FACTOID # 4: Alaska spends more money per capita on elementary and secondary education than any other state.
 
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Assessments > % of Students Above Advanced > Grade 4 Math 4% [30th of 51]
Assessments > % of Students Above Advanced > Grade 4 Reading 7% [24th of 51]
Assessments > % of Students Above Advanced > Grade 4 Writing 3% [9th of 40]
Assessments > % of Students Above Advanced > Grade 8 Math 5% [33rd of 51]
Assessments > % of Students Above Advanced > Grade 8 Reading 2% [33rd of 51]
Assessments > % of Students Above Advanced > Grade 8 Writing 2% [16th of 39]
Assessments > % of Students Above Basic > Grade 4 Math 84% [18th of 51]
Assessments > % of Students Above Basic > Grade 4 Reading 73% [3rd of 51]
Assessments > % of Students Above Basic > Grade 4 Writing 92% [3rd of 44]
Assessments > % of Students Above Basic > Grade 8 Math 72% [24th of 51]
Assessments > % of Students Above Basic > Grade 8 Reading 80% [7th of 51]
Assessments > % of Students Above Basic > Grade 8 Writing 90% [2nd of 42]
Assessments > % of Students Above Proficient > Grade 4 Math 36% [30th of 51]
Assessments > % of Students Above Proficient > Grade 4 Reading 34% [16th of 51]
Assessments > % of Students Above Proficient > Grade 4 Writing 35% [4th of 44]
Assessments > % of Students Above Proficient > Grade 8 Math 30% [28th of 51]
Assessments > % of Students Above Proficient > Grade 8 Reading 30% [28th of 51]
Assessments > % of Students Above Proficient > Grade 8 Writing 35% [7th of 42]
Assessments > Scale Score, Grade 4 Math 240 [20th of 51]
Assessments > Scale Score, Grade 4 Reading 226 [5th of 51]
Assessments > Scale Score, Grade 4 Writing 163 [4th of 44]
Assessments > Scale Score, Grade 8 Math 281 [26th of 51]
Assessments > Scale Score, Grade 8 Reading 266 [18th of 51]
Assessments > Scale Score, Grade 8 Writing 159 [5th of 42]
Bachelor's degree or higher, by percentage 26.9% [21st of 51]
Best Educated Index -0.93 [25th of 50]
Elementary & Secondary > Eighth Grade Students 10,222 [46th of 51]
    Elementary & Secondary > Eighth Grade Students (per capita) 0.121 per 10 people [45th of 51]
Elementary & Secondary > Eleventh Grade Students 7,687 [49th of 51]
    Elementary & Secondary > Eleventh Grade Students (per capita) 0.091 per 10 people [49th of 51]
Elementary & Secondary > Fifth Grade Students 9,204 [47th of 51]
    Elementary & Secondary > Fifth Grade Students (per capita) 0.109 per 10 people [51st of 51]
Elementary & Secondary > First Grade Students 9,051 [46th of 51]
    Elementary & Secondary > First Grade Students (per capita) 0.107 per 10 people [46th of 51]
Elementary & Secondary > Fourth Grade Students 9,097 [47th of 51]
    Elementary & Secondary > Fourth Grade Students (per capita) 0.108 per 10 people [49th of 51]
Elementary & Secondary > Free Lunch Eligible 32,634 [40th of 46]
    Elementary & Secondary > Free Lunch Eligible (per capita) 0.387 per 10 people [32nd of 46]
Elementary & Secondary > Individualized Education Program 17,171 [45th of 50]
    Elementary & Secondary > Individualized Education Program (per capita) 0.204 per 10 people [39th of 50]
Elementary & Secondary > Kindergarten Students 7,904 [47th of 51]
    Elementary & Secondary > Kindergarten Students (per capita) 0.094 per 10 people [50th of 51]
Elementary & Secondary > LEP/ELL Students 3,956 [40th of 47]
    Elementary & Secondary > LEP/ELL Students (per capita) 0.469 per 100 people [35th of 47]
