The question of safety in a neighborhood is one of the hardest questions we receive as agents. Everyone has their own definition and idea of what makes a neighborhood safe. I would suggest you visit the neighborhood during various times of the day and night. A nightime visit on a weekend is particularly helpful.
It is also very helpful to visit the neighborhood in the evening when there may be families out in their yard or taking a walk. Stop and talk to them about the neighborhood and the schools. If you don't get a good feeling from them, then maybe it's not the neighborhood for you.
Good luck and I hope you find the perfect home for your family soon!