The Best Neighborhoods in Katy ISD

Many Katy area neighborhoods are highly sought-after for their amazing amenities, top schools, and expansive homes. Here are a few that are always a hit with Katy Area residents.


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1. Cross Creek Ranch

Cross Creek Ranch residents are technically in Fulshear, but most schools are zoned to Katy ISD, with three new ones being built to accommodate this fast growth area. The area still enjoys big-city luxuries in a small-town atmosphere. Both new construction and established homes are available. The community has a lakeside water park and fitness center with miles of greenbelt and hiking and biking trails. Zoned to award-winning Katy ISD and Lamar CISD schools, home prices range from $300K to just under a million.

2. Cinco Ranch

Resort-style living at Cinco Ranch includes waterparks, a beach club, walking trails, and more in Katy’s largest residential community. One of the top 20 master-planned communities in the country, Cinco Ranch offers the most amazing resort style pools and amenities galore and homes are zoned to some of Katy ISD's top schools and is one of the many reasons it's a popular destination for Katy families. Cinco Ranch has older established, more established homes in tree-lined communities in Southlake and Northlake villages as well as newer home in the southwest or northwest quadrants of Katy. Prices range from $300K to over a million. Homes generally will feed into Seven Lakes and Cinco Ranch High School.

3. Kelliwood

Nestled throughout many pockets and green spaces along South Fry Road, Kelliwood homes are known for quality builds in very nice, safe neighborhoods, many of them gated. Neighborhoods include Kelliwood Gardens, Kelliwood Greens, Kelliwood Lakes, Kelliwood Lakeforest, Kelliwood Place, Kelliwood Courts, and many more. Kelliwood is zoned to some of the top schools in Katy ISD and homes range in price from $370K to over $2 million. Many of Homes feed into Taylor or Seven Lakes High Schools*.

4. Seven meadows

If you're on Grand Parkway (99) and take the S. Fry Road heading east, you will come up the start of Seven Meadows. Keep driving a ways and you will enter the beautiful gated community of Avalon at Seven Meadows. Many of these neighborhoods feed into Seven Lakes High School and prices range from $260K to $1 million.

5. Elyson

With parks, trails, lakes and orchards close by, Elyson is quickly become a Katy family favorite. Built to suit families and active and adventurous lifestyles, there are endless options for recreation like tennis courts, a fitness center, a cafe, event lawn and large swimming pool. Upscale retail and restaurant plans are also in the near future. The neighborhood is zoned to new, highly desired Katy ISD schools - Bethke Elementary, Stockdick Junior High, and Paetow High School. Homes range in price from $382K to the mid-600's.