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Places With The Best Education System In New York 2018

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  • Scarsdale, NY
  • (City)
  • Population: 17,684
  • For anyone who is considering moving to Scarsdale, New York, let me just say YOU WILL LOVE IT HERE! I have been living in Scarsdale for 16 years now, and I plan to live out the rest of my days right
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  • Bronxville, NY
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,395
  • The village of Bronxville is best described as an extremely well-to-do, residential community located ten miles north of mid-town Manhattan. The villages's most identifiable characteristics includes a
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  • Port Jefferson, NY
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,795
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  • North Hills, NY
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,420
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  • Irvington, NY
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,559
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  • Rye, NY
  • (City)
  • Population: 15,949
  • If you are looking for a wonderful place to call home, you won't find a much better place than Rye. This beautiful town has it all: excellent schools, lots of jobs and nice housing, neighborhoods that
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  • Briarcliff Manor, NY
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,732
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  • Syosset, NY
  • (City)
  • Population: 19,232
  • During the years I've lived in Syosset, I gotta say that it is a relatively easy going place. I know people typically get an idea about New York, but here in Syosset it feels like you are in your own
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  • Jericho, NY
  • (City)
  • Population: 13,730
  • If you're going to be in the Jericho, NY area soon, you'll thoroughly enjoy your time there, since you and your family won't run out of fun things to do and see. The NYCB Theater at Westbury is a
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  • Old Bethpage, NY
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,439
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  • Woodbury CDP, NY
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,549
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  • Lake Mohegan, NY
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,797
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  • Roslyn Heights, NY
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,899
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  • Manhasset, NY
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,996
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  • Bethpage, NY
  • (City)
  • Population: 16,197
  • Bethpage is a small town in Nassau County located right on the border of Suffolk that has a wide range of great offerings to residents. Overall, Bethpage is a great town to live in and one that has some
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  • Greenlawn, NY
  • (City)
  • Population: 14,208
  • Loved it here, on one block you have the library, arts and culture, education, and economic centers. Then a few blocks up you have the train/bus stations, and school districts. The cost of living to be
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  • Merrick, NY
  • (City)
  • Population: 20,808
  • Merrick is very family-friendly and adult-friendly. I enjoy living there because it is a safe neighborhood with plenty of amenities and leisure places. There are plenty of options when it comes to
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  • Rye Brook, NY
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,513
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  • Plainview, NY
  • (City)
  • Population: 26,087
  • Plainview is an historic town with lots of interactive and fun activities for the entire family. Whether you want to be outdoors, find great places to eat or look for unique forms of entertainment,
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  • Commack, NY
  • (City)
  • Population: 36,625
  • New York is one of those states that has created an awesome reputation for itself. They say it is the artistic capital of the world. I believe this is true as many cities within it haver great artistic
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  • St. James, NY
  • (City)
  • Population: 13,512
  • I really enjoy living in St. James, New York. My community is a hamlet that is actually part of a larger town called Smithtown. Located on the north shore of Long Island, the only issue with living here
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  • Bayville, NY
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,745
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  • Oyster Bay, NY
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,226
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  • Wantagh, NY
  • (City)
  • Population: 18,490
  • Wantagh is often called the bridge to Jones Beach and this is one of the major benefits of living here. Simply take a ten minute drive down Wantagh parkway and you are at Jones Beach, one of the premier
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  • Eastchester, NY
  • (City)
  • Population: 19,912
  • I've lived in Eastchester for five years with my husband and our son. We had originally moved here because of the school system, but quickly fell in love with the rest of the area as well! Everyone that
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  • Hastings-on-Hudson, NY
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,959
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  • Croton-on-Hudson, NY
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,209
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  • Ridge, NY
  • (City)
  • Population: 13,129
  • Ridge NY has some great qualities, but overall, I find living there to be a bit boring for my personal tastes. Some of the positives are that crime is virtually non-existent and the residents of the town
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  • Larchmont, NY
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,031
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  • Dix Hills, NY
  • (City)
  • Population: 27,403
  • Dix Hills is one thing, and that’s a great place to call home. When the cost of living in New York City just seems to have no limits, I’ve found a lot of my friends moving out to find a place that fits a
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  • Carmel Hamlet, NY
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,278
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  • Malverne, NY
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,556
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  • West Hills, NY
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,163
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  • Pelham, NY
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,996
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  • East Hills, NY
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,072
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  • North New Hyde Park, NY
  • (City)
  • Population: 15,374
  • North New Hyde Park is a town in western Suffolk with great shopping, convenient access to Manhattan, and other major benefits. It is a nice town to live in but has the negative of being a bit crowded
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  • Fairmount, NY
  • (City)
  • Population: 10,087
  • The years I spent living in Fairmount, NY were very humbling for me. I remember days at the local coffee shop on Township Boulevard. Knowing what I know now, I would have spent more time up at Onondaga
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  • Stony Brook, NY
  • (City)
  • Population: 13,437
  • Stony brook is a nice Long Island town that is well known for the SUNY university in the town which is one of the leading science schools in the country. The town of Stony brook is much more than just a
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  • Northport, NY
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,393
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  • Pelham Manor, NY
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,564
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  • Cedarhurst, NY
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,652
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  • Great Neck, NY
  • (City)
  • Population: 10,183
  • Great Neck is a money grubbing cold town. You get hit with $50 for parking in front of your own home and if you have guests this is hard ticket not to get. The regular taxes too are sky high too. The
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  • Salisbury, NY
  • (City)
  • Population: 12,720
  • Salisbury is a beautiful town in northern New York, located about 25 miles east of Utica. We have great schools in Salisbury, peaceful neighborhoods with virtually low crime rates. Living in Salisbury
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  • Setauket-East Setauket, NY
  • (City)
  • Population: 14,174
  • I don’t know about living in East Setauket. The residential costs are expensive and the rent there is pricey unless you could afford the extra payments. Despite the liabilities of living there I like
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  • Rockville Centre, NY
  • (City)
  • Population: 24,262
  • I have been living in Rockville Centre my whole life, and I think that this is a very good place to live. It is a suburb of New York City, though the city is very close and accessible. Many different
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  • Williamsville, NY
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,269
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  • Kings Park, NY
  • (City)
  • Population: 17,157
  • Talk about living good, then you better include Kings Park in the conversation. The city that of course no one knows about, yet everyone wished they lived in is the perfect description for the place.
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  • Nanuet, NY
  • (City)
  • Population: 18,377
  • The City of Nanuet can't be any better than it already is to me and my family. After moving from the south all the way up here to Nunuet, the first thing that I noticed was how cold the winters can be.
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  • East Meadow, NY
  • (City)
  • Population: 37,228
  • The north is completely its own entity. New York is one of those cities that has been noted for its great and many sites. Not many people know however, how many cities are in New York. I lived in a
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  • Elwood, NY
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,197
  • I have officially reached the one decade mark of living in Elwood, New York and what can I say? This is absolutely one of the best areas in New York to call home! I don't even know where to start in

Moving to a new city in New York 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 New York 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 New York 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.

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