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The 2008 Statistical Abstract

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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 1.2M]

Adult Education

298 - Participation in Adult Education: 2004-2005 [Excel 24k] | [PDF 465k]

All Levels of Education

207 - School Enrollment: 1980 to 2016 [Excel 28k] | [PDF 464k]

208 - School Expenditures by Type of Control and Level of Instruction in Constant (2004-2005) Dollars: 1980 to 2005 [Excel 27k] | [PDF 464k]

209 - School Enrollment, Faculty, Graduates, and Finances-Projections: 2006 to 2012 [Excel 39k] | [PDF 464k]

210 - Federal Funds for Education and Related Programs: 2004 to 2006 [Excel 35k] | [PDF 467k]

211 - School Enrollment by Age: 1970 to 2005 [Excel 41k] | [PDF 452k]

212 - School Enrollment by Race, Hispanic Origin, and Age: 1980 to 2005 [Excel 88k] | [PDF 452k]

213 - Enrollment in Public and Private Schools: 1970 to 2005 [Excel 43k] | [PDF 452k]

214 - School Enrollment by Sex and Level: 1970 to 2005 [Excel 29k] | [PDF 452k]

215 - School Enrollment by Control and Level: 1980 to 2005 [Excel 30k] | [PDF 464k]

216 - Students Who Are Foreign-Born or Who Have Foreign-Born Parents: 2005 [Excel 44k] | [PDF 464k]

Educational Attainment

217 - Educational Attainment by Race and Hispanic Origin: 1960 to 2006 [Excel 26k] | [PDF 453k]

218 - Educational Attainment by Race, Hispanic Origin, and Sex: 1960 to 2006 [Excel 27k] | [PDF 453k]

219 - Educational Attainment by Selected Characteristic: 2006 [Excel 57k] | [PDF 452k]

220 - Mean Earnings by Highest Degree Earned: 2005 [Excel 34k] | [PDF 457k]

221 - Educational Attainment by State: 1990 to 2006 [Excel 36k] | [PDF 451k]

Elementary and Secondary Education:  Completions and Dropouts

263 - Public High School Graduates by State: 1980 to 2005 [Excel 56k] | [PDF 465k]

264 - High School Dropouts by Race and Hispanic Origin: 1975 to 2005 [Excel 36k] | [PDF 465k]

265 - High School Dropouts by Age, Race, and Hispanic Origin: 1980 to 2005 [Excel 47k] | [PDF 466k]

266 - Enrollment Status by Race, Hispanic Origin, and Sex: 1975 and 2005 [Excel 29k] | [PDF 466k]

267 - Employment Status of High School Graduates and School Dropouts: 1980 to 2005 [Excel 24k] | [PDF 466k]

268 - General Educational Development (GED) Credentials Issued: 1975 to 2004 [Excel 20k] | [PDF 465k]

Elementary and Secondary Education:  Schools and Enrollment

224 - Preprimary School Enrollment-Summary: 1970 to 2005 [Excel 44k] | [PDF 465k]

226 - Type of School Attended By Student and Household Characteristics: 1993 and 2003 [Excel 31k] | [PDF 465k]

227 - Public Charter and Traditional Schools-Selected Characteristics: 2004-2005 [Excel 49k] | [PDF 465k]

228 - Students Who Are Homeschooled by Selected Characteristics: 2003 [Excel 30k] | [PDF 465k]

229 - Public Elementary and Secondary Schools by Type and Size of School: 2004-2005 [Excel 26k] | [PDF 465k]

231 - Public Elementary and Secondary School Enrollment by Grade: 1980 to 2004 [Excel 44k] | [PDF 465k]

232 - Public Elementary and Secondary Schools and Enrollment-States: 2004-2005 [Excel 30k] | [PDF 465k]

233 - Selected Statistics for the Largest Public School Districts: 2005-2006 [Excel 31k] | [PDF 453k]

234 - Public Elementary and Secondary School Enrollment by State: 1980 to 2004 [Excel 140k] | [PDF 465k]

