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Common Core of Data (CCD)

Common Core of Data (CCD)

is a program of the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics that annually collects fiscal and non-fiscal data about all public schools, public school districts and state education agencies in the United States. The data are supplied by state education agency officials and include information that describes schools and school districts, including name, address, and phone number; descriptive information about students and staff, including demographics; and fiscal data, including revenues and current expenditures.

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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 to retrieve information on public schools from CCD's databases.

Search For Public School Districts

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

School and District Navigator

Locate public schools and districts by state or zip code. You can also apply filters and find out more information about the schools and districts.

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).

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.