In order to determine the best school systems in America, WalletHub compared the 50 states and the District of Columbia across 25 key measures of quality and safety. The data set ranges from pupil-teacher ratio to dropout rate to median standardized-test scores. The report ranked Virginia as having the 6th best school system overall.
Quality & Safety of Schools in Virginia (1=Best; 25=Avg.):
- 4th – Math Test Scores
- 7th – Reading Test Scores
- 21st – Pupil-Teacher Ratio
- 28th – Median SAT Score
- 5th – Median ACT Score
- 20th – Dropout Rate
- 4th – Bullying Incidence Rate
- 14th – % of Threatened/Injured High School Students
For the full report, visit WalletHub.