Bellaire: the "City of Homes"

For those seeking a more "suburban feel" without leaving the city, Bellaire is the ideal place to settle in. Nestled in-between West University and Houston, Bellaire is within minutes of the Galleria, Texas Medical Center and Downtown. Loop 610 divides Bellaire in half into an East and West division; with commercial businesses located along the loop and residential housing just outside of that. Home to over 16,000 residents, Bellaire is known for it's lush parks, award -winning schools, fantastic libraries and larger lot sizes. These key features are enough to attract many young families to Bellaire.

An independent city, Bellaire is located in the 77081 zip code and maintains their own city council, mayor, police and fire stations. One of the appeals to this great city is their top ranked schools. Many of their elementary, middle and High schools are ranked within the top percentile in the state of Texas.


Bellaire has many elementary schools including:

  • Horn Elementary School- Horn Elementary is a magnet school that has a 2016 school ranking of 9 in Texas and 4 in Houston.

  • Mandarin Chinese Language Immersio

  • Condit Elementary School

  • Baker-Ripley Charter School (Ripley House Charter School)

  • Veritas Christian Academy of Houston- Private

  • NCI Charter School Without Walls

  • The Post Oak School – Private

  • Congregation Brith Shalom – Private

  • New Neighbor Campus

Middle Schools:

  • Pin Oak Middle School- National Blue Ribbon School

  • Ripley House Middle Campus

  • Veritas Christian Academy of Houston – Private

  • Congregation Brith Shalom- Private

  • The Post Oak School- Private

High School:

  • Bellaire High School- Ranked number 19 in Houston

  • Episcopal High School- Private

  • The Post Oak School- Private

  • Oak Brook Baptist School- Private

  • Congregation Brith Shalom- Private

Large Lot Sizes & Strong Market

Another draw to Bellaire is the resilient real estate market and appreciation. Bellaire has consistently been one of the top neighborhoods for real estate appreciation. This along with the larger lot sizes compared to popular neighbors such as West U, is enough of a draw to get many families moving here.

Things to do in Bellaire:

  • Visit Bellaire Zindler Park, a 7.5 acre park named after Marvin Zindler; a Houston journalist. This massive park is contained within the Bellaire Town Square complex and features deluxe amenities such as two lighted tennis courts, a little league baseall field, jogging trail, gazebo and picnic area with a BBQ pit.

  • Bellaire Recreation Center

  • Family aquatic center

  • Bellaire City Library

  • Costa Brava Bistro

  • Bernie's Burger Bus

  • Tacos La Bala

  • Bellaire Broiler Burger

  • Auntie Pasto's

  • Lemongrass Café

  • Samurai Japanese Steak and Sushi

  • Roadster Grill

  • Fresh & Best Donuts

  • Charlie's Bar-B-Q

  • Bellaire Coffee Shop

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Updated: 18th July, 2019 2:42 AM.