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+ (2.33)
Overall Ranking   10th
State Academic Standards   B+
Charter Schools   B
Homeschool Regulation Burden   A
Private School Choice Programs   --
Teacher Quality & Policies   C+
Digital Learning:   C

Historical Data

2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
ALEC Overall Grade   B- B- B- C+ B- B- B- C+
ALEC Overall Rank   -- -- -- -- -- -- 7th 10th
State Academic Standards   D D- A- D- B B B+ B+
Charter Schools   B B A A A A A B
Homeschool Regulation Burden   A A A A A A A A
Private School Choice   -- -- F F F F -- --
Teacher Quality & Policies   -- D- C+ B- B- B- C+ C+
Digital Learning   -- -- C C- C C C C



Performance Rank   40th
Math (4th Grade)   236
Math (8th Grade)   278
Reading (4th Grade)   216
Reading (8th Grade)   264

Historical Data

2009 2011 2013 2015
Performance Rank   49th 46th 40th 40th
Math (4th Grade)   236 236 237 236
Math (8th Grade)   278 280 280 278
Reading (4th Grade)   218 219 217 216
Reading (8th Grade)   262 265 266 264

Education Spending


Per-pupil Spending $10,172
% From Federal Funding 9%
% From State Funding 58%
% From Local Funding 34%

Historical Data

2013 2015
Per-pupil Spending $10,948 $10,172
% From Federal Spending --% 8.9%
% From State Spending --% 57.5%
% From Local Spending --% 57.5%

Demographics & Achievement

Graduation Rate 77%
Average Class Size 17.8
State Population 0
Per Capita Income $--
School-aged Children 0
Graduation Rate 77%
Average Class Size 17.8

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