Rank State Grade
1 Maryland B
2 District of Columbia B
3 Massachusetts B
4 Connecticut B-
5 Colorado B-
6 Virginia B-
7 Hawaii B-
8 New Jersey B-
9 New Hampshire B-
10 Minnesota B-
11 Vermont C+
12 Illinois C+
13 Washington C+
14 Rhode Island C
15 New York C
16 Delaware C
17 Nebraska C
18 California C
18 Oregon C
20 Kansas C
20 Wisconsin C
22 Iowa C-
22 North Dakota C-
24 Georgia C-
24 Michigan C-
26 Montana C-
26 Pennsylvania C-
28 Alaska C-
29 Maine C-
30 Ohio D+
30 Utah D+
32 North Carolina D+
33 Missouri D+
34 Florida D+
35 South Carolina D+
36 South Dakota D+
37 Arizona D+
37 Wyoming D+
39 Indiana D
40 Tennessee D
41 Texas D
42 Nevada D
42 New Mexico D
44 Alabama D-
45 Idaho D-
46 Oklahoma D-
47 Arkansas D-
47 West Virginia D-
49 Kentucky D-
50 Louisiana D-
51 Mississippi F