A main factor for moving is a neighborhood’s educational opportunities. Whether future home dwellers are ready to send kiddos to kindergarten or are enrolling them in high school, good school districts correlate with positive neighborhood experiences and increased home value, along with a great education.

If you’re interested in homeownership in Montgomery County, TX, the Conroe Independent School District offers quality educational opportunities. Spanning 348 square miles and serving the cities and towns of Caney Creek, Conroe, Oak Ridge North, Shenandoah and The Woodlands (among others), the Conroe ISD educates more than 67,000 students across 65 campuses.

Here are five great reasons to live in the Conroe ISD.

1. Leader in the state

The Education Resource Group (ERG) named the Conroe ISD the second-most productive school district out of 200 in Texas based on academic and financial performance. The independent school district is known for its comprehensive core academic programs, outstanding career and technical education curriculum and plenty of extracurricular courses and activities to meet many student interests.

2. Lower taxes

During the 2021-2022 school year, homeowners living in the Conroe ISD paid a tax rate of $1.1760, one of the lowest in the greater Houston area. The rate represented a $3.65 decrease from the 2020-2021 school year, and an overall $.10 decrease during the past three years.

3. High graduation rate

Another of the Conroe ISD’s terrific school ratings is its graduation rank. Specifically, its 96.5% position is one of the highest in the state of Texas. The dropout rate is also lower than that of the state’s at 0.4%.

4. Outstanding transparency fiscal management

The Conroe ISD received the highest transparency recognition from the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts for 10 years in a row. The program recognizes local governments and school districts for transparency efforts in numbers including enrollment, financial statements, property taxes and voter-approved bonds. The district also received an “A” rating for “Superior achievement” under Texas’ School FIRST Financial accountability rating, speaking to the organization’s commitment to fiscal management and reporting.

5. Ongoing “SmartSchools” kudos

The TXSmartSchools regularly honors the Conroe ISD with a five-star Smart Score ranking of Very High Academic Progress and Very Low Spending Compared to Fiscal Peers, compared to other Texas school districts. The organization relies on academic, financial and demographic data to highlight school districts that generate high academic achievements and cost-effective operations.

Great Location, Quality Learning

Living in Montgomery County can mean access to the great Conroe Texas schools and their outstanding educational opportunities. Conroe ISD schools serving the ARTAVIA master-planned community in Conroe, TX are San Jacinto Elementary, Grangerland Intermediate, Moorhead Junior High and Caney Creek High School.

To learn more about these fine schools and to take a look at ARTAVIA’s inventory of homes, visit us at https://artaviatx.com.

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