Appendix 2: States Sorted by Opportunity to Learn Index

States Sorted by Opportunity to Learn Index
 Rank    State Native American    Black      Latino     FARL     OTLI  
1 Louisiana (1) 53% 101% 112% 96% 100%
2 Alaska 92% 93% 106% 70% 93%
3 Oregon 97% 68% 97% 42% 93%
4 Vermont 46% 1% 114% 86% 93%
5 Idaho 106% 107% 78% 95% 82%
6 Oklahoma 109% 45% 63% 84% 81%
7 Hawaii 98% 56% 83% 70% 77%
8 Delaware 99% 74% 66% 69% 73%
9 Maine 74% 56% 93% 87% 69%
10 New Mexico 40% 65% 75% 59% 68%
11 New Hampshire 111% 105% 63% 66% 67%
12 Utah 87% 48% 61% 81% 64%
13 Washington 72% 69% 60% 66% 64%
14 Indiana 89% 56% 70% 65% 61%
15 North Carolina 29% 60% 71% 60% 61%
16 Virginia 84% 46% 124% 61% 61%
17 Kentucky 78% 60% 65% 70% 60%
18 Alabama 91% 57% 65% 68% 59%
19 Mississippi 59% 58% 78% 72% 58%
20 South Carolina 112% 55% 96% 54% 58%
21 Florida 89% 50% 65% 57% 57%
22 Georgia 87% 54% 69% 50% 56%
23 Minnesota 43% 53% 69% 64% 56%
24 California 68% 52% 54% 43% 54%
25 Tennessee 93% 53% 64% No data 54%
26 Arkansas 107% 44% 87% 78% 52%
27 Arizona 43% 69% 51% 41% 51%
28 Rhode Island 89% 45% 46% 53% 47%
29 Colorado 82% 44% 43% 45% 45%
30 Wisconsin 90% 31% 55% No data 45%
31 Missouri 84% 40% 57% 57% 44%
32 Maryland 58% 33% 66% 39% 40%
33 South Dakota 24% 86% 76% 78% 40%
34 West Virginia 113% 38% 44% 96% 40%
35 Iowa 67% 33% 42% 76% 39%
36 Texas 83% 43% 37% 40% 39%
37 Nevada 139% 27% 43% No data 38%
38 Illinois 61% 33% 43% 32% 37%
39 Wyoming 28% 26% 40% 84% 36%
40 New Jersey 67% 30% 39% 33% 35%
41 North Dakota 29% 46% 66% 104% 35%
42 Pennsylvania 88% 28% 53% 55% 35%
43 Kansas 65% 27% 34% 52% 33%
44 Connecticut 92% 33% 30% 30% 32%
45 Montana 21% 54% 74% 68% 31%
46 Nebraska 66% 24% 31% 85% 31%
47 District of Columbia 25% 28% 48% 30% 29%
48 Massachusetts 55% 32% 24% 25% 27%
49 Ohio 67% 21% 62% 58% 26%
50 Michigan 61% 20% 43% 47% 25%
51 New York 45% 25% 25% 54% 25%

 

(1) Louisiana’s schools, predominately populated by disadvantage students, rank high for providing an Opportunity to Learn, and rank low in the percentage of students achieving national proficiency or above.