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Overview of Local Sacramento Area Schools

June is one of the busiest months for the real estate industry. Whether you’re a first-time homebuyer or family looking to move into the Sacramento area, one of the most critical factors for making a move is the quality of the schools in the area. So where are good schools in Sacramento? Anyone who has children or plans on having them in the future wants to make sure their children have access to top public schools with excellent ratings. Check out this overview of some of the local schools in the Fair Oaks section of Sacramento.


Overview of Local Sacramento Area Schools


Earl Legette Elementary School


The Earl Legette Elementary School has an 8/10 rating. It’s known for providing an extensive list of programs for students to participate in throughout the year. It’s a slightly diverse school known for making excellent academic progress. Students who attend this school tend to score well on standardized testing. The average number of students per classroom at this elementary school is 21 kids, which provides kids with plenty of one-on-one attention from the teacher. Parents have positive things to say about the teachers, the values of the school, and leadership.


Harry Dewey Fundamental Elementary School


Another elementary school in the Fair Oaks section of Sacramento is the Harry Dewey Fundamental Elementary School. It has an overall rating of 7/10, slightly lower than some of the other schools. The elementary school is somewhat diverse and has above state average test scores. There is an average of 20 children in each classroom with an assigned teacher. Rough 96% of all teachers at this school have more than three years of experience teaching, leaving some parents feeling more comfortable sending their children here.


Bella Vista High


Bella Vista High School is more diverse than both elementary schools and ranks higher academically. It's known for its excellent academics, which has resulted in students doing exceptionally well on standardized testing. Students at this school tend to fare better when compared with other high schools within the state of California as a whole; it received an 8/10 overall rating from those who have had experience attending there before!


Orangevale Open K-8


An above-average school for children between the age of 5 and 13, Orangevale Open K-8 is another excellent option in the area. There are many great things that this school has to offer. Advanced courses are available for students looking to take on challenging subjects. There are, on average, a total of 24 kids per classroom with one teacher. Nearly all of the teachers at this school have over three years of teaching experience under their belts!


There are several great public schools found in the Sacramento area. For those considering making a move in or around the Fair Oaks section of the city, there are several of the different schools to choose from. These are just a few of them! Anyone who is thinking about buying a property should feel relieved knowing the elementary, middle, and high schools all have excellent ratings and reviews because of their academic excellence and skilled teachers.


For more information, visit the San Juan Unified School district website. It is a diverse school district serving students and families in Arden-Arcade, Carmichael, Orangevale, Citrus Heights, and Fair Oaks. You can also find out school ratings by visiting GreatSchools.org!


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