Jared Kendall
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Most of the top-rated schools in Louisville, KY are found in a fan from the central part of the city to the east. This area dominates our rankings, and contains most of the neighborhoods and apartments we would recommend to parents based on school ratings.

To help parents narrow down which part of the eastern fan is most appealing to them, we will use average property rent and school ratings to identify individual properties throughout the area that are our picks to provide the best value for each grade level.

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Louisville neighborhoods with the best public schools

Viewing school ratings by neighborhood allows us to find the areas with superb overall schools, rather than just identifying one-off instances of an individually exemplary school. Going by average Great School rating, the top neighborhood in Louisville is Clifton Heights.

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Neighborhood Rank Neighborhood Neighborhood City and State Avg. School Rating
1 Clifton Heights Louisville, KY 7.0
2 Cherokee Triangle Louisville, KY 6.3
3 Russell Louisville, KY 6.0
4 Highlands Douglass Louisville, KY 5.7
5 East Louisville Louisville, KY 5.6
6 Clifton Louisville, KY 5.0
7 Irish Hill Louisville, KY 5.0
8 Tyler Park Louisville, KY 4.7
9 Highview Highview, KY 4.5
10 Phoenix Hill Louisville, KY 4.5

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Louisville properties near the best public schools

Having looked at the best overall neighborhoods, we now look to find the best individual properties near the best schools at the elementary, middle and high school level. Click on any location circle in our interactive maps to pull up info on properties for that location.

Best apartments near the best elementary schools in Louisville

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Value is determined by taking GreatSchools ratings and property rent, and seeing where you get the highest rated schools for the money spent.

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Value Rank Property Name Location Avg. 2BR Rent Avg. School Rating
1 The Views at Crescent Hill Louisville, KY $823 10.0
2 Devonshire Apartments Lyndon, KY $825 10.0
3 Chamberlain Oaks Louisville, KY $703 8.0
4 Whispering Hills Apartments Louisville, KY $640 7.0
5 Whispering Hills Southeast Louisville, KY $640 7.0
6 Park Lake Apartments Louisville, KY $828 9.0
7 Holly Hills Louisville, KY $925 10.0
8 Westbury Harbour Lyndon, KY $769 8.0
9 Heathmoore Louisville, KY $789 8.0
10 The Paddock At Eastpoint Louisville, KY $1,005 10.0

Best apartments near the best middle schools in Louisville

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Value is determined by taking GreatSchools ratings and property rent, and seeing where you get the highest rated schools for the money spent.

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Value Rank Property Name Location Avg. 2BR Rent Avg. School Rating
1 Broadway Management Group Louisville, KY $658 9.0
2 The Views at Crescent Hill Louisville, KY $823 9.0
3 Hampton Place Louisville, KY $748 8.0
4 Holly Hills Louisville, KY $925 9.0
5 Shelby Crossing Apartments Louisville, KY $935 8.0
6 Lafontenay Louisville, KY $963 8.0
7 The Avenue on Frankfort Louisville, KY $1,099 9.0
8 Central Park Lofts Louisville, KY $1,100 9.0
9 The Paddock At Eastpoint Louisville, KY $1,005 8.0
10 The Legends At Indian Springs Louisville, KY $1,043 8.0

Best apartments near the best high schools in Louisville

louisville cheap apartments best high schools

Value is determined by taking GreatSchools ratings and property rent, and seeing where you get the highest rated schools for the money spent.

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Value Rank Property Name Location Avg. 2BR Rent Avg. School Rating
1 Hampton Place Louisville, KY $748 9.0
2 Chamberlain Oaks Louisville, KY $703 8.0
3 Phoenix Place Louisville, KY $785 8.0
4 Heathmoore Louisville, KY $789 8.0
5 The Reserve at Westport Louisville, KY $860 8.0
6 Stonewater Park Louisville, KY $892 8.0
7 Shelby Crossing Apartments Louisville, KY $935 8.0
8 Lafontenay Louisville, KY $963 8.0
9 St. Francis Apartments Louisville, KY $970 8.0
10 Prospect Park Louisville, KY $1,120 9.0
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Jared is a Baton Rouge, La.-based freelance journalist focused on, in his words, "finding data, 'interviewing it' and then telling its story through interactive tools and traditional journalism." His past work includes analyzing pension shortfalls, looking at election results, tracking campaign finance contributions and analyzing educational and school system data. Some of his work has previously appeared on The Daily Advocate and unfundedmichigan.org.

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