Best California School Districts
This NerdWallet analysis of California school districts factors in various school performance metrics and the affordability of homeowners costs to rate the 375 school districts in the state. Unsurprisingly, districts with higher-valued homes make up the bulk of the top school districts.
However, NerdWallet could also identify some "hidden gems": school districts offering excellent public education and affordable home prices. The charts below locate the school districts that offer the best of both worlds and show the correlation between home values and some school performance metrics.