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Places With The Best Education System In New York 2020

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  • Manhasset, NY
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,996
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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…[read more]
78
  • Briarcliff Manor, NY
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,732
80
  • 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…[read more]
84
  • Roslyn Heights, NY
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,899
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  • Carmel Hamlet, NY
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,278
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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…[read more]
83
  • North Hills, NY
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,420
81
  • 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…[read more]
76
  • 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…[read more]
83
  • 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…[read more]
68
  • Port Jefferson, NY
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,795
73
  • Rye Brook, NY
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,513
83
  • Irvington, NY
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,559
84
  • Binghamton University, NY
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,149
  • Binghamton University is not a town/city. It is literally a college campus. I have no clue why it is listed here. The surrounding area is truly horrible - look at the reviews for Binghamton, NY. Anyway,…[read more]
83
  • West Point, NY
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,606
76
  • University at Buffalo, NY
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,230
79
  • Old Bethpage, NY
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,439
77
  • Lake Mohegan, NY
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,797
80
  • 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…[read more]
81
  • 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…[read more]
65
  • Woodbury CDP, NY
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,549
79
  • 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,…[read more]
77
  • 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…[read more]
84
  • Hastings-on-Hudson, NY
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,959
84
  • Larchmont, NY
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,031
82
  • 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…[read more]
70
  • 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…[read more]
77
  • Bayville, NY
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,745
80
  • East Hills, NY
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,072
72
  • Oyster Bay, NY
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,226
71
  • 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…[read more]
77
  • West Hills, NY
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,163
64
  • Croton-on-Hudson, NY
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,209
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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…[read more]
80
  • 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…[read more]
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  • Malverne, NY
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,556
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  • Pelham Manor, NY
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,564
  • LIVE HERE LIVE HERE LIVE HERE LIVE HERE LIVE HERE LIVE HERE LIVE HERE LIVE HERE LIVE HERE LIVE HERE LIVE HERE LIVE HERE LIVE HERE LIVE…[read more]
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  • Northport, NY
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,393
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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…[read more]
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  • Pelham, NY
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,996
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  • Cedarhurst, NY
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,652
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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…[read more]
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  • Williamsville, NY
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,269
  • I lived here for 10 years. The people are incredibly rude, unfriendly, snooty and think they're the best thing to happen to civilization. It's even worse if you move outside of Williamsville proper to…[read more]
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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…[read more]
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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…[read more]
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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…[read more]
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  • Sea Cliff, NY
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,069
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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.…[read more]
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  • Hamburg, NY
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,576

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.

To further narrow down your list of the cities with the best education system in New York, 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.