The City of Saratoga is an attractive residential community with a small-town vibe. Known for its high quality of life, excellent schools and distinctive businesses, Saratoga holds a special place in the hearts of residents and visitors alike. Saratoga has a vibrant art scene and a wealth of activities available to residents and visitors, and is home to some distinctive destinations. The City of Saratoga also boasts some of the best schools in the nation, spread across six districts. Many services were already in place when Saratoga incorporated in 1956. The City is proud to be served by a variety of public agencies.