Arizona Is the 4th Least Safe State for Schools to Reopen – WalletHub Study

With some students learning online or experiencing a hybrid of online and in-person classes due to COVID-19, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on the Safest States for Schools to Reopen .

To identify which states have the safest conditions for reopening schools, WalletHub compared the 50 states across 15 key metrics. Our data set includes such things as the number of child COVID-19 cases per 100,000 children, the average public-school class size, and the ratio of students to school nurses.

School Reopening Safety in Arizona (1=Safest, 25=Avg.):

  • 47th – Child COVID-19 Cases per 100,000 Children
  • 40th – Child COVID-19 Deaths per 100,000 Children
  • 17th – COVID-19 Cases in the Last Seven Days per 100,000 Residents
  • 43rd – Average Public-School Class Size
  • 50th – Pupil-Teacher Ratio
  • 36th – Share of Seniors Living with School-Age Children
  • 46th – Share of Children Living in Crowded Housing
  • 38th – Student-to-School-Nurse Ratio

Source: WalletHub
(click on the states for the ranking)

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