Known as a great place to live and raise a family, central Ohio is among the most stable metropolitan areas in the country -- financially healthy, clean and well managed.
Students in Highland Lakes are served by the Westerville School District that has earned a reputation for innovation in both teaching and curriculum. District schools are among the top 10% of districts in the nation that provide "What Parents Want" as cited by SchoolMatch. The District?s number one priority is Improving Student Achievement. The approach is working, as the high school graduation rate is 99%.
Nearby Otterbein College offers an excellent option when it comes to higher education. With a student body of over 2,500 representing all races, religions and nationalities, the college offers six undergraduate and two graduate degrees. As a strong liberal arts institution, it has made significant educational and cultural contributions to local communities since 1847.
Since the mid 1940s, Columbus is the only city that has grown consistently in the northeast quadrant of the United States. Columbus has grown from a small town to become one of the 20 largest cities in the nation.
The state capitol of Ohio, Columbus is ideally situated within a two and a half hour drive from any corner of the state. The Columbus Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) consists of seven counties: Franklin, Delaware, Licking, Fairfield, Madison and Pickaway. Highland Lakes is located near the Franklin/Delaware county line.
Columbus Ohio is convenient to the entire U.S. market because of its 1,000-mile radius to 78% of the United States gross domestic product and more than 80% of Canada's business activities.
Recognized worldwide for the large presence of progressive businesses in its economy and for its quality work force, the Greater Columbus area rates among the top five cities by numbers of innovative firms and the quality of the labor force by Fortune Magazine. Columbus is also home to Ohio State University, central Ohio's second-largest employer with an annual operating budget over $1.5 billion.
Relocation to Columbus is a wonderful opportunity with more residents, more visitors, more businesses, more arts and entertainment events than ever before, Columbus is changing almost daily. The metropolitan region is more prosperous, more diverse, stronger and more interesting in many ways.
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