Better is all about personal preferences, therefore choose the area that best meets your finances, wants needs, lifestyle. For school information see link http://www.greatschools.org/
also consider contacting/visiting the school(s) with all your questions. When it comes to any safety/crime related issues, it's always best to contact the local police department with all your questions, hear all there is to hear firsthand. If unfamiliar with the area do revisit more than once and at different times of day, possibly chat with locals/neighbors. Real estate professionals are prohibited from steering, enticing a buyer to purchase, or not, in specific neighborhoods.