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Barro-Lee Educational Attainment Dataset
Provides educational attainment data from 1950 to 2010 for 146 countries in 5-year intervals. Can view data by sex and at seven levels of schooling.
Common Core of Data (NCES)
Annual, national statistical database on public elementary and secondary schools as well as school districts. Data designed to be comparable across states and includes data on students and staff; fiscal data; and more.
Current Population Survey (US Census Bureau)
Monthly labor force statistics and questions covering the economic and social-well being of its sample. Other topics include health insurance coverage, volunteerism, and school enrollment in supplemental questions.
EdStats: Education Statistics (World Bank)
Data and analysis on education access, completion, learning, expenditures, and equity.
Educational Attainment (US Census Bureau)
Data on the highest level of education completed by individuals, provided by the American Community Survey, Current Population Survey, Decennial Census, and the Survey of Income and Program Participation.
Education Statistics - All Indicators (World DataBank)
Customize data by country, variables, series, and time period from World Bank EdStats.
High School Longitudinal Study of 2009
Longitudinal study of over 23,000 9th graders from 944 schools starting in 2009.
Integrated Post Secondary Education Data System (NCES)
Access survey data, summary tables, statistical tables, data trends, and more related to US universities, colleagues, and technical and vocational institutions.
International Activities Program (NCES)
A part of the NCES, IAP coordinates and funds international activities within the NCES statistical program and serves as a clearinghouse for international education statistics. The International Data Explorer allows users to make their own tables from IAP data.
Monitoring the Future Series (ICPSR)
Survey data on changes in values, behaviors, and lifestyle orientations of American youth dating back to 1975.
National Education Longitudinal Survey of 1988
Provided by the National Center for Education Statistics, this study collects data from a sample of 1988 8th graders and throughout the years as well as on their teachers, parents, and school administrators. Includes data on school and home experiences, demographic characteristics, and other relevant information.
National Households Education Survey Program (NCES)
Provides data on the educational activities of US citizens; recent NHES surveys include Parent and Family Involvement in Education and Early Childhood Program Participation.
National Postsecondary Student Aid Study (NPSAS) Series (ICPSR)
Provides data on how post-secondary student financial aid is targeted, received, and used; focused on Guaranteed Student Loan recipients.
OECD Education Statistics
Education data and statistics from OECD countries, some of which is freely available.
Private School Universe Survey (NCES)
Data on private elementary and secondary schools, students, and teachers.
Schools and Staffing Survey (NCES)
Provides data on topics from teacher demand, teacher/principal characteristics, school conditions, perceptions of school climate, and more in elementary and secondary education.
Scientists and Engineers Statistical Data System (NSF)
Longitudinal data on the education and employment of college-educated scientists and engineers in the US.