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   32nd
State Academic Standards   A
Charter Schools   D
Homeschool Regulation Burden   B
Private School Choice Programs   F
Teacher Quality & Policies   C
Digital Learning:   D-

Historical Data

2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
ALEC Overall Grade   D+ C C- C- C C C- C-
ALEC Overall Rank   -- -- -- -- -- -- 39th 32nd
State Academic Standards   D- C A- C C- C- A A
Charter Schools   F F F F D D D D
Homeschool Regulation Burden   B B B B B B B B
Private School Choice   -- -- C D B B F F
Teacher Quality & Policies   -- D+ D+ C C C C C
Digital Learning   -- -- D+ F D- D- D- D-



Performance Rank   43rd
Math (4th Grade)   234
Math (8th Grade)   271
Reading (4th Grade)   214
Reading (8th Grade)   252

Historical Data

2009 2011 2013 2015
Performance Rank   46th 48th 43rd 43rd
Math (4th Grade)   227 230 231 234
Math (8th Grade)   265 269 271 271
Reading (4th Grade)   211 209 209 214
Reading (8th Grade)   251 254 253 252

Education Spending


Per-pupil Spending $7,894
% From Federal Funding 15%
% From State Funding 50%
% From Local Funding 35%

Historical Data

2013 2015
Per-pupil Spending $8,130 $7,894
% From Federal Spending --% 14.9%
% From State Spending --% 50.2%
% From Local Spending --% 50.2%

Demographics & Achievement

Graduation Rate 75%
Average Class Size 14.9
State Population 0
Per Capita Income $--
School-aged Children 0
Graduation Rate 75%
Average Class Size 14.9

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