There is no single answer to your question. Do you want to live in Seattle? If an urban lifestyle is important, then there are some good schools in the north part of the city. Neighborhoods like Green Lake, Ravenna, and Laurelhurst are popular. However, some of the best schools are in neighboring cities of Mercer Island, Bellevue, and Issaquah. All these cities are a short commute from Seattle. Seattle demographics are changing rapidly, and the average age of residents is younger. Seattle also has a reputation as a city for singles, and not as family-oriented as the 'burbs. If looking to relocate outside of Seattle, pay attention to commuting distance. Seattle is among the worst cities in the nation when it comes to work commutes. I'm a native of Seattle. I'm happy to answer any questions you may have and help guide you in the right direction.