Which Two Boulder County High Schools are ranked #1 and #3 in Colorado?

Peak to Peak School logoWe have always known Boulder County students have excellent choices for education but now the U.S. News and World Report confirms it.  In their recent 2014 rankings Lafayette’s Peak to Peak Charter School was named the #1 high school in Colorado with Boulder’s Fairview High School ranking #3.  This is great news for families all across the Boulder Valley area.

The rankings are primarily based on the percentage of students who take and pass advanced placement exams and on standardized test scores.  At Peak to Peak, 98 percent of their seniors took an advanced placement test and 81 percent passed.

logo-b40f225f74365e294e3c30b56f66550cTo add to the bragging rights, both Peak to Peak and Fairview earned a “Gold” medal for ranking in the Top 500 high schools nationally – this is based on data collected from over         31, 242 public high schools in the United States.

Strong schools are often a significant component in determining the neighborhood search area for our buyers. A recent article in the Washington Post confirms that buyers on average are willing to pay $50 more per square foot for homes in top rated school districts compared to homes in average schools districts.

The Gazaway Group knows and understands the schools in the Boulder Valley School District.  Our children and their friends go to these schools and we can help you find the best home for you near the best school for you and your children.

I am a Boulder County real estate specialist. Over the past three years, I have earned the distinction of being named a 5280 Five Star Realtor. This puts me in the top 7% of all Realtors in the Denver Metro Area for customer satisfaction. If you would like to schedule a buyer or seller meeting with me, please feel free to call me at 303-579-1617 or contact me by email.

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