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nicolesweet, Renter in Clarkston, GA

I live in brooklyn moving to atlanta clarkston have to kids 6 and 8 years old. is clarkson a good place to live?

Asked by nicolesweet, Clarkston, GA Wed Feb 13, 2013

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Actually Decatur is not any better. Tucker has pretty good schools. My children attend Tucker High and Midvale elementary. I would advise you to look at the school district first. Also try Gwinnett County. Realistically it doesn't matter what place you find to live there is always crime. Tucker has crime, Buckhead has crime, etc.
1 vote Thank Flag Link Thu Feb 6, 2014
have to agree with you on this part that Tucker has good schools in comparison to Clarkston at least. My two kids just got into Midvale and its a HUGE difference from Idlewood in Clarkston.
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depends on your definition of 'good'. I moved here from Brooklyn and have lived in Clarkson with my kids for 9yrs. I like that its close to Decatur, and tucker and stone mountain as well as the major highways I use. So I think its not the "best" but there are worse and better places. I have two little kids now age 7 and 5.
hope this helps. i see you posted this in 2013 though.
0 votes Thank Flag Link Tue Oct 14, 2014
Yes it a nice place to live,However being from Brooklyn get ready to really slow down(like a snail) .I was out there in April and got angry a few time because the bus was running every 30 on a Saturday. Other than that it's a small,beautiful and wonderful place to live.I am going to move there and I am from Philadelphia,Pa
0 votes Thank Flag Link Wed Jul 17, 2013
No, public schools are terrible, crime rate is terrible. Try Tucker or Decatur.
0 votes Thank Flag Link Mon May 27, 2013
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