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- (1.67)
Overall Ranking   28th
State Academic Standards   A
Charter Schools   D
Homeschool Regulation Burden   C
Private School Choice Programs   D-
Teacher Quality & Policies   C-
Digital Learning:   C

Historical Data

2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
ALEC Overall Grade   D+ C- C- C C C C C-
ALEC Overall Rank   -- -- -- -- -- -- 18th 28th
State Academic Standards   B- B A- B- C+ C+ A A
Charter Schools   F -- C C C C C D
Homeschool Regulation Burden   C C C C C C C C
Private School Choice   -- -- C D C C -- D-
Teacher Quality & Policies   -- F D- C- C- C- C- C-
Digital Learning   -- -- D+ D+ C C C C



Performance Rank   14th
Math (4th Grade)   242
Math (8th Grade)   285
Reading (4th Grade)   224
Reading (8th Grade)   268

Historical Data

2009 2011 2013 2015
Performance Rank   14th 14th 14th 14th
Math (4th Grade)   244 244 246 242
Math (8th Grade)   286 289 289 285
Reading (4th Grade)   224 222 225 224
Reading (8th Grade)   268 270 269 268

Education Spending


Per-pupil Spending $12,566
% From Federal Funding 7%
% From State Funding 40%
% From Local Funding 53%

Demographics & Achievement

Graduation Rate 87%
Average Class Size 11.6
State Population 0
Per Capita Income $--
School-aged Children 0
Graduation Rate 87%
Average Class Size 11.6

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