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   B- (2.67)
Overall Ranking   9th
State Academic Standards   A
Charter Schools   C
Homeschool Regulation Burden   B
Private School Choice Programs   F
Teacher Quality & Policies   C+
Digital Learning:   A-

Historical Data

2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
ALEC Overall Grade   C+ B B- B- B- B- B- B-
ALEC Overall Rank   -- -- -- -- -- -- 8th 9th
State Academic Standards   D+ C+ A- C- A A A A
Charter Schools   B B B B B B B C
Homeschool Regulation Burden   B B B B B B B B
Private School Choice   -- -- C C D D F F
Teacher Quality & Policies   -- D C- C C C C+ C+
Digital Learning   -- -- B A- A- A- A- A-



Performance Rank   25th
Math (4th Grade)   243
Math (8th Grade)   286
Reading (4th Grade)   226
Reading (8th Grade)   269

Historical Data

2009 2011 2013 2015
Performance Rank   42nd 41st 25th 25th
Math (4th Grade)   240 243 243 243
Math (8th Grade)   284 283 284 286
Reading (4th Grade)   219 220 223 226
Reading (8th Grade)   266 267 270 269

Education Spending


Per-pupil Spending $6,575
% From Federal Funding 9%
% From State Funding 54%
% From Local Funding 38%

Historical Data

2013 2015
Per-pupil Spending $6,555 $6,575
% From Federal Spending --% 8.8%
% From State Spending --% 53.7%
% From Local Spending --% 53.7%

Demographics & Achievement

Graduation Rate 81%
Average Class Size 22.3
State Population 0
Per Capita Income $--
School-aged Children 0
Graduation Rate 81%
Average Class Size 22.3

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