Charter School Student Connectivity By State

This dataset is from the National Alliance Publication: Closing The Digital Divide

The state level data shown in this table suggests that there is a fair amount of variance across states in lack of access to connectivity for charter school students. Of the 44 states with charter schools, 31 have sectors where 20 percent or more of students lack connectivity, with Tennessee and Arkansas having the highest rates at 36.6 percent and 33.9 percent, respectively. Six states have more than 30,000 charter school students who lack connectivity, with California and Texas having the most at 102,447 and 90,558, respectively.

* Total enrollment represents the total number of students enrolled for in-person learning. This number does not include students enrolled in virtual schools.

Charter School Student Connectivity By State

State Students With Low-Access Total Enrollment Share with Low Access
Alaska 1,018 6,890 14.8%
Alabama 184 591 31.1%
Arkansas 4,463 13,173 33.9%
Arizona 31,624 192,630 16.4%
California 102,447 541,976 18.9%
Colorado 14,064 116,038 12.1%
Connecticut 4,165 16,401 25.4%
District of Columbia 11,047 38,863 28.4%
Delaware 2,710 14,839 18.3%
Florida 50,704 276,284 18.4%
Georgia 11,862 53,480 22.2%
Hawaii 2,260 10,053 22.5%
Iowa 62 319 19.3%
Idaho 3,784 18,280 20.7%
Illinois 19,643 63,653 30.9%
Indiana 12,373 37,327 33.1%
Kansas 98 480 20.4%
Lousiana 24,131 80,764 29.9%
Massachusetts 9,934 46,954 21.2%
Maryland 5,482 25,194 21.8%
Maine 354 1,628 21.7%
Michigan 36,016 134,093 26.9%
Minnesota 8,514 55,300 15.4%
Missouri 7,651 24,517 31.2%
Mississippi 402 1,607 25.0%
North Carolina 20,886 103,169 20.2%
New Hampshire 481 3,640 13.2%
New Jersey 12,439 51,994 23.9%
New Mexico 6,736 24,217 27.8%
Nevada 8,483 46,965 18.1%
New York 37,099 147,444 25.2%
Ohio 25,088 81,960 30.6%
Oklahoma 3,324 12,216 27.2%
Oregon 3,529 19,106 18.5%
Pennsylvania 28,337 105,904 26.8%
Rhode Island 2,410 9,304 25.9%
South Carolina 2,955 12,394 23.8%
Tennessee 14,826 40,524 36.6%
Texas 90,558 336,629 26.9%
Utah 8,979 73,728 12.2%
Virginia 173 1,037 16.7%
Washington 689 3,361 20.5%
Wisconsin 3,739 15,835 23.6%
Wyoming 129 568 22.6%