The state's grade is based on six factors: state academic standards, charter schools, homeschool regulation burden, private school choice, teacher quality, and digital learning. Because the Education and Workforce Task Force at ALEC focuses the most on private school choice and charter schools, those factors were given double weight in the calculation over overall rank and grade. The weighted grades were converted into a GPA average and an individual rank.

Report Card Ranking


Overall Grade   B (3.0)
Overall Ranking   4th
State Academic Standards   B+
Charter Schools   C
Homeschool Regulation Burden   B
Private School Choice Programs   A
Teacher Quality & Policies   C-
Digital Learning:   B+

Historical Data

2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
ALEC Overall Grade   C C+ C+ C B- B- B
ALEC Overall Rank   -- -- -- -- -- -- 4th
State Academic Standards   C C A- C+ C+ C+ B+
Charter Schools   C C C C C C C
Homeschool Regulation Burden   B B B B B B B
Private School Choice   -- -- F F A A A
Teacher Quality & Policies   -- D- C- C- C- C- C-
Digital Learning   -- -- C- D B+ B+ B+



Performance Rank   12th
Math (4th Grade)   234
Math (8th Grade)   275
Reading (4th Grade)   214
Reading (8th Grade)   259

Historical Data

2009 2011 2013 2015
Performance Rank   18th 15th 12th 12th
Math (4th Grade)   235 237 236 234
Math (8th Grade)   274 278 278 275
Reading (4th Grade)   211 213 214 214
Reading (8th Grade)   254 258 262 259

Education Spending


Per-pupil Spending $8,572
% From Federal Funding 9%
% From State Funding 63%
% From Local Funding 28%

Historical Data

2013 2015
Per-pupil Spending $8,339 $8,572
% From Federal Spending --% 9.1%
% From State Spending --% 63.1%
% From Local Spending --% 63.1%

Demographics & Achievement

Graduation Rate 77%
Average Class Size 19.4
State Population 0
Per Capita Income $--
School-aged Children 0
Graduation Rate 77%
Average Class Size 19.4

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