Austin ISD School Feeder Patterns

Posted on Oct 28, 2013 in kids, schools | No Comments

I was digging around to see if I could find maps of the boundaries of schools in Austin neighborhoods and found a PDF that a local paper, Community Impact puts out.  Or rather, they put one out a few years ago.  I could not find a more recent one.  I downloaded their PDF and here is […]

Updated school ratings

Posted on Sep 21, 2011 in kids, neighborhoods, parenting, Real Estate, schools | One Comment

I’ve updated the schools state ratings from the last school year, 2010-2011 on my Google maps. If you have gotten access in the past, your URL link should still work.  If you haven’t and are interested in seeing them, please visit this page.

venn diagram

Posted on May 19, 2010 in Real Estate, schools | 7 Comments

I often get questions about where people should live in Austin.  I have a quiz to help people, but sometimes readers want a personalized approach. Frequently they ask something like, “I want to live close to downtown in a great school district.  But my budget is only $150,000.”  Here’s my answer to that question (in […]

Move To Austin website updated

Posted on May 26, 2009 in economy, general austin, Real Estate, schools | No Comments

I’ve been busy updating my website, so let me formally invite you to go there and take another look around again. New additions/updates include: How much can you afford in Austin? A slice of what the real estate market is offering in different price ranges. Austin Commute Times – my best guess of how long […]

Best Schools In Austin

Posted on Mar 24, 2009 in parenting, schools | 2 Comments

It took me having my own kid to understand how important this topic is when looking for a new house. I don’t know how to compare Austin’s public school system to other cities, but I can help you with picking a region within the Austin area. The schools that consistently score the highest on the […]