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  1. #1 Cities with the Best Public Schools in America.

    Naperville

    City in Illinois,

    657 Niche users give it an average review of 4.2 stars.

    Featured Review: Former Resident says Grew up in Naperville and while growing up in lower socioeconomic class than many peers was challenging, education received was top notch. I would hire anyone from Naperville before I'd hire someone....

    Read 657 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 147,734,

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  2. #2 Cities with the Best Public Schools in America.

    Carlsbad

    City in California,

    365 Niche users give it an average review of 4.4 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says I grew up in NYC, lived in L.A. and Marin County, CA and then moved to Carlsbad when it was time to start a family. We've lived in Carlsbad for 25 years now, first in La Costa Valley and now Olde....

    Read 365 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 114,411,

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  3. #3 Cities with the Best Public Schools in America.

    Bellevue

    City in Washington,

    176 Niche users give it an average review of 4.4 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Clean, friendly, and inviting place. Housing affordability is questionable. Commute time is decent because there are a ton of public transportation options. Family friendly areas everywhere. Safety....

    Read 176 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 146,145,

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  4. #4 Cities with the Best Public Schools in America.

    Ann Arbor

    City in Michigan,

    537 Niche users give it an average review of 4.3 stars.

    Featured Review: Former Resident says Truly a magical place! A2 exists in its own world and operates drastically different from anywhere outside the city line. As the most educated city in America, A2 is full of sharp and highly...Pro tip living here: take little trips into the real world (outside city lines) to give yourself a mental break sometimes. A2 is such a highly academic environment (even if you're not in school) it....

    Read 537 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 121,093,

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  5. #5 Cities with the Best Public Schools in America.

    Irvine

    City in California,

    539 Niche users give it an average review of 4.4 stars.

    Featured Review: Nearby Resident says I love Irvine! I went to UCI for my bachelors degree and it was a beautiful area. There are many activities to do beyond campus life. My friends and I would ride our bikes in the park and then get....

    Read 539 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 272,694,

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  6. #6 Cities with the Best Public Schools in America.

    The Woodlands

    City in Texas,

    469 Niche users give it an average review of 4.3 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says A vibrant and thriving town, both very friendly for family and fun. It's got great schools, walking areas and parks, and massive healthcare infrastructure. I really enjoy that it creates a great blend for expats and travellers, you can meet people from all backgrounds. Houston is 40 minutes away, but you really do not need to go there - you've got...There are a lot of great places for dining and leisure - from huge Pavillion for music concerts, to top-notch restaurants, very elegant Waterway for strolls and music. I would argue the town has got some European vibe, relaxed and classy, which is a bit different from the rest of Texas..

    Read 469 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 114,532,

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  7. #7 Cities with the Best Public Schools in America.

    Thousand Oaks

    City in California,

    358 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Not only was I born and raised in Thousand Oaks (husband as well), I’ve raised my 5 kids here! The schools are excellent, sports programs are top notch, great training facilities such as Mamba....

    Read 358 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 127,648,

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  8. #8 Cities with the Best Public Schools in America.

    Overland Park

    City in Kansas,

    445 Niche users give it an average review of 4.2 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Overland Park is a nice, warming, growing city, with lots of fun hidden things to do. For example, there are many fun hiking trails, exhibits, and neat restaurants to eat. Overland Park is apart of....

    Read 445 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 193,412,

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  9. #9 Cities with the Best Public Schools in America.

    Plano

    City in Texas,

    894 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Works Here says I moved to Plano at age 14, I would recommend this city to those with children, especially in the center of Plano (From Dallas North Tollway to Highway 75). This city truly has everything you need.....

    Read 894 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 288,870,

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  10. #10 Cities with the Best Public Schools in America.

    Boulder

    City in Colorado,

    328 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Love it! I was a student at CU Boulder, and this city has the perfect college-town vibe, while still having plenty of other stuff to do. And you can't beat these views!.

    Read 328 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 108,777,

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  11. #11 Cities with the Best Public Schools in America.

    Arlington

    City in Virginia,

    247 Niche users give it an average review of 4.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Arlington is great for college students! Lots of restaurants and places to shop. It is so close to Washington D.C. that it is easy to find internships, jobs, and other opportunities. You can take the....

    Read 247 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 236,434,

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  12. #12 Cities with the Best Public Schools in America.

