NAS JRB FORT WORTH SCHOOLS: DAYCARE - HIGH SCHOOL
By Andrew Karcher
IntroductionWelcome to Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base Fort Worth! You’ll be living in Fort Worth, Texas, the fifth largest city in Texas with nearly one million people. Figuring out your child’s educational needs is one of the biggest priorities during any move. Fortunately, this Texas metropolis has no shortage of top-notch schools. This guide provides a starting point as you search for the perfect school for your children near NAS JRB Fort Worth. We hope it eases some of the stress as you adjust to your new station.
Suggested Read:NAS JRB Fort Worth: In-Depth Welcome Center
Schools on NAS JRB Fort WorthThere are no schools on NAS JRB Fort Worth but there is a Child Development Center for younger children.
NAS JRB Fort Worth Elementary SchoolsAll elementary schools are off base and listed below.
NAS JRB Fort Worth Middle SchoolsAll middle schools are off base and listed below.
NAS JRB Fort Worth High SchoolsAll high schools are off base and listed below.
NAS JRB Fort Worth Daycare and Childcare Options
1. Child Development Center (CDC)3190 Haile St. Fort Worth, TX 76127
Phone:1 (817) 782-7520 The Child Development Center offers Monday through Friday care from 6:45am-6:00pm with programs certified by the Department of Defense. The CDC is available for children aged 6 weeks to 5 years. Care is offered in full day, hourly, or drop in options; fees are determined by family income. Be sure to contact the CDC for availability as there could be a waitlist. Before and after school care is also available for children in kindergarten through sixth grade, as well as during non-school days and summer vacation. This provides many opportunities to engage in a diverse set of activities such as sports and arts.
Schools Near NAS JRB Fort WorthYour first stop when conducting the school search for your children should be the School Liaison Officer (SLO). The SLO serves military families in a number of different areas regarding their children’s school, such as supporting families with school transfers, providing information on school boundaries, and assisting families with the special education process. Don’t hesitate to contact the SLO if you have questions or concerns.
School Liaison Officer1145 Hercules Rd. Bldg. 1145 Fort Worth, TX 76127
Phone:1 (817) 782-1873
Hours:Monday-Friday: 0730 - 1630
NAS JRB Fort Worth School DistrictsGiven Fort Worth’s size, there’s a large quantity of public schools in the area. Enrollment at a particular school will depend on your home address. The largest school district in Tarrant County is the Fort Worth Independent School District but overall, NAS JRB Fort Worth is served by 20 independent school districts (ISD). Given that there are no Department of Defense schools on NAS JRB, students living on base are likely to attend schools in the Fort Worth ISD. Below is the contact information for Fort Worth ISD and White Settlement ISD, as both have schools near the base.
Fort Worth Independent School District100 N. University Dr. Fort Worth, TX 76107
Phone:1 (817) 871-2000
White Settlement Independent School District401 S. Cherry Ln. Fort Worth, TX 76108
Phone:1 (817) 367-1300
Elementary Schools near NAS JRB Fort WorthBelow is a sampling of schools near NAS JRB. As always, contact the SLO to verify enrollment eligibility at any public school you’re considering.
1. Liberty Elementary School
District:White Settlement Independent School District 7976 Whitney Dr. White Settlement, TX 76108
Phone:1 (817) 367-1312 Located just a couple miles from NAS JRB Fort Worth, Liberty Elementary is a convenient option if you live on base. The school currently has about a 15 to 1 student to teacher ratio, which is on par for Texas state levels.
2. Burton Hill Elementary School
District:Fort Worth Independent School District 519 Burton Hill Fort Worth, TX 76114
Phone:1 (817) 815-1400 Burton Hill is about seven miles from base and is teaching students from kindergarten through fifth grade. They offer many after-school programs for their students such as a Tech Club, a Science Club, and Student Council opportunities.
3. Mary Louise Phillips Elementary School
District:Fort Worth Independent School District 3020 Bigham Blvd. Fort Worth, TX 76116
Phone:1 (817) 815-1600 Mary Louise is only a five mile drive from base and, like most elementary schools in the area, they teach students grades K-5th as well as those with special needs. They offer an after school program for grades 3-5 that features homework assistance as well as participation in sports, arts, and computers.
Middle Schools near NAS JRB Fort Worth
1. Brewer Middle School
District:White Settlement Independent School District 1000 S. Cherry Ln White Settlement, TX 76108
Phone:1 (817) 367-1267 Brewer Middle School is the most likely transition for students that graduate from Liberty Elementary. The school serves just shy of 1100 students in grades 7-8.
2. Leonard Middle School
District:Fort Worth Independent School District 8900 Chapin Rd. Fort Worth, TX 76116
Phone:1 (817) 815-6200 Leonard Middle School, serving grades 6-8, boasts a 14 to 1 student-teacher ratio that is under the state’s average. Students can join extracurricular activities from sports (football, volleyball, basketball, soccer, track & field) to Project Lead The Way, which promotes skill development in fields like computer science, biomedical science, and engineering.
High Schools near NAS JRB Fort Worth
1. Brewer High School
District:White Settlement Independent School District 1025 W. Loop 820 North Fort Worth, TX 76108
Phone:1 (817) 367-1200 As you probably suspect, students graduating from Brewer Middle School transition to Brewer High School, teaching nearly 2000 students across grades 9-12. The current student-teacher ratio is 16 to 1.
2. Western Hills High School
District:Fort Worth Independent School District 3600 Boston Ave. Benbrook, TX 76116
Phone:1 (817) 815-6000 Students interested in the arts will be thrilled at Western Hills -- after receiving a bond in 2017, construction began in November 2019 towards creating a space with brand new art rooms and technical education classes. Western Hills’ enrollment is 865 and their student-teacher ratio is 11 to 1, well below the state’s average.
NAS JRB Private SchoolsAccording to Private School Review, there are 66 private schools serving the Fort Worth area. Many, but not all, have a religious affiliation. Below are the three highest rated private schools according to Private School Review.
1. Bethesda Christian School4700 N. Beach St. Fort Worth, TX 76137
Phone:1 (817) 281-6446
2. Lake County Christian School7050 Lake County Dr. Fort Worth, TX 76179
Phone:1 (817) 236-8703
3. Fort Worth Academy7301 Dutch Branch Rd. Fort Worth, TX 76132
Phone:1 (817) 370-1191
NAS JRB Fort Worth DaycaresIf you wish to enroll your child in an offsite daycare, you have a plethora of options. Consulting resources such as Yelp and Care.com are great ways to make informative decisions. Below are several highly rated daycares near NAS JRB Fort Worth according to Yelp.
1. La Petite Academy of Fort Worth9917 White Settlement Rd. Fort Worth, TX 76108
Phone:1 (855) 541-8144
2. The PlaySpace3206 Collinsworth St. Fort Worth, TX 76108
Phone:1 (817) 708-2885
3. Lil Goldman Early Learning Center4050 S. Hulen St. Fort Worth, TX 76109
Phone:1 (817) 737-9898
ConclusionMoving can be difficult for families and one of the larger burdens is finding a new school that sets your children up for success. Luckily, there are many amazing school options near NAS JRB Fort Worth and one is sure to meet your child’s needs regardless of age or interests. Use this guide as a starting point in your search and contact NAS JRB Fort Worth’s School Liaison Officer for any and all specific questions you have during this process.
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