Holyoke

Just 16% of grade 3-8 students in Holyoke met or exceeded expectations in ELA and 10% met or exceeded expectations in math.

Springfield

Across grades 3-8, just 30% of students in Springfield met or exceeded expectations in ELA and 24% met or exceeded expectations in math.

Atlanta

In 2017, only 27% of high school graduates in the metro Atlanta area earned a post-secondary degree.

Memphis

Compared to 27 large cities, Shelby County District landed in the bottom third of results from the National Assessment of Education Progress, known as NAEP. It also lagged far behind Tennessee’s scores — in which only about one-third of students met the basic standards for proficiency.

Bay Area

In the Oakland Unified School District, the graduation rate for low income students is 65%.