Buyers interested in Western NC homes will find solid information and facts on the Putting Students First website which provides recent statistics about the Buncombe County School District. Buncombe County encompasses a number of communities including Black Mountain, Montreat, Weaverville, Fairview, and Biltmore Forest.
A national survey of Realtors ranked quality of schools as one of the top five reasons people select a particular neighborhood. Greybeard Realty understands the importance of our school quality, and our Realtors are knowledgeable about Buncombe County Schools. Our Realtors send their children to these schools, and our founder serves as Vice-Chairman of the Buncombe County School Board.
In the last four years, Buncombe County Schools has achieved a 35% decrease in dropouts. On SAT scores, Buncombe County School district students rank third highest among NC school districts with more than two high schools. Also, the Buncombe County School district is one of only 381 school districts in the country on the Advanced Placement Achievement List for student participation and high scores in AP classes.
For Asheville home buyers with children moving into the area, the high quality of Buncombe County Schools is a real plus. For more information about Buncombe County Schools within particular communities and for assistance in selecting a new home in Western NC, please contact Greybeard Realty.