Last Updated: Feb 10, 2014
Listed below is a collection of selected education statistical sources.
- Statistical Abstract of the U.S.: Education
Section includes data on: school-age population and school enrollment, educational attainment, education personnel, and financial aspects of education plus data for charter schools, computer usage in schools, distance education, and adult education.
- Digest of Education Statistics
Annual compilation of statistical information covering the broad field of American education from prekindergarten through graduate school. Available online back to 1990. Publisher: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
- NCES Statistical Annuals
Core statistical annuals from NCES: Digest of Education Statistics, The Condition of Education, Projections of Education Statistics, and Indicators of School Crime and Safety.
- National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
NCES is the primary federal entity for collecting, analyzing and publishing education statistics.
- ProQuest Statistical Insight (formerly Lexis Nexis Statistical)
Indexes statistical publications from U.S. federal (ASI), international (IIS), state and private organizations (SRI). If access is unavailable full-text, the library has the hardcopy of the statistical report on microfiche. (Restricted access)
- College Navigator
Get basic information and statistics on colleges and universities in the U.S. (NCES)
- FastFacts (NCES)
Easy to use source for popular, national level statistics.
- Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR)
Provides access to an extensive collection of downloadable data that can be used with SPSS, SAS, & Stata. George Mason University is an ICPSR member which means students, staff and faculty have full access to its resources.
- Private School Data
Data from the Private School Universe Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
- School District Demographics
View state, county and school district maps and demographic data. (U.S. Census Bureau)
- Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study
Provides reliable and timely data on the mathematics and science achievement of U.S. students compared to that of students in other countries. (NCES)
- The Condition of Education 2013
- The Condition of Education 2012
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