Houston developers and homebuilders often consider the quality of local schools when determining the location of their next master-planned community or subdivision of homes.
That’s because for many Houston families with school-aged children, the quality of the local school district and campuses play an outsized role in their homebuying decision. In fact, new homes in a well-regarded school district can often charge a 5 to 10 percent premium over new homes in less desirable districts, according to Metrostudy.
While there are many school ranking systems — from the official Texas Education Agency’s A-F school rating system to third-party lists like GreatSchools.org — looking at where Houston homebuilders are starting homes is a strong indicator of school quality.
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