North Dallas includes the areas of Preston Hollow, Oak Lawn, Bluff View, and any part of Dallas that is north of downtown and south of 635/LBJ. The Preston Hollow area is noted for its country feel in the middle of the city. Trees, rolling hills, lakes, and streams are prevalent in the area. The North Dallas area provides a lifestyle for everyone: historic areas, new construction, townhomes, estates, condominiums, high rise living, and single families residents in the D.I.S.D.
The D.I.S.D. is affiliated with the Satellite Education Resources Consortium (SERC), which provides instruction for students and staff via satellite. Positive Parents of Dallas links the business community and parents in an effort to promote positive achievement of staff and students in the D.I.S.D.