An attractive (and privileged) subset of Palo Alto, Green Acres is home to those with sizable salaries. Those that prefer a similar way of life should strongly consider renting in this neighborhood. Green Acres offers easy conveniences at local stores. The apartments for rent in Green Acres neighbor Barron Park and Esther Clark Park.
Dining, Drinking and Recreation
For those considering relocating to Green Acres, be sure to survey our ratings and reviews of apartments in the area. El Camino Real, one of the neighborhood's best spots to grab some grub, is a welcoming spot to spend the day. Once you've done your homework on the area, be sure you use our apartment finder tool to complete your hunt for your next apartment in Green Acres.
Enjoy a new ethnic food or go gastronomical adventuring in Green Acres with a handful of different restaurants in the area.
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Neighborhood Schools and Districts
Schools near the apartments in Green Acres are Henry M. Gunn High School, Terman Middle School and Bowman International School. As school district boundaries are not necessarily congruent with county lines, it's important to confer with local school district authorities to confirm that the apartments for rent you are most interested in are also served by the schools you prefer.
Henry M. Gunn High School, a Palo Alto Unified district high school, has the best college-acceptance rate and offers advanced-placement classes. Among Palo Alto Unified district middle schools, Terman Middle School has the lowest student-teacher ratio at five-to-1.
The seven elementary schools and two middle schools in the Los Altos Elementary district have a different proportion of students to teachers along with a different student-body size than Palo Alto Unified, with the former boasting lower ratios and fewer overall students. Los Altos Elementary district has more blue ribbons and a higher Great Schools score than the Palo Alto Unified district.
Cost of Living and Demographics
The neighborhoods of Green Acres and Barron Park are identical both in terms of the percentage of households that have children and the average household size. In both neighborhoods, the percentage of households with children is 38% and the average household size is 2.62 people per household.
Green Acres has an average household income of $172.2K, which is close to that of Barron Park's. Many residents in Green Acres are educated and hold a master's degree or greater.