Since its inception, KC Rising has promised to focus on measurable outcomes. Learn more about the research data that has informed much of the analysis and decision-making throughout the KC Rising process by looking through the below documents and links.

The 15 larger and 15 smaller metropolitan statistical areas by population that KC Rising refers to as its “peer metros:”

Peer Population 2014

Globally Competitive Sectors Data:

Human Capital Data:

Mapping of college and career readiness programs at the K-12 level by school and district: