These sites provide access to general reports or interactive websites about education in Kansas and Missouri at the state, county, or city level. Email us at EdWise@kauffman.org if we’ve missed one.
Top 10 by 20, Missouri Dashboard
This website developed and updated by the Missouri Department of Education presents several different education statistics for the whole state of Missouri. This includes several years of NAEP results, state test results, ACT results, ASVAB results, and more.
Kansas and Missouri Kids Count
These websites are joint efforts with the Annie E. Casey Foundation and community organizations within each state to provide access to “comprehensive, longitudinal information on the status of children and their families.” These reports can be found at the state or county level for the current year or several previous years. The composition of the reports includes several topics including: economic well-being, health, child protection and safety, as well as education.
Education & Workforce Data for the Kansas City Metro
This report was completed by the Mid-America Regional Council and reviews several educational statistics tied to college and career readiness for the Kansas City metro area.
2011 Public Education
This report was written by the County Economic Research Institute and reviews education in the seven counties that make-up Kansas City’s urbanized area. Access to the report costs $55, but Johnson County Library purports to have a copy at their branches.
This interactive table lets the user quickly review a multitude of Census facts about state, county, city, town, or zip code with populations of 5,000 or more.
Missouri Department of Economic Development’s economic development, interactive engine that lets you pull up different federally collected statistics on a map. Limited access to education data, but powerful, local maps.
Missouri County Social and Economic Indicators & Fact Sheets
Deep amounts of county level information quickly provided by the Office of Social and Economic Data Analysis at the University of Missouri. Similar education data to several other websites, but rich depth in several other social and economic indicators.