- The Washington Times - Tuesday, July 15, 2008

The National Association of School Nurses calculates the nurse-to-student ratio for each state. Federal guidelines recommend that schools employ one nurse for every 750 students, but the national average is one nurse for every 1,151 students.

States with nursing ratios of 1 to 750 or better:

Arkansas

Delaware

Kansas

Maine

New Hampshire

New Jersey

Rhode Isalnd

Vermont

Wyoming

States with ratios of 1 to 3,000 or more:

Michigan

North Dakota

Oklahoma

Utah

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Source: National Association of School Nurses

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