States From Our Research Center

State and National Highlights Reports (Quality Counts 2021)

The Quality Counts 2021 Highlights Reports capture the key data you need to assess your state’s performance. Snapshots from each state’s report can be accessed below.

State Highlights Reports are available for each of the 50 states and the District of Columbia and compare individual state data to national data. The National Highlights Report includes the national average and data for the top and bottom states.

About These Reports

Quality Counts reports state grades for educational performance in three installments.

  • The January installment provided results on the Chance-for-Success Index, one-third of a state’s overall grade.
  • In June, Education Week will publish the second installment, focusing on school finance.
  • The September publication will feature the K-12 Achievement Index and overall grades.

A state’s overall grade is the average of its scores on the three separate indices tracked by the report.

Your Report Includes

Chance-for-Success Index (2021)
The Chance-for-Success Index combines information from 13 indicators that span a person’s life from cradle to career in order to better understand the role of education across an individual’s lifetime.

You may also like reports from previous years:

National Highlights Report

Student Achievement From Our Research Center Quality Counts 2021: Educational Opportunities and Performance in the United States
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State Highlights Reports (in alphabetical order)

Student Achievement From Our Research Center Quality Counts 2021: Educational Opportunities and Performance in Alabama
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States From Our Research Center Quality Counts 2021: Educational Opportunities and Performance in Alaska
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States From Our Research Center Quality Counts 2021: Educational Opportunities and Performance in Arizona
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States From Our Research Center Quality Counts 2021: Educational Opportunities and Performance in Arkansas
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Ed-Tech Policy From Our Research Center Quality Counts 2021: Educational Opportunities and Performance in California
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States From Our Research Center Quality Counts 2021: Educational Opportunities and Performance in Colorado
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States From Our Research Center Quality Counts 2021: Educational Opportunities and Performance in Connecticut
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States From Our Research Center Quality Counts 2021: Educational Opportunities and Performance in District of Columbia
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States From Our Research Center Quality Counts 2021: Educational Opportunities and Performance in Delaware
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States From Our Research Center Quality Counts 2021: Educational Opportunities and Performance in Florida
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States From Our Research Center Quality Counts 2021: Educational Opportunities and Performance in Georgia
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States From Our Research Center Quality Counts 2021: Educational Opportunities and Performance in Idaho
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States From Our Research Center Quality Counts 2021: Educational Opportunities and Performance in Hawaii
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States From Our Research Center Quality Counts 2021: Educational Opportunities and Performance in Illinois
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States From Our Research Center Quality Counts 2021: Educational Opportunities and Performance in Indiana
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States From Our Research Center Quality Counts 2021: Educational Opportunities and Performance in Iowa
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States From Our Research Center Quality Counts 2021: Educational Opportunities and Performance in Kansas
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States From Our Research Center Quality Counts 2021: Educational Opportunities and Performance in Kentucky
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States From Our Research Center Quality Counts 2021: Educational Opportunities and Performance in Louisiana
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States From Our Research Center Quality Counts 2021: Educational Opportunities and Performance in Maine
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States From Our Research Center Quality Counts 2021: Educational Opportunities and Performance in Maryland
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States From Our Research Center Quality Counts 2021: Educational Opportunities and Performance in Massachusetts
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States From Our Research Center Quality Counts 2021: Educational Opportunities and Performance in Michigan
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States From Our Research Center Quality Counts 2021: Educational Opportunities and Performance in Minnesota
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States From Our Research Center Quality Counts 2021: Educational Opportunities and Performance in Mississippi
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States From Our Research Center Quality Counts 2021: Educational Opportunities and Performance in Missouri
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States From Our Research Center Quality Counts 2021: Educational Opportunities and Performance in Montana
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States From Our Research Center Quality Counts 2021: Educational Opportunities and Performance in Nebraska
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States From Our Research Center Quality Counts 2021: Educational Opportunities and Performance in Nevada
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States From Our Research Center Quality Counts 2021: Educational Opportunities and Performance in New Hampshire
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States From Our Research Center Quality Counts 2021: Educational Opportunities and Performance in New Jersey
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States From Our Research Center Quality Counts 2021: Educational Opportunities and Performance in New Mexico
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States From Our Research Center Quality Counts 2021: Educational Opportunities and Performance in New York
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States From Our Research Center Quality Counts 2021: Educational Opportunities and Performance in North Carolina
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States From Our Research Center Quality Counts 2021: Educational Opportunities and Performance in North Dakota
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States From Our Research Center Quality Counts 2021: Educational Opportunities and Performance in Ohio
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States From Our Research Center Quality Counts 2021: Educational Opportunities and Performance in Oklahoma
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States From Our Research Center Quality Counts 2021: Educational Opportunities and Performance in Oregon
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States From Our Research Center Quality Counts 2021: Educational Opportunities and Performance in Pennsylvania
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States From Our Research Center Quality Counts 2021: Educational Opportunities and Performance in Rhode Island
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States From Our Research Center Quality Counts 2021: Educational Opportunities and Performance in South Carolina
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States From Our Research Center Quality Counts 2021: Educational Opportunities and Performance in South Dakota
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States From Our Research Center Quality Counts 2021: Educational Opportunities and Performance in Tennessee
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States From Our Research Center Quality Counts 2021: Educational Opportunities and Performance in Texas
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States From Our Research Center Quality Counts 2021: Educational Opportunities and Performance in Utah
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States From Our Research Center Quality Counts 2021: Educational Opportunities and Performance in Vermont
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States From Our Research Center Quality Counts 2021: Educational Opportunities and Performance in Virginia
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States From Our Research Center Quality Counts 2021: Educational Opportunities and Performance in Washington
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States From Our Research Center Quality Counts 2021: Educational Opportunities and Performance in West Virginia
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States From Our Research Center Quality Counts 2021: Educational Opportunities and Performance in Wisconsin
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States From Our Research Center Quality Counts 2021: Educational Opportunities and Performance in Wyoming
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