The 10 most valuable school districts in Metro Atlanta

by Peter Thomas Ricci


The Decatur City School District carries the highest housing premiums in the Metro Atlanta area, according to a realtor.com analysis.

In the district, the median list price of $565,000 is a 241 percent premium above the median for DeKalb County, which is $235,000. Following close behind are the Cherokee County and Forsyth County districts, where premiums are also 200 percent above their respective counties.

See our chart below for the 10 most valuable districts in the metro area:

School District County Median List Price (District) Median List Price (County) List Price Premium (vs County)
Decatur City School District DeKalb, GA $565,000 $235,000 241%
Cherokee County School District Fulton, GA $704,000 $332,000 212%
Forsyth County School District Forsyth, GA $539,000 $260,000 207%
Fulton County School District Gwinnett, GA $500,000 $260,000 192%
Dekalb County School District Fulton, GA $625,000 $332,000 188%
Cobb County School District Fulton, GA $480,000 $332,000 144%
Atlanta Public School District DeKalb, GA $350,000 $235,000 149%
Hall County School District Gwinnett, GA $360,000 $260,000 138%
Spalding County School District Henry, GA $250,000 $205,000 122%
Buford City School District Gwinnett, GA $300,000 $260,000 115%

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