There is a direct correlation between quality of education and economic mobility. Students who read on grade level by third grade are 96% more likely to graduate high school, a key economic mobility indicator. Currently, 38% of CMS third graders are not reading on grade level. In order to help the city flourish, the church must be involved in the educational system, as 1 in 7 citizens of our city attends a Charlotte-Mecklenburg School. The map below will help you begin the research of different needs of CMS Schools.