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Places With The Best Education System In Oregon 2020

Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score81
  • Bethany, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 22,819
  • Bethany is a fast-growing city that is becoming an appealing city to raise a family. There's lots of great attractions that are unique to the area, so you can organize a visit with family and friends…[read more]
85
  • Lake Oswego, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 38,065
  • I just loved living in Lake Oswego, Oregon. This city is located on the border of the Willamette River, just eight miles south of Portland, Oregon. In the early 19th century this charming city was a…[read more]
85
  • Cedar Mill, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 15,993
  • I experienced a fantastic time while living in Cedar Mill Oregon. The city is located in Washington County. Cedar Mill is close to the Portland Oregon Metropolitan area. The town is a great little…[read more]
84
  • Oak Hills, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,678
  • Impressive is an understatement to describe the experience I have had living in Oak Hills, OR. I love living in this place as it provides an environment and infrastructure for growth. The access to local…[read more]
86
  • West Linn, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 26,242
  • Moving to West Linn, OR was one of the best decisions of my life! It's a great city with a lot of family oriented activities that happen all year long. There are parks a plenty with wildlife and nature…[read more]
77
  • West Slope, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,650
83
  • Rockcreek, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,384
85
  • West Haven-Sylvan, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,131
76
  • Ashland, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 21,002
  • I lived in Ashland for three years and every day marveled at the incredible beauty. Generously green and lush, this is a highly walkable town with an almost picture perfect community. For it's small…[read more]
83
  • Sherwood, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 18,965
  • Living in Sherwood has been nothing short of amazing. In my opinion it is the perfect place to raise a family, and eventually retire. From the quiet, safe neighborhoods, to the fantastic school systems…[read more]
85
  • Raleigh Hills, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,046
76
  • Bull Mountain, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,684
84
  • Garden Home-Whitford, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,291
78
  • Happy Valley, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 17,474
  • I seriously thought it was some sort of joke when the wife mentions that we would be living in Happy Valley, Oregon. I mean seriously, no place with "happy" in its name could actually be a happy place,…[read more]
80
  • Tualatin, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 27,024
  • Tualatin is a beautiful little city just outside Oregon. I have been living in Tualatin for years now and I simply love it. The city is beautiful and well maintained and it has a high standard of living.…[read more]
71
  • Corvallis, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 55,766
  • Getting a job here is impossible... you need to read, write english, pass a background check, have a valid OR drivers license and a degree. If you are thinking of coming here to get a free house,…[read more]
76
  • Bend, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 84,416
  • I moved here in 2009, the unemployment was high but I found a job. Rentals were everywhere and you could get a 2 bedroom apartment for around 585-600. Ten years later, part time 15 hour a week jobs are…[read more]
80
  • Beaverton, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 94,865
  • I have lived in the Pacific Northwest all my life and have had frequent trips to Beaverton, Oregon, since I'm only 20 minutes away. Let me tell you, you won't get bored in Beaverton, as there's always…[read more]
76
  • Tigard, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 50,787
  • The community of Tigard, OR is a remarkable and underrated place. I relocated to Tigard, OR in my late 20's and took a teaching position there, leaving in 2010 after a two-year stay. With a population of…[read more]
81
  • Wilsonville, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 21,814
  • My family and I have been living in Wilsonville 3 years and have enjoyed our stay in this progressive and event-filled suburb of Portland Oregon. Wilsonville has great educational districts and all of…[read more]
82
  • Silverton, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,585
55
  • Deschutes River Woods, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,993
71
  • Newberg, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 22,749
  • Hello, dear people who choose to move here in newberg oregon. As you know we got all the amenities and dream places to go, but unfortunately getting hired on for a job here is tough. Hope you're rich in…[read more]
76
  • Oregon City, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 35,057
  • Oregon City is the southern baby sister of West Linn and Lake Oswego, located North West across the Willamette river from her. This historically rich community brands its self as "The end of the Oregon…[read more]
69
  • Oatfield, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 13,592
  • I live in Oatfield, Oregon and overall this is an okay place to live. Living here provides me with the basics, but I have lived in better places. My largest concern with this area is that the crime rate…[read more]
74
  • Jennings Lodge, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,727
69
  • Damascus, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 10,842
