Quality of Life
Supported by a strong selection of healthcare providers and a quality K-12 education system, Greater Sacramento offers a strong foundation for its residents to thrive.
Top tier healthcare providers
Greater Sacramento is home to esteemed medical facilities, including those operated by UC Davis, Dignity Health, Sutter Health and Kaiser Permanente.
adult specialty national rankings
children specialty national rankings
Healthgrades 5-Star ratings
Healthgrades quality awards
rating for heart attack care
Sources: US News, Healthgrades, Kaiser Permanente and Dignity Health
average graduation rate
Source: Open Data Network, EdData
An excellent K-12 education system
Greater Sacramento’s rich network of educational institutions include a robust K-12 public education system and array of esteemed private schools. Our 900+ public schools serve 400,000 students and feature award-winning programs, including IB and AP programs, and specialized workforce development tracks. Placer County boasts 24 schools with a 10/10 California School Rating score while El Dorado County is pioneering new programming in robotics, information technology, manufacturing, hospitality, transportation and sports medicine thanks to a $4.4 million grant. In 2019, US News ranked West Campus High School in Sacramento the #32 school in the state with a 100 percent graduation rate and 85 percent AP participation rate.