Special Report

The Best School District in Every State

Source: wenatcheeschools.org

16. Kansas
> Best school district: Blue Valley Unified School District 229
> Location: Johnson and Miami County
> Per student spending: $9,690 (total enrollment: 22,398)
> High school graduation rate: 99.0%
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree: 68.4%

Source: Fort Thomas Independent Schools / Facebook

17. Kentucky
> Best school district: Fort Thomas Independent School District
> Location: Campbell County
> Per student spending: $8,763 (total enrollment: 3,053)
> High school graduation rate: 94.6%
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree: 47.5%

Source: Orleans Parish School Board / Facebook

18. Louisiana
> Best school district: Orleans Parish School District
> Location: Orleans Parish
> Per student spending: $13,620 (total enrollment: 13,271)
> High school graduation rate: 100.0%
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree: 36.2%

Source: Falmouth Public Schools / Facebook

19. Maine
> Best school district: Falmouth Schools
> Location: Cumberland County
> Per student spending: $14,109 (total enrollment: 2,119)
> High school graduation rate: 93.3%
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree: 69.3%

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20. Maryland
> Best school district: Howard County Public Schools
> Location: Howard County
> Per student spending: $15,714 (total enrollment: 53,685)
> High school graduation rate: 92.5%
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree: 61.0%

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