Coral Gables was named one of the top 100 communities for young people by America's Promise Alliance.

The national competition is part of the Grad Nation campaign, a large movement of individuals, organizations and communities working together to end the dropout crisis.

In its sixth year, the competition received nominations from more than 320 communities throughout the United States. Other chosen communities in Florida included Greenacres, Miami Lakes, North Lauderdale, Sarasota County, St. Petersburg, and Tampa/Hillsborough.