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  • Browse the Retrospective Report, an overview of the history and use of federal education statistics that have been collected and reported since 1868 (September 2022).
  • Browse the Condition of Education for the first release of Education Across America indicators for a view of the American education landscape by locale (October 2022).
  • Browse the COVID-19 Dashboard for a composite, high-level view of the American education landscape since the onset of the pandemic (August 2022).
The Annual Reports group produces reports each year that summarize data from over 25 surveys administered by NCES and other government agencies.
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Condition of Education

Annually updated indicators that track key developments in the U.S. education system

Digest of
Education Statistics

Tabular data covering all levels of education

Projections of
Education Statistics

Forecasts of enrollments, graduates, teachers, and expenditures

Topical Studies

Look at key topics in more detailed reports and tabulations. Access recent topical reports like the ones below, or explore our topical resources, including historically black colleges and universities, historical tables and figures, and state education practices.
A Retrospective Look at U.S. Education Statistics provides an overview of the history and use of federal education statistics that have been collected and reported since 1868. The “statistical profiles” in this report offer an in-depth look at what each statistic measures, how it has been collected over the years, and what the data reveal about the statistic.
Education in the Time of COVID synthesizes highlights from a variety of data sources to provide a composite high-level view of the American education landscape since the onset of the pandemic.
The Education Across America: Cities, Suburbs, Towns, and Rural Areas website is designed for those who are interested in the condition of education in different geographic locales in the United States (i.e., cities, suburbs, towns, and rural areas). This website includes tabulations produced by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) that cover all locales, with indicators and summary reports that focus on specific locales forthcoming in future releases. Rural areas will be the first locale highlighted.

Overview

The Annual Reports within the NCES produces several reports each year that draw from more than 25 surveys by NCES and other government agencies.
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Fast Facts

Quickly find information and resources for a range of educational topics, from early childhood to adult learning. Browse our more recent and popular facts or explore all available Fast Facts by topic.
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