2015’s States With The Best and Worst School Systems compared the quality of education in the 50 U.S. states and the District of Columbia by analyzing 13 key metrics that range from student-teacher ratios, through dropout rates.

According to the study the 2015 States with the:

Best School Systems

  1. Iowa
  2. Nebraska and Texas and North Dakota and New Jersey and Wisconsin

The 5 worst state school systems are:

  1. Alaska and Georgia
  2. Nevada
  3. New Mexico
  4. Oregon
  5. District of Columbia