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Annual Survey of School System Finances
Education finance data include revenues, expenditures, debt, and assets [cash and security holdings] of elementary and secondary public school systems. Statistics cover school systems in all states, and include the District of Columbia.
Common Core of Data
A program of the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics that annually collects fiscal and non-fiscal data about all public schools, public school districts and state education agencies in the United States.
Data Resource Center for Child & Adolescent Health
The DRC is a national center assisting in the design, development, documentation and public dissemination of user friendly information about, data findings on and datasets and codebooks for the National Survey of Children’s Health (NSCH).
Digest of Education Statistics
Online from the National Center for Education Statistics website. (1990-present)
Older editions available in Simpson Stacks (L 111 .A6)
Harvard Graduate School of Education - Education Statistics
Guide to education statistics from Harvard's Gutman Library
Implementation of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)
U.S. Department of Education's Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) annual report to Congress
Kids Count Data Center
A project of the Annie E. Casey Foundation and a premier source of data on children and families. Each year, the Foundation produces a comprehensive report — the KIDS COUNT Data Book — that assesses child well-being in the United States. The indicators featured in the Data Book are also available in the Data Center.
Nation's Report Card
The National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), first administered in 1969, is the largest continuing and nationally representative assessment of what our nation’s students know and can do in subjects such as mathematics, reading, science, and writing. Standard administration practices are implemented to provide a common measure of student achievement.
Teachers, principals, parents, policymakers, and researchers all use NAEP results to assess progress and develop ways to improve education in the United States. The results of NAEP are released as The Nation’s Report Card, and are available for the nation, states, and in some cases, urban districts.
NAEP is a congressionally mandated project administered by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), within the U.S. Department of Education and the Institute of Education Sciences (IES).
NCES (National Center for Education Statistics)
The NCES is the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education in the U.S. and other nations.
Longitudinal studies, school district demographics, crime statistics, urban and rural school statistics, and much more.
NCES: NAEP State Assessments
The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) reports results at the state level, most often in grades 4 and 8, in four subjects—mathematics, reading, science, and writing. Because NCES administers the same assessment in every state, NAEP provides a common measure for student achievement in public schools across the country.
NEA: Rankings of the States and Estimates of School Statistics
Rankings & Estimates is an annual report that the National Education Association’s Research Department has produced for 70 years. The report consists of two parts:
1. Rankings, which shows how states compare on a variety of education and funding measures, such as average teacher salaries, enrollment, student-teacher ratios, general financial resources, and revenue and expenditures for the most recent school year; and
2. Estimates, which shows how education funding in each state has changed over time, plus presents projections of public school enrollment, personnel employment and compensation, and finances for the school year that is underway.
Program for International Student Assessment (PISA)
Conducted in the United States by NCES, the Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) is an international assessment that measures 15-year-old students' reading, mathematics, and science literacy every three years.
State of Preschool Yearbooks
The State Preschool Yearbook is an annual publication which has tracked the funding, access, and policies of state-funded preschool programs.
From the National Institute for Early Education Research (NIEER) at Rutgers Graduate School of Education.
State of the World's Children
Each year, UNICEF’s flagship publication, The State of the World's Children, closely examines a key issue affecting children. The report includes supporting data and statistics.
Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS)
Conducted in the United States by NCES, this study provides reliable and timely data on the mathematics and science achievement of U.S. students compared to that of students in other countries.
Virginia Department of Education - Statistics and Reports
VDOE reports a variety of data on public education in the commonwealth, including information on enrollment, demographics, student achievement, finances and safety.
What Works Clearinghouse
Reviews the existing research on different programs, products, practices, and policies in education.
From the Institute of Education Sciences (IES)