines your school district. The only public school actually located within Addison's borders is George H. W. Bush Elementary School, which opened its doors in 2012. The school, part of the Dallas Independent School District, serves students from Kindergarten through 5th grade. While Bush Elementary is making headlines, Addison residents have long been proud to be home to a pair of North Texas' finest private schools:
- Greenhill School is a private college preparatory institution with an enrollment of 1,200 students grades pre-K through 12.
- Trinity Christian Academy, another private college preparatory institution, serves grades pre-K through 12 and is home to more than 1,500 students.
- Brookhaven College, part of the Dallas County Community College District and located in nearby Farmers Branch.
- Abilene Christian University, Addison Campus, Online Graduate Degree Programs
- The University of Texas at Dallas, located in Richardson (6.6 miles)
- Southern Methodist University, located in Dallas (11 miles)
- University of Dallas, located in Irving (13 miles)
- The University of North Texas at Dallas (23.7 miles)
- The University of North Texas, located in Denton (29 miles)
- Texas Woman's University, located in Denton (29 miles)
- The University of Texas at Arlington (29.5 miles)
- Texas Christian University, located in Fort Worth (43.3 miles)
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