About State of Our Cities

Profiles of Education Performance Around the Nation

Access to comparable education data at the city level can help empower city leaders and policymakers with the data they need to improve outcomes for all students. The George W. Bush Institute’s State of Our Cities tool offers access to data from multiple sources and provides helpful understanding about what is found in the data.


About the George W. Bush Institute

Housed within the George W. Bush Presidential Center, the George W. Bush Institute is an action-oriented, nonpartisan policy organization with the mission of cultivating leaders, advancing policy, and taking action to solve today’s most pressing challenges. The work is achieved through three Impact Centers – Domestic Excellence, Global Leadership, and our Engagement Agenda – by which the Bush Institute engages the greater community with its important work.

The Bush Institute’s Education Reform Initiative aims to help increase student achievement for every child and improve the quality of our schools through initiatives focused on advancing accountability, principal leadership, and middle schools.