Elementary & Secondary > Ninth Grade Students 11,009 [46th of 51]
    Elementary & Secondary > Ninth Grade Students (per capita) 0.131 per 10 people [42nd of 51]
Elementary & Secondary > Prekindergarten Students 642 [50th of 51]
    Elementary & Secondary > Prekindergarten Students (per capita) 0.761 per 1,000 people [46th of 51]
Elementary & Secondary > Pupil/Teacher Ratio 15.2 students per teacher [24th of 51]
Elementary & Secondary > Reduced-price Lunch Eligible 7,183 [45th of 46]
    Elementary & Secondary > Reduced-price Lunch Eligible (per capita) 0.085 per 10 people [43rd of 46]
Elementary & Secondary > Second Grade Students 8,712 [47th of 51]
    Elementary & Secondary > Second Grade Students (per capita) 0.103 per 10 people [51st of 51]
Elementary & Secondary > Seventh Grade Students 9,729 [47th of 51]
    Elementary & Secondary > Seventh Grade Students (per capita) 0.115 per 10 people [48th of 51]
Elementary & Secondary > Sixth Grade Students 9,439 [47th of 51]
    Elementary & Secondary > Sixth Grade Students (per capita) 0.112 per 10 people [50th of 51]
Elementary & Secondary > Tenth Grade Students 8,782 [47th of 51]
    Elementary & Secondary > Tenth Grade Students (per capita) 0.104 per 10 people [50th of 51]
Elementary & Secondary > Third Grade Students 8,898 [46th of 51]
    Elementary & Secondary > Third Grade Students (per capita) 0.105 per 10 people [50th of 51]
Elementary & Secondary > Total Number of Schools 205 [51st of 51]
    Elementary & Secondary > Total Number of Schools (per capita) 0.243 per 1,000 people [47th of 51]
Elementary & Secondary > Total Staff 14,586 [47th of 50]
    Elementary & Secondary > Total Staff (per capita) 0.173 per 10 people [37th of 50]
Elementary & Secondary > Total Students 117,668 [47th of 51]
    Elementary & Secondary > Total Students (per capita) 0.139 per capita [51st of 51]
Elementary & Secondary > Total Students- American Indian/Alaskan 366 [49th of 50]
    Elementary & Secondary > Total Students- American Indian/Alaskan (per capita) 0.434 per 1,000 people [38th of 50]
Elementary & Secondary > Total Students- Asian/Pacific Islander 3,092 [43rd of 50]
    Elementary & Secondary > Total Students- Asian/Pacific Islander (per capita) 0.367 per 100 people [24th of 50]
Elementary & Secondary > Total Students- Black, non-Hispanic 37,508 [33rd of 50]
    Elementary & Secondary > Total Students- Black, non-Hispanic (per capita) 4.447 per 100 people [8th of 50]
Elementary & Secondary > Total Students- Hispanic 9,286 [39th of 50]
    Elementary & Secondary > Total Students- Hispanic (per capita) 1.101 per 100 people [23rd of 50]
Elementary & Secondary > Total Students- White, non-Hispanic 67,416 [49th of 50]
    Elementary & Secondary > Total Students- White, non-Hispanic (per capita) 0.799 per 10 people [43rd of 50]
Elementary & Secondary > Total Teachers 7,749 [49th of 51]
    Elementary & Secondary > Total Teachers (per capita) 0.092 per 10 people [43rd of 51]
Elementary & Secondary > Total, All Grades- female 56,889 [44th of 51]
    Elementary & Secondary > Total, All Grades- female (per capita) 0.067 per capita [47th of 51]
Elementary & Secondary > Total, All Grades- male 60,779 [44th of 51]
    Elementary & Secondary > Total, All Grades- male (per capita) 0.072 per capita [47th of 51]
Elementary & Secondary > Total, All Grades- unknown 0 [8th of 51]
    Elementary & Secondary > Total, All Grades- unknown (per capita) 0 per 1 million people [14th of 51]
