As you get older and have kids your priorities change a lot.

You put your kids first and you want to make sure you live somewhere that will allow your kids to have their best life. recently put out their list of the best places to raise a family in New York State and here are the Top 10 locations. They based the ratings on public schools, safety, public areas, and more.

Check out the Top 10 Best Places to Raise a Family in New York.

1. Kensington - Rated as the best place to raise a family in New York. Kensington got high marks for Public Schools and crime and safety.

2. Syosset - Syosset received high marks for public schools and housing.

3. Lake Success - With a name like that, you know they are doing what they can to allow kids to be successful.

4. Great Neck Gardens - Rated the 4th best place in New York State to raise a family as well as the 11th best place overall in the country.

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5. Jericho - Located outside New York City, Jericho got A+ for Public Schools and grades of an A for nightlife and diversity.

6. East Hills - rated as the 12th best place to live in the entire country, East Hills got good grades for public schools and housing.

7. Herricks - Got A+ grades for public schools.

8. Plainview - Got high marks for public schools and housing.


9. Ardsley - Located outside New York City, Ardsley got high marks for safety and public schools.

10. Searingtown - Got high marks for diversity and public schools.

To see the whole list of best places to raise a family here in New York State click HERE.

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