Introduction

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.


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Report Card Ranking

Current

Overall Grade   C+ (2.33)
Overall Ranking   9th
State Academic Standards   C-
Charter Schools   C
Homeschool Regulation Burden   A
Private School Choice Programs   --
Teacher Quality & Policies   B-
Digital Learning:   C+

Historical Data

2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
ALEC Overall Grade   C B B+ B- B- B- C+
ALEC Overall Rank   -- -- -- -- -- -- 9th
State Academic Standards   F C A- C- D D C-
Charter Schools   D C C C C C C
Homeschool Regulation Burden   A A A A A A A
Private School Choice   -- -- B B A A --
Teacher Quality & Policies   -- D+ B- B- B- B- B-
Digital Learning   -- -- C- D+ C+ C+ C+

NAEP Data

Current

Performance Rank   41st
Math (4th Grade)   240
Math (8th Grade)   275
Reading (4th Grade)   222
Reading (8th Grade)   263

Historical Data

2009 2011 2013 2015
Performance Rank   43rd 43rd 41st 41st
Math (4th Grade)   237 237 239 240
Math (8th Grade)   276 279 276 275
Reading (4th Grade)   217 215 217 222
Reading (8th Grade)   259 260 262 263

Education Spending

Current

Per-pupil Spending $7,690
% From Federal Funding 11%
% From State Funding 50%
% From Local Funding 39%

Historical Data

2013 2015
Per-pupil Spending $7,672 $7,690
% From Federal Spending --% 11.4%
% From State Spending --% 49.5%
% From Local Spending --% 49.5%

Demographics & Achievement

Graduation Rate 83%
Average Class Size 15.4
2015
State Population 0
Per Capita Income $--
School-aged Children 0
Graduation Rate 83%
Average Class Size 15.4

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