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   44th
State Academic Standards   B
Charter Schools   D
Homeschool Regulation Burden   C
Private School Choice Programs   --
Teacher Quality & Policies   D
Digital Learning:   C

Historical Data

2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
ALEC Overall Grade   C C C C- C- C- C- C-
ALEC Overall Rank   -- -- -- -- -- -- 35th 44th
State Academic Standards   C- C- A- C- C C B B
Charter Schools   C C C C C C C D
Homeschool Regulation Burden   C C C C C C C C
Private School Choice   -- -- F F F F -- --
Teacher Quality & Policies   -- D- D- D D D B D
Digital Learning   -- -- C D- C C F C



Performance Rank   36th
Math (4th Grade)   238
Math (8th Grade)   283
Reading (4th Grade)   220
Reading (8th Grade)   268

Historical Data

2009 2011 2013 2015
Performance Rank   32nd 40th 36th 36th
Math (4th Grade)   238 237 240 238
Math (8th Grade)   285 283 284 283
Reading (4th Grade)   218 216 219 220
Reading (8th Grade)   265 264 268 268

Education Spending


Per-pupil Spending $9,317
% From Federal Funding 8%
% From State Funding 52%
% From Local Funding 40%

Historical Data

2013 2015
Per-pupil Spending $9,543 $9,317
% From Federal Spending --% 7.9%
% From State Spending --% 51.6%
% From Local Spending --% 51.6%

Demographics & Achievement

Graduation Rate 69%
Average Class Size 20.3
State Population 0
Per Capita Income $--
School-aged Children 0
Graduation Rate 69%
Average Class Size 20.3

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