Seattle among best educated cities

U.S. President Barack Obama (L) sits next to U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan as they visit the Wright Middle School in Madison, Wisconsin, November 4, 2009. Credit: Reuters/Larry Downing

Seattle is the fifth best educated city in the U.S., according to a survey from Men’s Health.

Madison, Wisconsin, which landed at number one on the list, was described by the magazine as the city “Madison, Wisconsin, where the average household has more degrees than a thermometer.”

Madison was followed by Plano TX, Raleigh NC and Burlington VT rounding out the top four.

The 100 cities were rated based on high school graduation rates, school enrollment and education levels of people over 25.

In addition to the number ranking, Men’s Health gave letter grades to the 100 cities it ranked. Madison got an A+, Seattle an A – and the lowest educated cities including; Miami FL, Cleveland OH, and Las Vegas NV got Fs.

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