For potential homeowners, settling into a neighborhood with a fantastic school district is a major buying factor, and it’s important to choose a builder that places education at the top of their priorities. At Homes by Taber, we’ve been building proudly-overbuilt homes in sought-after communities throughout areas of Tulsa and Oklahoma City for over 22 years now. A crucial part of our success stems from our commitment to building homes and communities that meet the ever-changing needs of homebuyers—but one thing that will never change is the desire to live within a highly-rated school district, and our Tulsa communities certainly exceed expectations in that category.
Schools are not only an incredibly impactful component of a livable environment, but they are also representative of a community's character. Living in a high-quality school district comes with an array of unparalleled benefits—from providing your children with a remarkable education and increasing your home's value to setting up a bright future and promoting community involvement. Whether you’re familiar with the area or need a reliable resource, this guide will help you get to know more about the top-rated schools near our Taber communities in Tulsa.
Within the rapidly-growing town of Bixby, Bixby Public School District consistently ranks within the top 3 school districts in Tulsa and the top 15 school districts in Oklahoma, consisting of 11 schools that provide exceptional opportunities for learning and development for grades K-12. Children and teens in Bixby Village will attend Central Elementary, Central Intermediate, Bixby Middle, Bixby 9th Grade Center and Bixby High School—all of which have been recognized for their collaborative faculty and creative teaching methods. Bixby Public Schools has a student-teacher ratio of 18 to 1, providing great attention and engaging experiences for all students in the classroom.
A review from a student on niche.com reads, “As a student coming out of Bixby, my teachers have thoroughly prepared me for college, with everything from AP classes and credit, to ACT prep, college readiness classes, and discipline within the classroom and through athletics, clubs, and programs. I had the option of Oklahoma School for Science and Math and still chose to stay here with the community and involvement because of fantastic teachers and all the opportunities they can create at a bigger school vs a smaller public or private school.”
Bixby High School is rated a 10/10 for college readiness from greatschools.com, meaning that it is far above the state average in key measures of college and career readiness. High student test scores play a major role in this achievement, and the unique extracurricular activities guarantee student involvement and social interaction. Additionally, the football team is ranked as the second-best team in the entire state, and aspiring athletes are granted one of the best athletic departments to explore their strengths—ranking in at #7 out of 425 school districts for young athletes in Oklahoma. The town of Bixby not only offers an incredibly charming atmosphere to reside in, but also a place focused on creating an inviting, innovative and supportive academic environment.
While the miles of trails and beautiful greenery around Woodland Trails at Washington Lane in Broken Arrow will be hard to pull your kids away from, we know they’ll enjoy attending the reputable area schools. School-aged residents of this community will attend the industry-leading Broken Arrow Public Schools nearby, including Aspen Creek Early Childhood Center, Vandever Elementary School and Sequoyah Middle School. High school students will attend the tight-knit Broken Arrow Freshman Academy, followed by the coveted Broken Arrow High School, which is less than 2 miles away from the community.
Broken Arrow High School is one of the best public schools in the entire state, boasting strong academics, endless resources for extracurricular activities, a motivating atmosphere, a solid college preparatory program and an extremely diverse student body. Despite it being the largest high school in Oklahoma, students receive a well above-average education and a unified culture with a 21 to 1 student-teacher ratio. The large campus consists of instructional classrooms, high-tech science labs, fine arts spaces, athletic complexes, a state-of-the-art media center, an engaging student union and a spirit store for students, staff and community members. The school could truly be considered a fortress in Broken Arrow, with frequent sporting events and gatherings popular enough to bring out the whole town—especially with the 4th best athletic department in the entire state. Broken Arrow Public Schools has been recognized as the 8th best school district in Tulsa out of 25—only adding even more to the livability of this outstanding town.
A review from a parent on niche.com states, “Broken Arrow Public Schools is an innovative district constantly seeking opportunities to grow and be better. I have had the privilege of being not only a parent of two children in the district, but also a former employee. Academic studies at Broken Arrow are some of the best in the area, teachers are constantly looking for new and innovative ways to teach the curriculum and offer new opportunities to students at all levels. Our high school is one of the best in the region academically and offers a variety of opportunities for students to be involved.” From the amazing staff to the high success rates and everything in between, thriving in a classroom is easier than ever when you live in Woodland Trails at Washington Lane.
When you buy a new home in Tulsa from Homes by Taber, you gain so much more than just a beautiful house in a new location—you gain a tight-knit community with phenomenal schools, ample opportunities and an overall fantastic quality of life. Excellent public schooling means no investment or traveling to private schools—because some of the best education options in the state are right in your backyard.
Now is the perfect time to think about moving into a new community near these remarkable schools, especially before the next school year begins—and for those without children, it’s never too early to start thinking about your home's value, and the educational system is a great reflection on the overall community atmosphere. You can rest assured knowing that your kids will receive a groundbreaking education that will lead the way for a successful future.
At Homes by Taber, we carefully select the areas in which we build our thoughtfully-designed communities, and we know how crucial it is to live within a five-star educational system—which is exactly why we build in only the best school districts throughout Tulsa and Oklahoma City. Browse through our available homes in Woodland Trails at Washington Lane to become a part of this sought-after community. If you’d like to learn more about our astounding communities throughout the Greater Oklahoma City and Tulsa areas—don’t hesitate to give us a call at (405) 984-1185 in OKC and (918) 393-4149 in Tulsa, or fill out our online form today.