Elementary & Secondary > Twelfth Grade Students 7,292 [49th of 51]
    Elementary & Secondary > Twelfth Grade Students (per capita) 0.086 per 10 people [46th of 51]
Elementary & Secondary Finance > Current Expenditures $1,127,745,479.00 [45th of 51]
    Elementary & Secondary Finance > Current Expenditures (per $ GDP) $0.21 per $10 of GDP [50th of 51]
    Elementary & Secondary Finance > Current Expenditures (per capita) $1,336.95 per capita [18th of 51]
Elementary & Secondary Finance > Federal Revenue- Subtotal $102,929,274.00 [48th of 51]
    Elementary & Secondary Finance > Federal Revenue- Subtotal (per $ GDP) $0.19 per $100 of GDP [51st of 51]
    Elementary & Secondary Finance > Federal Revenue- Subtotal (per capita) $122.02 per capita [27th of 51]
Elementary & Secondary Finance > Instruct. Expend.- Subtotal $693,969,758.00 [45th of 51]
    Elementary & Secondary Finance > Instruct. Expend.- Subtotal (per $ GDP) $0.13 per $10 of GDP [50th of 51]
    Elementary & Secondary Finance > Instruct. Expend.- Subtotal (per capita) $822.70 per capita [17th of 51]
Elementary & Secondary Finance > Intermediate Revenues $0.00 [41st of 51]
    Elementary & Secondary Finance > Intermediate Revenues (per $ GDP) $0.00 per $10 million of GDP [41st of 51]
    Elementary & Secondary Finance > Intermediate Revenues (per capita) $0.00 per 100 people [41st of 51]
Elementary & Secondary Finance > Local Revenue- Subtotal $335,292,418.00 [48th of 51]
    Elementary & Secondary Finance > Local Revenue- Subtotal (per $ GDP) $0.62 per $100 of GDP [49th of 51]
    Elementary & Secondary Finance > Local Revenue- Subtotal (per capita) $397.49 per capita [39th of 51]
Elementary & Secondary Finance > Non-Instructional Expend.- Subtotal $52,591,739.00 [44th of 51]
    Elementary & Secondary Finance > Non-Instructional Expend.- Subtotal (per $ GDP) $0.97 per $1,000 of GDP [47th of 51]
    Elementary & Secondary Finance > Non-Instructional Expend.- Subtotal (per capita) $62.35 per capita [13th of 51]
Elementary & Secondary Finance > State Revenues $759,290,480.00 [45th of 50]
    Elementary & Secondary Finance > State Revenues (per $ GDP) $0.14 per $10 of GDP [40th of 50]
    Elementary & Secondary Finance > State Revenues (per capita) $900.14 per capita [10th of 50]
Elementary & Secondary Finance > Support Services Expenditure- Subtotal $381,183,982.00 [47th of 51]
    Elementary & Secondary Finance > Support Services Expenditure- Subtotal (per $ GDP) $0.07 per $10 of GDP [50th of 51]
    Elementary & Secondary Finance > Support Services Expenditure- Subtotal (per capita) $451.90 per capita [20th of 51]
Elementary & Secondary Finance > Total Expenditures for Education $1,321,231,849.00 [45th of 51]
    Elementary & Secondary Finance > Total Expenditures for Education (per $ GDP) $0.24 per $10 of GDP [50th of 51]
    Elementary & Secondary Finance > Total Expenditures for Education (per capita) $1,566.32 per capita [16th of 51]
Elementary & Secondary Finance > Total Revenue from All Sources $1,197,512,172.00 [46th of 51]
    Elementary & Secondary Finance > Total Revenue from All Sources (per $ GDP) $0.22 per $10 of GDP [50th of 51]
    Elementary & Secondary Finance > Total Revenue from All Sources (per capita) $1,419.65 per capita [26th of 51]
High school diploma or higher, by percentage 86.5% [31st of 51]
Percent of People Who Have Completed a Bachelor's Degree 28.1 % [17th of 51]
