State  Overall Grade  ALEC Rank  NAEP Rank 
School Choice Grade 
Charter School Grade 
Digital Learning 
Homeschool Burden 
Teacher Quality 
Academic Standards 
Special Award 
PerPupil Spending 

Alaska 
C

36^{th}  39^{th}    D  D+  A  D  A  $16,719  
Alabama 
C

15^{th}  44^{th}  C  C  C  C  D  B  $8,803  
Arkansas 
C

33^{rd}  45^{th}  F  D  F  A  B  A  $9,526  
Arizona 
B+

1^{st}  47^{th}  A  A  C+  B  C  A  $7,737  
California 
C

25^{th}  27^{th}    B  D  B  D  B+  $9,184  
Colorado 
C

27^{th}  5^{th}    C  C  C  C  A  $8,901  
Connecticut 
C

34^{th}  37^{th}    D    C  B  A  $16,125  
District of Columbia 
B

6^{th}  22^{nd}    A    C  D+  A  $21,347  
Delaware 
C

28^{th}  28^{th}      D  B  B  B+  $12,723  
Florida 
B+

2^{nd}  10^{th}  A  B  A  C    B  $9,060  
Georgia 
B

5^{th}  23^{rd}  B+  C  B  B  B  A  $9,311  
Hawaii 
D+

45^{th}  6^{th}    C  D  F  D+  B  $11,671  
Iowa 
C

30^{th}  31^{st}  C  D  D  A  D  C  $9,872  
Idaho 
C+

11^{th}  33^{rd}    B  C  A  C  A  $6,810  
Illinois 
C

20^{th}  30^{th}    C  D  A  C+  A  $11,671  
Indiana 
B+

3^{rd}  4^{th}  B  A  B  A  B  C+  $9,256  
Kansas 
C

38^{th}  20^{th}  F  D    B  D  A  $9,992  
Kentucky 
C

42^{nd}  42^{nd}    F  B  B  C+  B  $9,133  
Louisiana 
C+

13^{th}  48^{th}  D  C  B  C  B  B+  $10,887  
Massachusetts 
C

32^{nd}  1^{st}    C  D+  D  B  A  $14,262  
Maryland 
C

41^{st}  11^{th}  D  F  C  C  D+  A  $14,186  
Maine 
C

18^{th}  14^{th}  D  C  C  C  C  A  $12,566  
Michigan 
B

7^{th}  40^{th}    A  C  A  C+  B+  $10,172  
Minnesota 
C+

10^{th}  13^{th}    A  B+  C  C  B  $10,868  
Missouri 
C

16^{th}  46^{th}    B  D+  A  C  B  $9,468  
Mississippi 
C

39^{th}  43^{rd}  F  D  D  B  C  A  $7,894  
Montana 
C

19^{th}  34^{th}  C  F  B  B  D+  A  $10,710  
North Carolina 
C

24^{th}  16^{th}  D+  B  D+  C  C  B  $8,306  
North Dakota 
D

49^{th}  38^{th}      F  C  D  A  $11,041  
Nebraska 
D

51^{st}  35^{th}      F  B  D  C  $11,638  
New Hampshire 
D+

43^{rd}  9^{th}  F  D  D  C  D  A  $13,380  
New Jersey 
C+

14^{th}  2^{nd}    C  B  A  C  A  $16,933  
New Mexico 
C

21^{st}  32^{nd}    C  D  A  C+  A  $9,351  
Nevada 
B

4^{th}  12^{th}  A  C  B+  B  C  B+  $8,572  
New York 
C

22^{nd}  19^{th}    B  D  D  B  A  $18,621  
Ohio 
C

23^{rd}  29^{th}  D+  C  D  C  B  C+  $11,329  
Oklahoma 
C+

9^{th}  41^{st}    C  C+  A  B  C  $7,690  
Oregon 
C

35^{th}  36^{th}    C  F  C  B  B  $9,317  
Pennsylvania 
C

17^{th}  7^{th}    C  D  D  C  A  $13,149  
Rhode Island 
C

37^{th}  17^{th}  F  D  C  D  B  A  $14,811  
South Carolina 
C

29^{th}  51^{st}  F  C  C  B  C  C+  $8,935  
South Dakota 
D+

46^{th}  49^{th}  F    C  C  D  A  $9,105  
Tennessee 
D

47^{th}  24^{th}  F    D  B  D+  B  $8,614  
Texas 
C

31^{st}  18^{th}    C  B  A  C  D+  $8,837  
Utah 
B

8^{th}  25^{th}  F  B  A  B  C+  A  $6,575  
Virginia 
D

48^{th}  26^{th}  F    D  B  C  C  $10,413  
Vermont 
C

40^{th}  3^{rd}  C+    F  B  F  A  $15,576  
Washington 
C

26^{th}  8^{th}    C  B  C  C  B+  $9,697  
Wisconsin 
C+

12^{th}  15^{th}  C+  C  D  B  D  A  $11,930  
West Virginia 
D+

44^{th}  50^{th}      B  C  C  B+  $11,987  
Wyoming 
D

50^{th}  21^{st}      D  D  D  B+  $15,960 
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