Civic Report No. 24 December 2002


2001 Education Freedom Index

Table 4: Ranking the States by Availability of Home-School Options

State

Home-School Score

Home-School Rank

Idaho

2.93

1

Missouri

2.93

1

New Jersey

2.93

1

Oklahoma

2.93

1

Texas

2.93

1

Alaska

2.86

6

Montana

2.73

7

Kansas

2.54

8

New Mexico

2.43

9

Wyoming

2.39

10

Oregon

2.32

11

Indiana

2.27

12

Nebraska

2.26

13

South Dakota

2.23

14

Wisconsin

2.11

15

Mississippi

2.11

16

Alabama

1.95

17

New Hampshire

1.87

18

Arizona

1.86

19

Delaware

1.85

20

Washington

1.70

21

California

1.69

22

Colorado

1.67

23

Kentucky

1.64

24

Arkansas

1.62

25

Michigan

1.57

26

Maryland

1.53

27

North Carolina

1.51

28

Georgia

1.51

29

Illinois

1.46

30

Nevada

1.46

31

Maine

1.45

32

Virginia

1.37

33

Vermont

1.30

34

Hawaii

1.21

35

Louisiana

1.18

36

Florida

1.13

37

Minnesota

1.12

38

Iowa

1.09

39

South Carolina

1.05

40

Tennessee

0.98

41

Pennsylvania

0.75

42

Connecticut

0.72

43

Ohio

0.57

44

North Dakota

0.49

45

New York

0.32

46

West Virginia

0.16

47

Massachusetts

0.00

48

Rhode Island

0.00

48

Utah

0.00

48

Table 4A: Home-School Options in the States, Arranged Alphabetically

State

Home-School Score

Home-School Rank

Alabama

1.95

17

Alaska

2.86

6

Arizona

1.86

19

Arkansas

1.62

25

California

1.69

22

Colorado

1.67

23

Connecticut

0.72

43

Delaware

1.85

20

Florida

1.13

37

Georgia

1.51

29

Hawaii

1.21

35

Idaho

2.93

1

Illinois

1.46

30

Indiana

2.27

12

Iowa

1.09

39

Kansas

2.54

8

Kentucky

1.64

24

Louisiana

1.18

36

Maine

1.45

32

Maryland

1.53

27

Massachusetts

0.00

48

Michigan

1.57

26

Minnesota

1.12

38

Mississippi

2.11

16

Missouri

2.93

1

Montana

2.73

7

Nebraska

2.26

13

Nevada

1.46

31

New Hampshire

1.87

18

New Jersey

2.93

1

New Mexico

2.43

9

New York

0.32

46

North Carolina

1.51

28

North Dakota

0.49

45

Ohio

0.57

44

Oklahoma

2.93

1

Oregon

2.32

11

Pennsylvania

0.75

42

Rhode Island

0.00

48

South Carolina

1.05

40

South Dakota

2.23

14

Tennessee

0.98

41

Texas

2.93

1

Utah

0.00

48

Vermont

1.30

34

Virginia

1.37

33

Washington

1.70

21

West Virginia

0.16

47

Wisconsin

2.11

15

Wyoming

2.39

10

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