NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – New Mexico is once again getting a bad name for its education. WalletHub lists New Mexico as the worst school system in the U.S. The study looks at things such as pupil-teacher ratio and dropout rate, test scores, and school closures due to COVID-19, safety and bullying. Massachusetts was listed as the best school system.
The top ten best school systems in the U.S. are:
- New Jersey
- New Hampshire
- WalletHub: New Mexico has country’s most COVID-19 restrictions
- WalletHub: Las Cruces ranked 4th in best-run cities in US
- New Mexico ranks 4th in study of state education systems with most racial equality