The Educational Opportunity Project at 
Stanford University

Using public-school test scores in grades 3–8 from 2008–09 through 2017–18, we have created the first comprehensive view of educational opportunity in the United States.

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Average test scores

Explore how students score relative to the national average to see educational opportunities across America

Learning rates

Explore how much students learn each year to see how the nation’s schools are contributing to educational opportunity

Trends in test scores

Explore how much average test scores are changing each year to see where educational opportunities are improving or declining