Percent of People Who Have Completed an Advanced Degree 10.7 % [14th of 51]
Percent of People Who Have Completed High School (Including Equivalency) 85.6 % [28th of 51]
Postsecondary > Degrees Awarded > American Indian / Alaska Native 17 [51st of 51]
    Postsecondary > Degrees Awarded > American Indian / Alaska Native (per capita) 0.202 per 10,000 people [51st of 51]
Postsecondary > Degrees Awarded > Asian / Pacific Islander 247 [41st of 51]
    Postsecondary > Degrees Awarded > Asian / Pacific Islander (per capita) 0.293 per 1,000 people [26th of 51]
Postsecondary > Degrees Awarded > Bachelors 5,101 [46th of 51]
    Postsecondary > Degrees Awarded > Bachelors (per capita) 0.605 per 100 people [11th of 51]
Postsecondary > Degrees Awarded > Black, Non-Hispanic 1,199 [33rd of 51]
    Postsecondary > Degrees Awarded > Black, Non-Hispanic (per capita) 14.214 per 10,000 people [12th of 51]
Postsecondary > Degrees Awarded > Doctors 201 [39th of 51]
    Postsecondary > Degrees Awarded > Doctors (per capita) 2.383 per 10,000 people [3rd of 51]
Postsecondary > Degrees Awarded > Hispanic 205 [43rd of 51]
    Postsecondary > Degrees Awarded > Hispanic (per capita) 0.243 per 1,000 people [32nd of 51]
Postsecondary > Degrees Awarded > Masters 1,940 [41st of 51]
    Postsecondary > Degrees Awarded > Masters (per capita) 0.23 per 100 people [11th of 51]
Postsecondary > Degrees Awarded > Nonresident Alien 315 [45th of 51]
    Postsecondary > Degrees Awarded > Nonresident Alien (per capita) 0.373 per 1,000 people [32nd of 51]
Postsecondary > Degrees Awarded > Race / Ethnicity Unknown 999 [35th of 51]
    Postsecondary > Degrees Awarded > Race / Ethnicity Unknown (per capita) 11.843 per 10,000 people [9th of 51]
Postsecondary > Degrees Awarded > Total 9,309 [46th of 51]
    Postsecondary > Degrees Awarded > Total (per capita) 1.104 per 100 people [22nd of 51]
Postsecondary > Degrees Awarded > White 6,327 [48th of 51]
    Postsecondary > Degrees Awarded > White (per capita) 0.75 per 100 people [28th of 51]
Postsecondary > Number Of Institutions > Four Year 6 [50th of 51]
    Postsecondary > Number Of Institutions > Four Year (per capita) 0.711 per 100,000 people [37th of 51]
Postsecondary > Number Of Institutions > Private, Not For Profit 5 [45th of 50]
    Postsecondary > Number Of Institutions > Private, Not For Profit (per capita) 5.928 per 1 million people [22nd of 50]
Postsecondary > Number Of Institutions > Public 5 [49th of 51]
    Postsecondary > Number Of Institutions > Public (per capita) 0.593 per 100,000 people [29th of 51]
Postsecondary > Number Of Institutions > Total Degree Granting Title IV Eligible 10 [49th of 51]
    Postsecondary > Number Of Institutions > Total Degree Granting Title IV Eligible (per capita) 0.119 per 10,000 people [42nd of 51]
Postsecondary > Number Of Institutions > Two Year 4 [46th of 50]
    Postsecondary > Number Of Institutions > Two Year (per capita) 0.474 per 100,000 people [33rd of 50]
Postsecondary > Total Fall Enrollment > American Indian / Alaska Native 165 [51st of 51]
    Postsecondary > Total Fall Enrollment > American Indian / Alaska Native (per capita) 0.196 per 1,000 people [41st of 51]
Postsecondary > Total Fall Enrollment > Asian / Pacific Islander 1,260 [43rd of 51]
    Postsecondary > Total Fall Enrollment > Asian / Pacific Islander (per capita) 1.494 per 1,000 people [28th of 51]
Postsecondary > Total Fall Enrollment > Black, Non-Hispanic 8,344 [33rd of 51]
