May 02

Mercer Island #2 on Forbes “Best Cities to Live and Learn 2011”

Mercer Island, WA

Educational quality score: 99.12
Median home value: $708,740
Population: 24,351

“‘Play hard, work hard’ seems to be the motto on this 10-square mile speck floating in Lake Washington near Seattle…”  Click the link below to read more from the article that touts the benefits and achievements of the Mercer Island Schools.

One Mercer Island claim to fame really stands out: “MIHS is a Blue Ribbon School where 95 percent graduate, and the SAT average is an eye-popping 635 Math, 613 Verbal.”

WOW. Now that is impressive.

Top 10 cities to live and learn 2011, Forbes.com

Picture from above referenced article.



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