NJ Public Schools Are Ranked Second Best In The Nation

A majority of U.S. families depend on public education to educate their children, and with the Every Student Succeeds Act shaping curriculums WalletHub.com conducted a study to determine where the states rank in best schools.

According to the report, WalletHub’s analysis took a more comprehensive approach and accounted for performance, funding, safety, class size and instructor credentials and compared the 50 states and the District of Columbia across 29 key metrics.

With a total score of 64.78, New Jersey ranked in as the second best school system across America.

Here is how New Jersey ranked in some of the categories:

  • 2nd – Lowest dropout rate
  • 3rd – Math test scores   
  • 3rd – Reading test scores 
  • 4th – Median ACT score
  • 11th – Percentage of threatened/injured high school students
  • 14th – Percentage of Licensed/Certified public K–12 teachers

Massachusetts ranked in first with a score of 67.85.

To see the full list of Public School Ranking by State check the full report here

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