Carrollton-Farmers Branch ISD serves eastern area of Coppell, south of Sandy Lake Rd. and to the east of Macarthur Blvd., including the Riverchase area, and students matriculate to Ranchview High School.
Lewisville ISD serves the northern section of Coppell falling in Denton County, including the Coppell Greens subdivision. This area is north of State Highway 121.
All of the elementary schools in the Coppell Independent School District are rated "Exemplary" by the Texas Education Agency (in 2008), as are Coppell Middle School North and Coppell Middle School East. Coppell Middle School West, Coppell High School and the district as a whole are rated "Recognized". New Tech High, received an "Exemplary" ranking in its first year, the 2008-2009 school year. Riverchase Elementary (in the Carrollton-Farmers Branch Independent School District, but located in Coppell) is rated "Recognized". Students from that school go on to attend the Barbara Bush Middle School and Ranchview High School in neighboring Valley Ranch. They are rated "Academically Acceptable" and "Recognized" respectively.
The Coppell ISD was ranked as the #1 music program in the United States by the Music Educators Association in 2000. In August 2001, Coppell voters approved a sales tax increase to provide funding for arts in the school district. The Coppell High School Marching Band won the Texas 4A UIL championship in 1999 and finished third in 5A in 2009. Click here for more information about Coppell Schools.