Special Report

The Worst School District in Each State

Source: usd371.org

16. Kansas
> Worst school district: Montezuma Unified School District 371
> Location: Gray and Meade County
> Per student spending: $11,879 (total enrollment: 265)
> High school graduation rate: N/A
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree: 13.0%

Source: Breathitt County Schools / Facebook

17. Kentucky
> Worst school district: Breathitt County School District
> Location: Breathitt County
> Per student spending: $10,437 (total enrollment: 2,030)
> High school graduation rate: 77.2%
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree: 11.8%

 

Source: Google Maps

18. Louisiana
> Worst school district: East Carroll Parish School District
> Location: East Carroll Parish
> Per student spending: $12,133 (total enrollment: 1,094)
> High school graduation rate: 68.3%
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree: 11.3%

Source: Maine School Administrative District #53 / Facebook

19. Maine
> Worst school district: School Administrative District 53
> Location: Somerset and Waldo County
> Per student spending: $5,211 (total enrollment: 1,055)
> High school graduation rate: N/A
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree: 17.8%

Source: Courtesy of Baltimore City Public Schools via Facebook

20. Maryland
> Worst school district: Baltimore City Public Schools
> Location: Baltimore city
> Per student spending: $15,818 (total enrollment: 84,976)
> High school graduation rate: 61.2%
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree: 29.7%