The annual ritual begins anew in schools all over Folsom and El Dorado Hills – the kids are going ‘Back to School’. Today I dropped my daughter off for 6th grade orientation at Marina Middle School. She is the confident type, but it’s a pretty big deal to move from the safe and nurturing environment of an elementary to that next step of Middle School. I certainly remember that mixture of fear and excitement that starting at a new school entailed. Then again, I remember 8-track tape players – why dont we keep it the present shall we?
Why take up space on a real estate blog to blather on about my kid going back to school?
If you own a home in the suburbs, location-location-location often translates into schools-schools-schools.
The simple truth is the quality of the public schools has a direct effect on property values. Whether you have kids, are planning to have kids, or are thrilled that your kids are grown, you better understand the value of the local public schools before you choose to buy.
I have decided that while my daughter gets back into the swing of school, I would write a series of posts about the local public schools in Folsom and El Dorado Hills. One of the main reasons that people choose to locate to these two communities is the outstanding value of the local public schools. They are blown away by the passion and committment exemplified by local school teachers and administrators. They find a tight knit community of parents that are supportive and want their children to recieve a first class education. Making the choice to locate into one of these outstanding communities will pay dividends for years to come.