Lucas, TX

Bishop Country often has clients looking for houses for sale in Lucas TX. That’s why we, as a realtor for Lucas TX, created this city guide.

Lucas, TX

Bishop Country often has clients looking for houses for sale in Lucas TX. That’s why we, as a realtor for Lucas TX, created this city guide.

Geography of Lucas TX

Lucas TX is on the south side of Collin County. It is surrounded by Fairview, Allen, Parker, Wylie, St. Paul, and Lavon Lake. Lucas TX is small, comprising only 12.6 square miles and is 33 miles from Dallas.

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History of Lucas TX

Lucas TX was named after the son, Gabriel H Lucas, of an early settler. He opened a store in the area. Until the end of WWII, Lucas was known for its agriculture with crops of corn and cotton. As Dallas grew, so did the suburb of Lucas. In 1950, Lucas TX had about 100 residents. By the 2000 census, Lucas TX had almost 3000 residents.

Schools in Lucas, TX

Schools in Lucas TX are in seven different districts and private schools.

Lovejoy Independent School District: Serves about 1500 students in Fairview, Allen, McKinney, and Lucas TX. Schools in Lucas TX in this district have been rated exemplary.

Allen Independent School District: With almost 20,000 students in this district, it continues to grow yearly.

McKinney Independent School District: Serves New Hope, Allen, Fairview, Weston, Princeton, Lowry Crossing, and Lucas TX.

Plano Independent School District: Serving over 55,000, schools in Lucas TX in this district are known for their high academic status, with senior high schools ranking in the top 1000 US schools. Unlike most US school systems, PISD has high school for 9th and 10th graders, and senior high school for 11th and 12th graders. Homes for sale in Lucas TX in PISD often have high home values contributing to a large operating budget for the school system.

Princeton Independent School District: This is a rural school serving Culleoka, Lowry Crossing, Branch, Climax, Lake Lavon, and Lucas TX. The Princeton ISD motto is “To Improve the World One Student at a Time.”

Wylie Independent School District: Enrollment in this district is about 10,000 students. The teacher/student ratio is 1:15. In 2015, all Wylie ISD schools were renovated.

Lucas Christian Academy:  This school in Lucas TX takes the best aspects of public, private, and home schools and molds them into one model. This allows the school to cater to a wide variety of student needs.

Why You Should Consider Lucas TX Real Estate

In 2017, Lucas TX was ranked #37 in the Best Dallas suburbs ranking. Additionally, the schools in Lucas TX have high STAAR performance scores. The commute to downtown Dallas is just 31 miles or 36 minutes. Even with all of this, the tax rate in Lucas TX is in the bottom quarter for the Dallas Fort Worth area.

If you are looking for Lucas TX homes for sale or new homes in Lucas TX, please reach out to Bishop Country. We have been involved in Lucas TX real estate for over 12 years. We look forward to serving you.

Homes for Sale in Lucas, TX

Lucas TX Real Estate

If you are looking for Lucas TX homes for sale or new homes in Lucas TX, please reach out to Bishop Country. We have been involved in Lucas TX real estate for over 12 years. We look forward to serving you.

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