Beyond Education Outcomes

The Urban Institute, January 2022 With Allison Feldman and Wesley Jenkins

Student success is typically measured through outcomes, such as test scores and graduation rates. But those measures often overlook the inputs—including access to experienced teachers, counselors, and other resources—that helped create those outcomes. This tool displays the share of students from different racial and ethnic backgrounds who attend schools that have access to experienced teachers, Advanced Placement (AP) classes, and school counselors.