Civic Report No. 14 September 2000


The Education Freedom Index

Table 3: Ranking the States by Availability of Charter Options

State

Charter Score

Charter Rank

Arizona

4.84

1

Michigan

1.96

2

North Carolina

1.72

3

Colorado

1.68

4

Delaware

1.65

5

Florida

1.62

6

Minnesota

1.54

7

California

1.54

8

Massachusetts

1.53

9

Texas

1.48

10

New Jersey

1.32

11

South Carolina

1.25

12

Pennsylvania

1.24

13

Louisiana

1.24

14

New York

1.19

15

Wisconsin

1.19

16

Missouri

1.16

17

Alaska

1.11

18

Georgia

1.05

19

Connecticut

1.03

20

Ohio

0.97

21

Idaho

0.93

22

Illinois

0.89

23

New Hampshire

0.83

24

Utah

0.79

25

Nevada

0.69

26

Rhode Island

0.54

27

Kansas

0.47

28

Wyoming

0.45

29

Hawaii

0.43

30

Virginia

0.36

31

New Mexico

0.35

32

Arkansas

0.17

33

Mississippi

0.05

34

Oregon

0.01

35

Alabama

0.00

36

Indiana

0.00

36

Iowa

0.00

36

Kentucky

0.00

36

Maine

0.00

36

Maryland

0.00

36

Montana

0.00

36

Nebraska

0.00

36

North Dakota

0.00

36

Oklahoma

0.00

36

South Dakota

0.00

36

Tennessee

0.00

36

Vermont

0.00

36

Washington

0.00

36

West Virginia

0.00

36

Table 4: Charter Options in Each State, Arranged Alphabetically

State

Charter Score

Charter Rank

Alabama

0.00

36

Alaska

1.11

18

Arizona

4.84

1

Arkansas

0.17

33

California

1.54

8

Colorado

1.68

4

Connecticut

1.03

20

Delaware

1.65

5

Florida

1.62

6

Georgia

1.05

19

Hawaii

0.43

30

Idaho

0.93

22

Illinois

0.89

23

Indiana

0.00

36

Iowa

0.00

36

Kansas

0.47

28

Kentucky

0.00

36

Louisiana

1.24

14

Maine

0.00

36

Maryland

0.00

36

Massachusetts

1.53

9

Michigan

1.96

2

Minnesota

1.54

7

Mississippi

0.05

34

Missouri

1.16

17

Montana

0.00

36

Nebraska

0.00

36

Nevada

0.69

26

New Hampshire

0.83

24

New Jersey

1.32

11

New Mexico

0.35

32

New York

1.19

15

North Carolina

1.72

3

North Dakota

0.00

36

Ohio

0.97

21

Oklahoma

0.00

36

Oregon

0.01

35

Pennsylvania

1.24

13

Rhode Island

0.54

27

South Carolina

1.25

12

South Dakota

0.00

36

Tennessee

0.00

36

Texas

1.48

10

Utah

0.79

25

Vermont

0.00

36

Virginia

0.36

31

Washington

0.00

36

West Virginia

0.00

36

Wisconsin

1.19

16

Wyoming

0.45

29

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