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Allen, Texas, like neighboring Plano and McKinney, is located in one the fastest growing areas of North Dallas.
According to the Allen Independent School District, "Allen ISD earned an Exemplary Rating under the 2010 Texas Education Agency accountability rating system. Eighteen individual Allen ISD campuses were rated Exemplary and two were rated as Recognized." An Exemplary rating means that scores of all Allen ISD's roughly 19,000 students averaged 90 percent or higher on standardized testing, and the high school completion rate was at least 95 percent.
The Allen Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra and Symphony Chorus performs at First United Methodist Church of Allen, located at 601 S. Greenville Avenue. The 2010-11 season included Night on Bald Mountain, John Williams" composition "Escapades" from the movie Catch Me If You Can, and "Music of the Night" with vocalist and performer David Gaschen.
Chase Oaks Golf Course has actually two courses: The Blackjack course is an "18-hole championship layout that can be very demanding, especially from the back tees," says its website. "Blackjack often rewards strategic shot-making instead of strength." Sawtooth, with 9 holes, has two different tee boxes for each hole.
Allen Station Park has five baseball fields, four softball fields, hike-and-bike trails, picnic tables, barbecue grills, and playgrounds.
The Edge@Allen Station Park is an extreme sports park that features a concrete skate park, two roller-hockey rinks, BMX track, and a visitor center. The skate park is the largest outdoor facility of its kind in the state. The park is open from 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. for all skate areas and the BMX track 8 a.m. to dusk. The Edge is free and open to the public.
The Village at Allen/Fairview, U.S. 75 and Stacy Road, is home to restaurants, shops and other businesses. Retailers include Macy's, Dillard's, TJ Maxx, and Homegoods. The Village at Allen includes a Canine Commons Dog Park, The Grove with a hedgerow labyrinth, and hike-and-bike trails.
The Allen Event Center is also on property. The Allen Americans, the Dallas Stars' CHL affiliate, play at the Allen Event Center, as do the Allen Wranglers indoor football team. The Center has hosted a variety of shows from Reba McEntire, Styx & REO Speedwagon to Monster Trucks and Extreme Ice Racing.
Just across the street is The Cortona luxury apartments. It has a two-story clubhouse with gourmet kitchen, fitness center with HD screens, and basketball courts, all within walking distance of The Village at Allen/Fairview.
Anyone searching for Allen apartments will have a wide variety to choose from. The prices of apartments in Allen, TX is lower than many other states. The city has 20 different apartment communities to choose from. The average rent for apartments in Allen, Texas is $1,172.
Most people don't know that Barney and Wishbone, PBS kids shows, got their start at studios in Allen.