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Survey Topics/Populations

The NHES surveys cover learning at all ages, from early childhood through school-age to adulthood. The NHES regularly fields studies of five general topics:

In addition to these topics, NHES occasionally fields surveys on topics of special interest to the Department of Education that are not intended to be repeated, such as civic involvement, library use, and parent perceptions of school safety and discipline.


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The survey consists of a few short questions and takes less than one minute to complete.