The Greater Irving-Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce is dedicated to supporting quality education, recognizing it is fundamental to developing a workforce with the knowledge and skills required for the future.
As part of its commitment, the Chamber partners with area schools—from pre-K through post-secondary schools and colleges—to provide programs, incentives, mentors, internships and scholarships to students, employers and employees alike.
The Chamber’s view of education is broader than just primary, secondary and post-secondary schooling, and it focuses on providing an abundance of resources, programs and ongoing seminars on topics important to and affecting investors, their businesses and their teams. Among these are Leadership Irving-Las Colinas, a variety of workforce development initiatives that specifically support small businesses development and success.
Irving is served by quality public school districts and nationally recognized private and charter schools.
Irving students in grades kindergarten through high school are served by three independent public school districts. Students in the northern third of Irving attend either Carrollton-Farmers Branch ISD or Coppell ISD. Students in the southern two-thirds of the city attend Irving ISD. Our school districts are recognized as some of the best in Texas. Coppell ISD was named the fifth Best School District in Texas, with an A+ rating from Niche.com. Irving ISD received an B ranking and Carrolton-Farmers Branch ISD received a B+ ranking from Niche.com.
Private and Charter Schools
Irving is home to many private and charter schools. Among them are Christian, Catholic, Muslim, college prep, and honors schools. Also located in Irving is Uplift North Hills Preparatory, a charter school that ranks in the top one percent in the nation, according to U.S. News & World Report.
- Berean Christian Academy
- Cistercian Preparatory School
- Faustina Academy
- Great Hearts Academies
- Holy Family of Nazareth School
- Islamic School of Irving
- Montessori School of Las Colinas
- Redeemer Montessori School
- Sloan School
- Stone Gate Christian Academy
- The Highlands School
- Universal Academy
- Uplift Infinity Preparatory School
- Uplift North Hills Preparatory School
- Wesleyan Academe
- Winfree Academy
Colleges, Universities, and Post Secondary Schools
With eight colleges and universities and 106 technical and specialty schools located within a 25-mile radius, continuing education opportunities are also easily accessible from Irving.
Irving is home to University of Dallas, a nationally recognized Catholic college, which consistently ranks as one of the best colleges in the country. U.S. News & World Report’s 2020 ranking placed University of Dallas #7 on the list of Best Regional Universities in the West. The university was also identified as fourth on the region’s list of Best Value Schools. Additional schools located in or near Irving include: