Healthy Schools Data
- 67% of 3rd grade students from low-income families
in San Mateo County are not reading at or above
grade level, compared to 43% of all students.
- The life expectancy gap between the most
educated and least educated Americans is 14
years for men and 10 years for women.
- Third grade reading proficiency, a predictor
for high-school graduation, is 22% in the
lower-income Ravenswood City School District in East
Palo Alto — compared to 89% in the more affluent
Hillsborough City Elementary School District.