Special Report

The Worst School District in Each State

Source: Hot Springs Public Schools / Facebook

26. Montana
> Worst school district: Hot Springs K-12 Schools
> Location: Lake and Sanders County
> Per student spending: $14,097 (total enrollment: 195)
> High school graduation rate: N/A
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree: 18.1%

Source: Courtesy of Rock County Public Schools / Facebook

27. Nebraska
> Worst school district: Rock County Public Schools
> Location: Brown and Rock County
> Per student spending: $15,802 (total enrollment: 207)
> High school graduation rate: N/A
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree: 17.5%

Source: Ken Lund / Flickr

28. Nevada
> Worst school district: Nye County School District
> Location: Nye County
> Per student spending: $10,960 (total enrollment: 5,168)
> High school graduation rate: 40.0%
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree: 12.1%

Source: Pittsfield, NH School District / Facebook

29. New Hampshire
> Worst school district: Pittsfield School District
> Location: Merrimack County
> Per student spending: $17,500 (total enrollment: 594)
> High school graduation rate: 72.9%
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree: 20.8%

Source: Courtesy of Camden City School District

30. New Jersey
> Worst school district: Camden City School District
> Location: Camden County
> Per student spending: $23,255 (total enrollment: 11,320)
> High school graduation rate: 47.7%
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree: 8.2%