Data Tool Explore Your School’s Changing Demographics
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US schools have become more racially and ethnically diverse over the past few decades, but these changes have played out differently across the country. Understanding a school’s demographics can inform conversations around school segregation, redistricting, funding, and equity.

Search for your PK–12 school (prekindergarten through 12th grade) to see how student enrollment by race or ethnicity has changed.



Data on PK–12 school enrollment by race or ethnicity come from the US Department of Education Common Core of Data. Find other trends about schools, districts, and colleges using the Urban Institute’s Education Data Explorer, which includes three decades of PK–12 and higher education data in one accessible place.

This tool was published on January 29, 2020, and will be updated as new data become available.


This feature was funded by the Overdeck Family Foundation. We are grateful to them and to all our funders, who make it possible for Urban to advance its mission. The views expressed are those of the authors and should not be attributed to the Urban Institute, its trustees, or its funders. Funders do not determine research findings or the insights and recommendations of our experts.

RESEARCH Matthew Chingos

DESIGN Christina Baird


EDITING David Hinson

WRITING Emily Peiffer

Research Areas Education Race and equity