Purchasing a home within the Smyrna School District is a smart move for many reasons. Located north of Capital, Caesar Rodney, Lake Forest, and Milford School Districts, Smyrna real estate is only 30 miles south of Newark and Wilmington. Dover DE is only a short 12 mile drive away. This creates an easy commute for those working in these cities. The Smyrna School District covers areas within Kent and New Castle Counties, including the towns of Clayton and Smyrna. Both of these towns are considered to be part of the Dover Delaware Metropolitan Statistical Area.
Clayton DE homes lie just west of the city of Smyrna. With a humble population of around 3,000, Clayton is home to Clayton Elementary School and Clayton Intermediate School and provides residents with a small town community-oriented atmosphere. Primarily a residential town, many people who live in Clayton commute to work. With a rich history and national landmarks, Clatyon DE is a great place to experience small town living at it’s finest.
Neighboring Clayton to the east is Smyrna Delaware. Also a small town with a community-oriented atmosphere, Smyrna is home to the other schools in the district, including: North Smyrna Elementary, Smyrna Elementary, Sunnyside Elementary, John Bassett Moore Intermediate, Smyrna Middle, and Smyrna High School. Many commuters reside in Smyrna homes and find it’s location ideal, which explains the town’s tremendous growth in population from 2000 to 2010 of nearly 77%! The area has seen an increasing amount of young families and retirees over the age of 55. With the addition of new subdivisions and the revitalization of Smyrna’s downtown area, the community is always seeing steady growth. With low taxes, low housing costs, easy commutes, excellent schools, and an abundance of amenities, both Clayton and Smyrna are great places to call home. To view homes for sale in Smyrna School District, use the real estate mapping tool on this page. For more information regarding Smyrna real estate, contact me today.