The Report on the Condition of Education 2023 is now available. » More info
The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) is the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.Learn more about NCES
Current Expenditures per Pupil for Public PreK–12 Education Increased by 3.5 percent in FY 21 (School Year 2020-21)
Current expenditures per pupil on a national basis increased by 3.5 percent to $14,295 in FY 21, after adjusting for inflation.
The states with the largest increases in current expenditures per pupil from FY 20 to FY 21, after adjusting for inflation, were Maine (11.9 percent), Arizona (7.6 percent), Montana (7.4 percent), Louisiana (7.3 percent), Massachusetts (6.6), and New Hampshire as well as Wyoming (6.4 percent). » More info
NCES releases results from the 2022 NAEP Civics assessment at grade 8
See national results on the performance of eighth-grade students from the 2022 NAEP Civics assessment. » More info
Overview of the Middle Grades Longitudinal Study of 2017-18 (MGLS:2017)
The Overview Technical Report provides general information about the Middle Grades Longitudinal Study of 2017-18 (MGLS:2017) and the data files and technical documentation that will be available separately through a research and development (R&D) license. » More info
NCES Video Highlights
The Condition of Education is an annual report to Congress summarizing important developments and trends in the U.S. education system. The report presents 50 indicators on topics ranging from prekindergarten through postsecondary education, as well as labor force outcomes and international comparisons. Discover how you can use the Condition of Education to stay informed about the latest education data.
SOURCE: High School Longitudinal Study of 2009 (HSLS:09), 2021.
» More info
COVID Mitigation Protocols
Learn more about our health and safety measures for COVID-19.
Condition of Education
Browse key indicators on the condition of education in the United States at all levels, from prekindergarten through postsecondary, as well as labor force outcomes and international comparisons. The indicators summarize important developments and trends using the latest statistics, which are updated throughout the year as new data become available.
Latest Posts from the NCES Blog
Tweets by EdNCES