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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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Gaston agencies, foundation work with institute to create new online resource

A new data resource about Gaston County is available through online, interactive dashboards. Trends on the county's demographics, economy, education, health and quality of life are tracked and compared to peer counties as well as state and national figures.

Smart metros: Charlotte and North Carolina

Charlotte's metro has one of the fastest-growing college-educated populations in the U.S. Where exactly do the educated live in Charlotte? As people with college degrees cluster in metros, what does that mean for rural areas?

As N.C. graduation rates rise, CMS and Wake are tied

Between 2006 and 2013, the rate of N.C. high school students graduating on time (in four years) rose from 68.3 percent to 82.5 percent. Unlike the past, today the two largest districts, Wake and Charlotte-Mecklenburg, now have the same rate, 81 percent. Explore data for all districts in North Carolina with our interactive dashboards.

Explore CMS data at the school level

The UNC Charlotte Urban Institute has partnered with MeckEd to provide a series of interactive maps that allow the public to do their own exploration of CMS schools. Those maps have now been combined into a new interface that creates an integrated school data resource.