I was asked today for a good resource for Portland schools. There are lots of them. Some are subjective, some provide rankings, some confirm what school your child will go to within a school district. Schools are either of utmost importance or of no importance for individual buyers but is probably one of the most important features in real estate that is not actually a part of the property. It is possible to search for homes in any given (public) elementary, middle or high school.
- Oregon Department of Education Report Cards
- Clackamas County School Locator: http://web5.co.clackamas.or.us/taxmap/schlocator/ol/
- Portland Public Schools http://www.pps.k12.or.us/schools-c/find_your_school.php
- Beaverton School District attendance information http://www.beaverton.k12.or.us/home/district/attendance-area-information/
- Tigard-Tualatin http://www.ttsd.k12.or.us/schools
- Hillsboro http://www.hsd.k12.or.us/Schools/MapsBoundaries/tabid/76/Default.aspx
Portland Monthly has an annual “Schools Issue” filed under the real estate heading on their website.
GreatSchools.org is a national site that provides ranking and a fair number of pop-up ads. It has Yelp-like ratings which is unique to any of the site listed here.