Data plays an important role in helping us understand the landscape of early childhood in Bexar County. We can identify areas where we can celebrate progress, and identify areas where we need to allocate additional resources.


The State of Children in San Antonio Needs Assessment

CI:Now Presentation for Children’s Agenda Kickoff – October 17, 2016

Children’s Issue Council Dashboard

The United Way’s Children’s Issue Council collects data on early childhood progress in Bexar County, including:

  • Demographic characteristics
  • Births
  • Infant death rate
  • Number of child deaths
  • Injuries per 1,000 children
  • Medicaid eligibility
  • Child-care capacity
  • Subsidized child care
  • Early Childhood Intervention
  • Attrition: 9th grade
  • Child abuse and neglect
  • Homeless

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SA2020 Data Dashboard

SA2020 collects data on all 57 indicators identified in the SA2020 Vision to measure progress toward that vision. Related indicators to early childhood can be found in the following SA2020 issue areas:

San Antonio & Bexar County Health & Demographic Statistics

Early Development Instrument

All Early Development Instrument (EDI) content (text, illustrations, graphics, designs, etc.) created by and for the United Way of San Antonio and Bexar County including any EDI data and maps are property of the United Way of San Antonio and Bexar County and require written permission for replication or reproduction in any form. To submit questions or to request permission to use any and/or all content of the Early Development Instrument (EDI) data contact Caroline Goddard at

The Early Development Instrument (EDI) is a population measure of how young children are developing in communities in the United States. The EDI measures five areas of early childhood development:

  • Physical health and wellbeing;
  • Social competence;
  • Emotional maturity;
  • Language and cognitive skills, and
  • Communication skills and general knowledge.

The United Way of San Antonio and Bexar County is collecting EDI data in partnership with the following Bexar County independent school districts: Northeast ISD, Northside ISD, Southwest ISD, SAISD, Edgewood ISD, and Harlandale ISD.

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To find out how you can access and use current local EDI data, please contact Caroline Goddard at United Way of San Antonio and Bexar County.


Interactive Web Data Book Provided by Child Protective Services


Texas Education Agency



The DataBank delivers continuously updated trend data, in plain language, with the latest national estimates for all indicators, along with accessible color graphics and tables. DataBank estimates come from reliable sources including federal reports and websites.

National Center for Education Statistics

The primary purpose of the Fast Facts website is to provide users with concise information on a range of educational issues, from early childhood to adult learning.

American Community Survey

This includes general demographics, employment, education, income searchable by city, county, state or national.