The Best (And Worst) School Systems In The Country

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When looking for a home, the quality of the schools in the area is an important factor to a lot of parents, but in some states you can look as hard as you want but you won’t find many that are that good. Certain states simply have better school systems than others, and now a new report reveals how states rate.

  • WalletHub has just come out with their list of the Best and Worst State School Systems in the Country.
  • They looked at all 50 states and the District of Columbia on 32 key metrics, in areas of quality and safety.
  • Massachusetts once again easily earns the top spot with a score of 72.79 out of 100, landing at number one for both quality and safety.

Top Ten Best School Systems in the Country

  1. Massachusetts
  2. Connecticut
  3. New Jersey
  4. Virginia
  5. Maryland
  6. Delaware
  7. New Hampshire
  8. North Dakota
  9. Nebraska
  10. Wisconsin
  • As for the worst school system, New Mexico earns that honor, with a score of just 26.07 out of 100, ranking dead last for quality, and at 43 for safety.

Ten Worst School Systems in the Country

  1. New Mexico
  2. Alaska
  3. Louisiana
  4. Arizona
  5. West Virginia
  6. South Carolina
  7. Oklahoma
  8. Oregon
  9. Mississippi
  10. Alabama 

Click here to see how your state ranks.

Source: WalletHub

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