A guide to resources on demographics, data, and statistics in education.
Last Updated: May 21, 2013
- Common Core Data
Annually collects fiscal & non-fiscal data about all public schools, public school districts & state education agencies in the US; includes information that describes schools and school district, students and staff and more.
- Condition of Education
Summarizes important developments and trends in education using the latest available data. The report presents 43 indicators on the status and condition of education.
- Digest of Education
The Digest's primary purpose is to provide a compilation of statistical information covering the broad field of American education from prekindergarten through graduate school.
- Fast Facts
Data about American elementary, secondary and postsecondary schools, students, and the educational process.
- Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)
Statistical resources for postsecondary education statisics.
- NAEP State Profiles
State Profiles present key data about each state's student and school population.
- National Center for Education Statistics
The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), is the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.
- Postsecondary Education Structures Handbooks:1974-1997
The Handbooks contain data and narrative information on higher education governance and structure in all 50 states.
- Private School Facts
Information on private schools from the Council for American Private Schools
- Projections of Education Statistics
Provides projections for key education statistics: statistics on enrollment, graduates, teachers, and expenditures in elementary and secondary schools, and enrollment and earned degrees conferred expenditures of degree-granting institutions.
- Schools and Staffing Survey
Surveys public, private, and Bureau of Indian Education schools
- Statistical Abstract of the United States: Education
Data primarily concerning formal education as a whole, at various levels, and for public and private schools, including school-age population and school enrollment, educational attainment, education personnel, financial aspects of education, and more.