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Assessments > % of Students Above Advanced > Grade 4 Math 1% [50th of 51]
Assessments > % of Students Above Advanced > Grade 4 Reading 3% [50th of 51]
Assessments > % of Students Above Advanced > Grade 4 Science 1% [38th of 39]
Assessments > % of Students Above Advanced > Grade 8 Math 1% [51st of 51]
Assessments > % of Students Above Advanced > Grade 8 Reading 1% [43rd of 51]
Assessments > % of Students Above Advanced > Grade 8 Science 1% [36th of 38]
Assessments > % of Students Above Basic > Grade 4 Math 69% [48th of 51]
Assessments > % of Students Above Basic > Grade 4 Reading 48% [50th of 51]
Assessments > % of Students Above Basic > Grade 4 Science 47% [38th of 39]
Assessments > % of Students Above Basic > Grade 4 Writing 81% [36th of 44]
Assessments > % of Students Above Basic > Grade 8 Math 52% [50th of 51]
Assessments > % of Students Above Basic > Grade 8 Reading 60% [48th of 51]
Assessments > % of Students Above Basic > Grade 8 Science 42% [36th of 38]
Assessments > % of Students Above Basic > Grade 8 Writing 83% [29th of 42]
Assessments > % of Students Above Proficient > Grade 4 Math 19% [49th of 51]
Assessments > % of Students Above Proficient > Grade 4 Reading 18% [50th of 51]
Assessments > % of Students Above Proficient > Grade 4 Science 14% [39th of 39]
Assessments > % of Students Above Proficient > Grade 4 Writing 13% [43rd of 44]
Assessments > % of Students Above Proficient > Grade 8 Math 14% [49th of 51]
Assessments > % of Students Above Proficient > Grade 8 Reading 18% [50th of 51]
Assessments > % of Students Above Proficient > Grade 8 Science 15% [37th of 38]
Assessments > % of Students Above Proficient > Grade 8 Writing 13% [41st of 42]
Assessments > Scale Score, Grade 4 Math 227 [48th of 51]
Assessments > Scale Score, Grade 4 Reading 204 [50th of 51]
Assessments > Scale Score, Grade 4 Science 133 [38th of 39]
Assessments > Scale Score, Grade 4 Writing 141 [41st of 44]
Assessments > Scale Score, Grade 8 Math 262 [49th of 51]
Assessments > Scale Score, Grade 8 Reading 251 [48th of 51]
Assessments > Scale Score, Grade 8 Science 134 [36th of 38]
Assessments > Scale Score, Grade 8 Writing 141 [38th of 42]
Bachelor's degree or higher, by percentage 20.1% [49th of 51]
Best Educated Index -14.31 [49th of 50]
Elementary & Secondary > Eighth Grade Students 38,231 [31st of 51]
    Elementary & Secondary > Eighth Grade Students (per capita) 0.131 per 10 people [21st of 51]
Elementary & Secondary > Eleventh Grade Students 28,316 [34th of 51]
    Elementary & Secondary > Eleventh Grade Students (per capita) 0.097 per 10 people [44th of 51]
Elementary & Secondary > Fifth Grade Students 39,468 [30th of 51]
    Elementary & Secondary > Fifth Grade Students (per capita) 0.135 per 10 people [5th of 51]
Elementary & Secondary > First Grade Students 39,300 [30th of 51]
    Elementary & Secondary > First Grade Students (per capita) 0.135 per 10 people [5th of 51]
Elementary & Secondary > Fourth Grade Students 38,752 [30th of 51]
    Elementary & Secondary > Fourth Grade Students (per capita) 0.133 per 10 people [5th of 51]
Elementary & Secondary > Free Lunch Eligible 277,690 [17th of 46]
    Elementary & Secondary > Free Lunch Eligible (per capita) 0.951 per 10 people [1st of 46]
Elementary & Secondary > Individualized Education Program 66,727 [29th of 50]
    Elementary & Secondary > Individualized Education Program (per capita) 0.228 per 10 people [25th of 50]
Elementary & Secondary > Kindergarten Students 38,340 [31st of 51]
