McKinney is a northern suburb of Dallas located 32 miles north on Hwy 75. It borders Fairview and Allen on the south and Frisco on the west. With a population near 150,000 it is well known for its historic downtown. In 2014, Money Magazine ranked McKinney as #1 Best Places to Live in America. Writers ranked the city high based on beautiful natural parks and open spaces, affordable and diverse housing, plenty of jobs and a vibrant downtown that offers lots to do for residents. McKinney is served by McKinney ISD with 20 elementary, 5 middle, and 3 high schools.