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Old 09-08-2008, 10:30 PM
 
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My family and I are considering relocating from Baltimore to the Greenville area. We have two children (5 &7) and are interested in recommendations on communities, school systems, and possibily Christian-based schools.

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Old 09-09-2008, 06:52 AM
 
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We are looking ourselves - planning on Simpsonville because my grown kids are there and that is where they decided they wanted to live for their young kids - I have been in NC/SC many years though. SIL is public shool teacher, kids will go to public schools, don't know much about Christian schools other than there are mainly Baptists in this area - I recall Balto was largely Roman Catholic [not so common down here] - I went to Calvary Lutheran and started Baltimore Lutheran HS before we moved away.

Just wanted to say hi!- I was born at University Hospital [I think it is now a trauma center] near Edgar Allan Poe's greve. --- family has been/is in Baltimore since late 1800s
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Old 09-09-2008, 12:12 PM
 
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We settled on Greer for Eastside High and Pelham Road elementary school. Take a look at neighborhoods in the region of Thornblade Golf Course, as the neighborhoods seem to be safe and family friendly.
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Old 09-09-2008, 12:52 PM
 
Location: Greenville, SC
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We settled on Greer for Eastside High and Pelham Road elementary school. Take a look at neighborhoods in the region of Thornblade Golf Course, as the neighborhoods seem to be safe and family friendly.
That, Mauldin/Simpsonville, and Powdersville in northeastern Anderson County are the best areas in my opinion. Eastside High School was ranked the second best school in the state and #342 in the nation. I also graduated from there in 2006.
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Old 09-23-2008, 12:51 PM
 
Location: Pendleton, S.C.
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Of course I have some interest in replying because I am selling a home in Pendleton, but I really can't say enough good about this town. Moved here from Ontario 7 years ago and love it! I have two girls, 3 and 9. My oldest goes to Pendleton Elementary and loves it. The middle school here is voted best in state. We live a short walk away from PES, I can pick her voice out on the playground on a good day!! Both girls attend gymnastics at Upstate Gymnastics, story time at our new library, drama club at the Clemson Little Theatre...everything is within walking distance. The town square is lovely and where we chose to get married!! Worth looking into!!
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Old 09-23-2008, 02:25 PM
 
Location: Easley
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Default communities

Could you be a little more specific about what you are looking for in a community. Ex. small yard, 1/2 ac. lot, restrictions etc.
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Old 09-24-2008, 09:27 AM
 
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For public schools, I recommend the east side of town. My child is at Woodland Elem and we love it, even if it is a large elementary school. Some of the other top elem. schools in the county are in this area: Bethel and Buena Vista are two, but there are several others in the area.

Private Christian schools are plentiful: my sister just moved her kids from Shannon Forest to Southside Christian and loves Southside. SF was fine, but small. Her oldest is in the upper middle grades now and to be involved in a lot of activities, SF was just too little.

I agree with Pat, give a little more about what you're looking for and there are a lot of choices. What kind of Christian school? What size school are you looking for? How close to the main part of town do you want to live? General price range for a home?
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Old 12-09-2008, 09:25 AM
 
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I am also thinking of relocating to Summerville, SC with my job is relocating. I have my mother & my child (5yrs). I need to know what school to send her & where to find a house to rent or buy close to Summerville, SC. Also any jobs around there for Insurance companies (for my mom). Any help will be appreciated, thank you.
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Old 12-09-2008, 12:23 PM
 
Location: NC High Country
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I am also thinking of relocating to Summerville, SC with my job is relocating. I have my mother & my child (5yrs). I need to know what school to send her & where to find a house to rent or buy close to Summerville, SC. Also any jobs around there for Insurance companies (for my mom). Any help will be appreciated, thank you.
Summerville is nowhere close to Greenville... well, they ARE in the same state... anyway, you should look/post in the Charleston forum for information on Summerville.
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Old 12-09-2008, 11:55 PM
 
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Simpsonville, instead of Summerville, maybe? ??
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