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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.

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Adult Education

294 - Participation in Adult Education [Excel 23k] | [PDF 465k]

All Levels of Education

211 - School Enrollment [Excel 28k] | [PDF 464k]

212 - School Expenditures by Type of Control and Level of Instruction in Constant (2006-2007) Dollars [Excel 26k] | [PDF 464k]

213 - School Enrollment, Faculty, Graduates, and Finances-Projections [Excel 30k] | [PDF 464k]

214 - Federal Funds for Education and Related Programs [Excel 35k] | [PDF 467k]

215 - School Enrollment by Age [Excel 35k] | [PDF 452k]

216 - School Enrollment by Race, Hispanic Origin, and Age [Excel 80k] | [PDF 452k]

217 - Enrollment in Public and Private Schools [Excel 28k] | [PDF 452k]

218 - School Enrollment by Sex and Level [Excel 23k] | [PDF 452k]

219 - School Enrollment by Control and Level [Excel 27k] | [PDF 464k]

220 - Students Who Are Foreign-Born or Who Have Foreign-Born Parents: 2006 [Excel 41k] | [PDF 464k]

Educational Attainment

221 - Educational Attainment by Race and Hispanic Origin [Excel 25k] | [PDF 453k]

222 - Educational Attainment by Race, Hispanic Origin, and Sex [Excel 26k] | [PDF 453k]

223 - Educational Attainment by Selected Characteristic: 2007 [Excel 51k] | [PDF 452k]

224 - Mean Earnings by Highest Degree Earned: 2006 [Excel 40k] | [PDF 453k]

225 - Educational Attainment by State [Excel 33k] | [PDF 451k]

Elementary and Secondary Education:  Completions and Dropouts

261 - Public High School Graduates by State [Excel 56k] | [PDF 465k]

262 - High School Dropouts by Race and Hispanic Origin [Excel 32k] | [PDF 465k]

263 - High School Dropouts by Age, Race, and Hispanic Origin [Excel 53k] | [PDF 466k]

264 - Enrollment Status by Race, Hispanic Origin, and Sex [Excel 25k] | [PDF 466k]

265 - Employment Status of High School Graduates and School Dropouts [Excel 22k] | [PDF 466k]

266 - General Educational Development (GED) Credentials Issued [Excel 19k] | [PDF 465k]

Elementary and Secondary Education:  Schools and Enrollment

228 - Preprimary School Enrollment--Summary [Excel 40k] | [PDF 465k]

230 - Public Charter and Traditional Schools-Selected Characteristics [Excel 60k] | [PDF 465k]

231 - Public Elementary and Secondary Schools by Type and Size of School [Excel 23k] | [PDF 465k]

233 - Public Elementary and Secondary School Enrollment by Grade [Excel 37k] | [PDF 465k]

234 - Public Elementary and Secondary Schools and Enrollment--States [Excel 30k] | [PDF 465k]

235 - Selected Statistics for the Largest Public School Districts [Excel 28k] | [PDF 453k]

236 - