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   C (2.0)
Overall Ranking   21st
State Academic Standards   A
Charter Schools   B
Homeschool Regulation Burden   D
Private School Choice Programs   --
Teacher Quality & Policies   B-
Digital Learning:   D+

Historical Data

2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
ALEC Overall Grade   C B- C C C- C- C C
ALEC Overall Rank   -- -- -- -- -- -- 32nd 21st
State Academic Standards   A A A- A A A A A
Charter Schools   C C C C C C C B
Homeschool Regulation Burden   D D D D D D D D
Private School Choice   -- -- F F F F -- --
Teacher Quality & Policies   -- D+ C B- B- B- B- B-
Digital Learning   -- -- D+ F D+ D+ D+ D+



Performance Rank   1st
Math (4th Grade)   251
Math (8th Grade)   297
Reading (4th Grade)   235
Reading (8th Grade)   274

Historical Data

2009 2011 2013 2015
Performance Rank   2nd 1st 1st 1st
Math (4th Grade)   252 253 253 251
Math (8th Grade)   299 299 301 297
Reading (4th Grade)   234 237 232 235
Reading (8th Grade)   274 275 277 274

Education Spending


Per-pupil Spending $14,262
% From Federal Funding 5%
% From State Funding 40%
% From Local Funding 55%

Historical Data

2013 2015
Per-pupil Spending $14,515 $14,262
% From Federal Spending --% 4.8%
% From State Spending --% 40%
% From Local Spending --% 40%

Demographics & Achievement

Graduation Rate 89%
Average Class Size 13.7
State Population 0
Per Capita Income $--
School-aged Children 0
Graduation Rate 89%
Average Class Size 13.7

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