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Places With The Best Education System In Pennsylvania 2020

Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score77
  • Penn Wynne, PA
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,535
85
  • Blue Bell, PA
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,403
85
  • Swarthmore, PA
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,218
88
  • Ardmore, PA
  • (City)
  • Population: 12,592
  • I experienced an excellent stay while living in Ardmore Pennsylvania. The city is located amid both Delaware and Montgomery Counties. Ardmore is situated west of Philadelphia. The town has an overflowing…[read more]
91
  • Upper St. Clair, PA
  • (City)
  • Population: 19,521
  • I experienced a great time while living in Upper St. Clair Pittsburgh. The city is a part of the Allegheny County Pennsylvania township. Upper St. Clair is 10 miles away from Pittsburgh. The school…[read more]
78
  • Maple Glen, PA
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,837
86
  • Collegeville, PA
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,279
89
  • Fort Washington, PA
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,951
92
  • Jefferson Hills, PA
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,214
  • Jefferson Hills, PA high livability is what makes me long to live in this city for as long as I can. First of all, this city brags of a high population that is educated. This makes it easy for people to…[read more]
83
  • Doylestown, PA
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,305
82
  • Media, PA
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,345
88
  • Conshohocken, PA
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,916
87
  • Murrysville, PA
  • (City)
  • Population: 20,159
  • Murrysville has interesting attractions that are enjoyable, whether you're organizing a visit with friends or want to take the family on an outing. There are also lots of places to enjoy delicious meal. …[read more]
84
  • Allison Park, PA
  • (City)
  • Population: 21,515
  • If you're looking for outdoor adventures, interesting attractions and great food, Allison Park is the place. Whether you're searching for family-friendly outings or need something memorable to do with…[read more]
86
  • Plymouth Meeting, PA
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,931
91
  • Lionville, PA
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,557
84
  • Audubon, PA
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,125
78
  • West Chester, PA
  • (City)
  • Population: 19,434
  • I love West Chester! It's a charming small suburb of Philadelphia, PA. I've been living in the city of West Chester practically all my life and haven't considered moving. The schools are excellent if you…[read more]
66
  • Breinigsville, PA
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,378
  • I've lived here for 35 years. When we moved here it was a nice little rural community & we enjoyed life for a number of years. Now - NOT AT ALL!!! Once the incredibly stupid Route 222 "bypass" was…[read more]
86
  • Ambler, PA
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,507
78
  • Village Green-Green Ridge, PA
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,002
85
  • Clarks Summit, PA
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,041
77
  • Fox Chapel, PA
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,392
83
  • Horsham, PA
  • (City)
  • Population: 14,283
  • I loved living in Horsham, PA in the suburbs of Greater Philadelphia Area. There was always a lot of things to do on any given day. If it was a nice afternoon, we would head to one of the best areas…[read more]
88
  • Hershey, PA
  • (City)
  • Population: 14,338
  • Who doesn't want to live in a city with a huge chocolate factory? Hershey is the best selling brand of candy in the US. With the smell of chocolate wafts everywhere, dieters don't stand much of a chance.…[read more]
89
  • Glenside, PA
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,781
75
  • Kulpsville, PA
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,859
82
  • Carnot-Moon, PA
  • (City)
  • Population: 12,664
  • Living in Carnot-Moon, PA is just okay. Nothing seriously bad and nothing seriously good. One thing we do have to offer that is greatly above average are our education opportunities. If you plan on…[read more]
81
  • Gilbertsville, PA
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,084
73
  • Richboro, PA
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,357
76
  • Folsom, PA
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,448
89
  • South Park Township, PA
  • (City)
  • Population: 13,470
  • Living in South Park Township, PA means a lot of things for different people. We have a pretty low crime rate and cost of living can be kind of high dependent on area of choice, space size, and other…[read more]
78
  • Shanor-Northvue, PA
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,001
82
  • Montgomeryville, PA
  • (City)
  • Population: 13,284
  • I love living in Montgomeryville. I had to trade a bit more traffic to live in a suburbia type lifestyle but it was a choice I don't regret. The best of Montgomeryville I would say is that there is a…[read more]
82
  • Forest Hills, PA
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,475
82
  • Millersville, PA
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,370
  • The amenity rankings that attributed to the Livability Score for Millersville are not very accurate. The Borough has a very nice grocery store, coffee shops, specialty shops, an elementary school, a…[read more]
82
  • Downingtown, PA
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,940
93
  • Bethel Park, PA
  • (City)
  • Population: 32,222
  • I enjoy the wholesome boroughs while living in Bethel Park Pennsylvania. The area is well built for suburban families, as it offers some of the better school districts. The metropolitan township is about…[read more]
84
  • Lansdale, PA
  • (City)
  • Population: 16,454
  • I recently remarried and moved here from a local state full of nepotism. Lansdale and the entire state of Pennsylvania is a breath of fresh air! The business owners are welcoming and helpful, and though…[read more]
79
  • Harleysville, PA
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,191
80
  • Northwest Harborcreek, PA
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,036
  • Harborcreek is one of the best places to live in Erie county. There is only a few cons about this township. 1. We keep on losing more and more stores. Here in Harborcreek we lost Big Lots, Payless…[read more]
81
  • East York, PA
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,467
84
  • Paxtonia, PA
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,301
93
  • Dormont, PA
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,491
  • We recently moved to Dormont after living in the East End of the city --Friendship, Bloomfield, Lawrenceville, Morningside-- for over a decade. Although the East End is hyped as being the "hot" place to…[read more]
84
  • Oakmont, PA
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,420
  • We bought this home because of the school and because the kids could walk to school, the movies, their friends houses, the stores etc. That's where the old begins and ends. Now that the kids have grown…[read more]
81
  • Trooper, PA
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,754
76
  • Quakertown, PA
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,869
90
  • Lewisburg, PA
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,757
  • I used to lived in Lewisburg and love it. My husband was a federal employee and we lived in the reservation. We lived there for 4 years, maybe more. It was a safe environment for the kids. Mr Kohane was…[read more]
82
  • Plum, PA
  • (City)
  • Population: 27,474
  • Plum is a friendly and family centered suburb that’s ideal for living a simple life. There’s really not much here besides a great school system and a lot for children to do. One of the best things about…[read more]
85
  • Park Forest Village, PA
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,875

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