239 - School Enrollment Below Postsecondary-Summary by Sex, Race, and Hispanic Origin: 2005 [Excel 32k] | [PDF 464k]

Elementary and Secondary Education:  Special Topics

222 - Children's Involvement in Home Literacy Activities: 1993 and 2005 [Excel 29k] | [PDF 465k]

223 - Children Who Speak a Language Other Than English at Home: 2000 to 2004 [Excel 22k] | [PDF 465k]

225 - Children's School Readiness Skills: 1993 and 2005 [Excel 32k] | [PDF 465k]

235 - Public Schools Reporting Incidents of Crime, by Incident Type and Selected School Characteristic: 2003-04 [Excel 24k] | [PDF 466k]

236 - Public Schools Reporting Selected Types of Disciplinary Problems Occuring at School, by Selected School Characteristics: 2003-04 [Excel 22k] | [PDF 466k]

237 - Students Who Reported Carrying a Weapon: 1995 to 2005 [Excel 24k] | [PDF 465k]

238 - Public Schools Using Selected Safety and Security Measures, by School Characteristics: 2003-04 [Excel 39k] | [PDF 465k]

255 - Children and Youth With Disabilities Served by Selected Programs: 1995 to 2005 [Excel 23k] | [PDF 465k]

Elementary and Secondary Education:  Staff and Finances

240 - Elementary and Secondary Schools-Teachers, Enrollment, and Pupil-Teacher Ratio: 1970 to 2004 [Excel 25k] | [PDF 464k]

241 - Public Elementary and Secondary School Teachers-Selected Characteristics: 2004-2005 [Excel 35k] | [PDF 453k]

242 - Public Elementary and Secondary Schools-Number and Average Salary of Classroom Teachers, 1990 to 2005, and by State, 2005 [Excel 32k] | [PDF 453k]

243 - Teacher Stayers, Movers, and Leavers, by Sector: 1988-89 and 2004-05 [Excel 64k] | [PDF 465k]

244 - Public and Private School Teachers Who Moved to a Different School or Left Teaching, by Reason: 2004-05 [Excel 20k] | [PDF 465k]

245 - Average Salary and Wages Paid in Public School Systems: 1985 to 2006 [Excel 39k] | [PDF 465k]

246 - Public School Employment: 1990 and 2004 [Excel 22k] | [PDF 465k]

247 - Finances of Public Elementary and Secondary School Systems by Enrollment-Size Group: 2004-2005 [Excel 28k] | [PDF 465k]

248 - Per Pupil Amounts of Finances of Public Elementary and Secondary School Systems by Enrollment-Size Group: 2004-2005 [Excel 36k] | [PDF 465k]

249 - Public Elementary and Secondary Estimated Finances, 1980 to 2005, and by State, 2005 [Excel 43k] | [PDF 454k]

257 - Private Elementary and Secondary School Teachers-Selected Characteristics: 2004-2005 [Excel 80k] | [PDF 465k]

Elementary and Secondary Education:  Summary

230 - Public Elementary and Secondary Schools-Summary: 1980 to 2005 [Excel 31k] | [PDF 465k]

256 - Private Schools: 2003-2004 [Excel 41k] | [PDF 465k]

Elementary and Secondary Education:  Technology, Courses, and Test Scores

250 - Public Schools With Broadband and Wireless Connections: 2000 to 2005 [Excel 25k] | [PDF 451k]

251 - Public Schools Providing Hand-held-Computers to Students or Teachers for Instructional Purposes, by School Characteristics: 2002 to 2005 [Excel 19k] | [PDF 451k]

252 - Computers for Student Instruction in Elementary and Secondary Schools: 2005-2006 [Excel 32k] | [PDF 452k]

253 - Computer and Internet Use by Children and Adolescents: 2003 [Excel 31k] | [PDF 452k]

254 - Distance Education in Public Elementary and Secondary Schools: 2002-2003 [Excel 27k] | [PDF 465k]

258 - SAT Scores and Characteristics of College-Bound Seniors: 1967 to 2006 [Excel 58k] | [PDF 465k]