    Elementary & Secondary > Kindergarten Students (per capita) 0.131 per 10 people [4th of 51]
Elementary & Secondary > LEP/ELL Students 2,916 [42nd of 47]
    Elementary & Secondary > LEP/ELL Students (per capita) 0.1 per 100 people [46th of 47]
Elementary & Secondary > Ninth Grade Students 39,536 [31st of 51]
    Elementary & Secondary > Ninth Grade Students (per capita) 0.135 per 10 people [33rd of 51]
Elementary & Secondary > Prekindergarten Students 2,208 [40th of 51]
    Elementary & Secondary > Prekindergarten Students (per capita) 0.756 per 1,000 people [47th of 51]
Elementary & Secondary > Pupil/Teacher Ratio 15.1 students per teacher [25th of 51]
Elementary & Secondary > Reduced-price Lunch Eligible 39,447 [27th of 46]
    Elementary & Secondary > Reduced-price Lunch Eligible (per capita) 0.135 per 10 people [17th of 46]
Elementary & Secondary > Second Grade Students 37,396 [30th of 51]
    Elementary & Secondary > Second Grade Students (per capita) 0.128 per 10 people [7th of 51]
Elementary & Secondary > Seventh Grade Students 41,101 [30th of 51]
    Elementary & Secondary > Seventh Grade Students (per capita) 0.141 per 10 people [5th of 51]
Elementary & Secondary > Sixth Grade Students 39,761 [30th of 51]
    Elementary & Secondary > Sixth Grade Students (per capita) 0.136 per 10 people [6th of 51]
Elementary & Secondary > Tenth Grade Students 33,563 [34th of 51]
    Elementary & Secondary > Tenth Grade Students (per capita) 0.115 per 10 people [43rd of 51]
Elementary & Secondary > Third Grade Students 38,053 [30th of 51]
    Elementary & Secondary > Third Grade Students (per capita) 0.13 per 10 people [5th of 51]
Elementary & Secondary > Total Number of Schools 1,051 [34th of 51]
    Elementary & Secondary > Total Number of Schools (per capita) 0.36 per 1,000 people [22nd of 51]
Elementary & Secondary > Total Staff 64,515 [28th of 50]
    Elementary & Secondary > Total Staff (per capita) 0.221 per 10 people [15th of 50]
Elementary & Secondary > Total Students 493,540 [31st of 51]
    Elementary & Secondary > Total Students (per capita) 0.169 per capita [11th of 51]
Elementary & Secondary > Total Students- American Indian/Alaskan 844 [46th of 50]
    Elementary & Secondary > Total Students- American Indian/Alaskan (per capita) 0.289 per 1,000 people [44th of 50]
Elementary & Secondary > Total Students- Asian/Pacific Islander 3,688 [41st of 50]
    Elementary & Secondary > Total Students- Asian/Pacific Islander (per capita) 0.126 per 100 people [48th of 50]
Elementary & Secondary > Total Students- Black, non-Hispanic 250,329 [16th of 50]
    Elementary & Secondary > Total Students- Black, non-Hispanic (per capita) 8.57 per 100 people [1st of 50]
Elementary & Secondary > Total Students- Hispanic 5,408 [42nd of 50]
    Elementary & Secondary > Total Students- Hispanic (per capita) 0.185 per 100 people [47th of 50]
Elementary & Secondary > Total Students- White, non-Hispanic 233,271 [35th of 50]
    Elementary & Secondary > Total Students- White, non-Hispanic (per capita) 0.799 per 10 people [42nd of 50]
Elementary & Secondary > Total Teachers 32,591 [30th of 51]
    Elementary & Secondary > Total Teachers (per capita) 0.112 per 10 people [18th of 51]
Elementary & Secondary > Total, All Grades- female 241,900 [27th of 51]
    Elementary & Secondary > Total, All Grades- female (per capita) 0.083 per capita [7th of 51]
Elementary & Secondary > Total, All Grades- male 251,640 [28th of 51]
    Elementary & Secondary > Total, All Grades- male (per capita) 0.086 per capita [11th of 51]
Elementary & Secondary > Total, All Grades- unknown 0 [48th of 51]
