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Places With The Best Education System In Kentucky 2018

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  • Fort Thomas, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 16,317
  • When you think of quiet, easygoing country living you automatically think of Kentucky. Living in Ft. Thomas is the perfect mixture of a peaceful, natural setting with just enough conveniences nearby to
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  • Fort Mitchell, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,245
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  • Union, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,677
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  • Cold Spring, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,168
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  • Francisville, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,452
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  • Villa Hills, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,404
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  • Middletown, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,773
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  • Flatwoods, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,358
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  • Edgewood, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,703
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  • Douglass Hills, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,645
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  • Hebron, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,095
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  • Independence, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 26,317
  • Living in Independence Kentucky is great. This is a well structured city that has a lot of the big city needs. If you need more taste of the big city, it sits fifteen minutes away from Cincinnati Ohio.
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  • Hendron, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,155
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  • Fort Wright, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,732
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  • Fort Knox, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,226
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  • Fort Campbell North, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 14,054
  • For a military family like ours, Fort Campbell North is a good place to live. I like the overall community atmosphere of the region compared to some other military housing areas where we have been
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  • Murray, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 18,726
  • I lived here for 3 years while attending MSU and I had to transfer because it was unlivable. I'm from another small town in KY but Murray is like another planet. Nothing to do, nowhere to shop, no
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  • Henderson, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 28,870
  • The best thing about Henderson, KY is more than an average town. We have plenty of scenic sites particularly appealing to photographers like myself. I love taking pictures at John James Audubon Park and
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  • Mount Washington, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 14,088
  • Living in Mount Washington has been an entirely pleasurable experience. I find the beautiful Kentucky landscapes to be mesmerizing, and they were certainly a factor in my decision to move here. Coming
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  • Oakbrook, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,640
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  • Versailles, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,091
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  • Georgetown, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 31,708
  • Georgetown, Kentucky is a thriving city that is the 7th largest city in the state of Kentucky. There are a number of reasons why Georgetown has grown so much over the past two decades. There are many
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  • Richmond, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 33,583
  • Richmond KY is one of the best places to live if you have kids and want to engage in lots of fun-friendly activities. The city also has lots of historic sites, so there are plenty of options when friends
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  • Alexandria, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,878
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  • Hillview, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,688
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  • Lawrenceburg, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,081
  • My family and I have been living in Lawrenceburg, Kentucky for about 22 years now and even though it may not be an absolutely perfect place, we love it here. The main complaints that I would have would
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  • Madisonville, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 19,615
  • I've been living in Madisonville Kentucky for about 11 years and love the small-town charm and the convenience of all of the shopping, recreation, and churches in this beautiful small town community. My
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  • Burlington, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 16,347
  • Burlington Kentucky is a great little place to be. I love going there to experience the "big city life" without having to travel to a larger city in the area. I see a lot of families here that have a lot
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  • Oak Grove, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,487
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  • Jeffersontown, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 27,395
  • Jeffersontown is something else, after growing up here, I’ve come and gone several times. I always wound up coming back, because it’s such a great environment to be in, and I highly recommend for
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  • London, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,111
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  • Winchester, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 18,395
  • Winchester used to be a nice place, but between some very violent crimes that have taken place, a rampant drug problem, the city is run down, and downtown has so many prostitutes. The local government
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  • Danville, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 16,645
  • One of the best areas in Kentucky to make your home is in Danville. My family has been living in Danville since before I was born and I have loved it here all my life. The crime rate has always been low
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  • Elizabethtown, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 29,835
  • Elizabethtown is one of those average sized towns that’s great to raise families. Education is one of the highlights, and the people are diverse, especially religiously which helps. There are a number of
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  • Highland Heights, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,136
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  • Somerset, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,415
  • If you're looking for one of the best areas in the state of Kentucky to put down roots, Somerset is the place for you. I have been living in Somerset with my family for about 24 years now and I honestly
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  • Ashland, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 21,294
  • I lived in Ashland for about fifteen years and I just recently moved. For years, I always enjoyed living in Ashland and I enjoyed the fact that the town is relatively close to both West Virginia and Ohio
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  • Princeton, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,215
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  • Lebanon, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,604
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  • Lexington-Fayette, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 311,529
  • Lexington has some really good qualities, but it also has several things that are borderline intolerable. First the CONS ..... because from my perspective they can change your image of this community far
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  • Owensboro, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 58,685
  • I have lived in Owensboro, KY for a few years now. While it does have a few drawbacks I love the beautiful parks, the weather and the Fine Arts Museum. This city is on the banks of the Ohio River. I have
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  • Taylor Mill, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,719
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  • Williamsburg, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,263
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  • Franklin, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,706
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  • Nicholasville, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 29,249
  • Nicholasville is a nice, quite country town away from the chaos of city life. It has mostly everything one would need to live a comfortable life. Including popular supmartkrt chains and fast food joints.
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  • Buckner, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,480
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  • Leitchfield, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,850
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  • Maysville, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,883
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  • Lyndon, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,310
  • I experienced terrific moments while living in Lyndon Kentucky. The city is situated in Jefferson County. Lyndon is a part of Louisville and is closest to Rock Creek Lexington Road Louisville. The town
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  • Pikeville, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,266

Moving to a new city in Kentucky is a stressful process. Combine that with having to find a new school for your kids and stress levels can reach epic proportions! As they say “education is the cornerstone of our society” so you want to be sure that you find the right school for your children. Using science and data, AreaVibes has compiled a list of cities with the best education system in Kentucky with a minimum of 5,000 people.

Your children’s academic success can depend on your choice of education system. Finding the right city with the best education system in Kentucky is no easy task. The quality of education varies from state to state, city to city and even district to district. In creating this list, we wanted to take into account more than just test scores. Although we do believe that standardized test scores are important we also wanted to factor in classroom sizes and graduation rates.

To further narrow down your list of the cities with the best education system in Kentucky, you can use the filters above. This will allow you to filter based on cities or neighborhoods, city size as well as home and rent prices to ensure that the cities fall within your housing budget. You can also filter based on other important categories that may be important to you like amenities, cost of living, crime, employment, housing and weather.