Every parent wonders if they're in the right place for their family. One of the top concerns is education, we all want our kids to be learning in the right place. Well thanks to our friends at WalletHub we got the details on the best states for schooling! Here's what they look for, performance, funding, safety, class size and instructor credentials.

Let's get the bad eggs out of the way:

51. New Mexico

50. Louisiana

49. District of Colombia

48. Alaska

47. Arizona

With all the categories added up, those were the worst ranked states. BUT on the other end of the spectrum, New England dominates the top 5:

5. Vermont

4. New Hampshire

3. Connecticut

2. New Jersey

1. Massachusetts

Maine sits comfortably at 13 and is ranked 5th in terms of safety.

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