Educational Databases

GENERAL

Education Budget

How has the education budget grown over the past few years? What is the breakdown of spending?

Education Department Budget History Table 1980-Present (pdf)

Dept of Ed budget home page

What is the total distribution of spending at the National Science Foundation?

NSF Budget 1997-Current Year

How has the education budget changed over the last few years (by spending on various activities)

Budget Office - Department of Education

US Census:
USA Statistics in Brief: (2010 Updates) state population, education, vital health stats, employment...

US Government Budget:
Where can I find information of the US Budget?
International Data:
UNESCO -Global Education Digest Current Update - Comparing Education Statistics Across the World Versions in:[English], [French], [Russian], [Spanish],

IBE Databank -world data on education.
Canadian Educational Statistics

RELATED STATS DATABASES

NCES Data Access Tools
NCES frequently asked questions
Child Stat
CDC CHILD Health Stats of the US

INTERNATIONAL TESTING

Nations Report Card Mathematics, reading and science tests, comparison of time spent doing homework, international comparison of adult literacy. Much of the data is that of TIMSS (see below)...The National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) is the largest nationally representative and continuing assessment of what America's students know and can do in various subject areas.
Third International Math and Science Survey 2001- (TIMSS) -- TIMSS AND PIRLS - An international database of 40 countries. Test scores and information on textbooks, teaching styles, homework of students etc...

SCHOOL DATA

Information about a school (or district):
Public schools locator
FindSearch for schools, universities and libraries.

Public School Universe Survey Data
provide a complete listing of all public elementary and secondary schools in the country, and basic information and descriptive statistics on schools, their students, and their teachers.

Find your school --easy locator - NCES PublicSchools
This is a quick and easy info tool for parents and teachers.

Kids Zone - The NCES (National Center for Educational Statistics) Kids Home Page. Education information about schools and activities for students everywhere.

ASD.com - General information on schools (American School Directory) --More than 70,000 school sites are loaded with pictures, art, calendars, menus, local links, & notes from students, parents & alumni..

Information about a school (or district):

Public schools and Districts Find the correct name, address, telephone number, NCES ID number, urbanicity (rural, large city, etc.), and other student and teacher information for public schools or school districts for school year 1997-98 as reported to NCES by state education officials in each state.

ASD.com General information on schools (American School Directory) --More than 70,000 school sites are loaded with pictures, art, calendars, menus, local links, & notes from students, parents & alumni..

School and Student Performance Data-- The Nations Report Card

Students in more than 17,600 schools participated in the 2005 mathematics assessment. The assessment was administered from January to early April 2005 to more than 172,000 students at grade 4, to 162,000 students at grade 8, and to 9,000 students at grade 12. Results of the 2015 assessment at grades 4, 8, and 12 are available now at www.nationsreportcard.gov

Mathematics - The results of the NAEP mathematics assessment present a broad view of what our nation's students know and can do in mathematics. The assessment measures students' knowledge and skills in mathematics and students' ability to apply their knowledge in problem-solving situations.

Reading - The results of the NAEP reading assessment present a broad view of what our nation's students know and can do in reading.

Science -The results of the NAEP science assessment present a broad view of what our nation's students know and can do in science. The assessment is designed to measure students' knowledge and abilities in the areas of physical science, life science, and Earth and space sciences.

Writing -- Results of the 2011 NAEP computer-based writing assessment, administered to students in grades 8 and 12 throughout the United States, are now available. This is the first time the writing assessment was delivered via computer.

Geography -The results of the NAEP geography assessment present a broad view of what our nation's students know and can do in geography. The assessment is designed to measure students' knowledge of geography in the context of space and place, environment and society, and spatial dynamics and connections.

Economics - Results of the 2012 NAEP economics assessment at grade 12 are now available. The assessment was administered to a nationally representative sample of about 10,900 students across the nation. Results are compared with those of 2006 when the first NAEP economics assessment was administered

Civics -The results of the NAEP civics assessment present a broad view of what our nation's students know and can do in civics. The assessment is designed to measure the civics knowledge and skills that are critical to the responsibilities of citizenship in America's constitutional democracy.

The Arts - Eighth-grade students in schools across the nation participated in the 2008 NAEP arts assessment administered from January to March 2008.

US History -The results of the NAEP U.S. history assessment present a broad view of what our nation's students know and can do in U.S. history. The assessment is designed to measure students' knowledge of American history in the context of democracy, culture, technological and economic changes, and America’s changing world role.

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