Making the Grade with Dublin City Schools 

One of Ohio’s most vibrant communities, Dublin is home to 47,000 residents, located just northwest of Columbus, Ohio. Dublin offers safe neighborhoods, numerous parks, and bike & walking paths, and a variety of community events for residents to enjoy. Dublin’s new Bridge Park development features a variety of restaurants, shops, and businesses all within a few walkable blocks along the Scioto River. One trip here and you’ll forget you are in the suburbs!

The Dublin Link bridge near Bridge Park.

The Dublin Difference

Truly one of Dublin’s greatest assets and what draws many families to call it home, is its outstanding and nationally recognized school system, Dublin City Schools. The district consists of 47 square miles and includes parts of Dublin, Columbus, Hilliard, Upper Arlington, Franklin County, Delaware County, and Union County with more than 40% of Dublin students living outside the city of Dublin.

According to the Ohio Department of Education, Dublin City Schools is the 9th largest district in the state, with an enrollment approaching 17,000 students for the 2022 school year. It consists of three high schools, five middle schools, 14 elementary schools, and a centralized preschool. 

It also includes Emerald Campus, which offers the District’s high school students personalized, work-based educational experiences that include International Baccalaureate courses, Academies, College Credit Plus Courses, and Alternative Learning programs. Emerald Campus seeks to prepare students to be well-rounded, career and life-ready individuals, with an ability to navigate any challenge while finding one’s passion and mission.

Nationally Recognized Schools 

In addition to having the most National Merit Semi-Finalists in Ohio for six straight years, Dublin City Schools has been named one of the best school districts in the nation and in Ohio for 2022. According to, the District ranks:

  • #1 district in Central Ohio
  • #3 in the State of Ohio 
  • #57 nationally out of more than 11,600 districts
  • #2 in the category of Districts with the Best Teachers in America
  • #1 in the category of District with the Best Teachers in Ohio
  • #3 in Best Places to Teach in America

Build Your Dream Home in Dublin 

Whether you’re a family with children or a first-time homebuyer, shopping for a home in a location with strong local schools is key to quality living and an increased home value. Compass Homes is proud to build in some of the best school districts in Central Ohio, including Dublin, whether on your lot or on one of ours

Jerome Village is a residential community within Dublin City Schools that boasts endless green space, walking & biking trails, a community center with its own pool, and much more. You’ll find wooded and oversized lots located within minutes of downtown Dublin. While new lots are always coming available, currently we are offering: 

  • #122 at Jerome Village’s Cranberry Neighborhood – This home offers a total of 3,278 square feet of space on the 1st & 2nd floors. Located on a private cul-de-sac in the Cranberry Neighborhood, this home features 5 bedrooms, 4 full baths (including a 1st-floor guest suite), a 3-car garage, a covered porch overlooking the backyard, and a full basement – all on a spectacular walk-out homesite.

Contact us today to learn about our other available homesites in Dublin and how we can help you design a custom home that reflects your family’s lifestyle and is an investment for years to come, all in a community that you will be proud to call home.

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