    Elementary & Secondary > Total, All Grades- unknown (per capita) 0 per 1 million people [12th of 51]
Elementary & Secondary > Twelfth Grade Students 25,918 [34th of 51]
    Elementary & Secondary > Twelfth Grade Students (per capita) 0.089 per 10 people [44th of 51]
Elementary & Secondary > Ungraded Students 13,597 [6th of 29]
    Elementary & Secondary > Ungraded Students (per capita) 465.477 per 100,000 people [6th of 29]
Elementary & Secondary Finance > Current Expenditures $2,853,530,843.00 [33rd of 51]
    Elementary & Secondary Finance > Current Expenditures (per $ GDP) $0.37 per $10 of GDP [13th of 51]
    Elementary & Secondary Finance > Current Expenditures (per capita) $976.87 per capita [47th of 51]
Elementary & Secondary Finance > Federal Revenue- Subtotal $502,816,322.00 [26th of 51]
    Elementary & Secondary Finance > Federal Revenue- Subtotal (per $ GDP) $0.66 per $100 of GDP [2nd of 51]
    Elementary & Secondary Finance > Federal Revenue- Subtotal (per capita) $172.13 per capita [7th of 51]
Elementary & Secondary Finance > Instruct. Expend.- Subtotal $1,707,391,496.00 [33rd of 51]
    Elementary & Secondary Finance > Instruct. Expend.- Subtotal (per $ GDP) $0.22 per $10 of GDP [11th of 51]
    Elementary & Secondary Finance > Instruct. Expend.- Subtotal (per capita) $584.51 per capita [49th of 51]
Elementary & Secondary Finance > Intermediate Revenues $486,237.00 [23rd of 51]
    Elementary & Secondary Finance > Intermediate Revenues (per $ GDP) $63.81 per $10 million of GDP [23rd of 51]
    Elementary & Secondary Finance > Intermediate Revenues (per capita) $16.65 per 100 people [23rd of 51]
Elementary & Secondary Finance > Local Revenue- Subtotal $1,006,149,218.00 [36th of 51]
    Elementary & Secondary Finance > Local Revenue- Subtotal (per $ GDP) $1.32 per $100 of GDP [31st of 51]
    Elementary & Secondary Finance > Local Revenue- Subtotal (per capita) $344.44 per capita [47th of 51]
Elementary & Secondary Finance > Non-Instructional Expend.- Subtotal $177,494,536.00 [30th of 51]
    Elementary & Secondary Finance > Non-Instructional Expend.- Subtotal (per $ GDP) $2.33 per $1,000 of GDP [6th of 51]
    Elementary & Secondary Finance > Non-Instructional Expend.- Subtotal (per capita) $60.76 per capita [17th of 51]
Elementary & Secondary Finance > State Revenues $1,754,445,121.00 [35th of 50]
    Elementary & Secondary Finance > State Revenues (per $ GDP) $0.23 per $10 of GDP [10th of 50]
    Elementary & Secondary Finance > State Revenues (per capita) $600.61 per capita [36th of 50]
Elementary & Secondary Finance > Support Services Expenditure- Subtotal $968,644,811.00 [33rd of 51]
    Elementary & Secondary Finance > Support Services Expenditure- Subtotal (per $ GDP) $0.13 per $10 of GDP [13th of 51]
    Elementary & Secondary Finance > Support Services Expenditure- Subtotal (per capita) $331.60 per capita [47th of 51]
Elementary & Secondary Finance > Total Expenditures for Education $3,087,264,673.00 [33rd of 51]
    Elementary & Secondary Finance > Total Expenditures for Education (per $ GDP) $0.41 per $10 of GDP [14th of 51]
    Elementary & Secondary Finance > Total Expenditures for Education (per capita) $1,056.89 per capita [51st of 51]
Elementary & Secondary Finance > Total Revenue from All Sources $3,263,896,898.00 [33rd of 51]
    Elementary & Secondary Finance > Total Revenue from All Sources (per $ GDP) $0.43 per $10 of GDP [10th of 51]
    Elementary & Secondary Finance > Total Revenue from All Sources (per capita) $1,117.36 per capita [48th of 51]
