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Discover Hidden Gems By Good Schools First

With a SchoolSparrow Partner Agent, you’re already three steps ahead of other buyers looking for homes near good schools.

Chicago School + Home Search

Discover The Best School Options Based on Your Real Estate And Transit Requirements.

Find Hidden Gems First

You see the best homes near good schools that all the other searches missed.

Save $$ in high potential areas

You save thousands on average by considering homes in the attendance boundaries of great socio-economically diverse schools.

We’ll donate 5%

When you buy with a Sparrow Agent, we donate 5% to your school and another local underprivileged school.

What People Are Saying About SchoolSparrow

Karen G.

"SchoolSparrow helped me find a great home in the attendance boundaries of the school we wanted. I would recommend SchoolSparrow to anyone who is looking for a home where Public Schools are a factor."

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SchoolSparrow Partner Agent

Tom Brown

Phone: 312-502-8213
Email: tb@sparrowrealty.us

Tom has been a licensed real estate broker for over 10 years and has helped dozens of families conduct a school and home search throughout Chicago and the suburbs. Tom graduated from the University of Colorado (Boulder) in 1998 with a BS in Civil Engineering, then worked in Dallas TX as a traffic engineer until moving to Chicago in 2001 to attend Northwestern's Kellogg School of Management where he earned an MBA in Real Estate Finance. Tom worked for the development firms of DP Partners and Sertus Capital before starting his brokerage in 2008 in the wake of the financial crisis. Tom enjoys cooking, spending time with his family, building new web applications, and practicing Jiu Jitsu.

Our Search Wizard Handles All of these Scenarios with 6 simple questions

Find Your Top 30 Schools with Matching Homes

Search Individual Schools/Districts

Filter Homes by Proximity to Train



Optionally Rank Schools by Normalizing for Parent Incomes

See Only Schools with your Selected Grade Level

Filter by General Location


Create Your Account to Receive More Benefits

Our home search is always free to use, but the true power of SchoolSparrow comes when you sign up for a free account.

Save Money

We’ve partnered with locally based education consultants to give you 50% off any education consulting services you may need. All you need to do is create a free account and the discount is yours. Partner with a SchoolSparrow on your home search to receive 2 FREE hours of education consulting services.


Save Your Home Search

With an account, you’ll be able to save your home searches and return to them later. When new homes come on the market that fit your criteria, they’ll appear in your saved search.


Daily Home Search Alerts

We’re always on the lookout for your next home. Registered users receive daily email notifications with updated or new home listing in your search area, including the assigned schools for each property.


More Robust Real Estate Data

Registered users gain access to even more comprehensive data about schools and homes in their search area to help you make the right decision and the precise right time for your family.


Give Back - Connect With A School Focused Realtor

SchoolSparrow will facilitate a 5% donation to your School and an underprivileged School when you buy a home with a SchoolSparrow Agent. Registered users can connect with a SchoolSparrow Partner Agent who is qualified to conduct a comprehensive school-based home search with tools only available to SchoolSparrow Partner Agents. We get a fee from Partner Agents for making the introduction, so please connect today and keep SchoolSparrow alive!


Sign Up Below for Full-Access to All SchoolSparrow Features

Tom Brown has offered to sponsor you on SchoolSparrow! Please Register Below and Begin Your School Search.

After joining SchoolSparrow you will have immediate access to our School + Home Search tools, exclusively reserved for our sponsored users:

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