Dallas/Fort Worth Gets an A+ When it Comes to Their Schools
As more people make their remote work arrangements permanent, the momentum of the North Texas real estate market shows that many are looking to move to the suburbs where they can have extra space for a home office, a yard for a pet, and, more importantly, strong school districts for their children. Whether kids are part of the picture or not, well-regarded school districts are great for property values and future sellability, especially in Dallas/Fort Worth.
About 30 miles straight north of Dallas, the Frisco Independent School District not only earns an A+ rating from Niche.com but boasts a 15:1 student to teacher ratio, reports that 75% of students are proficient in math, 72% are proficient in reading, and has a 98% graduation rate. The median home value in the Frisco Independent School District is $368,000.
As the name suggests, Coppell Independent School District gets an A+ rating and is located in Coppell. Its proximity to DFW International Airport makes it great for parents who travel a lot but still want to live within a solid school district. Here students benefit from a 16:1 student to teacher ratio, 80% are proficient in math, 76% are proficient in reading, and 98% of students graduate. The median home value in the district is $368,900.
It’s hard to beat Highland Park’s location and, not surprisingly, its school district. For Highland Park residents that opt for public education, they’ll be pleased to know that their A+ schools boast a 16:1 student to teacher ratio, 84% proficiency in math, 83% proficiency in reading, and a 98% graduation rate. The median home value in Highland Park is $1,230,200.
Located in Allen - approximately 30 miles northeast of Dallas - Lovejoy Independent School District is among the highest-rated districts in the area. The district has an A+ rating, a 15:1 student to teacher ratio, 88% proficiency in Math, 82% proficiency in reading, and a 99% graduation rate. The median home value in the district is $374,000.
Right in Southlake, Carroll Independent School District isn’t just good by Dallas/Fort Worth standards, it’s ranked the 2nd best school district in the state of Texas. Needless to say, Carroll schools get an A+ rating as students here benefit from a 16:1 student to teacher ratio, 90% are proficient in math, 85% are proficient in reading, and 99% of students graduate. The median home value in the Carroll Independent School District is $656,100.
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