School Stats, Maps and Analysis

November 13, 2015

Schoolhound's School Ratings Featured in Chicago Inno

Thank you to ChicagoInno and Karis Hustad for covering us earlier this week in the article Schoolhound Aims to be the Consumer Reports for Schools.... read more ❭❭
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Schoolhound is a website that makes finding information on K-12 schools fast and easy. Visit our website at http://schoolhound.com

October 01, 2015

Movin' to the Suburbs: School population changes and housing values

Where are families moving in Illinois and why? To investigate, we aggregated the number of school aged children from census level information to Illinois high school attendance boundaries for the years 2000 and 2013. Below is a map showing the percent changes by our high school attendance boundaries: Rural areas... read more ❭❭
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Schoolhound is a website that makes finding information on K-12 schools fast and easy. Visit our website at http://schoolhound.com

September 08, 2015

School Alphaâ„¢: The Top 10 Illinois High Schools that Exceed Expectations

In finance, alpha is a term used to describe an investment manager's performance relative to the market (e.g. her peers). The source of an investment manager's positive alpha is like a secret sauce — a distinct and often elusive strategy that causes her outperformance. Schoolhound simiarly wants to determine... read more ❭❭
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Schoolhound is a website that makes finding information on K-12 schools fast and easy. Visit our website at http://schoolhound.com

September 07, 2015

What separates Illinois public high schools?

Illinois is a diverse state with high schools spanning rural and inner-city communities, serving wealthy and low-income students of different races, and offering different sports and academic programs. So how can we understand what separates Illinois schools? Schoolhound compared 563 public high schools in Illinois on 36 variables that span... read more ❭❭
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Schoolhound is a website that makes finding information on K-12 schools fast and easy. Visit our website at http://schoolhound.com