    Postsecondary > Total Fall Enrollment > Black, Non-Hispanic (per capita) 9.892 per 1,000 people [10th of 51]
Postsecondary > Total Fall Enrollment > Female 30,096 [45th of 51]
    Postsecondary > Total Fall Enrollment > Female (per capita) 0.357 per 10 people [18th of 51]
Postsecondary > Total Fall Enrollment > First-Professional 1,167 [39th of 50]
    Postsecondary > Total Fall Enrollment > First-Professional (per capita) 1.383 per 1,000 people [13th of 50]
Postsecondary > Total Fall Enrollment > Graduate 6,730 [45th of 51]
    Postsecondary > Total Fall Enrollment > Graduate (per capita) 0.798 per 100 people [13th of 51]
Postsecondary > Total Fall Enrollment > Hispanic 1,536 [41st of 51]
    Postsecondary > Total Fall Enrollment > Hispanic (per capita) 1.821 per 1,000 people [25th of 51]
Postsecondary > Total Fall Enrollment > Male 19,708 [48th of 51]
    Postsecondary > Total Fall Enrollment > Male (per capita) 0.234 per 10 people [32nd of 51]
Postsecondary > Total Fall Enrollment > Nonresident Alien 1,383 [45th of 51]
    Postsecondary > Total Fall Enrollment > Nonresident Alien (per capita) 0.164 per 100 people [27th of 51]
Postsecondary > Total Fall Enrollment > Race / Ethnicity Unknown 4,270 [39th of 51]
    Postsecondary > Total Fall Enrollment > Race / Ethnicity Unknown (per capita) 5.062 per 1,000 people [15th of 51]
Postsecondary > Total Fall Enrollment > Undergraduate 41,907 [48th of 51]
    Postsecondary > Total Fall Enrollment > Undergraduate (per capita) 0.497 per 10 people [23rd of 51]
Postsecondary > Total Fall Enrollment > White 32,846 [47th of 51]
    Postsecondary > Total Fall Enrollment > White (per capita) 0.389 per 10 people [30th of 51]
Public Libraries > ALA-MLS Librarians(FTE) 41.3 [47th of 51]
    Public Libraries > ALA-MLS Librarians(FTE) (per capita) 0.49 per 10,000 people [42nd of 51]
Public Libraries > Audio Materials per 1,000 Population 46.5 [51st of 51]
Public Libraries > Capital Expenditures $5,022,558.00 [34th of 51]
    Public Libraries > Capital Expenditures (per $ GDP) $92.16 per $1 million of GDP [27th of 51]
    Public Libraries > Capital Expenditures (per capita) $59.54 per 10 people [11th of 51]
Public Libraries > Children's Program Attendance 163,941 [46th of 51]
    Public Libraries > Children's Program Attendance (per capita) 0.194 per capita [22nd of 51]
Public Libraries > Circulation of Children's Materials 606,601 [50th of 51]
    Public Libraries > Circulation of Children's Materials (per capita) 0.719 per capita [50th of 51]
Public Libraries > Current Print Serial Subscriptions per 1,000 Population 5 [37th of 51]
Public Libraries > Electronic Materials Expenditures $51,120.00 [49th of 50]
    Public Libraries > Electronic Materials Expenditures (per $ GDP) $0.09 per $100,000 of GDP [50th of 50]
    Public Libraries > Electronic Materials Expenditures (per capita) $0.61 per 10 people [49th of 50]
Public Libraries > Federal Revenue $105,028.00 [40th of 49]
    Public Libraries > Federal Revenue (per $ GDP) $1.93 per $1 million of GDP [37th of 49]
    Public Libraries > Federal Revenue (per capita) $12.45 per 100 people [31st of 49]
Public Libraries > Library Visits per Capita 2.4 [50th of 51]
Public Libraries > Local Revenue $13,077,231.00 [48th of 50]
    Public Libraries > Local Revenue (per $ GDP) $0.24 per $1,000 of GDP [50th of 50]
    Public Libraries > Local Revenue (per capita) $15.50 per capita [38th of 50]
