The freedom to homeschool was awesome! Alaskans are passionate about the outdoors and athletics. Click here to contact our editorial staff, and click here to report an error. Most teachers are blessings in kids lives and help make the overall experience better. Our classes are limited because of budgets, teachers and student interest. Of corse there are a few flaws because we are a small school. A pair of new rankings attempts to answer that question. This article is part of our Next America: Higher Education project, which is supported by grants from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Lumina Foundation. The report found that the gap between white adults and Latino adults with a postsecondary degree grew more than 2 points between 2007 and 2015. My experience here in my school is great! To ensure quality standards-based instruction to improve academic achievement for all students. The group added an “attainment equity” measure this year, which measured gaps in college attendance between whites and blacks and Latinos. *Data used to create WalletHub’s ranking were collected from the U.S. Census Bureau, National Center for Education Statistics, The Chronicle of Higher Education, U.S. News & World Report, Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education, U.S. Department of Education, The College Board and WalletHub research. State Ranking by Education ... Conversely, states with low quality of education, such as New Mexico and Alaska, present low average incomes. All Rights Reserved. South Dakota, which ranked 34th overall, has the lowest average university quality, and the biggest gender gap in educational attainment is in Rhode Island. The upshot is that more people of all backgrounds are getting degrees, but degree attainment is growing fastest among whites. The community we live in is so giving and the teachers here are exceptional. [9][10][11], In the United States, public schools reported graduation rates that averaged to about 81.4 percent. This Is Where Your State Ranks in Education. State constitution, Courts in Alaska | As an Unalaska Raider, I have had a great experience going through high school here. School boards can have between five and 11 members, and all serve three-year terms. Copyright Education Report Card 2020. The academic part of CHS is also good. It also places 12th for affordability and 19th for Natural Environment. I love that about it, and that’s how I feel.Read 34 Reviews, Senior: The Juneau School District has overall been a great experience for me. Vermont spends nearly $19,000 per student, while Utah spends just shy of $7,000 (Vermont comes in third overall with a solid B ranking, while Utah scores just above West Virginia with a low C.). Read more on how this ranking was calculated. Alaska ranked 15th overall for union power and influence, or "strong", which was in the second tier of five. Of corse there are a few flaws because we are a small school. The weighted grades were converted into a GPA average and an individual rank. Students who aren't all that active and who are born athletes are able to participate in what sports they want. Matsu has provided me with many opportunities and more on the way. According to the National Association of State Budget Officers (NASBO), states spent an average of 19.8 percent of their total budgets on elementary and secondary education during fiscal year 2013.