Education Working Paper No. 6  September 2004


The Teachability Index: Can Disadvantaged Students Learn?

Table 13: The Adjusted School Efficiency Index for 2001

Alabama

98%

Alaska

86%

Arizona

102%

Arkansas

119%

California

114%

Colorado

114%

Connecticut

75%

Delaware

NA

District of Columbia

43%

Florida

106%

Georgia

93%

Hawaii

108%

Idaho

125%

Illinois

94%

Indiana

91%

Iowa

101%

Kansas

114%

Kentucky

123%

Louisiana

111%

Maine

NA

Maryland

104%

Massachusetts

89%

Michigan

84%

Minnesota

91%

Mississippi

113%

Missouri

108%

Montana

126%

Nebraska

99%

Nevada

98%

New Hampshire

101%

New Jersey

78%

New Mexico

101%

New York

93%

North Carolina

117%

North Dakota

107%

Ohio

97%

Oklahoma

123%

Oregon

111%

Pennsylvania

89%

Rhode Island

NA

South Carolina

100%

South Dakota

110%

Tennessee

105%

Texas

104%

Utah

141%

Vermont

95%

Virginia

106%

Washington

114%

West Virginia

97%

Wisconsin

93%

Wyoming

107%

Note: The Adjusted School Efficiency Index gives studentsí academic achievement as a percentage of the achievement level predicted by their teachability and state education spending adjusted for cost of living. Data on cost of living were not available in Delaware, Maine, and Rhode Island.

Figure 13: Ranking of States by Adjusted School Efficiency in 2001

Note: The Adjusted School Efficiency Index gives students' academic achievement as a percentage of the achievement level predicted by their teachability and state education spending adjusted for cost of living. Data on cost of living were not available in Delaware, Maine, and Rhode Island.

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