Even if you don’t have children and don’t plan to, you should be hesitant to buy a home in an area with poor schools. Good and safe schools are an important criterion for many home buyers. When you are selling your home, you want the schools to be a selling point rather than a hurdle to be overcome. In general, the schools in the area are very good, but there are certainly differences between various districts and schools. Check out our section on School Information for some good resources for data on schools and school districts.