List Names Ann Arbor Public Schools #4 in US has released its annual list of “Cities with the Best Public Schools in America,” and Ann Arbor has claimed spot #4 for 2022. Niche strives to “build the most complete, accurate, and transparent school search tool on the internet,” as stated on their website. They also “consider the entire school experience,” which includes reviews from students, parents, and teachers, college prep, cafeteria food, sports, diversity, and more.” 2022’s report recalculated the importance of SAT/ACT scores due to the effects of the pandemic. The report is released on an annual basis in September. 

Ann Arbor was one of 228 cities across the United States included in the report. Niche also supplies other reports by state and across the country; for example, according to “Best Cities to Live in America,” Ann Arbor is declared the sixth best city in which to live for the second year in a row. This list considers crime rate, housing, employment, cost of living, and diversity to determine each city’s rank. 

Their List of Top 10 Cities with the Best Public Schools are:

  1. Naperville, Illinois
  2. Carlsbad, California
  3. Bellevue, Washington
  4. Ann Arbor, Michigan
  5. Irvine, California
  6. The Woodlands, Texas
  7. Thousand Oaks, California
  8. Overland Park, Kansas
  9. Plano, Texas
  10. Arlington, Virginia

Michigan’s Best Public Schools from Ann Arbor are:

High School:

Middle School:

Elementary School:

To see the complete ranking of public schools nationwide, click here. For Michigan, click here.  For more information on Ann Arbor Public Schools, visit their website, YouTube, Facebook, or Twitter.

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