Ready to settle down in a house with a sizeable yard and raise a young Einstein? It’s time to leave the tight urban city blocks and move to Lakewood. Acres of sprawling green parks and massive oak trees shading the streets in this district of Dallas. Lakewood Elementary is highly rated as a top elementary school in the city. The natural beauty comes with one inherent downfall - the mosquitos come out in full force during the summer months. apartments for rent in Lakewood start at $790 per month.