High school diploma or higher, by percentage 83% [40th of 51]
Percent of People Who Have Completed a Bachelor's Degree 18.9 % [49th of 51]
Percent of People Who Have Completed an Advanced Degree 6.4 % [47th of 51]
Percent of People Who Have Completed High School (Including Equivalency) 77.3 % [51st of 51]
Postsecondary > Degrees Awarded > American Indian / Alaska Native 90 [44th of 51]
    Postsecondary > Degrees Awarded > American Indian / Alaska Native (per capita) 0.308 per 10,000 people [44th of 51]
Postsecondary > Degrees Awarded > Asian / Pacific Islander 189 [43rd of 51]
    Postsecondary > Degrees Awarded > Asian / Pacific Islander (per capita) 0.065 per 1,000 people [51st of 51]
Postsecondary > Degrees Awarded > Bachelors 11,663 [33rd of 51]
    Postsecondary > Degrees Awarded > Bachelors (per capita) 0.399 per 100 people [42nd of 51]
Postsecondary > Degrees Awarded > Black, Non-Hispanic 8,684 [16th of 51]
    Postsecondary > Degrees Awarded > Black, Non-Hispanic (per capita) 29.729 per 10,000 people [2nd of 51]
Postsecondary > Degrees Awarded > Doctors 357 [35th of 51]
    Postsecondary > Degrees Awarded > Doctors (per capita) 1.222 per 10,000 people [33rd of 51]
Postsecondary > Degrees Awarded > Hispanic 180 [44th of 51]
    Postsecondary > Degrees Awarded > Hispanic (per capita) 0.062 per 1,000 people [50th of 51]
Postsecondary > Degrees Awarded > Masters 3,668 [34th of 51]
    Postsecondary > Degrees Awarded > Masters (per capita) 0.126 per 100 people [43rd of 51]
Postsecondary > Degrees Awarded > Nonresident Alien 518 [41st of 51]
    Postsecondary > Degrees Awarded > Nonresident Alien (per capita) 0.177 per 1,000 people [51st of 51]
Postsecondary > Degrees Awarded > Race / Ethnicity Unknown 204 [49th of 51]
    Postsecondary > Degrees Awarded > Race / Ethnicity Unknown (per capita) 0.698 per 10,000 people [50th of 51]
Postsecondary > Degrees Awarded > Total 26,768 [33rd of 51]
    Postsecondary > Degrees Awarded > Total (per capita) 0.916 per 100 people [41st of 51]
Postsecondary > Degrees Awarded > White 16,903 [35th of 51]
    Postsecondary > Degrees Awarded > White (per capita) 0.579 per 100 people [43rd of 51]
Postsecondary > Number Of Institutions > Four Year 20 [38th of 51]
    Postsecondary > Number Of Institutions > Four Year (per capita) 0.685 per 100,000 people [40th of 51]
Postsecondary > Number Of Institutions > Private, For Profit 4 [35th of 49]
    Postsecondary > Number Of Institutions > Private, For Profit (per capita) 1.369 per 1 million people [40th of 49]
Postsecondary > Number Of Institutions > Private, Not For Profit 11 [37th of 50]
    Postsecondary > Number Of Institutions > Private, Not For Profit (per capita) 3.766 per 1 million people [36th of 50]
Postsecondary > Number Of Institutions > Public 25 [31st of 51]
    Postsecondary > Number Of Institutions > Public (per capita) 0.856 per 100,000 people [14th of 51]
Postsecondary > Number Of Institutions > Total Degree Granting Title IV Eligible 40 [35th of 51]
    Postsecondary > Number Of Institutions > Total Degree Granting Title IV Eligible (per capita) 0.137 per 10,000 people [33rd of 51]
Postsecondary > Number Of Institutions > Two Year 20 [32nd of 50]
    Postsecondary > Number Of Institutions > Two Year (per capita) 0.685 per 100,000 people [21st of 50]
Postsecondary > Total Fall Enrollment > American Indian / Alaska Native 745 [41st of 51]
    Postsecondary > Total Fall Enrollment > American Indian / Alaska Native (per capita) 0.255 per 1,000 people [34th of 51]
