Introduction

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

Current

Overall Grade   C- (1.67)
Overall Ranking   38th
State Academic Standards   B+
Charter Schools   D
Homeschool Regulation Burden   C
Private School Choice Programs   D-
Teacher Quality & Policies   D+
Digital Learning:   D

Historical Data

2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
ALEC Overall Grade   C C+ C C D+ D+ D+ C- C-
ALEC Overall Rank   -- -- -- -- -- -- 43rd 40th 38th
State Academic Standards   B- B+ A- B C+ C+ A A B+
Charter Schools   D D D D D D D D D
Homeschool Regulation Burden   C C C C C C C C C
Private School Choice   -- -- C C D D F F D-
Teacher Quality & Policies   -- D- D- D D D D D D+
Digital Learning   -- -- D+ F D D D D D

NAEP Data

Current

Performance Rank   --
Math (4th Grade)   245
Math (8th Grade)   293
Reading (4th Grade)   229
Reading (8th Grade)   275

Historical Data

2009 2011 2013 2015 2017
Performance Rank   4th 9th 9th 9th --
Math (4th Grade)   251 252 253 249 245
Math (8th Grade)   292 292 296 294 293
Reading (4th Grade)   229 230 232 232 229
Reading (8th Grade)   271 272 274 275 275

Education Spending

Current

Per-pupil Spending $15,535
% From Federal Funding 5%
% From State Funding 32%
% From Local Funding 63%

Historical Data

2013 2015 2017
Per-pupil Spending $13,721 $13,380 $15,535
% From Federal Spending --% 5.5% 5.4%
% From State Spending --% 34.1% 32.1%
% From Local Spending --% 34.1% 32.1%

Demographics & Achievement

State Population 1,342,795
Per Capita Income $59,668
Graduation Rate 88.9%
Average Class Size 12.26
2015 2017
State Population 0 1,342,795
Per Capita Income $-- $59668
School-aged Children 0 0
Graduation Rate 84% 88.9%
Average Class Size 12.7 12.26

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