Data visualization tools


The four links below direct to four different data visualizations, all of which present data from our State Indicators Database. We will be adding new visualizations and tools in the future.


Teacher wage penalties

Select a state and year to view teacher/non-teacher wage gaps at different ages.


Spending adequacy profiles

Select a state to compare adequate spending and actual spending, by poverty quintile.


State profiles – core indicators

View each state’s results on our “core indicators” – fiscal effort, adequacy (versus other states), and progressivity.


Relationships between indicators

Create scatterplots comparing the relationships between your choice of two state indicators.


Visualizations designed by Bilan Jama

Latest News

2019 Release of Database and Annual Report Now Available

April 2019: The full School Finance Indicators Database and annual report are now available to download.

Latest Annual Report

The Adequacy and Fairness of State School Finance Systems

The first edition of our annual report presenting findings from the School Finance Indicators Database for School Year 2015-2016. Released April 2019. Download the report.

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