Postsecondary > Total Fall Enrollment > Asian / Pacific Islander 1,216 [44th of 51]
    Postsecondary > Total Fall Enrollment > Asian / Pacific Islander (per capita) 0.416 per 1,000 people [51st of 51]
Postsecondary > Total Fall Enrollment > Black, Non-Hispanic 57,551 [15th of 51]
    Postsecondary > Total Fall Enrollment > Black, Non-Hispanic (per capita) 19.702 per 1,000 people [2nd of 51]
Postsecondary > Total Fall Enrollment > Female 93,455 [33rd of 51]
    Postsecondary > Total Fall Enrollment > Female (per capita) 0.32 per 10 people [30th of 51]
Postsecondary > Total Fall Enrollment > First-Professional 2,525 [33rd of 50]
    Postsecondary > Total Fall Enrollment > First-Professional (per capita) 0.864 per 1,000 people [31st of 50]
Postsecondary > Total Fall Enrollment > Graduate 14,141 [35th of 51]
    Postsecondary > Total Fall Enrollment > Graduate (per capita) 0.484 per 100 people [46th of 51]
Postsecondary > Total Fall Enrollment > Hispanic 1,097 [44th of 51]
    Postsecondary > Total Fall Enrollment > Hispanic (per capita) 0.376 per 1,000 people [51st of 51]
Postsecondary > Total Fall Enrollment > Male 58,660 [33rd of 51]
    Postsecondary > Total Fall Enrollment > Male (per capita) 0.201 per 10 people [43rd of 51]
Postsecondary > Total Fall Enrollment > Nonresident Alien 2,022 [42nd of 51]
    Postsecondary > Total Fall Enrollment > Nonresident Alien (per capita) 0.069 per 100 people [51st of 51]
Postsecondary > Total Fall Enrollment > Race / Ethnicity Unknown 2,769 [44th of 51]
    Postsecondary > Total Fall Enrollment > Race / Ethnicity Unknown (per capita) 0.948 per 1,000 people [47th of 51]
Postsecondary > Total Fall Enrollment > Undergraduate 135,449 [33rd of 51]
    Postsecondary > Total Fall Enrollment > Undergraduate (per capita) 0.464 per 10 people [35th of 51]
Postsecondary > Total Fall Enrollment > White 86,715 [35th of 51]
    Postsecondary > Total Fall Enrollment > White (per capita) 0.297 per 10 people [43rd of 51]
Public Libraries > ALA-MLS Librarians(FTE) 128 [39th of 51]
    Public Libraries > ALA-MLS Librarians(FTE) (per capita) 0.438 per 10,000 people [47th of 51]
Public Libraries > Audio Materials per 1,000 Population 56 [49th of 51]
Public Libraries > Capital Expenditures $9,771,870.00 [27th of 51]
    Public Libraries > Capital Expenditures (per $ GDP) $128.23 per $1 million of GDP [16th of 51]
    Public Libraries > Capital Expenditures (per capita) $33.45 per 10 people [27th of 51]
Public Libraries > Children's Program Attendance 318,600 [38th of 51]
    Public Libraries > Children's Program Attendance (per capita) 0.109 per capita [50th of 51]
Public Libraries > Circulation of Children's Materials 2,469,005 [40th of 51]
    Public Libraries > Circulation of Children's Materials (per capita) 0.845 per capita [49th of 51]
Public Libraries > Current Print Serial Subscriptions per 1,000 Population 3.4 [48th of 51]
Public Libraries > Electronic Materials Expenditures $376,743.00 [34th of 50]
    Public Libraries > Electronic Materials Expenditures (per $ GDP) $0.49 per $100,000 of GDP [32nd of 50]
    Public Libraries > Electronic Materials Expenditures (per capita) $1.29 per 10 people [37th of 50]
Public Libraries > Federal Revenue $600,485.00 [27th of 49]
    Public Libraries > Federal Revenue (per $ GDP) $7.88 per $1 million of GDP [6th of 49]
    Public Libraries > Federal Revenue (per capita) $20.56 per 100 people [16th of 49]
Public Libraries > Library Visits per Capita 2.7 [49th of 51]
Public Libraries > Local Revenue $28,359,661.00 [37th of 50]
    Public Libraries > Local Revenue (per $ GDP) $0.37 per $1,000 of GDP [41st of 50]
