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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.

Lee Hernly, Editor
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Lee Hernly is the Founder and Editor of Port City Wire, Alexandria, Virginia's best source for hyper-local news, opinion, and events. I live in the Old Town Alexandria area with my fantastic wife and son Sam. Oh, there’s Serena & Bea too. I’m so excited to meet new readers and see where you are from! Please be sure to leave a comment with a link to your blog so I can check it out!

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