Report: Virginia Public Schools are Sixth Best in the USA


Virginia’s public schools are ranked sixth in the United States according to a recent study by personal-finance website WalletHub.

WalletHub’s analysts compared  two key dimensions for each state’s school systems: quality and safety. Additional methodology included; graduation rate among low-income students, dropout rate, math test scores, reading test scores, student-teacher ratio, bullying incident rates, discipline rates, and youth incarceration rates.

Virginia ranked eighth in both quality and safety and earned a a total score of 63.77, coming in sixth. Massachusetts was number one, followed by New Jersey, New Hampshire, Wisconsin, and Vermont.

View the WalletHub study for the full report and to see where your state’s school system ranks.

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