Last Updated: Sep 4, 2012
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)
Get test scores, performance data, demographics and more. You can look up an individual school or compare schools.
Research and compare a multitude of different data on US states. StateMaster has compiled information from various primary sources such as the US Census Bureau, the FBI, and the National Center for Educational Statistics.
- 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 2011
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