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Finding the Right School

Today's home buyers are doing their homework to find the right school district for them. Here are some important considerations for your search:

  • School district annual report
  • School performance
  • Teacher & principal information
  • School discpline & safety policies
  • Active parent-teacher organization
  • Special programs or classes
  • Sports and extra-curricular activities

How to research schools and school districts:

  • Start online with web sites such as GreatSchools.org or Education.com, which offer a national database, search and comparison tools, user reviews, help with navigating school systems, and more.
  • Attend a Parent-Teacher Association meeting to see how issues are addressed and talk to other parents for their feedback.Your real estate agent will play a key role in doing a search-by-school of the MLS to identify homes for sale within school boundaries that meet all of your criteria, including your price range, desired amenities, and other factors. Additionally,  [Hotlink and promotion removed by Zillow moderator. Please see our  Good Neighbor Policy for information.]

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