Buying a Home in Atascocita – Texas
Atascocita is a hot spot for Houston relocations as a rapidly growing community located northeast of Houston – approximately 6 miles from Highway 59, (also called interstate 69). Atascocita is home to more than 66,000 residents who enjoy parks, country clubs, golf courses and shopping and beautiful Lake Houston. Atascocita is bordered by the 12,000 acre Lake Houston, with a variety of neighborhoods that are nestled along the water with lakefront living – home to fishing, boating and water sports recreational activities.
Atascocita was named in “Best Places to Retire” by the U.S. News & World Report. Atascocita is also ranked among the fastest growing communities in the United States today.
Atascocita Neighborhood School Zoning:
The Atascocita area has grown at a rapid pace over the last decade and today is often identified easier by school zones as Atascocita addresses do not exist. In southern parts of the Atascocita area, many neighborhoods have Houston addresses and are zoned to SummerCreek High School. Eastern and Western neighborhoods of Atascocita often have Humble, TX addresses and are zoned to Atascocita High School. A few neighborhoods on the north side of Atascocita have Humble, TX addresses, but are zoned to Kingwood schools – all of which are part of the Humble ISD school district.
Understanding zoning in Atascocita can be confusing even for current residents of the Atascocita area, and especially for those relocating and planing to buy a home in Atascocita for the first time. It’s important to speak with a knowledgeable Atascocita area realtor in the home buying process, especially if schools are a part of the decision making process.
Atascocita elementary schools feed into 3 middle schools in the Atascocita area, including Atascocita Middle School, Timberwood Middle School and Woodcreek Middle School. Note: Some Atascocita neighborhoods are additionally zoned to Humble Middle School.
Atascocita Middle and Timberwood Middle currently both feed into Atascocita High School. Woodcreek Middle School feeds into SummerCreek High School. Both Atascocita area high schools are classified as 6A under the 2014 UIL realignments.
Atascocita Relocation Insider: If schools are an important part of your home buying criteria, it may be helpful to understand past and future changes to zoning and developments. Jodi Manfred can provide valuable information on Humble ISD trends and assist your family in making an educated decision on the best neighborhoods to suit your priorities and needs.
Atascocita features an abundance of shopping centers with everything from major retailers to specialty stores and a wide variety of restaurants. Atascocita’s major shopping, dining and entertainment centers can be found along heavily traveled Atascocita roads to include FM1960 East, West Lake Houston Parkway, Will Clayton Parkway and Atascocita Road.
Atascocita is home to three golf courses, country club living and a variety of neighborhoods from homes in the $100′s up into the millions.
Atascocita Homes for Sale: