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Schools & Education

No great community is truly great unless it offers a top-ranking educational system. Jacksonville earns this distinction with a number of nationally honored high schools and institutes of higher learning.

The area is home to Stanton College Prep and Paxon High School, both of which were listed in Newsweek magazine as the top high schools in the country. A strong public school system is also present with a host of elementary, middle and high schools.

For those pursuing degrees, the Jacksonville area is ideal. In fact, the area boasts 16 colleges and universities including the University of North Florida, Edwards Waters College, Florida Community College at Jacksonville, a law school and more. Plus, the communities in and around Jacksonville are noted for their strong support of education as are the many business in the community that make it a point to partner with local schools to offer helping hands in ensuring students have what they need to succeed.

Thriving on Florida’s First Coast the neighborhoods that make up the Greater Jacksonville Metropolitan Area can boast a history that goes back beyond the Spanish settlements at St. Augustine. Though historic preservation is a virtue in the entire area, Jacksonville is a modern city in a major growth mode. With its seaports, professional sports, beaches, military ties and major employers, Jacksonville is rightfully considered one of the best cities in America for living.

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