The Education Data Analysis Tool (EDAT) allows you to download NCES survey datasets to your computer. EDAT guides you
through selecting a survey, population, and variables relevant to your analysis.
You will select a statistical software
package (SAS, SPSS, Stata, R, S-Plus, or SUDAAN) or a generic file format (ASCII or CSV) for your dataset. EDAT
will also use your selections to create a custom syntax file for use with your selected software.
AVAILABLE SURVEYSCurrently, the EDAT application contains ECLS-K (Early Childhood Longitudinal Study - Kindergarten Class of 1998-99), ELS (Education Longitudinal Study of 2002), HSLS (High School Longitudinal Study of 2009), NELS (National Education Longitudinal Study of 1988), NHES (National Household Education Survey), SASS (Schools and Staffing and Teacher Follow-up Surveys), and SSOCS (School Survey on Crime and Safety) datasets. Additional datasets will be added in the near future.
FIRST TIME USER?It is STRONGLY recommended that you print and read theEDAT User's Guide before proceeding.