Why Do People Live here?
Kennedale is a small bedroom community on the major cross-roads of Arlington and Fort Worth. Located just South of I-20 and along Hwy 287, Kennedale has easy access to the DFW Metroplex. However once you are off the freeway, small town life emerges. The main reason people choose Kennedale is because of the schools. The school district encompasses all of the City of Kennedale and a small part of Southwest Arlington. Kennedale schools are highly rated and compete on the UIL 4A level. Parents like Kennedale because the schools are large enough to have facilities and programs parents expect but with school sizes small enough for the students to be highly involved.
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What’s the Kennedale area like?
The homes you would expect to find for sale in the Kennedale area are a mixture of affordable to luxury homes. First Texas is a major builder with Brookstone Estates and The Vineyard additions located here. Homes in these additions range from 2500-4000 square feet. Shady Creek and Shady Creek East are an established neighborhood built in the late 1990’s and early 2000’s. Home here also range in the 2500-4000 square feet. Falcon Wood Estates is an exclusive gated community of custom homes that sit on 0.5 acre or more The lots are heavily wooded. Homes in Falcon Wood Estates are typically over 4000 square feet.
What’s Going on Nearby the Kennedale?
Kennedale was established in 1887 and is located at I-20 and Hwy 287. Kennedale has upgraded their major roads through town and have constructed traffic circles to prevent congestion. Kennedale’s city tax rate is 2% and the state tax rate is 6%. The total sales tax rate is 8.5%. The Kennedale Youth Association has football, baseball and softball. There is also a miniature basketball association. The community has a beauticul city park. The City Hall area features a gazebo and place host to an art fair. Kennedale has a 9/11 memorial in the shape of a sun dial made from a steel beam from the Twin Towers. Kennedale is one of seven town to become a certfied scenic city. The standards included
- Strong standards to enhance the visual character of its streetscapes including sign regulation and landscaping
- Emphasis on establishing and protecting parks, trails and open spaces
- Programs such as Keep Kennedale Beautiful and the establishment of a natural park to promote healthy riparian wildlife and provide passive recreation.
What Schools will the Kids Attend?
Kennedale has one high school and one junior high school. The Kennedale Wildcats are very active in sports and arts programs. The James A. Arthur Intermediate school serves fifth and sixth grade. Grades K-4 attend two elementary schools: R.F Patterson and James F. Delaney. R.F Patterson mainly serves children living in the Arlington part of the school district and is located on the East side of Hwy 287.
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