2023’s Best States for Racial Equality in Education – WalletHub Study

With predominantly white school districts receiving $23 billion more funding per year than predominantly non-white districts, WalletHub today released its report on the Best States for Racial Equality in Education, along with expert commentary.

In order to determine which states have the most racial equality in education, WalletHub compared the 50 states across six key metrics. Our data compares the difference between white and black Americans in areas such as high school and college degrees, test scores and graduation rates. Below, you can see highlights from the report.

Most Equality Least Equality
1. New Mexico 41. Massachusetts
2. Wyoming 42. New Jersey
3. West Virginia 43. South Carolina
4. Oregon 44. Illinois
5. Vermont 45. Pennsylvania
6. Hawaii 46. Nebraska
7. Kentucky 47. New York
8. Texas 48. Connecticut
9. Arizona 49. Minnesota
10. Oklahoma 50. Wisconsin