ESC Region 11 is one of 20 education service centers established by the Texas State Legislature in 1967 and known as the Texas System of Education Service Centers. As an intermediary educational agency, ESC Region 11 provides professional development, technical assistance, and management of educational programs to 77 public school districts and 53 charter campuses in a 10-county area in north-central Texas.
The Region 11 area includes 67,940 educators and more than 556,895 students. In an area covering 10 counties of North Texas, Region 11 services an area equal to the state of New Jersey in size. School districts in this region range in size from Fort Worth Independent School District's large metropolitan schools to small rural districts with only one building housing a total of 80 students for grades K-9. The Service Center is centrally located in White Settlement, Texas, just west of Fort Worth, Texas, and is surrounded by many community and cultural resources.