New Jersey Has the Second Best Public School System in the Nation, New Study Says

New Jersey has one of the best public schools systems in the country, according to a new study.

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Nebraska maybe 30 on the overall list, but the state's school system ranks among the bottom 10 when it comes to school safety, according WalletHub.
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Montana comes in at No. 29 on the list. Montana also ranks among the states with the highest amount of bullying incidents, according to WalletHub.
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California comes in at No. 28 on the list. It is also the state with the highest student-teacher ratio, according to WalletHub.
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Kentucky is ranked 27th overall. Kentucky also ranks among the bottom 10 states for school safety, according to WalletHub.
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New York comes in at No. 26 on the list. New York is tied with New Hampshire for the third spot as the state with the highest ACT scores, according to the WalletHub study.
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Coming in at No. 25 is Rhode Island. The state also ranks in the top 25 for "quality," which is measured by factors including test scores and dropout rates.
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Washington claimed the No. 24 spot on the list. Washington schools are among the top five safest states, according to the WalletHub study.
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The WalletHub study ranked Ohio as having the 23rd best public school system in the country.
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Not only is Indiana ranked in the top 25 of public school systems in the country, students in the state also have the fifth highest math scores in the U.S, according to WalletHub.
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Florida comes in at No. 21 on the list. Florida schools also rank in the top 15 when it comes to safety, according to the WalletHub study.
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North Dakota schools ranks in the top 20 for overall academic quality, the WalletHub survey reports.
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Maryland comes in at No. 19 on the list. Maryland schools may rank in the top 10 states for overall academic quality but rank in the bottom 15 for safety, according to the WalletHub study.
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Oklahoma schools are the third safest in the nation according to the WalletHub study.
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Utah came in at No. 17. Utah schools also rank in the top 25 or overall academic quality and safety, the WalletHub study finds.
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Pennsylvania ranks 16th overall when it comes to its public school system. Pennsylvania schools are among the top 10 safest in the nation, according to a recent WalletHub study.
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Kansas ranks No. 15 for public school systems, according to WalletHub. Kansas schools are also in the top 20 for school safety.
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Colorado has landed at No. 14 on the list. The WalletHub study ranks Colorado schools among the top 15 for overall quality, which takes into account academic factors like test scores and dropout rates.
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North Carolina has claimed the No.13 spot on the list. North Carolina also ranks third for safety, the WalletHub study finds.
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Delaware comes in at No. 12 on the list. Delaware students are also the second safest in the country, according to the WalletHub study.
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Illinois comes in at No. 11 on the list. Students in the state also have some of the highest SAT scores in the nation, according to the WalletHub study.
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Maine ranks 10th in the nation when it comes to the best public school systems. Maine schools also have the fourth lowest student-teacher ratio, according to the WalletHub study.
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Iowa ranks No. 9 on the list. Iowa schools also have the lowest dropout rate in the nation, according to the WalletHub study.
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Coming in at No. 8 on the list is the Nutmeg State. Connecticut schools also have some of the highest ACT and reading scores in the nation, the WalletHub study reports.
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Minnesota comes in at No. 7 on the list. The WalletHub study reports students in Minnesota have the second highest math test score in the nation.
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Virginia is ranked No. 6 on the list. Virginia schools also rank eighth for both safety and overall academic quality in the recent WalletHub study.
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Vermont is ranked fifth in the nation for public school systems. Vermont schools have the lowest student-teacher ratio in the nation and the third highest reading scores in the nation, the WalletHub study reports.
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Wisconsin comes in at No. 4 on the list. Students in Wisconsin also have some of the top SAT scores in the nation, the WalletHub study finds.
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New Hampshire's public school system ranks third in the nation, according to WalletHub.
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New Jersey comes in at No. 2 on the list. New Jersey schools have the third lowest student-teacher ratio, the second lowest dropout rate and some of the highest math and reading test scores in the country, according to the WalletHub study.
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Massachusetts comes out on top when it comes to its public school system. Massachusetts students have the highest reading test scores, second highest math test scores and some of the safest from harm, according to the WalletHub study.
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