Public Libraries > Number of Bookmobiles 2 [46th of 50]
    Public Libraries > Number of Bookmobiles (per capita) 2.371 per 1 million people [26th of 50]
Public Libraries > Number of Branch Libraries 14 [47th of 51]
    Public Libraries > Number of Branch Libraries (per capita) 0.166 per 10,000 people [39th of 51]
Public Libraries > Number of Central Libraries 19 [47th of 51]
    Public Libraries > Number of Central Libraries (per capita) 2.252 per 100,000 people [33rd of 51]
Public Libraries > Number of Public Internet Terminals 220 [50th of 51]
    Public Libraries > Number of Public Internet Terminals (per capita) 0.261 per 1,000 people [50th of 51]
Public Libraries > Other Operating Expenditures $3,926,426.00 [46th of 51]
    Public Libraries > Other Operating Expenditures (per $ GDP) $0.07 per $1,000 of GDP [49th of 51]
    Public Libraries > Other Operating Expenditures (per capita) $4.66 per capita [31st of 51]
Public Libraries > Other Revenue $2,156,536.00 [43rd of 51]
    Public Libraries > Other Revenue (per $ GDP) $0.40 per $10,000 of GDP [33rd of 51]
    Public Libraries > Other Revenue (per capita) $2.56 per capita [18th of 51]
Public Libraries > Other Staff(FTE) 157.8 [48th of 51]
    Public Libraries > Other Staff(FTE) (per capita) 0.187 per 1,000 people [47th of 51]
Public Libraries > Public Service Hours 84,753 [50th of 51]
    Public Libraries > Public Service Hours (per capita) 0.1 per capita [43rd of 51]
Public Libraries > Reference Transactions per Capita 0.3 [51st of 51]
Public Libraries > State Revenue $2,518,544.00 [27th of 50]
    Public Libraries > State Revenue (per $ GDP) $462.12 per $10 million of GDP [17th of 50]
    Public Libraries > State Revenue (per capita) $298.57 per 100 people [8th of 50]
Public Libraries > Total Circulation per Capita 2.4 [50th of 51]
Public Libraries > Total Collection Expenditures $2,914,278.00 [44th of 51]
    Public Libraries > Total Collection Expenditures (per $ GDP) $0.54 per $10,000 of GDP [48th of 51]
    Public Libraries > Total Collection Expenditures (per capita) $3.46 per capita [29th of 51]
Public Libraries > Total Librarians(FTE) 83 [51st of 51]
    Public Libraries > Total Librarians(FTE) (per capita) 0.098 per 1,000 people [43rd of 51]
Public Libraries > Total Operating Expenditures $17,436,972.00 [47th of 51]
    Public Libraries > Total Operating Expenditures (per $ GDP) $0.32 per $1,000 of GDP [51st of 51]
    Public Libraries > Total Operating Expenditures (per capita) $20.67 per capita [34th of 51]
Public Libraries > Total Revenue $17,857,339.00 [47th of 51]
    Public Libraries > Total Revenue (per $ GDP) $0.33 per $1,000 of GDP [51st of 51]
    Public Libraries > Total Revenue (per capita) $21.17 per capita [35th of 51]
Public Libraries > Total Staff Expenditures $10,596,268.00 [47th of 51]
    Public Libraries > Total Staff Expenditures (per $ GDP) $0.19 per $1,000 of GDP [51st of 51]
    Public Libraries > Total Staff Expenditures (per capita) $12.56 per capita [36th of 51]
Public Libraries > Total Staff(FTE) 240.8 [50th of 51]
    Public Libraries > Total Staff(FTE) (per capita) 0.285 per 1,000 people [50th of 51]
Public Libraries > Users of Electronic Resources 86,112 [50th of 50]
    Public Libraries > Users of Electronic Resources (per capita) 0.102 per capita [50th of 50]
Public Libraries > Video Materials per 1,000 Population 60.8 [46th of 51]

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