U.S. Department of Commerce

The 2006 Statistical Abstract

The National Data Book

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Education

This section presents data primarily concerning formal education as a whole, at various levels, and for public and private schools. Data shown relate to the school-age population and school enrollment, educational attainment, education personnel, and financial aspects of education. In addition, data are shown for charter schools, computer usage in schools, distance education, and adult education.

Tables for Education Section [PDF 1.7M]

Adult Education

292 - Participation in Adult Education: 2000-2001 [Excel 20k]

Educational Attainment

214 - Educational Attainment by Race and Hispanic Origin: 1960 to 2004 [Excel 19k]

215 - Educational Attainment by Race, Hispanic Origin, and Sex: 1960 to 2004 [Excel 19k]

216 - Educational Attainment by Selected Characteristic: 2004 [Excel 23k]

217 - Mean Earnings by Highest Degree Earned: 2003 [Excel 20k]

218 - Educational Attainment by State: 1990 to 2004 [Excel 22k]

Elementary and Secondary Education:  Completions and Dropouts

258 - High School Dropouts by Race and Hispanic Origin: 1975 to 2003 [Excel 19k]

259 - High School Dropouts by Age, Race, and Hispanic Origin: 1980 to 2003 [Excel 18k]

260 - Enrollment Status by Race, Hispanic Origin, and Sex: 1975 and 2003 [Excel 25k]

261 - Employment Status of High School Graduates and School Dropouts: 1980 to 2004 [Excel 19k]

262 - General Educational Development (GED) Credentials Issued: 1975 to 2001 [Excel 15k]

257 - Public High School Graduates by State: 1980 to 2004 [Excel 20k]

Elementary and Secondary Education:  Schools and Enrollment

223 - Preprimary School Enrollment-Summary: 1970 to 2003 [Excel 21k]

225 - Type of School Attended By Student and Household Characteristics: 1993 and 2003 [Excel 21k]

226 - Public Charter and Traditional Schools-Selected Characteristics: 1999-2000 [Excel 20k]

227 - Students Who Are Homeschooled by Selected Characteristics: 2003 [Excel 20k]

228 - Public Elementary and Secondary Schools by Type and Size of School: 2002-2003 [Excel 21k]

230 - Public Elementary and Secondary Schools and Enrollment-States: 2002-2003 [Excel 21k]

231 - Selected Statistics for the Largest Public School Districts: 2002-2003 [Excel 25k]

232 - Public Elementary and Secondary School Enrollment by State: 1980 to 2002 [Excel 31k]

233 - Public School Districts With Alternative Schools or Programs for at-Risk Students: 2000-2001 [Excel 18k]

234 - Public Elementary and Secondary School Enrollment by Grade: 1980 to 2002 [Excel 22k]

235 - School Enrollment Below Postsecondary-Summary by Sex, Race, and Hispanic Origin: 2003 [Excel 19k]

249 - Children and Youth With Disabilities Served by Selected Programs: 1995 to 2004 [Excel 17k]

Elementary and Secondary Education:  Special Topics

219 - Nonfatal Crimes Against Students: 2001 and 2002 [Excel 26k]

220 - Students Who Reported Carrying a Weapon: 1993 to 2003 [Excel 18k]

221 - Children's Involvement in Home Literacy Activities: 1993 and 2001 [Excel 18k]

222 - Children Who Speak a Language Other Than English at Home: 2000 to 2003 [Excel 19k]

224 - Children's School Readiness Skills: 1993 and 2001 [Excel 18k]

Elementary and Secondary Education:  Staff and Finances

237 - Public Elementary and Secondary School Teachers-Selected Characteristics: 1999-2000 [Excel 25k]

238 - Public Elementary and Secondary Schools-Number and Average Salary of Classroom Teachers, 1990 to 2004, and by State, 2004 [Excel 24k]

239 - Average Salary and Wages Paid in Public School Systems: 1985 to 2004 [Excel 20k]

240 - Public School Employment: 1982 and 2004 [Excel 17k]

241 - Public Elementary and Secondary School Price Indexes: 1975 to 2001 [Excel 18k]

242 - Finances of Public Elementary and Secondary School Systems by Enrollment-Size Group: 2002-2003 [Excel 25k]

243 - Public Elementary and Secondary Estimated Finances, 1980 to 2004, and by State, 2004 [Excel 28k]

251 - Private Elementary and Secondary School Teachers-Selected Characteristics: 1999-2000 [Excel 19k]

Elementary and Secondary Education:  Summary

229 - Public Elementary and Secondary Schools-Summary: 1980 to 2004 [Excel 25k]

250 - Private Schools: 2001-2002 [Excel 25k]

236 - Elementary and Secondary Schools-Teachers, Enrollment, and Pupil-Teacher Ratio: 1960 to 2002 [Excel 20k]

Elementary and Secondary Education:  Technology Courses and Test Scores

244 - Public Schools With Internet Access: 1995 to 2003 [Excel 18k]

