Two good choices, i would say that your rental numbers will limit you to apartment or Condo, and the supply of both are in Moraga. Actually you can still go to Miramonte however (even in the Campo boundary) as Miramonte is not impacted and anyone in the Acalanes High School District boundary can go there. 2 bedroom condo's will be about 2K a month, there is not alot of availability, and finding something in that rental range is not easy.... more
You can go online to the Morage School District and the Acalanes Union High School District if you like to crunch numbers and look at test score data. Unfortunately, the test score data is how schools are rated. But the Moraga Schools and the Lamorinda Schools, for that matter, are simply one of the best in the State. The entire education experience, curriculum, athletics, programs, parent involvement, programs for gifted students, programs for students who need special resources. Students say, the high school curriculum is more difficult than what they experience in college. I went to these schools, so did my two daughters. It is the primary reason families with kids desire to live in Lamorinda (Lafayette, Moraga, Orinda).... more
All cities offer an excellent education for elementary and middle school. The difference in the high schools are the electives that are offered at each school. Check the Acalanes School District website for details on courses offered. Inter-district transfers can be requested.
For more information about nuances between the schools and communities, give me a call at 925-330-6108. I have lived in Lamorinda for over 21 years and my children attend the schools here. Also check my website and click on the link "Why Move to Moraga" for more information on this Town.... more