BOSTON (CBS) – New England is a safe place for students to return to the classroom, a new report found.

WalletHub ranked the safest states in the country for students to get back to school. All six New England states were listed in the Top 10.

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Vermont was ranked as the No. 1 state, followed by Maine, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts and New Hampshire.

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Rhode Island came in at No. 6, while Connecticut was ranked No. 10.

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The list was created using 15 key metrics, including number of child COVID-19 cases per 100,000 children, average class size, and ratio of students to school nurses.