Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Study Names Kentucky School System One of Best in Country

FTM file. 
A study from WalletHub has named Kentucky's public school system among the best in the nation.

According to a press release from WalletHub, the study compared the quality of education in the 50 U.S. states and the District of Columbia by analyzing 13 key metrics. "Our data set includes such metrics as the pupil-teacher ratio, dropout rates, standardized-test scores and bullying incidents rates."

Previously, Highlands was named the best school system in the state of Kentucky by US World News and Report.

“We are very excited that Highlands High School has once again been recognized as number one in Kentucky and one of America’s best. Congratulations to our students, staff and community,” said Superintendent Gene Kirchner in a previous article.

The results are as follows:


States with the Best School Systems
1 - Massachusetts
2 - Colorado
3 - New Jersey
4 - Wisconsin
5 - Kentucky
6 - Vermont
7 - North Dakota
8 - Minnesota
9 - Connecticut
10 - Illinois

States with the Worst School Systems
42 - New Mexico
43 - California
44 - West Virginia
45 - South Carolina
46 - Oregon
47 - Louisiana
48 - Arizona
49 - Nevada
50 - District of Columbia
51 - Alaska

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