Civic Report No. 14 September 2000


The Education Freedom Index

Table 7: Ranking the States by Availability of Home-School Options

State

Home-School Score

Home- School Rank

Oregon

3.52

1

New Jersey

3.37

2

Oklahoma

3.37

2

Texas

3.37

2

Alaska

3.36

5

South Dakota

2.86

6

Mississippi

2.81

7

Wisconsin

2.75

8

Montana

2.60

9

Wyoming

2.54

10

Arkansas

2.53

11

Kansas

2.41

12

Arizona

2.29

13

Idaho

2.24

14

Missouri

2.24

14

New Hampshire

2.23

16

Indiana

2.21

17

Vermont

2.14

18

Nebraska

2.12

19

Maine

2.01

20

Washington

1.98

21

Minnesota

1.96

22

Maryland

1.88

23

Nevada

1.82

24

Michigan

1.79

25

Florida

1.77

26

Colorado

1.74

27

New Mexico

1.74

28

Iowa

1.73

29

Alabama

1.68

30

Hawaii

1.56

31

Virginia

1.44

32

Delaware

1.43

33

Illinois

1.40

34

Connecticut

1.35

35

North Carolina

1.30

36

Georgia

1.30

37

California

1.28

38

Kentucky

1.22

39

Massachusetts

1.12

40

Utah

1.12

40

Pennsylvania

1.03

42

Louisiana

0.97

43

South Carolina

0.84

44

North Dakota

0.77

45

Ohio

0.64

46

New York

0.60

47

Rhode Island

0.56

48

Tennessee

0.56

48

West Virginia

0.16

50

Table 8: Home-School Options in Each State, Arranged Alphabetically

State

Home-School Score

Home- School Rank

Alabama

1.68

30

Alaska

3.36

5

Arizona

2.29

13

Arkansas

2.53

11

California

1.28

38

Colorado

1.74

27

Connecticut

1.35

35

Delaware

1.43

33

Florida

1.77

26

Georgia

1.30

37

Hawaii

1.56

31

Idaho

2.24

14

Illinois

1.40

34

Indiana

2.21

17

Iowa

1.73

29

Kansas

2.41

12

Kentucky

1.22

39

Louisiana

0.97

43

Maine

2.01

20

Maryland

1.88

23

Massachusetts

1.12

40

Michigan

1.79

25

Minnesota

1.96

22

Mississippi

2.81

7

Missouri

2.24

14

Montana

2.60

9

Nebraska

2.12

19

Nevada

1.82

24

New Hampshire

2.23

16

New Jersey

3.37

2

New Mexico

1.74

28

New York

0.60

47

North Carolina

1.30

36

North Dakota

0.77

45

Ohio

0.64

46

Oklahoma

3.37

2

Oregon

3.52

1

Pennsylvania

1.03

42

Rhode Island

0.56

48

South Carolina

0.84

44

South Dakota

2.86

6

Tennessee

0.56

48

Texas

3.37

2

Utah

1.12

40

Vermont

2.14

18

Virginia

1.44

32

Washington

1.98

21

West Virginia

0.16

50

Wisconsin

2.75

8

Wyoming

2.54

10

[table 1 and 2] [table 3 and 4] [table 5 and 6] [table 7 and 8]
[
table 9 and 10] [table 11 and 12] [table 13]