Discover out-performers 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 Top 30 School Search

Discover YOUR Best Public Schools Based on Your Real Estate And Transit Requirements.

Step 1: Expect more balanced and diverse school ranking analysis.

Step 2: Use our Service to find your best home, school and commute in one easy search

Step 3: Save on commute times and property costs. Spend more time with your family.

Find Out-Performers 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.

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"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

Carrie McCormick

Phone: 312-961-4612
Email: Carrie@atproperties.com

Carrie McCormick, a leader in the Chicago Real Estate market, has more than 20 years of real estate sales expertise along with an unsurpassed reputation for quality and results-oriented service and support. Carrie constantly stays on top of sophisticated technology which has made her a forerunner in the marketing and selling of real estate, she has it down to a science. Her talents and on-target recommendations are always based on facts, reliable market analysis, and her vast knowledge of real estate and the market. Patient yet persistent, she is also highly detail oriented and a very determined negotiator. McCormick is available to clients 24/7. "I communicate often and educate them on the market," she says. "My clients and I are a team. It is important that we work together to create a successful outcome." Selling real estate is about knowing what you are selling and articulating what the value is. Year after year, that focus has led to her placement in the top 1% for the Chicago Association of Realtors. She has also earned the association's Bronze, Silver and Gold awards and been named a Top Social Media Contributor. Last year, she started a podcast to share tips and market information with her colleagues and clients. "My job is to provide a perfect real estate experience for my clients. I have built a support system that does just that". Knowing that schools are an important factor when buying or selling a home, she partners with schoolsparrow.com and Chicago School GPS to provide additional resources and tools for clients. She also has an extensive social media following, which results in extra online exposure for photos and videos of her listings. Paired with traditional marketing, it's a winning combination. A certified luxury home marketing specialist, McCormick has an eye for design and assists clients with setting the stage to close the transaction. She is also trained in Relocation and is a member of the National Association of Realtors, the Home Builders Association and Luxury Portfolio. Outside of work, she volunteers at Chicago Realtors to the Rescue, an organization that supports animals.

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.


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 Certified Agent, to the extent allowed by local and state statutes. Registered users can connect with a SchoolSparrow Partner Agent who is qualified to conduct a comprehensive and equitable school-based home search. You will receive access to features only available to SchoolSparrow Certified Agents and their clients.


Sign Up Below for Full-Access to All SchoolSparrow Features

Carrie McCormick 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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