Across Yorkshire and Humberside houses near the top primary school areas are an average price of £75,000 or 47.4% higher than the region generally.
Demand for properties near St Mary's Church of England Primary School in Askham Richard, York, has helped prices to rise to £275,642, which is 75% higher than the regional average.
– A spokesman for the Department for Education
Too often the poorest families are left with the worst schools while the rich can pay their way to a good education.
That's why we are raising standards by turning around failing schools and
opening new free schools to give all parents the choice that currently only the
rich can afford.