245 - Public Schools With Broadband and Wireless Connections: 2000 to 2003 [Excel 17k]

246 - Computers for Student Instruction in Elementary and Secondary Schools: 2004-2005 [Excel 20k]

247 - Computer and Internet Use by Children and Adolescents: 2003 [Excel 21k]

248 - Distance Education in Public Elementary and Secondary Schools: 2002-2003 [Excel 19k]

252 - SAT Scores and Characteristics of College-Bound Seniors: 1967 to 2004 [Excel 29k]

253 - ACT Program Scores and Characteristics of College-Bound Students: 1970 to 2004 [Excel 21k]

254 - Proficiency Test Scores for Selected Subjects by Characteristic: 1977 to 2001 [Excel 31k]

255 - Advanced Placement Program-Summary: 2003 and 2004 [Excel 21k]

256 - Foreign Language Enrollment in Public High Schools: 1970 to 2000 [Excel 19k]

Enrollment

208 - School Enrollment by Age: 1970 to 2003 [Excel 19k]

209 - School Enrollment by Race, Hispanic Origin, and Age: 1980 to 2003 [Excel 19k]

210 - Enrollment in Public and Private Schools: 1970 to 2003 [Excel 20k]

211 - School Enrollment by Sex and Level: 1970 to 2003 [Excel 18k]

212 - School Enrollment by Control and Level: 1980 to 2003 [Excel 18k]

213 - Students Who Are Foreign-Born or Who Have Foreign-Born Parents: 2003 [Excel 19k]

Higher Education:  Degrees

286 - Earned Degrees Conferred by Level and Sex: 1960 to 2003 [Excel 22k]

287 - Degrees Earned by Level and Race/Ethnicity: 1981 to 2003 [Excel 21k]

288 - Degrees and Awards Earned Below Bachelors' by Field: 2002 [Excel 23k]

289 - Bachelor's Degrees Earned by Field: 1980 to 2003 [Excel 18k]

290 - Master's and Doctorate's Degrees Earned by Field: 1980 to 2003 [Excel 21k]

291 - First Professional Degrees Earned in Selected Professions: 1970 to 2002 [Excel 19k]

Higher Education:  Finances, Fees and Staff

275 - Average Total Price of Attendance of Undergraduate Education: 1999-2000 [Excel 19k]

276 - Higher Education Price Indexes: 1970 to 2004 [Excel 19k]

277 - Federal Student Financial Assistance: 1995 to 2005 [Excel 20k]

278 - State and Local Financial Support for Higher Education by State: 2003-2004 [Excel 21k]

279 - Average Amount of Aid Received by Undergraduates Receiving Aid: 1999-2000 [Excel 17k]

280 - Institutions of Higher Education-Charges: 1985 to 2004 [Excel 22k]

281 - Voluntary Financial Support of Higher Education: 1990 to 2004 [Excel 20k]

282 - Average Salaries for College Faculty Members: 2003 to 2005 [Excel 15k]

283 - Employees in Higher Education Institutions by Sex and Occupation: 1976 to 2003 [Excel 19k]

284 - Faculty in Institutions of Higher Education: 1975 to 2003 [Excel 17k]

Higher Education:  Institutions and Enrollment

263 - College Enrollment of Recent High School Graduates: 1970 to 2003 [Excel 19k]

266 - College Enrollment by Selected Characteristics: 1990 to 2002 [Excel 24k]

267 - Degree-Granting Institutions, Number and Enrollment by State: 2002 [Excel 30k]

268 - College Enrollment by Sex, Age, Race, and Hispanic Origin: 1980 to 2003 [Excel 21k]

269 - Foreign (Nonimmigrant) Student Enrollment in College: 1976 to 2004 [Excel 20k]

270 - College Enrollment-Summary by Sex, Race and Hispanic Origin: 2003 [Excel 21k]

271 - Higher Education Enrollments in Foreign Languages: 1970 to 2002 [Excel 17k]

272 - College Freshmen-Summary Characteristics: 1970 to 2004 [Excel 20k]

273 - Undergraduates Reported Disability Status by Selected Characteristic: 1999-2000 [Excel 17k]

274 - Distance Education in Degree-Granting Postsecondary Institutions: 2000-2001 [Excel 18k]

264 - College Enrollment by Sex and Attendance Status: 1983 to 2003 [Excel 23k]

Higher Education:  Summary

265 - Higher Education-Summary: 1980 to 2002 [Excel 27k]

Summary-Enrollment, Faculty, Finances

204 - School Enrollment: 1970 to 2013 [Excel 25k]

205 - School Expenditures by Type of Control and Level of Instruction in Constant (2001-2002) Dollars: 1960 to 2002 [Excel 22k]

206 - School Enrollment, Faculty, Graduates, and Finances-Projections: 2004 to 2010 [Excel 25k]

207 - Federal Funds for Education and Related Programs: 2002 to 2004 [Excel 29k]

 

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