With the Every Student Succeeds Act continuing to shape state curriculums and students getting closer t the end of their summer breaks, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on 2019’s States with the Best & Worst School Systems as well as accompanying videos.
In order to determine the best school systems in America, WalletHub compared the 50 states and the District of Columbia across 29 key measures of quality and safety. The data set ranges from pupil-teacher ratio to dropout rate to median standardized-test scores.
Quality & Safety of Schools in Louisiana (1=Best; 25=Avg.):
- 51st– Math Test Scores
- 48th– Reading Test Scores
- 23rd– Pupil-Teacher Ratio
- 44th– Median ACT Score
- 37th– % of Licensed/Certified Public K-12 Teachers
- 47th– Dropout Rate
- 46th– Bullying Incidence Rate
- 45th– % of Threatened/Injured High School Students
For the full report, please visit: https://wallethub.com/edu/states-with-the-best-schools/5335/