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Places With The Best Education System In North Carolina 2018

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  • Davidson, NC
  • (City)
  • Population: 12,076
  • Davidson, NC is a beautiful city that rests against Lake Norman. It's along Highway 77 and has a lot of amazing places to eat and shop. A lot of the cities I choose for working remotely need to have
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  • Marvin, NC
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,056
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  • Ogden, NC
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,909
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  • Weddington, NC
  • (City)
  • Population: 10,254
  • Living in Weddington, NC for the last several years has been an absolute delight! The main theme of the town is community. People are hospitable, and you can always run into a friend or two during Food
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  • Lewisville, NC
  • (City)
  • Population: 13,356
  • Living in Lewisville, North Carolina has been great for my family and I. I work in Winston Salem and it is an easy commute to work most of the time. This is a small town with some historic areas you can
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  • Morrisville, NC
  • (City)
  • Population: 22,600
  • The city wraps in in the loving arms of charming, beautiful Southern architecture and trees that offer shade for a peaceful walk almost any time of the year. Summers can get a bit hot, but it's not
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  • Wesley Chapel, NC
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,217
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  • Oak Ridge, NC
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,617
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  • Etowah, NC
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,237
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  • Carrboro, NC
  • (City)
  • Population: 20,867
  • Carrboro has everything I've ever wanted in a small town, but with access to nice cities all around. First, understand Carrboro itself. Living in Carrboro, NC is one of the most charming ways to enjoy
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  • Mills River, NC
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,990
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  • Stokesdale, NC
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,278
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  • Summerfield, NC
  • (City)
  • Population: 10,758
  • I was raised in Greensboro, N.C., with friends living in Summerfield. When I got married, I decided to raise my family in Summerfield. There is not much shopping in the area, but Greensboro is just
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  • Apex, NC
  • (City)
  • Population: 43,893
  • For me, living in Apex, North Carolina and working as a research assistant is a quite compatible combination. Many find Apex neighborhoods to each be best areas in the city. I have a small house near
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  • Waxhaw, NC
  • (City)
  • Population: 12,398
  • Waxhaw, NC is beautiful railroad town with graceful greenery. I could talk all day about the taxes, businesses, traffic, or weather in the area, but if you want to know about the gentle and serene scenes
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  • Cary, NC
  • (City)
  • Population: 155,822
  • The I Love Kickboxing gym in Cary NC is amazing!!! The trainers are skilled, motivating, and make me feel like even I can do it!!! The other gym members are a great community of support as well. I am
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  • Matthews, NC
  • (City)
  • Population: 30,054
  • Developed in 2006, the Village of Saint Andrews (McKee Road) in Matthews, NC is a vibrant community with a managed and a resident-approved balanced operating budget. The Village of Saint Andrews has a
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  • Pinehurst, NC
  • (City)
  • Population: 15,522
  • My plan is to retire in Pinehurst, N.C., in the next few years. I love the area. Golf is my favorite hobby and living in Pinehurst is like living in a large gated community. The cost of living here is
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  • Stallings, NC
  • (City)
  • Population: 14,759
  • Stallings has beautiful scenery of natural wildlife, trees, and parks. I feel like it is a mix of country and city living in one. It is one of the best suburbs because it is close to everything, has nice
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  • Murraysville, NC
  • (City)
  • Population: 14,843
  • Located near Wilmington, Murraysville is a town that sees a lot of traffic on the roads. It's a main thoroughfare for people who are trying to get to the coastal area in this part of North Carolina. The
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  • Cornelius, NC
  • (City)
  • Population: 27,426
  • This is one of the most beautiful areas in not just North Carolina, but all of the South. Many people think of hoop dresses, plantations, columns, and forest pavilions when they think of Southern
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  • Chapel Hill, NC
  • (City)
  • Population: 59,005
  • There is no better place to live in the triangle. Honestly. The school system is second to none, the food culture is outstanding, there is a ton of stuff to do, and the people are mostly accepting of all
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  • Holly Springs, NC
  • (City)
  • Population: 30,126
  • For the past 4 years, I have enjoyed my time living in Holly Springs, North Carolina a clean and excellent community in the suburbs of Raleigh, North Carolina. Holly Springs is a multicultural suburb
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  • Mooresville, NC
  • (City)
  • Population: 35,387
  • I lived in Mooresville for about six months before leaving to go to college. The small trailer park I lived in was loud and obnoxious. However, there are a few nicer homes in the city limits as well as
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  • Wake Forest, NC
  • (City)
