Civic Report No. 24 December 2002


2001 Education Freedom Index

Table 3: Ranking the States by Availability of Private School Options

State

Private Score

Private Rank

Florida

2.51

1

Maine

2.36

2

Vermont

1.82

3

Minnesota

1.70

4

Illinois

1.16

5

Pennsylvania

1.16

5

Iowa

1.00

7

Wisconsin

0.93

8

Ohio

0.91

9

Connecticut

0.85

10

Louisiana

0.85

10

Nebraska

0.85

10

New Hampshire

0.85

10

New Jersey

0.85

10

New York

0.85

10

West Virginia

0.85

10

California

0.57

17

Delaware

0.57

17

Indiana

0.57

17

Kansas

0.57

17

Massachusetts

0.57

17

Michigan

0.57

17

Oregon

0.57

17

Rhode Island

0.57

17

Washington

0.57

17

Arizona

0.31

26

Alaska

0.28

27

Colorado

0.28

27

Maryland

0.28

27

Mississippi

0.28

27

Missouri

0.28

27

Montana

0.28

27

Nevada

0.28

27

New Mexico

0.28

27

North Dakota

0.28

27

Tennessee

0.28

27

Texas

0.28

27

Alabama

0.00

38

Arkansas

0.00

38

Georgia

0.00

38

Hawaii

0.00

38

Idaho

0.00

38

Kentucky

0.00

38

North Carolina

0.00

38

Oklahoma

0.00

38

South Carolina

0.00

38

South Dakota

0.00

38

Utah

0.00

38

Virginia

0.00

38

Wyoming

0.00

38

Table 3A: Private Options in the States, Arranged Alphabetically

State

Private Score

Private Rank

Alabama

0.00

38

Alaska

0.28

27

Arizona

0.31

26

Arkansas

0.00

38

California

0.57

17

Colorado

0.28

27

Connecticut

0.85

10

Delaware

0.57

17

Florida

2.51

1

Georgia

0.00

38

Hawaii

0.00

38

Idaho

0.00

38

Illinois

1.16

5

Indiana

0.57

17

Iowa

1.00

7

Kansas

0.57

17

Kentucky

0.00

38

Louisiana

0.85

10

Maine

2.36

2

Maryland

0.28

27

Massachusetts

0.57

17

Michigan

0.57

17

Minnesota

1.70

4

Mississippi

0.28

27

Missouri

0.28

27

Montana

0.28

27

Nebraska

0.85

10

Nevada

0.28

27

New Hampshire

0.85

10

New Jersey

0.85

10

New Mexico

0.28

27

New York

0.85

10

North Carolina

0.00

38

North Dakota

0.28

27

Ohio

0.91

9

Oklahoma

0.00

38

Oregon

0.57

17

Pennsylvania

1.16

5

Rhode Island

0.57

17

South Carolina

0.00

38

South Dakota

0.00

38

Tennessee

0.28

27

Texas

0.28

27

Utah

0.00

38

Vermont

1.82

3

Virginia

0.00

38

Washington

0.57

17

West Virginia

0.85

10

Wisconsin

0.93

8

Wyoming

0.00

38

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