If you’re a parent, you’re always looking for the best opportunities for your children; it’s only natural. You want to ensure that your kids have all the breaks you never got, you want to make sure they’ve got a leg up on their future. First and foremost, that advantage begins with the right education. Fortunately for parents who are on the lookout for a school district that can best equip your children for a competitive future, the folks at niche.com have compiled a list of the country’s best districts based on “state test scores, college readiness, graduation rates, SAT/ACT scores, teacher quality, student and parent reviews, and more.” Check the top 15 out here.
15. Lexington Public Schools Score Well on Math and Reading
Located in Lexington, Massachusetts, the Lexington public school district boasts a low student to teacher ratio, which is probably one of the reasons that more than 90 percent of the school’s students are considered proficient in the basics of math and reading. What’s more, a nationally recognized school lunch menu means your kids will never have a rumbling stomach late in the day.
14. Millburn Township School District Spends $17K Per Kid
Just shy of 5,000 students spread across seven schools call Millburn Township, New Jersey’s school district home. The school district understands the value of funding the minds of tomorrow, as well. More than $17,000 is allocated for each student in the district from year to year.