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Places With The Best Education System In Washington 2020

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  • Union Hill-Novelty Hill, WA
  • (City)
  • Population: 22,015
  • I love the pretty city of Union Hill-Novelty Hill, Washington. There is a lot of pretty scenery in this town and it creates a beautiful city to live in. Many townsfolk know each other. While the…[read more]
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  • Mercer Island, WA
  • (City)
  • Population: 24,467
  • It's a small city of about 25,000 people that covers the entire island, hence the name. Living on Mercer Island as a teenager, I knew it was the posh part of town, but to me it was just home. It's still…[read more]
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  • Sammamish, WA
  • (City)
  • Population: 62,136
  • I have lived in and around Sammamish, Washington and visited the area numerous times in the past. Sammamish is truly one of the best hidden gems in the entire country, as it features absolutely stunning…[read more]
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  • Cottage Lake, WA
  • (City)
  • Population: 23,845
  • Cottage Lake is a surprisingly quiet place to live given it is not that far from the city of Seattle, Washington. It is mostly single family homes although there is a Target and a Walgreens. What I think…[read more]
81
  • Lake Forest Park, WA
  • (City)
  • Population: 13,156
  • Lake Forest Park, WA is a bedroom community that lies about five miles north of Seattle. Living in Lake Forest Park gives people great access to Seattle while still being far enough away to not be in an…[read more]
80
  • Woodinville, WA
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,549
  • Smoke filled weekends and evenings for about 9 months where you cannot go outside and hike the neighborhood with your dog unless you wish to breath cancer causing air pollution from selfish idiots…[read more]
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  • Liberty Lake, WA
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,566
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  • Redmond, WA
  • (City)
  • Population: 59,268
  • I lived in Redmond Washington for 10 years during the 1990s. I loved the small town ambiance of the area. It's located just a mere short distance from famous Seattle Washington so there is plenty to do…[read more]
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  • Mill Creek East, WA
  • (City)
  • Population: 18,771
  • I have been living in Mill Creek East, WA for the past five years and have lived near it about 40 years. It has a great planned downtown with a wide range of places to shop. To the east of town there is…[read more]
71
  • Silver Firs, WA
  • (City)
  • Population: 22,221
  • I've always liked the Silver Firs area of Washington State. While it's technically not a town or a city - it's an unincorporated area of Snohomish County - It definitely has a small suburban town feel.…[read more]
85
  • Mill Creek, WA
  • (City)
  • Population: 19,372
  • Nestled between the Cascade Mountains and Puget Sound, Mill Creek, Washington is a picturesque suburb of Seattle. I love living in Mill Creek, Washington because of the proximity it has to the bustling…[read more]
81
  • Newcastle, WA
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,189
  • Located in the affluent Eastside area of the Seattle metropolitan area, Newcastle, Washington is an idyllic bedroom community offering big city convenience and small-town atmosphere. I love living in…[read more]
83
  • Maple Valley, WA
  • (City)
  • Population: 25,093
  • Living in Maple Valley, Washington is perfect for people like me looking to raise their family in a safe and relaxed bedroom community of Seattle. Maple Valley offers the ideal mix of quiet suburbia…[read more]
77
  • Bothell West, WA
  • (City)
  • Population: 19,833
  • "Welcome to Bothell, for a Day or a Lifetime." That's what the sign at the city limits said when I was growing up. It has boomed in the meantime, enough to set up different neighborhoods. Some of these…[read more]
69
  • Hobart, WA
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,474
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  • Mukilteo, WA
  • (City)
  • Population: 20,994
  • Beautiful does not even begin to the idyllic community of Mukilteo, Washington. I love living in Mukilteo, Washington because of its unmatched beauty and proximity to the bustling metropolitan area of…[read more]
82
  • Bellevue, WA
  • (City)
  • Population: 136,718
  • The highlights of Living in Bellevue Downtown- Bellevue residents are some of the most highly educated in the state, with over 60 percent having a bachelor's degree or higher- Downtown is extremely…[read more]
74
  • Lake Tapps, WA
  • (City)
  • Population: 13,030
  • Whether its one of those hot summers or cold winters, Lake Tapps always has something to do for those who enjoy the outdoors. Some of the things you are likely to do for fun when living around here are…[read more]
68
  • Fairwood CDP (Spokane County), WA
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,055
82
  • Kirkland, WA
  • (City)
  • Population: 85,812
  • There is nothing wrong with this city aside for the hefty price tag. Buying a house here and maintaining a living is tough but you get what you pay for. Everything in this city is perfect the people are…[read more]
72
  • Artondale, WA
  • (City)
  • Population: 13,506
  • Such a wonderful place to call home! If you haven't heard of a little town called Artondale, I'll be the first to tell you it's a true hidden gem in the Pacific Northwest! Living in Artondale has been a…[read more]
83
  • Camas, WA
  • (City)
  • Population: 21,393
  • Camas has gentrified into an amazing place. Consider this: old time parks and ball fields, an idyllic downtown with open air dining and brewpubs, nicely curated boutiques, one of the best school systems…[read more]
