Here is where the U.S. rates in comparison to the rest of the world.
#6 in Global Innovation-Based Competitiveness
#40 in the Rate of change over the Last Decade
#11 in High School Graduation Rate of 25-34-year-olds (compared to industrialized countries)
#16 in College Graduation Rate
#22 in Access to Broad-Band Internet Access
#27 in in Proportion of College Students Receiving Degrees in Science or Engineering (compared to developed nations)
#48 in Quality of K-12 Math & Science Education