When researching where to build our communities, Dream Finders Homes always has the interest of our homebuyers in mind. One of the many things we look for is areas within the best school districts for your kids.
Throughout the Orlando area, we’ve built some of the best communities in proximity to these districts. Not only do we have high standards for the school districts we build near, but we also have even higher standards for the homes we build. After a long day of learning from top-quality schools, your kids can come home to a comfortable environment that’s also conducive to their growing minds. Read on for some of the communities we offer near the best school districts in Orlando.
Homes for Sale in the Best School Districts in Orlando, Florida
The Seminole Crossing community is a wonderful place to start when looking for homes for sale in Orlando. Aside from providing options for great schools, this community offers plenty of activities for the whole family. It’s located in Winter Springs, within walking distance of the popular Winter Springs Town Center. You and your family can enjoy the fresh outdoors and natural views with a weekend stroll along the Cross Seminole Trail or a picnic at Central Winds Park.
Your kids will also enjoy the finest education provided by the Seminole County Public School District. It’s consistently a top-scoring school and continued its long-standing “A”-rating in the 2021-2022 school year. Ranked #1 out of all Central Florida Districts and #5 in Florida overall, we’re confident that will continue into this 2022-2023 year. It’s also ranked #2 for most diverse and #60 nationally. The Seminole County School District is the 12th largest school district in Florida, nurturing over 67,000 students. It consists of 69 schools, including:
– Layer Elementary
– Highlands Elementary
– Indian Trails Middle
– Winter Springs High
– Lake Howell High
– Choice in Learning (charter school)
There’s no better way to soak in the Central Florida lifestyle than by living in our communities within the trendy Lake Nona area. Summerdale Park and Laureate Park are filled with innovative home designs and are surrounded by endless activities and entertainment. Let your kids run wild at the multiple playgrounds, parks, and pools. Between Laureate Park’s community garden and Summerdale Park’s proximity to Boxi Park, there are more than just high-quality schools to benefit your kids.
With a 19 to 1 student-teacher ratio in grades K-12, your kids will receive the attention they need to succeed in Orange County Public Schools. This school district was ranked #2 in Orlando and #24 in Florida, with a #1 ranking for athletics. Aside from star athletes, this school district nurtures overall star students with educational and community outreach programs. They received districtwide accreditation, had 7 of their magnet schools recognized by Magnet Schools of America, and had 126 of their class of 2022 high school graduates accepted into the top 20 colleges and universities. The Orange County Public School District caters to 202 schools, including:
– North Lake Park Elementary
– Laureate Park Elementary
– Lake Nona Middle
– Orlando Gifted Academy (Magnet School)
– Lake Nona High School
Located in charming DeLand, our Lakewood Park community offers the Dream Finders Homes’ Dream Series collection of floor plans that are built to fit how you live today. Settle into a new home with modern upgrades and designs, and then explore this Volusia County wonder. In a short 15-minute drive, you and your family can enjoy the many shopping, dining, and entertainment offerings of downtown DeLand’s Historic Garden District. There are also tons of options for an active lifestyle, with its host of trails, parks, and conservation areas. In addition to hosting one of Florida’s oldest colleges, Stetson University, it also hosts the Volusia County School District for PK-12 students.
Ranked #3 in Orlando Districts, this district offers students the tools and support needed to succeed. They place a strong emphasis on helping students discover a career field that suits their skills and interests. This is achieved with the help of the FUTURES Foundation, an organization that encourages the involvement of businesses and the community to enhance students’ success in college and in their future careers. There are 72 schools total in the Volusia County District, including:
– Freedom Elementary
– Volusia Pines Elementary
– DeLand Middle
– Deltona High
– University High
– Ivy Hawn Charter School of the Arts
Luxury living isn’t far from top-quality school districts. These two communities in Lake County prove it. Starting with Bella Collina, you’ll find a plethora of luxurious amenities within and around the community. Enjoy exclusive Nick Faldo 18-hole golf courses, a full-service spa, a resort-style pool, and more. This gated master-planned community is located in Montverde, just minutes from more entertainment in Winter Garden and downtown Orlando. It’s also just a mile from the famous Montverde Academy. Hartwood Landing in Clermont offers its own unique options for a luxe life. A beautiful swimming pool with cabanas is just the start. Residents can enjoy 40-foot, 50-foot, and 60-foot lot options and easy access to Highway 27 and State Road 429 for even more amenities beyond the community.
When it comes to schools, the Lake County School District will ensure your kids get the utmost educational options. It’s ranked #4 in Orlando and is the 19th largest district in Florida, serving approximately 42,000 students. This district aims to be a dynamic, progressive, and collaborative learning community that enables students to succeed in post-secondary education and the workplace. The Lake County School District boasts 59 schools, including specialty and charter schools. Here are a few:
– Sawgrass Bay Elementary
– Grassy Lake Elementary
– Windy Hill Middle
– East Ridge Middle
– Lake Minneola High
– East Ridge High
Searching for a new home in the Orlando school district will be a breeze in these communities. From Seminole to Lake County, we’ve planted communities within highly-regarded school districts that care immensely about your kids’ education and future. Take time to learn a bit more about each of these communities and the districts they are located in. Then, once you’re ready, our Online Sales Associates are available by phone or online to help start the journey to your new Dream Finders home.