Provides access to relevant and quantitative data on media, business, finance, politics, and a wide variety of other areas of interest or markets. Sources of information include market researchers, trade publications, scientific journals, and government databases
NCES provides access to data from numerous surveys and studies and produces several valuable annual reports on education statistics in the United States. This is an excellent resource for discovering demographic statistics on specific schools or regions, school violence statistics, high school retention rates, and statistical projections regarding the state of education in the US.
The Digest of Education Statistics is a compilation of statistics regarding all levels of American education. This site contains the full digest for the years 1990 to the present. Older versions of the Digest of Education Statistics are available in print at the library. Consult the library catalog for details regarding location and the editions held within the collection.
The Nation's Report Card provides information gathered through continuing assessments of American student achievement in content areas including reading, mathematics, civics, writing, the arts, economics, science, geography and history. The assessment also gathers data on instructional experiences and school environment.
Annual, national statistical database of information about public elementary and secondary schools (e.g., enrollment by grade, student characteristics, number of teachers) and school districts (e.g., number of students, number of high school graduates in the previous year).
Contains annual educational statistics reports for more than 200 countries and territories, focusing upon enrollments, teaching staff, gender parity and finance. All levels of education are included. The site also allows for manipulation of data within custom tables.