Unfortunately, it’s no secret that you often have to shell out a pretty penny to live in one of the state’s top-performing districts. But did you know that there are quite a few local school districts that consistently rank among the top in the state and offer affordable home prices? It’s true!
Here are our favorite school districts for buyers on a budget:
- Telford is located largely within Souderton Area School District, which was recently ranked 18th in the state — out of over 500 schools! The borough offers affordable, well-kept homes that often offer a nice backyard and walkability to town. Plus, the district enjoys a new state-of-the-art high school, impressive sports teams, and a ton of extracurriculars (like the award-winning SAVE environmental club!).
- Royersford offers affordable living in one of “America’s Most Challenging High Schools” according US World & News Report! Spring-Ford Area School District is known for its impressive array of AP classes, and an award-winning marching band.
- It doesn’t get much better than Central Bucks School District, which consistently ranks among the very best in state. Chalfont and Warminster are located within the district, and offer more affordable housing, including plenty of single-family homes for under $250,000 and twin/townhomes for less than $200,000
- Downingtown Area School District was named to Newsweek’s list of America’s Top High Schools — and for good reason! The district is recognized for its commitment to STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) education, and offers plenty of affordable homes.