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This LibGuide has been designed to provide a comprehensive collection of links to publicly available health and health determinants data. While the emphasis is on the state of Texas, there are links to sites that cover all of the U.S.

Education & Schools Data

Texas Education Agency Reports & Data Home
Geographic coverage: School and school district level
Dates of coverage: varies by report, generally through 2010 or 2011 and back as far as 1994

Academic Excellence Indicator System (AEIS) includes:TAKS results and participation, attendance rates, annual dropout rates, college readiness indicators
Accountability Rating System includes: ratings by district, county, region, school type, charter, AEA, and state. 
PEIMS Reports include: School districts by geography
Standard Student Reports include (by race/ethnicity and down to the school campus): Enrollment, Economically Disadvantaged, and number of graduates
Personnel Reports include: Staff FTE and salary reports and superintendent salary data
Disciplinary Action Reports
Division of Accountability Research
 includes: Advanced Placement, College placement testing, completion and dropout, enrollment trends, grade-level retention, comprehensive annual reports, and other reports. Reports viewable by gender and race/ethnicity.

Other Information:

College Bound Seniors: A Profile of SAT Program Test Takers
Produced by: CollegeBoard
Geographic coverage: State level
Dates of coverage: 1998 to current

Select: In the menu of the states, select Texas to view the 2006 report. Or select a different year, then select Texas to view the report from that year.

Includes: Percentage and number of students taking the SAT and their scores by high school rank, grade point average, gender, race/ethnicity, courses taken by subject areas, family income, parental education level, size of senior class, type of high school, and location of high school.

Other Information:

Teacher Salaries
Produced by: Bureau of Labor Statistics
Geographic coverage:Metropolitan Statistical Area level
Dates of coverage: Most current

Select: Select the MSA in Texas for which you would like data. Click on 25-0000 Education, Training, and Library Occupations to view a list of the occupations associated with that classification.

Includes: Number of persons estimated to be in that profession, median hourly wage, mean hourly wage, and mean annual wage.

Other Information: Click on the job code for a comparison to national data, other states, and other MSAs.

Common Core of Data
Produced by: National Center for Education Statistics
Geographic coverage: Individual schools level and state level
Dates of coverage: 1993 to present


Select: On the left, choose the link with the data you need. If you are not certain, view the description of the components of the survey.

Includes: Revenues, expenditures on salaries, expenditures on support services, outstanding debt, and more.

Other Information: The Common Core of Data (CCD) is the Department of Education's primary database on public elementary and secondary education in the United States. CCD is a comprehensive, annual, national statistical database of all public elementary and secondary schools and school districts, which contains data that are designed to be comparable across all states.

Public Elementary-Secondary Education Finance Data
Produced by: Census Bureau
Geographic coverage: Individual schools level and state level
Dates of coverage: 1992 to current

Select: In the menu of Years Available, select the year you would like to see. On the next page, select the type of report you want.

Includes: Revenues, expenditures on salaries, expenditures on support services, outstanding debt, and more.

Other Information: These are large files and are in either Excel, SAS, or comma-delineated formate. If you are unfamiliar with the software needed to view these files, you may need assistance after retrieving the data.

Census Data: American Factfinder
Produced by: US Census Bureau 
Geographic coverage: Census tract level
Dates of coverage: 2000 to current

Insert:  Education- Choose Topic

Includes: School enrollment, educational attainment (highest grade achieved by number, sex, and percentage of population) and more.

Other Information: Interactive site. You will need to select a table, then select the geographic variable.

Last Updated: 12/08/23