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Best Sources of Educational Statistics
Major Data Sources
Other Educational Statistics Sources
The Education Trust
The Education Trust is a national nonprofit that works to close opportunity gaps that disproportionately affect students of color and students from low-income families.
Education Week: Education Counts Database
The Education Counts database contains more than 250 state-level K-12 education indicators, many spanning multiple years. Included are data collected for Education Week's annual reports, Quality Counts and Technology Counts.
Annual Statistical Reports - Illinois State Board of Education
Annual Statistical Reports provides a statistical record of the condition of elementary and secondary schools in Illinois.
Illinois Report Card
Go beyond test scores and get a snapshot of every Illinois public school.
Illinois Data Portal
Illinois Open Data Portal lets you find data across state, find facts about your state, lets you create maps and graphs, and lets you freely download the data for your own analysis. Many of these datasets are updated daily, and some even more often.
Illinois Postsecondary Profiles
Compiles data about enrollment, retention and graduation at Illinois post secondary institutions.
World Bank Education Statistics
Best Bet Compile unique statistical reports for countries and education indicators.
United States Census Bureau
Instructions: Go to Advanced Search > Browse Topics > Education
Education and Training Stats: OECD
The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) is an international organisation that tracks data pertaining to education and training worldwide.
Basic statistics from UNICEF on several indicators including education levels for 100 countries. "The State of the World's Children" is their signature publication.
Major Data Sources
IPEDS from NCES
Best Bet The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System, compiled by NCES is a source for information on U.S. colleges, universities, and technical and vocational institutions.
Uses data available from the NCES and World Bank, this website aims to make data about the U.S. education system more open & accessible.
Other Higher Ed Stats
National Surveys of Engagement from the NSSE
Contains 3 core datasets for higher education: the National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE), the Faculty Survey of Student Engagement (FSSE) and the Beginning College Survey of Student Engagement (BCSSE).
Open Doors® is a comprehensive information resource on international students and scholars studying or teaching at higher education institutions in the United States, and U.S. students studying abroad for academic credit at their home colleges or universities.
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