Condition of Education
The Condition of Education contains key indicators on all levels of education, 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. Spotlight indicators provide more in-depth analyses on selected topics. In addition, the more succinct Report on the Condition of Education, which highlights and synthesizes key findings from the Condition of Education, is also available in PDF format.
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Find the latest education indicators from recent reports by selecting a topic area or level of education.
These indicators focus on topics such as the characteristics of children’s families and family involvement in education.
These indicators focus on topics such as student enrollment, assessments, course taking, and graduation rates; school characteristics and environment; teachers, principals, and other staff; school finances and governance; and school crime.
These indicators focus on topics such as student enrollment, transitions, and graduations; student financial aid; institutional characteristics; faculty and other staff; institutional finances; and campus crime.
These indicators focus on topics such as educational attainment and credentials; employment outcomes of education; and earnings.
These indicators focus on topics such as international enrollment rates, student assessments, educational attainment, and education expenditures. The indicators related to student assessments also appear in the Preprimary, Elementary, and Secondary Education topic area.
These indicators focus on topics such as school shootings; student and teacher victimization; fights, weapons, and illegal substances; and discipline, safety and security practices. Most of the indicators also appear in the Preprimary, Elementary, and Secondary Education topic area, while the indicators related to crime and safety on college campuses also appear in the Postsecondary Education topic area.
These indicators supply in-depth discussions on the condition of education by geographic locales, with a focus on rural areas. Indicator topics include characteristics of children’s families and family involvement in education; student enrollment, assessments, coursetaking, and graduation rates; and teachers, principals, and other staff. These indicators are also cross-listed in the topic areas of family characteristics; preprimary, elementary, and secondary education; and postsecondary education, as well as population characteristics and economic outcomes.
These spotlight indicators provide more in-depth analyses on select topics. These indicators also appear in other topic areas.
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Find the latest education indicators from recent reports by selecting a subgroup characteristic or individual characteristic (e.g., sex, race/ethnicity), geography (e.g., international or state), school/institution characteristic (e.g., control of school, school locale), and cohort/time (e.g., longitudinal or historical data).
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