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   3rd
State Academic Standards   C+
Charter Schools   A
Homeschool Regulation Burden   A
Private School Choice Programs   B-
Teacher Quality & Policies   B
Digital Learning:   B-

Historical Data

2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
ALEC Overall Grade   C+ B B+ B+ B+ B+ B+ B+
ALEC Overall Rank   -- -- -- -- -- -- 3rd 3rd
State Academic Standards   C C A- A C- C- C+ C+
Charter Schools   B B A A A A A A
Homeschool Regulation Burden   A A A A A A A A
Private School Choice   -- -- B B A A B B-
Teacher Quality & Policies   -- D C+ C B- B- B B
Digital Learning   -- -- C+ F B- B- B- B-



Performance Rank   4th
Math (4th Grade)   248
Math (8th Grade)   287
Reading (4th Grade)   227
Reading (8th Grade)   268

Historical Data

2009 2011 2013 2015
Performance Rank   13th 17th 4th 4th
Math (4th Grade)   243 244 249 248
Math (8th Grade)   287 285 288 287
Reading (4th Grade)   223 221 225 227
Reading (8th Grade)   266 265 267 268

Education Spending


Per-pupil Spending $9,256
% From Federal Funding 8%
% From State Funding 63%
% From Local Funding 30%

Historical Data

2013 2015
Per-pupil Spending $9,566 $9,256
% From Federal Spending --% 7.7%
% From State Spending --% 62.8%
% From Local Spending --% 62.8%

Demographics & Achievement

Graduation Rate 87%
Average Class Size 16.8
State Population 0
Per Capita Income $--
School-aged Children 0
Graduation Rate 87%
Average Class Size 16.8

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