Smartest Students Map: North Over South, But New York Only Average

New map compares SAT, AP, other test scores for all 50 states.

A new map comparing achievement test scores from public school students ranked New York as average compared to the rest of the country.

The test score comparison by FindTheBest gave New York a 3.89 out of 5.0 on student performance.

The map compared data provided by state education departments from all 50 states to rank student performance based on SAT, ACT, AP and NAEP scores.

Virginia, Maine and Maryland ranked similarly to New York, scoring between 3.77 and 3.86.

The states with the highest student test scores were New Hampshire (5.0), Minnesota (4.92), Massachusetts (4.92) and Wisconsin (4.75).

States bordering New York ranked slightly better with New Jersey scoring a 4.74, Vermont a 4.68 and Connecticut a 4.82.

According to the map, states in the South scored the lowest. Texas, Mississippi, Alabama and Florida all ranked between 2.97 and 3.0.

Eighteen New York high schools ranked in the top 100 in the country in U.S. News and World Report's latest assessment.

eatingdogfood May 20, 2014 at 08:07 PM
That was a good article. It does not seem like the stop common core crowd is capable of a discussion about education
Theresa Flora May 22, 2014 at 08:57 AM
Just a follow up for "Say No". I see most anti CC board hopefuls weren't elected in districts in NY despite very open and aggressive campaigns running on the anti CC platform. Again I have to ask: WHERE ARE THE TEACHERS?
Theresa Flora May 27, 2014 at 11:40 AM
I heard city teachers talking about a third party candidate. This isn't shocking. Liberals cannot, under any circumstances, vote for a prolifer. It really all boils down to that one issue. The whole charter school debate will be the stated reason they can't back Astorino, but some know better. I hate the idea Astorino scrubbed his charters school ideas from his website, because they weren't gonna vote for him anyway. Stand firm by your beliefs, Astorin. No waffling. If you're gonna go down, go down proud.
Theresa Flora May 27, 2014 at 11:41 AM
Oh, and I'm sure Cuomo is gonna do right by the union. Those assessments will get untied to evals one way or another.
Theresa Flora May 28, 2014 at 07:20 PM
Yo, "Say No": here comes Ravitch. When she came to Fox Lane to speak, I was against it. Hated it. For SO many reasons. Called her a book shill. And now I see a NY Daily News piece that she's being courted by Working Families. I'm not shocked. They (the Left) need...no, NEED, someone besides Cuomo, and definitely besides Astorino. He's too Tea Party-ish. C'mon! Where are you?? You have all these blog posts.... the poetry thingy...probably cursive too.... Come back!!! Please tell me I've been right all along.


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