The Scorecard provides a comprehensive picture of children's well-being, tracking 26 indicators over time, by race/ethnicity and relative to other California counties.

How does the well-being of children living in Solano County compare with the well-being of children in other counties?

The graphic above indicates how children in Solano County are faring compared to children in 57 other counties. The 108,533 children living in Solano County are in the bottom third (red) of performance on 9 indicators, the middle third (yellow) on 13 indicators, and the top third (green) on 4 indicators of children's well-being.

Compare how all counties are performing on 26 indicators of children's well-being

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Is the well-being of children in Solano County improving over time?
The well-being of children in Solano County is getting worse on 5 indicators, staying the same on 10 indicators, and improving on 10 indicators of children's well-being.

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Indicator   Tercile   Race
      Bottom Middle Top Trend   Latino White African American Asian Other
     Range 48% |-----------------| 85%              
1. Children who report "very good" to "excellent health" status         81% +20%   75% 94% NA 70% 93%
      82% |-----------------| 99%              
2. Children who have health insurance       92%   -3%   91% 96% NA 93% 100%
      76% |-----------------| 94%              
3. Children who see a dentist regularly       85%   +1%   83% 88% 91% 79% 100%
      13% |-----------------| 85%              
4. Newborns who are breastfed exclusively while in the hospital       53%   -13%   48% 64% 42% 49% 56%
      44% |-----------------| 100%              
5. Children who have asthma that does not require an Emergency Room visit     44%     -41%   NA NA NA NA NA
      62% |-----------------| 76%              
6. Middle and high school students who are not at risk for depression       67%   +2%   66% 68% 70% 66% 64%
      61% |-----------------| 80%              
7. Children who are in a healthy weight zone     67%     +1%   60% 74% 64% 73% 65%
      63% |-----------------| 95%              
8. Children who live within walking distance to a park, playground or open space         94% +6%   NA NA NA NA NA
      0% |-----------------| 35%              
9. Schools that have a school nurse or health center         14% NA   NA NA NA NA NA
      57% |-----------------| 82%              
10. Adolescents who feel connected to an adult       70%   +6%   65% 78% 70% 62% 69%
      35% |-----------------| 58%              
11. Elementary and middle school students who are supervised by an adult after school       50%   +4%   NA NA NA NA NA
      60% |-----------------| 87%              
12. Elementary and middle school students who feel safe in their school     66%     +6%   NA NA NA NA NA
      25% |-----------------| 46%              
13. High school students who feel safe and have not been victimized at school     26%     +24%   24% 30% 25% 24% 23%
      54% |-----------------| 93%              
14. Children who are safe on and around roads       77%   +1%   76% 77% 75% 89% 76%
      78% |-----------------| 100%              
15. Children who have no report of maltreatment within six months of an initial report       91%   0%   95% 94% 95% 46% 81%
      46% |-----------------| 76%              
16. Adolescents who are substance-free       62%   -5%   55% 59% 66% 74% 60%
      72% |-----------------| 100%              
17. Children and youth who are safe from homicide     88%     -1%   90% 90% 78% 100% NA
      78% |-----------------| 100%              
18. Youth who are arrested but not for violent crimes     92%     0%   NA NA NA NA NA
      53% |-----------------| 91%              
19. Women who receive prenatal care by the end of the first trimester       75%   -1%   71% 82% 70% 74% 78%
      69% |-----------------| 100%              
20. Young children who are read to often         91% +13%   81% 94% NA NA NA
      25% |-----------------| 81%              
21. 3- and 4-year-olds who are enrolled in preschool     38%     -34%   36% 56% 42% 29% 33%
      31% |-----------------| 87%              
22. Children who are not truant     69%     -12%   NA NA NA NA NA
      29% |-----------------| 63%              
23. Children who feel connected to their school     29%     +26%   26% 39% 21% 28% 27%
      46% |-----------------| 81%              
24. 4th-graders who meet or exceed state standards in English Language Arts       60%   +46%   47% 73% 50% 73% NA
      13% |-----------------| 77%              
25. 8th-graders who are enrolled in Algebra       47%   +91%   42% 51% 40% 69% 11%
      69% |-----------------| 90%              
26. 10th-graders who pass the English portion of the California High School Exit Exam       80%   +11%   71% 90% 70% 84% 81%
NA - Not Available