What's that old saying? Something like: "Every time a school bus drives away with children in it, a mother and father get a few more hours of relaxation." OK, so that's not really a saying -- but it's back to school time, which means it's time for parents to evaluate where their kids learn. Thankfully, Trulia already did much of the heavy lifting. Working with data from SchoolDigger.com to determine the most improved school districts in the 100 largest metros, Trulia then matched median home price to the district. Remember: These are not the best schools in their respective districts, just ones that have improved the most in the past five years according to the study. Most improved schools in the biggest metros In most organized sports, "most improved" is typically awarded to the kid who went from eating gum off the underside of the bleacher to actually scoring a a point in one game -- or because the coaches had no other awards to give. In real estate, though, it's muc...
- Trulia worked with SchoolDigger.com to show the most improved school districts in the top 100 metros and their respective median home prices.
- New York City Geographic District 15 in Brooklyn has moved up 78 spots since 2011.
- San Francisco Unified school is the most improved in the Bay Area, and median home price there is $1,177,099.