Yes, country living is not only possible, but delightful. Quiet neighborhoods, where children can go out an play all day without a parent worrying, clean air and clean water abound, and weather that will make a gardener smile when the fall crops come in.... more
You need to do some research to determine if the schools and activities meet your individual needs. There are traditional public schools and charter schools (the charters are publically funded, so no tuition). There are many summer activities sponsored by the city, the YMCA and various private groups. You can learn a lot about living in Flagstaff by visiting my website and the community links listed there, as well as by following my blog, which lists weekly activities. The website link is below.