As Bartlett High School undergoes its $60 M modernization, the Bartlett City School system and its students have earned the highest graduation rate of all the Shelby County school districts for the 2018-2019 school year. Abigail Warren of the Daily Memphian writes "All of Shelby County’s suburban school districts saw an increased graduation rate for the 2018-19 academic year, according to new data from the Tennessee Department of Education... Bartlett City Schools had the highest graduation rate of any district in the county and 12th in the state, with 593 of 605 students earning a regular diploma. The total is 98%, up 1.8% from last year."
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In SmartAsset's yearly ranking, Bartlett, TN came in as the second healthiest housing market in the state. SmartAsset explains "a healthy housing market is both stable and affordable," so the statistics that were used relate to the market's stability, affordability, fluidity and risk. Below are some of the numbers that put Bartlett near the top of the list.
Average Years living in Home: 15 years
Average days on Market: 74.6
Homes Decreasing in Value: 6.4%
Average Homes with Negative Equity: 8.9%
Home Costs as % of Income: 19.2%
There are many housing options in Bartlett. Whether you want a zero lot line, or you want to spread out on an acre lot, Bartlett contains a variety of options that come at a variety of price points. In 2018 the average price of a home sold in Bartlett was $228,000. The lowest price home sold was $32,500 and the highest price was $484,000. This offers access for first time home-owners as well as business executives and everyone in between. With one of the county's best school systems and city services, Bartlett's housing market is a clear sign of the economic strength of the city.