Back to School brings New Features in School Information


Break out the apples and the new backpacks - it’s Back to School time!  In an effort to provide the best of the best in local information, Onboard is upgrading the school reviews and ratings we offer.   We’ve partnered with two comprehensive ratings sources, Niche and School Digger. These respected providers will give our clients the opportunity to showcase more school information than ever before, which is important.   According to Realtor’s 2014 Home Buyer and Seller Trends, 42% of homebuyers under 43 consider the local schools before buying a home.

Enhancements to the school package include:

  • Additional ratings including college prep, sports, facilities, and technology as well as million of school reviews, dozens of statistical factors, and thousands more school ratings to give visitors a better idea of the overall culture and environment of a school.
  • 20 years of enrollment data, several years of test scores, crime data, and real estate data so you understand a school beyond the current snapshot
  • 27 million opinions and reviews from students and parents
  • Year over year rankings by state, test score, enrollment, free lunch percentage, student ethnicity, and number of full-time teachers so you can see where the school’s performance is trending and where it’s likely to go in the coming years

When the upgrade is compete, clients will be able to offer a more dynamic, interactive and thorough picture of a given school or district that will truly add value for prospects.

If you are interested in finding out more about our school package, contact us today.