  • Population: 36,472
  • There is so much to say about this beautiful place! I was born and raised in Wake Forest, NC and growing up here was so much fun. It has a home town feel and everyone is very friendly. Everyone looked
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  • Clemmons, NC
  • (City)
  • Population: 19,536
  • I moved to a small town in NC called Clemmons about 10 years ago. My daughter's father lived there at the time, and I wanted them to be closer to each other. I've had opportunities to move, but Clemmons
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  • Unionville, NC
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,397
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  • Indian Trail, NC
  • (City)
  • Population: 36,357
  • I have lived in Indian Trail for about two years. It's a town that is on the outskirts of Matthews. For the most part, it's a nice area to live without a lot of trouble. One of the things that I like
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  • Carolina Beach, NC
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,048
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  • Fletcher, NC
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,547
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  • Lake Norman of Catawba, NC
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,918
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  • Boone, NC
  • (City)
  • Population: 18,241
  • I love living in Boone. There is so much to do that you never have to be bored. From fun hiking trails to the Daniel Boone Native Gardens, we never have a shortage of things to do. The only downside that
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  • Huntersville, NC
  • (City)
  • Population: 51,701
  • Huntersville Limousine Service is a reliable name in #Kannapolis for providing exceptional #limousineservice from the years of inception. We have friendly, experienced and courteous staffs and
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  • Kill Devil Hills, NC
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,948
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  • Porters Neck, NC
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,052
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  • Kings Mountain, NC
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,053
  • Kings Mountain, North Carolina is a small southern city in Cleveland County. This city is connected to two interstate highways with service to York and Bessemer. There is easy accessible bus and airline
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  • Harrisburg, NC
  • (City)
  • Population: 14,500
  • I experienced a remarkable lifestyle while living in Harrisburg North Carolina. The city is an enclave of Cabarrus County. Harrisburg is close to Charlotte North Carolina. The city has a great department
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  • Hendersonville, NC
  • (City)
  • Population: 13,548
  • Here in Hendersonville, life isn't too bad at all. I mean we have plenty of restaurants along Main Street like the Wine Sage and Gourmet which is spectacular. I have found that living in Hendersonville
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  • Hillsborough, NC
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,428
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  • Mint Hill, NC
  • (City)
  • Population: 25,024
  • Mint Hill was a nice place to live if you like living in a small town, but it's difficult there to really find a great job because of its size. I was living in Mint Hill for a bit but decided to move
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  • Havelock, NC
  • (City)
  • Population: 20,630
  • I was transferred to Havelock, N.C. as I am in the military. Havelock is home to Cherry Point, a Marine Air Station Training Center. The USMC base provides employment for the area, but the cost of living
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  • James City, NC
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,736
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  • Asheville, NC
  • (City)
  • Population: 87,531
  • We’ve lived in Asheville for almost 30 years. Unlike many people who just move to a town without any connections, we’ve had many strong connections through work, school, sports, etc. Asheville has a lot
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  • Black Mountain, NC
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,168
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  • Clayton, NC
  • (City)
  • Population: 18,553
  • Although Clayton is a smaller town in NC, it does offer a fun atmosphere where you can get to know many of your neighbors instead of feeling like you're only one person among thousands. I've lived here
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  • Fuquay-Varina, NC
  • (City)
  • Population: 22,722
  • Living here in Fuquay-Varina reminds me of an old storybook country living survival guide. Never heard of one? Well, here goes. I will take the time to explain to you how living in a city such as this
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  • Oak Island, NC
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,359
  • Area vibes had Oak Island, NC rated A+ for crime and then recently changed it to C. I was shocked, because Oak Island is so safe! I contacted the sheriff and he said nothing has changed to cause the
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  • Mocksville, NC
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,140
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  • Raleigh, NC
  • (City)
  • Population: 441,326
  • I found Raleigh and vicinity to be attractive and full of potential. Of course there are negatives to any place and the people shouting negativity in the reviews below are the typical parasitic,
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  • Rolesville, NC
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,583

Moving to a new city in North Carolina 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 North Carolina 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 North Carolina 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 North Carolina, 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.