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As the summer months draw to a close and the excitement of a new school year ramps up, there are few better places to live in the Metroplex. With uncertainty around the country about what’s in store for students in the coming year, gaining a sense of normalcy and safety has quickly become the most sought-after amenities for today’s families. For one local community, Wildcat Ranch in Crandall, Texas, back to school in 2021 is a welcome return with a fresh appeal.

This brand new Dallas suburb is taking the market by storm, boasting big-city access with small-town charm. For families who place a high priority on quality of life, homes at Wildcat Ranch are starting at a very affordable price point in the $200s. One of the most valued lifestyle amenities of all is its neighborhood school within the confines of the community–providing a rare, yet extremely desirable, walk-to-school option for its residents.

Wildcat Ranch is also fitted with thoughtfully designed parks, fitness and recreational centers, nature trails and plenty of options for outdoor adventure and entertainment for families of all sizes.. “Wildcat Ranch families love the convenience that comes with having a school within the community,” says Harry Rose, Wildcat Ranch’s Director of Marketing. Here are some of the ways that living at Wildcat Ranch makes the transition back to school so easy and stress-free.

Top-Rated School Right in Your Backyard

Each year, Wildcat Ranch families are able to take full advantage of having a highly-rated elementary school right in their backyard. Families love living so close to their children’s school as it makes transportation effortless and engagement with the community sincerer. Wildcat Ranch kids are able to walk safely within their neighborhood to commute and parents are able to get more involved with their child’s classes and school events. Conveniently located minutes from the doorsteps of Wildcat Ranch homes. Wildcat Ranch also has future plans to build additional schooling facilities in the neighborhood to accommodate the new families moving-in, allowing for even more increased convenience down the road for Wildcat Ranch residents.

Stress-Free Back-to-School Shopping

Located in Kaufman County, Wildcat Ranch is minutes away from a wide variety of retail shopping perfect for finding those back-to-school necessities and fashion fixes. From new sneakers to getting organized with school supplies, these conveniently located venues make shopping with your little ones quick and stress-free. Both Walmart Supercenter and Target are in close-proximity for budget-friendly “one-stop shops.” Check out some of the back-to-school deals and options that you can take advantage of here. Other local options for back-to-school supplies include EJ’s Closet Boutique and Brookshire Brothers.

After-School Activities Right at Your Door

Keeping the kids active and busy after an energetic day at school can be tiresome and heavy on the transportation to and from various after-school activities. One of the perks about living in the Wildcat Ranch community is that there are tons of amenities and adventures to explore with your kids without having to leave the neighborhood. With an abundance of open parks for sports, trails to traverse, and even a community pool to cool off at, Wildcat Ranch opens a world of possibilities. Meet up with new-found friends at the neighborhood playground or go for a bike ride around the neighborhood or through the natural trails. The perks are endless and keep the whole family occupied.

As back-to-school is just around the corner, you and your family are invited to discover a master-planned community like no other in the heart of Kaufman County, Texas. Wildcat Ranch is a new hometown where value meets lifestyle with floor plans hand crafted for your needs. Choose from three Award-Winning Home Builders to construct your dream home; Beazer Homes, Express Homes, and Lennar Homes. Each locally known Builder will work with you to ensure your home meets all your needs. The Model Row Village is now open for tours!

Located 20 minutes from Downtown Dallas, this community offers easy access to major roadways connected to the Dallas Metroplex for employment opportunities, as well as local shopping and dining. Within the community, residents have an assortment of amenities at their fingertips. There is something for everyone from the Amenity Center with an expansive pool and Fitness Center, to the dog parks, and the miles of trails. And of course, Noble Reed Elementary, is within walking distance of the homes. Visit or call 214.466.8144 to discover “Life On Your Terms”.

There are many essential things to consider when finding a new home – unmatched amenities, enviable features, and proximity to one of the area’s best school districts. Wildcat Ranch is at the doorstep of many notable schools including the area’s state-of-the-art elementary school, Noble Reed Elementary. The school opened within the community in 2019 and is a part of the highly ranked Crandall Independent School District (CISD). From personable staff to a treasured location, find out what this Texas community loves about Noble Reed Elementary.

Exceptional Staff and Facilities

Led by Principal Paige Cherry and Assistant Principal Ashley Sheppard, Noble Reed Elementary School prides itself on personalized education for Pre-K through Sixth-grade students. Students are immersed in specialty art, music, and physical education on top of typical studies, and are supported by aides as needed. Noble Reed hosts support staff trained in life skills, ESL, LLI, Dyslexia, special education, and testing to provide all students with the necessary help to excel. Furthermore, when 2020 brought uncertainty, Noble Reed made the necessary adjustments and precautionary steps in order to combat trepidation amongst its students and staff. Continuing to offer both in-person and remote learning, your child can choose which educational environment they feel most comfortable in.

To celebrate The District’s beloved staff CISD kicked off Teacher Appreciation Week with a Pirate Parade, recognizing the hard work of all including Noble Reed Elementary educators. The school is home to not only an extraordinary staff but notable facilities as well. Noble Reed is home to clean, beautifully designed buildings, a covered playground, and technology devices for all students to use at school and home.

Top-notch Education and Family Engagement

Noble Reed Elementary will empower each student to discover their full potential by creating a culture anchored in truth and grace, fostering a sense of self-awareness and belonging, and by encouraging academic achievement and personal growth. As one of the best school districts in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, the Crandall Independent School District is fully accredited by the Texas Education Agency. The Crandall ISD celebrates over 100 years of excellence. This District is composed of seven campuses, ranging from pre-kindergarten through 12th grade, and is home to over 4,350 students. The Crandall ISD strives to reach each student to ensure he or she receives a top-notch education. In its first year, Noble Reed enrolled a total of 254 students in varying grade levels.

In providing a grade-A education to all, Noble Reed Elementary goes above and beyond to incorporate parents and family. The school offers “Family 411,” a weekly newsletter to notify loved ones of events such as Early Release, Picture Day, and No School. Parents are also encouraged to remain active throughout the school and can fill out a Parental Involvement Form to participate in PTO, WatchDOGS, Parent Nights, Family Fridays, Field Day, Picture Day, and more. Noble Reed Elementary ensures quality education to all students and a loving environment for family members to get involved year-round.

An Unsurpassed Location

Not only does Noble Reed Elementary reside in the much-desired Crandall Independent School District, but the school is within walking distance to Crandall’s newest address, Wildcat Ranch. Known as a neighborhood school, residents take advantage of the community’s paved sidewalks to walk or bike to and from school safely. Gone are the days of long bus rides and hour-long pick-up lines. The community of Wildcat Ranch has plans to build another school in the neighborhood as well. What can be better than walking your child to school and sending them off to get an exceptional education?

Crandall, Texas has a new address that offers the perfect hometown feel. Introducing Wildcat Ranch with a prime location for employment opportunities, shopping and dining. Just 30 minutes from Downtown Dallas, this community offers easy access to major roadways connected to the Dallas Metroplex. You are invited to be a part of something new in the fastest growing county in the region, Kaufman County.

Residents have an assortment of amenities at their fingertips. There is something for everyone from the Amenity Center with an expansive pool and Fitness Center, to the dog parks, and the miles of trails. This is where value meets lifestyle, with homes priced from the high $200’s and floorplans handcrafted for your needs. Choose from three Award-Winning Home Builders to construct your dream home; Beazer Homes, Express Homes, and Lennar Homes. The Model Row Village is now open to tour! Feel free to request our digital brochure to get a firsthand look at how your life would look like at Wildcat Ranch. You can also visit or contact our office at 972.387.9038 for more information.