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  • Kenmore, WA
  • (City)
  • Population: 21,830
  • Kenmore is an exciting city with lots of attractions that appeal to people of various interests. Saint Edward State Park is appealing if you like spending time outdoors and want to see some of the…[read more]
82
  • Ridgefield, WA
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,112
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  • East Renton Highlands, WA
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,549
  • Overall, I would have to say that Living in East Renton Highlands is an overall pleasurable experience. Western Washington is a haven for lovers of the environment. Set in the heart of the Pacific…[read more]
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  • DuPont, WA
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,224
  • Dupont is the best and safest community to live in if you are planning on moving to Washington State and being close to a military installation. It is also very costly because you can't beat the safety,…[read more]
84
  • Duvall, WA
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,534
72
  • Sudden Valley, WA
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,818
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  • Pullman, WA
  • (City)
  • Population: 32,176
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  • Felida, WA
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,857
69
  • Bangor Base, WA
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,046
79
  • Vashon, WA
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,844
65
  • Camano, WA
  • (City)
  • Population: 15,968
  • Camano Island is located in Island County, in the Puget Sound Region of Washington. Living in Camano is wonderful, I am surrounded by the exquisite beauty of the natural Pacific Northwest Environment. I…[read more]
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  • Maplewood, WA
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,223
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  • Maltby, WA
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,221
  • Let me introduce to you Maltby, WA, city. It is a small area that has access to green towns and fields. I have lived in this town for three years, and I won’t tread it for anything. There are affordable…[read more]
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  • Bonney Lake, WA
  • (City)
  • Population: 19,022
  • I love living in Bonney Lake! Rainy seasons give way to mild Summer weather, which presents us locals with the chance to get out and enjoy the sunshine! Bonney Lake is a small town located about 40 miles…[read more]
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  • Olympia, WA
  • (City)
  • Population: 49,608
  • I took my family to Olympia, Washington for a weekend getaway, we had a blast. I would highly recommend anyone to visit the city. There was so much for us to do in Olympia, unfortunately we were only…[read more]
72
  • Lake Stickney, WA
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,533
83
  • West Richland, WA
  • (City)
  • Population: 13,407
  • If you are looking to relocate to south central Washington State, then I highly recommend considering living in West Richland, Washington. West Richland is considered a rural town, but there is so much…[read more]
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  • Port Townsend, WA
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,286
  • If I was in my 20's, 30's or 40's, back in the days when I was heavily into playing music live and meeting people, I would've passed on moving to Port Townsend. The entrenched citizens here went out of…[read more]
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  • Steilacoom, WA
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,175
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  • Shoreline, WA
  • (City)
  • Population: 55,021
  • As a resident of Shoreline, Washington, I would recommend relocating to this growing metropolis. The city is just 9-10 miles from Seattle. Therefore, we have access to landmarks such as the Space Needle…[read more]
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  • Eastmont, WA
  • (City)
  • Population: 21,403
  • While some people have a problem living in Eastmont, I haven't found it so bad at all. The first thing I always understood, was that no place is perfect, and Eastmont isn't perfect either, but it still…[read more]
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  • Bothell East, WA
  • (City)
  • Population: 10,064
  • There is no better place to raise a family than in Bothell East, Washington. I love living in Bothell East because of its exceptional public schools, sense of community, and urban living in a tight-knit…[read more]
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  • Mount Vista, WA
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,279
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  • Gig Harbor, WA
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,307
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  • Bainbridge Island, WA
  • (City)
  • Population: 23,576
  • It's a small city, about 24,000 people, and much of the island itself is pretty rural. But in the main area of Winslow, by the ferry dock, there is a thriving community of families, artisans, and local…[read more]
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  • Wollochet, WA
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,386
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  • Fairwood, WA
  • (City)
  • Population: 19,724
  • I've been living in Fairwood for 8 years and have raised my three kids in this small town that has very friendly people and a great culture of work and family life enjoyment. The community is very laid…[read more]
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  • Brier, WA
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,530

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