This file contains the names, addresses, telephone number, membership, type, grade span, and number of schools of the public school districts in the 50 states, District of Columbia, five outlying areas, the Department of Defense and Bureau of Indian Affairs schools for school year 2009-10.
If you need additional information about the data records or definitions, please contact Patrick.Keaton.
The text files are comma delimited. They can be opened in MS Excel or imported into most other applications. The file layout and variables are described below.
|1||LEAID (Agency ID)|
|12||Lowest Grade Taught|
|13||Highest Grade Taught|
|14||Number of Schools|
Missing and Not Applicable Data
Missing values (where a value was expected, but none was measured) are represented as an "M" in alphanumeric fields and a "-1" in numeric fields. Non-applicable values (where a value was neither expected nor measured) are represented as an "N" in alphanumeric fields and a "-2" in numeric fields.
LEAID (Agency ID)
This field displays the 7 digit agency identification number. This number can be used to link the agency (district) to its schools on the school address file. The first 7 digits of the 12 digit school ID are the district ID, the last five are the school ID, put together, they make a 12 digit unique code for each school. The first 2 digits of the LEAID are the State FIPS code.
Enrollment (PK through Grade 12 Students)
Use this field (called Member in the Access file) to search for the total number of students enrolled in all grades at the agency level. The number represented in this field may differ from the total school membership reported in the school file for a given state. For example, a school may be operated directly by the state Board of Education, and not considered part of a local agency. There are also valid agency records that do not include students.
|Agency Code||Agency Type|
|1||local school district that is not a component of a supervisory union|
|2||local school district component of a supervisory union sharing a superintendent and administrative services with other local school districts|
|3||supervisory union administrative center, or a county superintendent serving the same purposes|
|4||regional education service agency or a county superintendent serving the same purposes|
|5||state-operated institution charged, at least in part, with providing elementary and/or secondary instruction or services to a special-needs population|
|6||federally operated institution charged, at least in part, with providing elementary and/or secondary instruction or services to a special-needs population|
|7||Charter Agency: All schools associated with the agency are charter schools|
|8||Other Education Agency: Agency providing elementary or secondary instruction or support services that does not fall within the definitions of agency types 1–7|
UG and 00 each occurs only in isolation from other codes. When one of these does occur, it is both the lowest and highest grade.
Number of Schools
The number of schools operating in the district.
|CCD Address Files|