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The Best School District in Every Metro Area

 

So you’re looking to live in the part of town that has the absolute best schools. Where is that, exactly? Here at Niche, we took a look at every metro area to find the neighborhood or town nearby with the most highly-rated school district. Move here and you can pretty much check finding great schools off your to-do list.

Want to see what other places around town have great schools? Just click on the link at the end of each row to see that city’s full ranking of school districts.

We rank school districts based on academic and student life data from the U.S. Department of Education, as well as test scores, ratings collected from millions of Niche users, and more. Here are more details about our process.

Metro Area School District Overall Niche Grade National Ranking Full Metro Ranking
Metro Area Albany Area
Overall Niche Grade A+
National Ranking 224
Metro Area Allentown Area
School District Parkland School District
Overall Niche Grade A+
National Ranking 307
Metro Area Amarillo Area
Overall Niche Grade A
National Ranking 961
Metro Area Appleton Area
Overall Niche Grade A
National Ranking 542
Metro Area Asheville Area
School District Polk County Schools
Overall Niche Grade A-
National Ranking 1,446
Metro Area Athens Area
School District Oconee County Schools
Overall Niche Grade A
National Ranking 416
Metro Area Atlanta Area
School District Buford City Schools
Overall Niche Grade A+
National Ranking 208
Metro Area Austin Area
Overall Niche Grade A+
National Ranking 8
Metro Area Baltimore Area
Overall Niche Grade A
National Ranking 407
Metro Area Baton Rouge Area
Overall Niche Grade A+
National Ranking 365
Metro Area Beaumont Area
Overall Niche Grade A
National Ranking 658
Metro Area Birmingham Area
School District Mountain Brook City Schools
Overall Niche Grade A+
National Ranking 73
Metro Area Boise Area
Overall Niche Grade A-
National Ranking 1,134
Metro Area Boston Area
School District Newton Public Schools
Overall Niche Grade A+
National Ranking 17
Metro Area Brownsville Area
Overall Niche Grade A+
National Ranking 9
Metro Area Buffalo Area
Overall Niche Grade A+
National Ranking 135
Metro Area Cedar Rapids Area
Overall Niche Grade A+
National Ranking 87
Metro Area Charlotte Area
School District Fort Mill School District
Overall Niche Grade A
National Ranking 427
Metro Area Chicago Area
Overall Niche Grade A+
National Ranking 24
Metro Area Cincinnati Area
Overall Niche Grade A+
National Ranking 6
Metro Area Cleveland Area
School District Solon City School District
Overall Niche Grade A+
National Ranking 2
Metro Area Colorado Springs Area
Overall Niche Grade A
National Ranking 479
Metro Area Columbia Area
Overall Niche Grade A
National Ranking 507
Metro Area Columbia, MO Area
School District Columbia School District
Overall Niche Grade A
National Ranking 778
Metro Area Columbus Area
School District Dublin City School District
Overall Niche Grade A+
National Ranking 11
Metro Area Corpus Christi Area
Overall Niche Grade A
National Ranking 385
Metro Area Dallas-Fort Worth Area
Overall Niche Grade A+
National Ranking 10
Metro Area Dayton Area
Overall Niche Grade A+
National Ranking 116
Metro Area Denver Area
School District Littleton Public Schools
Overall Niche Grade A
National Ranking 816
Metro Area Des Moines Area
Overall Niche Grade A+
National Ranking 174
Metro Area Detroit Area
School District Bloomfield Hills Schools
Overall Niche Grade A+
National Ranking 84
Metro Area Duluth Area
Overall Niche Grade A-
National Ranking 1,669
Metro Area El Paso Area
Overall Niche Grade A-
National Ranking 1,766
Metro Area Erie Area
School District Fairview School District
Overall Niche Grade A+
National Ranking 187
Metro Area Evansville Area
Overall Niche Grade A-
National Ranking 1,285
Metro Area Fargo Area
School District Fargo Public Schools
Overall Niche Grade A-
National Ranking 1,353
Metro Area Fayetteville, AR Area
Overall Niche Grade A
National Ranking 458
Metro Area Flint Area
Overall Niche Grade B+
National Ranking 2,715
Metro Area Fort Wayne Area
Overall Niche Grade A+
National Ranking 225
Metro Area Grand Rapids Area
School District Forest Hills Public Schools
Overall Niche Grade A+
National Ranking 271
Metro Area Greensboro Area
School District Davie County Schools
Overall Niche Grade B
National Ranking 3,362
Metro Area Greenville Area
Overall Niche Grade A
National Ranking 917
Metro Area Hartford Area
School District Glastonbury School District
Overall Niche Grade A+
National Ranking 203
Metro Area Houston Area
Overall Niche Grade A+
National Ranking 168
Metro Area Huntington Area
School District Russell Independent Schools
Overall Niche Grade A-
National Ranking 1,214
Metro Area Huntsville Area
School District Madison City Schools
Overall Niche Grade A+
National Ranking 205
Metro Area Indianapolis Area
School District Carmel Clay Schools
Overall Niche Grade A+
National Ranking 55
Metro Area Jackson Area
Overall Niche Grade A-
National Ranking 1,488
Metro Area Jacksonville Area
Overall Niche Grade A-
National Ranking 1,225
Metro Area Kalamazoo Area
School District Portage Public Schools
Overall Niche Grade A
National Ranking 779
Metro Area Kansas City Area
Overall Niche Grade A+
National Ranking 50
Metro Area Kennewick Area
School District Richland School District
Overall Niche Grade B+
National Ranking 2,773
Metro Area Kingsport Area