259 - ACT Program Scores and Characteristics of College-Bound Students: 1970 to 2006 [Excel 35k] | [PDF 465k]

260 - Profiency Levels on Selected NAEP Tests for Students in Public Schools, by State: 2005 [Excel 23k] | [PDF 451k]

261 - Public High Schools Offering Dual Credit and Exam-Based Courses and Course Enrollments: 2002-2003 [Excel 21k] | [PDF 464k]

262 - Foreign Language Enrollment in Public High Schools: 1970 to 2000 [Excel 22k] | [PDF 464k]

Higher Education:  Degrees

292 - Earned Degrees Conferred by Level and Sex: 1960 to 2005 [Excel 26k] | [PDF 465k]

293 - Degrees Earned by Level and Race/Ethnicity: 1981 to 2004 [Excel 80k] | [PDF 465k]

294 - Degrees and Awards Earned Below Bachelors' by Field: 2005 [Excel 62k] | [PDF 466k]

295 - Bachelor's Degrees Earned by Field: 1980 to 2005 [Excel 37k] | [PDF 466k]

296 - Master's and Doctorate's Degrees Earned by Field: 1980 to 2005 [Excel 49k] | [PDF 465k]

297 - First Professional Degrees Earned in Selected Professions: 1970 to 2004 [Excel 37k] | [PDF 465k]

Higher Education:  Finances, Fees and Staff

280 - Average Total Price of Attendance of Undergraduate Education: 2003-2004 [Excel 28k] | [PDF 453k]

281 - Average Amount of Aid Received by Undergraduates Receiving Aid: 2003-2004 [Excel 29k] | [PDF 453k]

282 - Average Out-of-Pocket Net Price of Attendance for Undergraduates: 2003-2004 [Excel 29k] | [PDF 452k]

283 - Higher Education Price Indexes: 1970 to 2007 [Excel 27k] | [PDF 452k]

284 - Federal Student Financial Assistance: 1995 to 2007 [Excel 37k] | [PDF 453k]

285 - State and Local Financial Support for Higher Education by State: 2005-2006 [Excel 34k] | [PDF 453k]

286 - Institutions of Higher Education-Charges: 1985 to 2006 [Excel 37k] | [PDF 466k]

287 - Voluntary Financial Support of Higher Education: 1990 to 2006 [Excel 27k] | [PDF 466k]

288 - Average Salaries for College Faculty Members: 2005 to 2007 [Excel 25k] | [PDF 466k]

289 - Employees in Higher Education Institutions by Sex and Occupation: 1991 to 2005 [Excel 28k] | [PDF 466k]

290 - Faculty in Institutions of Higher Education: 1980 to 2005 [Excel 22k] | [PDF 467k]

Higher Education:  Institutions and Enrollment

269 - College Enrollment of Recent High School Graduates: 1970 to 2005 [Excel 26k] | [PDF 465k]

270 - College Enrollment by Sex and Attendance Status: 1983 to 2005 [Excel 39k] | [PDF 465k]

272 - College Enrollment by Selected Characteristics: 1990 to 2005 [Excel 49k] | [PDF 465k]

273 - Degree-Granting Institutions, Number and Enrollment by State: 2005 [Excel 71k] | [PDF 465k]

274 - College Enrollment by Sex, Age, Race, and Hispanic Origin: 1980 to 2005 [Excel 45k] | [PDF 465k]

275 - Foreign (Nonimmigrant) Student Enrollment in College: 1976 to 2006 [Excel 41k] | [PDF 465k]

276 - College Enrollment-Summary by Sex, Race and Hispanic Origin: 2005 [Excel 47k] | [PDF 452k]

278 - College Freshman-Summary Characteristics: 1970 to 2006 [Excel 28k] | [PDF 465k]

279 - Students Reported Disability Status by Selected Characteristic: 2003-2004 [Excel 27k] | [PDF 465k]

Higher Education:  Summary

271 - Higher Education-Summary: 1980 to 2005 [Excel 52k] | [PDF 464k]

 

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Source: U.S. Census Bureau  |  The 2008 Statistical Abstract  |  Page Last Modified: May 06, 2011