Articles
A Decade of Decline: College-Going Rates in Central Indiana

A Decade of Decline: College-Going Rates in Central Indiana

An analysis of Central Indiana high schools shows that declines in college-going rates impact everyone, from affluent suburban communities to economically disadvantaged neighborhoods.

Children Transfer Often at Charter Schools, Low-Income Schools

Children Transfer Often at Charter Schools, Low-Income Schools

When a student changes schools often, it can impact education outcomes. Charter schools tend to have the highest transfer rates, and a school's share of students from low-income families has a strong relationship to transfer rates.

Where Schools Are Changing

Where Schools Are Changing

Families often choose where to live based on neighborhood characteristics, especially the quality and reputation of nearby schools. ...

Income Inequality High Where Golden Hill and Northwest Indianapolis Converge

Income Inequality High Where Golden Hill and Northwest Indianapolis Converge

In the area where wealthy Golden Hills converges with the working-class neighborhoods of Northwest Indianapolis, income inequality is high and increasing. The area is also experiencing a growth of white households above the median income.

Neighborhood Change 1970-2016

Neighborhood Change 1970-2016

From 1970 to 2016, the forces of suburbanization and white flight, followed by the ensuing forces of urbanization, have significantly ...

Magazines
Fall 2015 Education Edition

Fall 2015 Education Edition

Take a look at the Fall 2015 Education edition of the SAVI online magazine. Find out how SAVI’s powerful data systems are helping local organizations improve education in central Indiana.

Reports
2012 Community Report: Early Childhood to College & Career

2012 Community Report: Early Childhood to College & Career

Read the Report In this third community baseline report, you will see the results of such major achievements as the Mapping ...

Case Studies
SAVI Data Opens Up New Worlds for Middle Schoolers

SAVI Data Opens Up New Worlds for Middle Schoolers

The more answers they got, the more questions they had. Last year, students in the “Messing About with Maps” class
at Park Tudor ...

SAVI at the Children’s Museum

SAVI at the Children’s Museum

How does a major cultural institution with a national focus reach its neighbors? That was the problem facing The Children’s Museum of ...

Talent Alliance Helps Educators Make Data-Informed Decisions

Talent Alliance Helps Educators Make Data-Informed Decisions

The Central Indiana Talent Alliance recently released its third community report card, revealing an in-depth assessment of performance ...

YMCA Uses Maps to Locate New Facilities

YMCA Uses Maps to Locate New Facilities

The Indiana YMCA contacted the Polis Center to create a map of all current YMCA locations in the Indianapolis area. The YMCA was able ...

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