East Penn Looks to Realtors to Monitor Enrollment Spikes
Emmaus Patch - almost 5 years
Good news for Realtors in the East Penn real estate market translates into a watchful eye for East Penn School District. At least, that’s the message that the Superintendent of Schools delivered to the East Penn Board of School Directors at Monday night’s school board meeting.
Thomas L. Seidenberger told the board that housing sales in East Penn are on an upswing, a situation that he and his team are monitoring closely in order to catch any potential spikes in student enrollment in the district that might occur in a particular grade level or at a particular school.
“Things are heating up in East Penn, in just about every portion of this district,” Seidenberger said. “What we are hearing from real estate agents is that if a house is priced appropriately, and has a few upgrades, specifically in Lower Macungie Township, it is going to go very quickly.
“Sales are brisk and homes are moving, especially as empty nesters are starting to downsize, and young families are starting to bu
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