Q: Is there a connection between the value of my home and school taxes?

Yes. Homeowners typically see the equity and the value of their home significantly increase in relationship to how local schools perform. 

The National Bureau of Economic Research found that:

“A $1.00 increase in per-pupil state aid increases aggregate per pupil housing values by about $20.00, indicating that potential residents value education expenditure.” 

The entire report is available HERE