School District Kingsport City Schools
Overall Niche Grade A
National Ranking 657
Metro Area Knoxville Area
School District Oak Ridge School District
Overall Niche Grade A+
National Ranking 230
Metro Area Lancaster Area
Overall Niche Grade A
National Ranking 482
Metro Area Lansing Area
School District Okemos Public Schools
Overall Niche Grade A+
National Ranking 107
Metro Area Laredo Area
Overall Niche Grade A-
National Ranking 1,209
Metro Area Lexington Area
Overall Niche Grade A-
National Ranking 1,387
Metro Area Lincoln Area
School District Lincoln Public Schools
Overall Niche Grade A+
National Ranking 277
Metro Area Little Rock Area
School District Benton School District
Overall Niche Grade A
National Ranking 718
Metro Area Los Angeles Area
Overall Niche Grade A+
National Ranking 81
Metro Area Louisville Area
Overall Niche Grade A
National Ranking 776
Metro Area Lubbock Area
Overall Niche Grade A
National Ranking 418
Metro Area Macon Area
School District Houston County Schools
Overall Niche Grade B+
National Ranking 2,065
Metro Area Madison Area
Overall Niche Grade A+
National Ranking 333
Metro Area Manchester Area
School District Bedford School District
Overall Niche Grade A+
National Ranking 229
Metro Area Memphis Area
School District Germantown
Overall Niche Grade B+
National Ranking 1,990
Metro Area Midland Odessa Area
Overall Niche Grade A-
National Ranking 1,024
Metro Area Milwaukee Area
Overall Niche Grade A+
National Ranking 59
Metro Area Minneapolis-St. Paul Area
Overall Niche Grade A+
National Ranking 28
Metro Area Modesto Area
Overall Niche Grade B+
National Ranking 2,586
Metro Area New Orleans Area
Overall Niche Grade A+
National Ranking 345
Metro Area New York City Area
Overall Niche Grade A+
National Ranking 1
Metro Area Norfolk Area
School District York County School Division
Overall Niche Grade A
National Ranking 467
Metro Area Oklahoma City Area
School District Edmond Public Schools
Overall Niche Grade A+
National Ranking 145
Metro Area Omaha Area
School District Elkhorn Public Schools
Overall Niche Grade A+
National Ranking 48
Metro Area Peoria Area
Overall Niche Grade A
National Ranking 465
Metro Area Philadelphia Area
Overall Niche Grade A+
National Ranking 4
Metro Area Phoenix Area
Overall Niche Grade A
National Ranking 755
Metro Area Pittsburgh Area
School District Mt. Lebanon School District
Overall Niche Grade A+
National Ranking 15
Metro Area Portland Area
School District Lake Oswego School District
Overall Niche Grade A+
National Ranking 323
Metro Area Portland, ME Area
School District Yarmouth Schools
Overall Niche Grade A+
National Ranking 263
Metro Area Providence Area
School District Barrington Public Schools
Overall Niche Grade A
National Ranking 460
Metro Area Quad Cities Area
Overall Niche Grade A+
National Ranking 85
Metro Area Raleigh Area
Overall Niche Grade A+
National Ranking 239
Metro Area Reno Area
Overall Niche Grade B+
National Ranking 2,199
Metro Area Richmond Area
Overall Niche Grade A
National Ranking 611
Metro Area Roanoke Area
School District Salem City Schools
Overall Niche Grade A
National Ranking 537
Metro Area Rochester Area
Overall Niche Grade A+
National Ranking 46
Metro Area Rochester, MN Area
Overall Niche Grade A
National Ranking 980
Metro Area Sacramento Area
Overall Niche Grade A
National Ranking 539
Metro Area Saginaw Area
School District Midland Public Schools
Overall Niche Grade A
National Ranking 605
Metro Area Salt Lake City Area
School District Alpine School District
Overall Niche Grade B+
National Ranking 3,012
Metro Area San Antonio Area
Overall Niche Grade A+
National Ranking 62
Metro Area San Diego Area
Overall Niche Grade A+
National Ranking 83
Metro Area San Francisco Bay Area
Overall Niche Grade A+
National Ranking 12
Metro Area Scranton Area
Overall Niche Grade A
National Ranking 489
Metro Area Seattle Area
School District Bellevue School District
Overall Niche Grade A+
National Ranking 146
Metro Area Shreveport Area
Overall Niche Grade A-
National Ranking 1,649
Metro Area Sioux Falls Area
Overall Niche Grade A
National Ranking 543
Metro Area South Bend Area
Overall Niche Grade A
National Ranking 494
Metro Area Spokane Area
School District Mead School District
Overall Niche Grade B+
National Ranking 1,926
Metro Area Springfield, IL Area
Overall Niche Grade B+
National Ranking 3,264
Metro Area Springfield, MA Area
Overall Niche Grade A+
National Ranking 65
Metro Area Springfield, MO Area
School District Nixa Public Schools
Overall Niche Grade A
National Ranking 612
Metro Area St. Louis Area
School District School District of Clayton
Overall Niche Grade A+
National Ranking 13
Metro Area Syracuse Area
Overall Niche Grade A+
National Ranking 111
Metro Area Toledo Area
Overall Niche Grade A+
National Ranking 158
Metro Area Tucson Area
Overall Niche Grade A
National Ranking 438
Metro Area Tulsa Area
School District Jenks Public Schools
Overall Niche Grade A+
National Ranking 278
Metro Area Waco Area
Overall Niche Grade A+
National Ranking 152
Metro Area Washington, D.C. Area
School District Arlington Public Schools
Overall Niche Grade A+
National Ranking 86
Metro Area Wichita Area
Overall Niche Grade A-
National Ranking 1,454
Metro Area York Area
Overall Niche Grade A
National Ranking 511
Metro Area Youngstown Area
Overall Niche Grade A
National Ranking 731
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Author: Ali Trachta

Ali is the Content Writer/Editor at Niche.