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When looking for a home, the quality of the schools in the area is an important factor to a lot of parents, but in some states, you can look as hard as you want but you won’t find many that are that good. Certain states simply have better school systems than others, and now a new report reveals how states rate.

WalletHub has just come out with their list of the Best and Worst State School Systems in the Country. They looked at all 50 states and the District of Columbia on 23 key metrics, in areas of quality/safety and one of the Carolina’s is on the WROST list.

With that in mind, according to them Massachusetts easily earns the top spot with a score of 73.14 out of 100, landing at number one for both quality and safety.

Top Ten Best School Systems in the Country

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

Ten Worst School Systems in the Country

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

Click here to see how your home state ranks.

Source: WalletHub

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