New Mexico Ranks Last As The Worst School System In The Country

Choosing the right school is the first step in securing a child’s academic success. The quality of schools is important to parents when deciding where to move because some areas have much better options than others. The majority of families rely on public schools and a new report reveals how states compare when it comes to the quality of school systems.

  • WalletHub’s annual report on the States with the Best and Worst School Systems has just come out.
  • They compared all 50 states and Washington, D.C. on 32 key metrics related to the areas of quality and safety.
  • Massachusetts comes in first once again, making it the best state for public schools in 2023. It’s number one for both quality and safety.
  • The worst is New Mexico, which ranks dead last for quality and in the bottom 10 for safety.

Top 10 States with the Best School Systems in the U.S.

(Click here to see how your state ranks)

  1. Massachusetts
  2. Connecticut
  3. New Jersey
  4. Wisconsin
  5. Virginia
  6. New Hampshire
  7. Nebraska
  8. Maryland
  9. Florida
  10. North Dakota

The 10 States with the Worst School Systems in the U.S.

  1. New Mexico
  2. Oklahoma
  3. Arizona
  4. West Virginia
  5. Alaska
  6. Louisiana
  7. Alabama
  8. Nevada
  9. Mississippi
  10. South Carolina

Source: WalletHub

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