The Education Equality Index Report includes a detailed explanation of the methodology, key findings on national highlights and trends, a comparison of two similar cities with different EEI Scores (New Orleans, LA and Providence, RI) and a deeper look at a few especially high-performing cities in Texas. It also has suggestions for using Education Equality Index data in practice and in future research.

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Top City & Schools Lists

Files include data for the 300 largest U.S. cities based on school-aged population, with available data, as well as the schools within those cities. The Appendix of the Education Equality Index Report includes similar lists with city and school EEI results.

  • City Change over Time (XLSX):
    File contains change over time for full list of cities included in our release.
  • Schools in Top EEI Category (XLSX):
    File contains full list of schools in the Far Above Average EEI Category.
  • Schools in Top Low-Income Achievement Categories (XLSX):
    File contains full list of schools in the Green Low-Income Achievement Category in both math and reading.