  • Damascus is an unincorporated city in the State of Oregon. This small town is almost entirely suburban, with most local amenities being within a traveling distance. We are located about 30 minutes east…[read more]
66
  • Eugene, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 161,649
  • Average home price 248k and median rent 921? Sorry, but that is way off by large margins! Average home price is 313k and average rent is 1300 for a 2 bedroom, and it isn't slowing anytime soon! Highest…[read more]
70
  • McMinnville, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 33,724
  • Have lived here 24 years. Was very nice then. Now, there is a homeless and drug problem. The city can't or wont solve it. Crime is rising rapidly. Was a crime victim 4 times in September 2019. …[read more]
70
  • Baker City, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,757
  • There is a REALITY about every town that the high and mighty vacationer/B&B owner wont tell you, so if you plan to actually live here and not just spend the weekend while skiing and then go back to your…[read more]
66
  • Portland, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 620,589
  • I have lived in Kansas City (both Kansas City, MO and Kansas City, KS) and I moved to Portland, OR because the cost of living where I was living in KC was pretty high. Also the fact I have a better job…[read more]
72
  • Sandy, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 10,369
  • I am living in Sandy, Oregon home and I love this community. Known as the “Gateway to Mount Hood,” this area is absolutely beautiful. This community is located between Mt. Hood and Multnomah Falls, so if…[read more]
76
  • Dallas, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 15,175
  • My family has been living in Dallas, OR since I was a baby. I am grown and married with a family of my own now, and I still live in this beautiful community. We love it here. This is one of the best…[read more]
64
  • Mount Hood Village, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,231
69
  • Aloha, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 54,908
  • I lived in Aloha, Oregon for quite a few years. I recently returned to Aloha to find parts that I remembered with a great fondness had turned into the biggest nightmare. They had become filthy and…[read more]
79
  • Keizer, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 37,497
  • I've been living in Keizer for almost a year now and really like it so far. I've grown up on the west coast and Keizer immediately felt like home to me. One thing I like a lot about the city is that it…[read more]
77
  • Hillsboro, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 100,462
  • Having lived only a short distance from Hillsboro, Oregon, my entire life I can truly say it's the best of two worlds. About 15 miles east are the attractions and restaurants of the state's biggest city,…[read more]
76
  • Gladstone, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,850
  • Living in Gladstone has been quite an experience, with all the natural beauty that can be found in Oregon state there is always something new to experience. Gladstone is a small town not far from…[read more]
64
  • Creswell, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,154
69
  • North Bend, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,635
79
  • Milwaukie, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 20,643
  • I love living in Milwaukie, OR. It's conveniently located in between several thoroughfares so you can get anywhere you want easily. As a mom, I'm so glad that the schools are amazing, and that the…[read more]
74
  • Scappoose, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,901
70
  • Troutdale, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 16,535
  • Troutdale is a place where one does not have to go far to be surrounded by nature! Living in Troutdale is comparable to living in a forest at times, and I personally find it to be therapeutic. Coming…[read more]
74
  • Prineville, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,419
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  • Central Point, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 17,793
  • My family loves Central Point, OR. Very nice, small town feel. Nice parks & neighborhoods, great for families. The downside? The Rogue Valley is like a bowl and it gets fogged in in winter and in the…[read more]
72
  • Pendleton, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 16,861
  • It is much cheaper to live in Pendleton, OR than the other cities in the state of Oregon. The cost of living and crime rates are below the national average. I find that living in Pendleton, OR has…[read more]
69
  • Grants Pass, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 36,776
  • In the past 10 years our safe little quiet town has dramatically changed. A lot of drugs, homelessness and high crime. People from all around the country coming her thinking they are going to get rich…[read more]
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  • Seaside, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,514
  • After reading the review of Seaside, Oregon, I had add the reality check. This is a tourist town. Jobs are seasonal, low paying and scarce in the off season. It rains a lot in the fall, winter and…[read more]
69
  • Warrenton, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,260
70
  • Salem, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 161,975
  • Please make sure you have a job lined up. I'm meeting a lot of people who are having to move back to other states or are really struggling because most places don't pay past $10--12 (even bank tellers,…[read more]

Moving to a new city in Oregon 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 Oregon 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 Oregon 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 Oregon, 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.