Great Brook Valley Area, a busy neighborhood of Worcester, neighbors North Worcester where residents can unwind and have a drink at places like Gallaghers on 97. Great Brook Valley Area is a bustling neighborhood of Worcester and home to about 3,300 people who mostly work in manufacturing, production workers and services professions. In your hunt for a new place, be sure to keep your options open and have a look at the apartments available for rent in neighboring North Worcester.
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Nearby School Information
The schools near the apartments in Great Brook Valley Area are Burncoat Senior High School, Burncoat Middle School and Worcester Arts Magnet School. Before getting too attached to a particular school, be sure to check with your local district to determine if the apartments for rent you are looking at are served by a preferred school or district.
Burncoat Senior High School, a Worcester Public district high school, has an above-average college acceptance rate in its district. It also offers advanced-placement classes and has a strong student-teacher ratio in the district.
The Shrewsbury Public district offers six elementary schools, two middle schools and one high school. In terms of student-teacher ratios and student-body size, Shrewsbury Public district trumps Abby Kelley Foster Charter Public (District) with fewer students per teacher and a lower number of enrolled students. Shrewsbury Public district has more blue ribbons and a higher Great Schools score than the Abby Kelley Foster Charter Public (District).
Neighborhood Demographics and Costs of Living
Great Brook Valley Area is less expensive than other Worcester metro areas, such as North Worcester. On average a household in Great Brook Valley Area spends $38.1K/year in total expenditures, compared to North Worcester's $72.7K/year.
The neighborhood of North Worcester is somewhat different from Great Brook Valley Area in terms of median age and the percentage of households with children, although they are more comparable by household size. In Great Brook Valley Area the median age is 20, while in North Worcester it's 32. In Great Brook Valley Area, the average household size is 2.99 inhabitants, and it's 2.54 inhabitants in North Worcester. Of households in Great Brook Valley Area and North Worcester, 72% and 33% have children, respectively.