Looking for a city that's dedicated to education? Check out these 10 communities, which have impressive graduation rates, test scores, and lots of highly-rated schools. Also notable are the high expenditures per student and low pupil/teacher ratios. Your kid's bound to reap the benefits these education-friendly cities have to offer.
(Our list was compiled by using a list of the top 100 cities by population, adding in well-known smaller cities too, and removing cities so close to other large cities that they would have similar data. We ranked the best cities for education based on eight educational criteria categories.)
#1: Spokane, WA
With impressive scores in math and reading proficiency, and a relatively high ($11,320) expenditure per student, Spokane Washington has a well-balanced record of notable stats, making it the most education-friendly city on our list. It also came in at #7 overall.
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