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 (3.0)
Overall Ranking   7th
State Academic Standards   A
Charter Schools   C
Homeschool Regulation Burden   B
Private School Choice Programs   A
Teacher Quality & Policies   D
Digital Learning:   D

Historical Data

2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
ALEC Overall Grade   C B+ B- C B- B- C+ B
ALEC Overall Rank   -- -- -- -- -- -- 12th 7th
State Academic Standards   C- C A- C- A A A A
Charter Schools   C C C C C C C C
Homeschool Regulation Burden   B B B B B B B B
Private School Choice   -- -- C C A A -- A
Teacher Quality & Policies   -- D D D+ D+ D+ D D
Digital Learning   -- -- C+ D D D D D



Performance Rank   15th
Math (4th Grade)   243
Math (8th Grade)   289
Reading (4th Grade)   223
Reading (8th Grade)   270

Historical Data

2009 2011 2013 2015
Performance Rank   21st 19th 15th 15th
Math (4th Grade)   244 245 245 243
Math (8th Grade)   288 289 289 289
Reading (4th Grade)   220 221 221 223
Reading (8th Grade)   266 267 268 270

Education Spending


Per-pupil Spending $11,930
% From Federal Funding 8%
% From State Funding 52%
% From Local Funding 41%

Historical Data

2013 2015
Per-pupil Spending $11,071 $11,930
% From Federal Spending --% 7.5%
% From State Spending --% 51.9%
% From Local Spending --% 51.9%

Demographics & Achievement

Graduation Rate 90%
Average Class Size 14.9
State Population 0
Per Capita Income $--
School-aged Children 0
Graduation Rate 90%
Average Class Size 14.9

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