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San Antonio has 54 highly rated schools, according to Great Schools data

By Mary Claire Patton - Digital Content Curator

SAN ANTONIO - Data collected from lists San Antonio as having 54 highly rated schools -- accounting for 15% of the city's total schools.

Only 15 other large U.S. cities have a higher share of top-tier schools, according to the data.

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Highlights from San Antonio's school data:

  • ZIP code 78258 stands out with eight top-rated schools.
  • At $1,250, the cost of renting in ZIP code 78258 is expectedly higher than average, considering the data's reference point of $950 -- the average rent across areas without a school rated an 8 or above.
  • In ZIP code 78259, where five schools are top rated, average rent prices clock in at $1,174.
  • The data revealed the highest prices in ZIP code 78256: $1,444, while the cheapest are in 78222: $751. However, in both areas there is only one great school.
  • Nationally, of the 382 ZIP codes with top-rated schools where rent data was available, 45% are priced lower than areas without top-rated schools and 55% are priced above.

This information is based on RENTCafe data compiled from, US Census and Yardi Matrix. Read more on their website about the best zip codes for renters looking for top-rated urban schools here.


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