• Statistical Resources on the Web – Education
A directory of websites on educational statistics, organized by scope (national versus international) and grade level.
• Digest of Education Statistics 2002
The Digest of Education Statistics provides a compilation of statistical information covering the broad field of education from prekindergarten through graduate school. Topics in the Digest include: the number of schools and colleges; teachers; enrollments; graduates; educational attainment; finances; federal funds for education; employment and income of graduates; libraries; technology; and international comparisons.
• Condition of Education 2003
“The Condition of Education summarizes important developments and trends in education using the latest available data. The report, which is required by law, is an indicator report intended for a general audience of readers who are interested in education.” Available in pdf.
• Projections of Education Statistics to 2011
“Included are projections for enrollment, graduates, teachers, and expenditures to the year 2011. In addition, this report includes projections of public elementary and secondary enrollment and high school graduates to the year 2011 at the state level.”
• National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) — K-12 Practitioners Circle
Designed for teachers, librarians, parents, administrators, and others interested in K-12 education, this site summarizes some of the latest educational research findings and current education “hot topics.” Survey data and methods used to support these findings are also explained.
• National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) — Education Statistics at a Glance
The Encyclopedia of ED Stats brings together data from several NCES sources including: The Condition of Education, The Digest of Education Statistics, and Projections of Education Statistics. Search documents by table of contents, by subject area, and through full text and table title word searches.
• White House Social Statistics Briefing Room: Education
Recent statistics and graphs on hot topics in education from the National Center for Education Statistics and National Science Foundation.
• U.S. Census Bureau: Education Data
Includes data on educational attainment, field of training, school costs, enrollment, and other characteristics crossed by education.
• International Archive of Education Data
This site is designed to be an archive of international education statistics. As of 4/99, the site contains U.S. statistics from NCES only.
• International Education Statistics from the UNESCO
This site includes a link to the UNESCO database and the 1999 Statistical Yearbook. It also provides a link to commonly used statistical indicators, including access to schooling, participation in education, internal efficiency/primary education, and literacy.
• United Kingdom Department for Education and Skills – Statistics
This site provides information on a wide range of statistics in the UK covering education, training, and lifelong learning.
• Nation’s Report Card: National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP)
The Nation’s Report CardD is the only nationall representative and continuing assessment of what America’s students know and can do in various subject areas.
• Science Education Statistics
Also includes general education statistics and technology use statistics.
• Statistics Canada: Education
Includes data on enrollment, finances, graduates, attainment, and employment.
• National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
The major source for education statistics in the U.S. and publisher of the Digest of Education Statistics.
1990 K Street, NW
Washington, DC 20006, USA
Phone: (202) 502-7300
• National Data Resource Center
Established by the National Center for Education Statistics to broaden access to data and information from studies and surveys that NCES maintains. Among other services, NDRC will conduct special analysis on the NCES sets to provide tables and related information. Use of NDRC is most appropriate for well defined questions which are likely to yield a few tables. This is a free service.
National Data Resource Center
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1900 N. Beauregard St. Suite 200
Alexandria, VA 22311-1722