    Public Libraries > Local Revenue (per capita) $9.71 per capita [49th of 50]
Public Libraries > Number of Bookmobiles 2 [44th of 50]
    Public Libraries > Number of Bookmobiles (per capita) 0.685 per 1 million people [46th of 50]
Public Libraries > Number of Branch Libraries 191 [15th of 51]
    Public Libraries > Number of Branch Libraries (per capita) 0.654 per 10,000 people [2nd of 51]
Public Libraries > Number of Central Libraries 48 [42nd of 51]
    Public Libraries > Number of Central Libraries (per capita) 1.643 per 100,000 people [37th of 51]
Public Libraries > Number of Public Internet Terminals 1,548 [32nd of 51]
    Public Libraries > Number of Public Internet Terminals (per capita) 0.53 per 1,000 people [27th of 51]
Public Libraries > Other Operating Expenditures $7,818,757.00 [34th of 51]
    Public Libraries > Other Operating Expenditures (per $ GDP) $0.10 per $1,000 of GDP [38th of 51]
    Public Libraries > Other Operating Expenditures (per capita) $2.68 per capita [50th of 51]
Public Libraries > Other Revenue $2,497,887.00 [41st of 51]
    Public Libraries > Other Revenue (per $ GDP) $0.33 per $10,000 of GDP [41st of 51]
    Public Libraries > Other Revenue (per capita) $0.86 per capita [48th of 51]
Public Libraries > Other Staff(FTE) 764 [31st of 51]
    Public Libraries > Other Staff(FTE) (per capita) 0.262 per 1,000 people [27th of 51]
Public Libraries > Public Service Hours 452,618 [30th of 51]
    Public Libraries > Public Service Hours (per capita) 0.155 per capita [18th of 51]
Public Libraries > Reference Transactions per Capita 0.5 [49th of 51]
Public Libraries > State Revenue $7,427,397.00 [18th of 50]
    Public Libraries > State Revenue (per $ GDP) $974.66 per $10 million of GDP [7th of 50]
    Public Libraries > State Revenue (per capita) $254.27 per 100 people [12th of 50]
Public Libraries > Total Circulation per Capita 3.3 [49th of 51]
Public Libraries > Total Collection Expenditures $5,016,239.00 [38th of 51]
    Public Libraries > Total Collection Expenditures (per $ GDP) $0.66 per $10,000 of GDP [44th of 51]
    Public Libraries > Total Collection Expenditures (per capita) $1.72 per capita [50th of 51]
Public Libraries > Total Librarians(FTE) 479 [32nd of 51]
    Public Libraries > Total Librarians(FTE) (per capita) 0.164 per 1,000 people [27th of 51]
Public Libraries > Total Operating Expenditures $37,592,786.00 [36th of 51]
    Public Libraries > Total Operating Expenditures (per $ GDP) $0.49 per $1,000 of GDP [43rd of 51]
    Public Libraries > Total Operating Expenditures (per capita) $12.87 per capita [51st of 51]
Public Libraries > Total Revenue $38,885,430.00 [37th of 51]
    Public Libraries > Total Revenue (per $ GDP) $0.51 per $1,000 of GDP [43rd of 51]
    Public Libraries > Total Revenue (per capita) $13.31 per capita [51st of 51]
Public Libraries > Total Staff Expenditures $24,757,790.00 [35th of 51]
    Public Libraries > Total Staff Expenditures (per $ GDP) $0.33 per $1,000 of GDP [43rd of 51]
    Public Libraries > Total Staff Expenditures (per capita) $8.48 per capita [50th of 51]
Public Libraries > Total Staff(FTE) 1,243 [31st of 51]
    Public Libraries > Total Staff(FTE) (per capita) 0.426 per 1,000 people [30th of 51]
Public Libraries > Users of Electronic Resources 1,338,791 [36th of 50]
    Public Libraries > Users of Electronic Resources (per capita) 0.458 per capita [47th of 50]
Public Libraries > Video Materials per 1,000 Population 67.3 [43rd of 51]

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