When it comes to educating students, state governments play a vital role - from the allocation of funding to passing laws on school choice and basic curriculum. Among the Best States For Education, the Eastern Seaboard stands out, claiming the top 5 spots. This education ranking was determined by performance in PreK-12 and higher education.
Metrics considered the percentage of the population that is college educated - with an Associate's degree or higher - and average undergraduates tuition and fees for in-state students at public institutions.
#10 on the list: Virginia
College Educated: 45%
Average undergraduate tuition and fees: $11.057
Public High School Graduation Rate: 85.3%
Best Overall Rank: 11