This is 1997 data--please see Quality Counts '98REPORT CARD


Click on the terms for more information about our indicators; click on grades to see the data behind them. N/A means the state did not participate in the NAEP exam.
Student Achievement
(NAEP scores out of 100%)

Proficient readers 4th grade:  Not Available

Proficient in Math 8th grade:  Not Available
Standards and Assessments:  A
Quality of Teaching:  B-
School Climate:  B+

Adequacy:  A-

Equity:  B-

Allocation:  D+
COMMENT: A leader in reform with the benefits of homogeneity and smallness. Strong tradition of local control. Should be able to do better with what it has.

Population: 584,771
Public school districts: 251
Public schools: 371
Children in poverty: 13%
Single parent families: 22%
Annual K-12 spending: $663.683 million

K-12 enrollment: 104,533
  • Minority: 3%
  • Pupils with disabilities: 8%
  • Urban: 5%
  • Suburbs and large towns: 0%
  • Rural and small towns: 95%
  • This report card is part of Quality Counts, a special report from Education Week on the Web.

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