Special Report

The Worst School District in Each State

Source: graham-dustin.k12.ok.us

36. Oklahoma
> Worst school district: Graham-Dustin Public Schools
> Location: Hughes, McIntosh, Okfuskee, and Okmulgee Counties
> Per student spending: $13,482 (total enrollment: 168)
> High school graduation rate: N/A
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree: 8.9%

Source: Huntington School District / Facebook

37. Oregon
> Worst school district: Huntington School District 16J
> Location: Baker and Malheur County
> Per student spending: $20,734 (total enrollment: 64)
> High school graduation rate: N/A
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree: 7.4%

Source: Reading School District l Reading, Pa. / Facebook

38. Pennsylvania
> Worst school district: Reading School District
> Location: Berks County
> Per student spending: $10,151 (total enrollment: 17,303)
> High school graduation rate: 61.7%
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree: 9.2%

Source: John Phelan / Wikimedia Commons

39. Rhode Island
> Worst school district: Central Falls School District
> Location: Providence County
> Per student spending: $16,076 (total enrollment: 2,683)
> High school graduation rate: 56.5%
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree: 8.7%

Source: Hampton School District 2 / Facebook

40. South Carolina
> Worst school district: Hampton School District 2
> Location: Hampton County
> Per student spending: $13,656 (total enrollment: 815)
> High school graduation rate: 56.0%
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree: 8.2%