Find the story in the numbers. See below to explore facts about Education in the Charlotte region. See how the region's counties compare to one another and how the metro area compares to peers around the country.

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  • See the Bright Beginnings Map

    This map shows the location of public recreation centers, libraries, and schools in relation to the quality of life status of Charlotte neighborhoods, with particular emphasis on facilities that have been closed or now have reduced hours.
  • Minding the gap – CMS’ focused efforts highlighted.

    While recent recognition lauds the efforts of Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools to address disparities among schools, the reality of the work still to be done is clearly visible in newly released maps of various school measurements.The maps, developed in a partnership between the UNC Charlotte Urban Institute and MeckEd, let users explore graduation rates, student proficiency, per-pupil expenditures, teacher turnover rates, attendance and student-teacher ratios.