The Woodlands, is a Master Planned Community primarily in Montgomery County, Texas consisting of (8) eight subdivisions locally known as "Villages", each of which contains numerous individual neighborhoods. All of the Villages in The Woodlands contain at least one suburban retail center, many restaurants, gas stations, bank branches and grocers and various public parks; additionally, there are both public schools and private schools scattered throughout the Villages.
8 Unique Residential Villages
The Woodlands, a Montgomery County, Texas Master Planned Community consists of eight subdivisions also known as "Villages", each of which contains numerous individual neighborhoods. Many of the Villages in The Woodlands contain at least one suburban retail center, restaurants, gas stations, banks, grocers and assorted public parks. Additionally, there are both public schools and private schools scattered throughout the The Woodlands Community.
The Village Centers: Alden Bridge Village Center, Cochran's Crossing Shopping Center, College Park Village Center, Grogan's Mill Village Center, Panther Creek Shopping Center, Indian Springs Village Center, and Sterling Ridge Shopping Center, each of which include a major chain grocery store; currently these are Krogers, HEB, & Randalls.
There are over 120 parks in The Woodlands and some 200 miles of pathways (and growing) that wind through and around the Villages of The Woodlands. Each Village has a half-dozen or more parks with the exception of the newest Village, Creekside Park. Creekside Park, currently under construction, is already home to two parks as well as the most extensive public waterpark in The Woodlands, The Rob Fleming Aquatic Center.
Schools in The Woodlands
The overall size of The Woodlands expands into 3 different Public School Districts including Magnolia (MISD), Tomball (TISD) and Conroe (CISD). Additionally, there are several prestigious private schools in The Woodlands.
Schools in Alden Bridge:
There are three Conroe Independent School District (CISD) schools located in the boundaries of Alden Bridge. These include Barbara Bush Elementary and Buckalew Elementary (grade K-4) and Mitchell Intermediate for grades 5 & 6. Several large day care and pre-school centers are conveniently located near residential neighborhoods. Alden Bridge is also home of The Woodlands Christian Academy & St. Anthony of Padua Catholic School two of several prestigious private schools in The Woodlands.
Schools in College Park:
Lone Star College, The University Center and The Woodlands College Park High School & Academy of Science and Technology
Schools in Creekside Park:
The Village of Creekside Park currently has 1 public school, Creekside Forest Elementary (TISD).
Schools in Grogan's Mill Village:
Conroe ISD elementary schools in Grogan's Mill include Hailey and Lamar Elementary (grades K-4) and both Wilkerson Intermediate (grades 5 & 6) and Knox Junior High (grades 7 & 8) are located in this village.
Schools in Indian Springs Village:
The renowned John Cooper School, a private college preparatory academy for students in grades K-12, is located in Indian Springs. Interfaith Child Development Center, one of the largest pre-school/child care centers, is also in this village.
Schools in Panther Creek Village:
McCullough Junior High, Conroe ISD schools in Panther Creek include Ride and Glen Loch Elementary Schools (grades K-4) and J.L. McCullough Junior High School (grades 7 & 8).
Schools in Sterling Ridge Village:
New Conroe ISD schools, including the Joel L. Deretchin K-6 school, and nearby Coulson Tough K-6 and The Woodlands High School Ninth Grade campus are located in Sterling Ridge. The new neighborhood of May Valley in West Sterling Ridge will be served by the Magnolia ISD. An elementary school site is located in May Valley. A number of pre-schools and child care centers are also located in the village. The George and Cynthia Woods Mitchell Library makes its home in Sterling Ridge.
The Village Associations are non-profit civic organizations that serve the individual Villages of The Woodlands by providing planned activities, architectural standards review and as a public forum where issues are discussed. Individual Associations are comprised of the adult residents within the different Villages. The Village Associations continue to serve in their current capacity, regardless of the 2010 Woodlands Township transition. Through the transition agreement, the Township has committed to continuing to provide liaisons to the Village Associations as well as hosting the individual village bylaws.
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