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+ (3.33)
Overall Ranking   2nd
State Academic Standards   B
Charter Schools   B
Homeschool Regulation Burden   C
Private School Choice Programs   A
Teacher Quality & Policies   B+
Digital Learning:   A-

Historical Data

2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
ALEC Overall Grade   B+ B+ B -- B B B+ B+
ALEC Overall Rank   -- -- -- -- -- -- 2nd 2nd
State Academic Standards   C+ C A- C B B B B
Charter Schools   B B B B B B B B
Homeschool Regulation Burden   C C C C C C C C
Private School Choice   -- -- B A A A A A
Teacher Quality & Policies   -- C B B+ B+ B+ -- B+
Digital Learning   -- -- C+ B+ A- A- A- A-



Performance Rank   10th
Math (4th Grade)   243
Math (8th Grade)   275
Reading (4th Grade)   227
Reading (8th Grade)   263

Historical Data

2009 2011 2013 2015
Performance Rank   3rd 12th 10th 10th
Math (4th Grade)   242 240 242 243
Math (8th Grade)   279 278 281 275
Reading (4th Grade)   226 225 227 227
Reading (8th Grade)   264 262 266 263

Education Spending


Per-pupil Spending $9,060
% From Federal Funding 12%
% From State Funding 40%
% From Local Funding 48%

Historical Data

2013 2015
Per-pupil Spending $8,433 $9,060
% From Federal Spending --% 11.9%
% From State Spending --% 40.1%
% From Local Spending --% 40.1%

Demographics & Achievement

Graduation Rate 63%
Average Class Size 14.3
State Population 0
Per Capita Income $--
School-aged Children 0
Graduation Rate 63%
Average Class Size 14.3

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