    Berkeley

    City in California,

    191 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Living in Berkeley has been an extremely eye-opening experience. I am currently attending the University of California Berkeley so I have been able to experience the city first hand. The public....

    Read 191 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 123,065,

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  13. #13 Cities with the Best Public Schools in America.

    Torrance

    City in California,

    302 Niche users give it an average review of 4.3 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says I believe the city of Torrance is a diverse and safe city in Southern California! The Torrance unified school district is one of the best districts, and also has the best hospitals in the area. A....

    Read 302 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 144,430,

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  14. #14 Cities with the Best Public Schools in America.

    College Station

    City in Texas,

    714 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says College Station is such a vibrant area for college students and permanent residents alike. There is a thriving night life situated 15 minutes from a historic downtown setting, and everything in....

    Read 714 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 115,802,

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  15. #15 Cities with the Best Public Schools in America.

    Burbank

    City in California,

    342 Niche users give it an average review of 4.2 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Burbank is a very quite and somewhat isolated place. Many attractions lie near this area but it still tends to be a very relaxing environment. The attractions here are the WB studio, near disneyland,....

    Read 342 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Population: 103,411,

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  16. #16 Cities with the Best Public Schools in America.

    Sunnyvale

    City in California,

    255 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Located within a bustling metropolis, Sunnyvale contains opportunities of all kinds. There are many companies in the tech sector in Sunnyvale. It is a beautiful city with lots of parks and amenities....

    Read 255 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 152,569,

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  17. #17 Cities with the Best Public Schools in America.

    Cambridge

    City in Massachusetts,

    121 Niche users give it an average review of 4.3 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Cambridge is small town, but has excellent resources and opportunities for middle school all the way through high school and college. Cambridge is very a diverse place. It's a small place where....

    Read 121 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 117,822,

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  18. #18 Cities with the Best Public Schools in America.

    Richardson

    City in Texas,

    316 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Mid-level college town close to Dallas. Lots of restaurants, but also lots of traffic. It has pretty parks. There are a lot of stores nearby, and many events happening. It is overall very safe too. I....

    Read 316 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 118,583,

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  19. #19 Cities with the Best Public Schools in America.

    Virginia Beach

    City in Virginia,

    1808 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Lots of great dinning options. Local gems like Citrus that was featured on diners drive ins and dives. A diverse population. Strong military presence, visit the Wisconsin for some military history....

    Read 1808 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 450,882,

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  20. #20 Cities with the Best Public Schools in America.

    Columbia

    City in Maryland,

    390 Niche users give it an average review of 4.2 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Best place in the greater Baltimore Washington area to live. Much better prices than DC area and lovely diverse neighborhoods. Great school system (Howard County, MD). Lots of parks and....

    Read 390 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 105,412,

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  21. #21 Cities with the Best Public Schools in America.

    Santa Clara

    City in California,

    205 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says I am in love with Santa Clara, it's culturally diverse. Hospitals are close and roads are close to freeways. The stores are walking distance. Santa clara electric system is separate from PG&E, making....

    Read 205 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 126,723,

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  22. #22 Cities with the Best Public Schools in America.

    Temecula

    City in California,

    500 Niche users give it an average review of 4.2 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says I have lived in Temecula for 32 years. I moved from a small beach town in Orange County and I was looking for a more affordable place to live that still had a small town feeling to it. I love....

    Read 500 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Population: 113,117,

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  23. #23 Cities with the Best Public Schools in America.

    San Diego

    City in California,

    1030 Niche users give it an average review of 4.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Since moving here in 2015 right out of high school, I found this magical city that I call home. The perks are endless. There are loads of activities to get into, many of them being outdoors. There is...Overall, my time in this city and the state of California has been magical, and I do not plan on leaving anytime soon..

    Read 1030 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 1,414,545,

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  24. #24 Cities with the Best Public Schools in America.

    Scottsdale

    City in Arizona,

    364 Niche users give it an average review of 4.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Scottsdale has been a great place to live overall. It is well maintained and has great shopping and dining choices offering a range of cuisine. It also is pretty low on crime and feels safe wherever....

    Read 364 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 254,995,

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  25. #25 Cities with the Best Public Schools in America.

    Round Rock

    City in Texas,

    402 Niche users give it an average review of 4.3 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says It is very nearby to many big and upcoming areas like Austin, Georgetown, Pflugerville, and Hutto. There is so much to do with city wide events, baseball games at the Dell Diamond, and America’s....

    Read 402 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 128,812,

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