Crime rate would definitely be a better question for Google. :)
However, an even better way to learn more about a neighborhood, is to talk with the neighbors.
They can give you insight into a neighborhood, that you could never get from a website or even a Realtor.
In regards to school district you can look at the NISD website for more info on specific schools.
I actually focus much of my time in that area of town, if you need any assistance feel free to contact me.