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Education Data at Your Fingertips

The best policy decisions are those based on evidence and fact. The Education Data Explorer makes it easier than ever to access and analyze the data that can generate rigorous, accurate, and actionable insights to improve student outcomes.

What Do You Want to Explore?

The Education Data Explorer allows you to search for a single school, school district, or college or to compare several schools, districts, or colleges across various data points.


Enrollment, staffing, absenteeism, and other school characteristics

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School Districts

Revenue, spending, demographics, and poverty estimates

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Admissions, enrollment, completion, earnings, loan repayment, and more

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How to Use the Data Explorer

Build your own dataset using our guided editor.

Limit the Dataset

Choose the states, districts, schools, or colleges you want to compare.

Choose Data Points

Select the information you want to see about the schools, districts, or colleges you selected.

Export Your Data

The data you select will be displayed in a downloadable CSV file.

Use Your Data

If you have questions about the data, email us at educationdata@urban.org.