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   31st
State Academic Standards   C+
Charter Schools   C
Homeschool Regulation Burden   C
Private School Choice Programs   F
Teacher Quality & Policies   B-
Digital Learning:   D

Historical Data

2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
ALEC Overall Grade   B- B B C C+ C+ C C-
ALEC Overall Rank   -- -- -- -- -- -- 23rd 31st
State Academic Standards   C- C A- C- C- C- C+ C+
Charter Schools   C C B C C C C C
Homeschool Regulation Burden   C C C C C C C C
Private School Choice   -- -- C C A A -- F
Teacher Quality & Policies   -- D+ C+ B- B- B- B- B-
Digital Learning   -- -- C D D D D D



Performance Rank   29th
Math (4th Grade)   244
Math (8th Grade)   285
Reading (4th Grade)   225
Reading (8th Grade)   266

Historical Data

2009 2011 2013 2015
Performance Rank   35th 21st 29th 29th
Math (4th Grade)   244 244 246 244
Math (8th Grade)   286 289 290 285
Reading (4th Grade)   225 224 224 225
Reading (8th Grade)   269 268 269 266

Education Spending


Per-pupil Spending $11,329
% From Federal Funding 8%
% From State Funding 42%
% From Local Funding 50%

Historical Data

2013 2015
Per-pupil Spending $11,197 $11,329
% From Federal Spending --% 7.5%
% From State Spending --% 42.2%
% From Local Spending --% 42.2%

Demographics & Achievement

Graduation Rate 80%
Average Class Size 15.8
State Population 0
Per Capita Income $--
School-aged Children 0
Graduation Rate 80%
Average Class Size 15.8

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