The World Top 20 Education Poll is an international project to monitor and rank over 200 nation’s education systems for student development for ages of 3 to 25.

The project’s mission is to assure every child on the planet has an opportunity to reach their full potential, with access to quality education in a safe and nurturing environment.

 The 2014 World Top 20 Education Poll Official 2nd Quarter Rankings

Internationally selected by students, teachers, and parents, combined with a nation’s last year’s ranking in the World Top 20 Poll, and the amount a country invests in its education system and cost to educate a student per year, was calculated, to rank the top 20 countries,  for the poll rankings.

LR: A Country’s Last Year Ranking          

GDP: The Amount a Country Invests in Education

PER STUDENT: The Average Amount a Country Spends to Educate a Student  

PTS; The Country’s Overall Score