flexiblefullpage - default
Currently Reading

The Most Improved School Districts For The 10 Largest Metros

Advertisement
billboard - default

The Most Improved School Districts For The 10 Largest Metros

A Brooklyn school system had the biggest jump from 2011 to 2015

 


August 26, 2016
The Most Improved School Districts For The 10 Largest Metros
The Most Improved School Districts For The 10 Largest Metros

The quality of the nearby public school system has always been a big factor when choosing a home. It still is: A recent survey indicated that Millennials value local schools almost as much as they do crime rates and commute times.

A Trulia study ranks the most-improved school districts in the 10 biggest U.S. cities over the last five years, factoring in differences in test scores between 2011 and 2015. Districts had to contain four or more schools, and 1,000 or more students to be included in the results. The site also found the median home price in the area.

New York City’s NYC Geographic District 15 had the biggest jump, rising from 160th (out of 181 New York City districts) to 82nd. The district contains 47 schools from grade ranging from Pre-K to high school. A median house in the neighborhood, Brooklyn’s Cobble Hill, is $1.6 million.

The most affordable housing is available in Blue Island, Ill., a south suburb of Chicago, where the median home price is $176,551. The four high schools in Community High School District 218 jumped from 102nd in 2011 to 61st in 2015 (out of 114 districts).

Read more

Related Stories

New-Home Sales

Consumer Confidence Reaches 5-Month High Despite Recession Fears

America's big spenders sprang back into action in September, but when it came to home purchases, consumers weren't quite so confident

Sales + Marketing

Lessons Learned From Previous Housing Market Disruptions

For home builders navigating today's housing marketplace, hope is not a strategy, wishing is not an action plan, and success is not an accident

Financing

What the Federal Reserve's Latest Rate Hike Could Mean for the Housing Market

Mortgage rates have finally topped 6%, and with more gains on the horizon, experts warn that the U.S. housing market could be moving toward a recession

Advertisement
boombox1 -
Advertisement
native1 - default
halfpage2 -

More in Category




Advertisement
native2 - default
Advertisement
halfpage1 -

Create an account

By creating an account, you agree to Pro Builder's terms of service and privacy policy.


Daily Feed Newsletter

Get Pro Builder in your inbox

Each day, Pro Builder's editors assemble the latest breaking industry news, hottest trends, and most relevant research, delivered to your inbox.

Save the stories you care about

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet lorem ipsum dolor sit amet lorem ipsum dolor sit amet.

The bookmark icon allows you to save any story to your account to read it later
Tap it once to save, and tap it again to unsave

It looks like you’re using an ad-blocker!

Pro Builder is an advertisting supported site and we noticed you have ad-blocking enabled in your browser. There are two ways you can keep reading:

Disable your ad-blocker
Disable now
Subscribe to Pro Builder
Subscribe
Already a member? Sign in
Become a Member

Subscribe to Pro Builder for unlimited access

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipisicing elit, sed do eiusmod tempor incididunt ut labore et dolore magna aliqua.