AUGUST 5, 2015

Arizona has the 4th worst school system in the U.S.

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In light of back-to-school season and given the strong connection between educational attainment and income potential, the leading personal finance website WalletHub conducted an in-depth analysis of 2015's States with the Best & Worst School Systems.

To find the best school systems, WalletHub compared the quality of education in the 50 U.S. states and the District of Columbia by analyzing 13 key metrics. Their data set includes such metrics as the pupil-teacher ratio, dropout rates, standardized-test scores and bullying incidents rates.

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Quality of Schools in Arizona (1=Best; 25=Avg.):
• 29th – % of High School Graduates Who Completed the ACT
• 36th – Math Test Score
• 46th – Reading Test Score
• 49th – Pupil-Teacher Ratio
• 43rd – Dropout Rate
• 29th – School Safety
• 27th – Average SAT Score

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