Iowa public schools rank among nation's top 10
July 31, 2017
Iowa was named the state with the ninth best public schools in America in a new WalletHub.com study. The website also found that Iowa has the lowest dropout rate in the nation.
WalletHub.com analysts compared all 50 states and the District of Columbia across 21 key measures of quality and safety.
Some of Iowa's scores are:
1st - dropout rate
1st - percent of licensed/certified public K-12 teachers
5th - median SAT score
14th - median ACT score
13th - math test scores(1 = best, 25 = average)
Read the full study here