Educational Attainment

This indicator provides the percentage of the population in a census tract for whom 12th grade was their highest level of education.  As defined by the Census Bureau, this category excludes people who attended college but did not receive a degree, and people who received an associate’s, bachelor’s, master’s, or professional or doctorate degree. People who reported completing the 12th grade but who did not receive a diploma are included.


Related Projects

  • The Big Lift is a bold social venture that aims to transform early learning. It combines high-quality and connected learning experiences from preschool to third grade, with a focus on reducing chronic absence and summer learning loss, and engaging families and the broader community to support learning in school and at home.
  • Students with Amazing Goals (SWAG)For at-risk teenagers, another chance. Students with Amazing Goals helps struggling youth succeed in school and beyond.



Data for the Community Vulnerability Index comes from the American Community Survey. Data used to create the CVI is available for anyone to use: download all CVI data