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Common Core of Data (CCD)

Data Tools

The CCD contains much useful data in databases and downloadable files. NCES has developed powerful application tools to assist everyone from the casual browser to the serious researcher to search for and extract the information they need. Simply select the appropriate tool below and click on the image to start your inquiry.

  • Elementary/Secondary Information System (ELSi) View public and private school data and create custom tables using ELSi—a quick and easy tool for obtaining basic statistical data using the most common variables and tables from CCD and PSS.

  • Search For Public Schools
    Use the Search For Public Schools locator to retrieve information on public schools from CCD's databases.

  • Search For Public School Districts
    Use the Search For Public School Districts locator to retrieve information on public school districts from CCD's databases.

  • Public School District Finance Peer Search
    Use NCES's Public School District Finance Peer Search tool to compare the finances of a school district with its peers (districts which share similar characteristics).

  • Public School District Longitudinal Data Tool
    Use this data tool to compare fiscal and nonfiscal school district data over time from 1990 to 2002.

  • State Education Data Profiles
    Use this state profiles tool to search for statewide information in elementary/secondary education characteristics and finance, postsecondary education, public libraries, assessments, and selected demographics for all states.

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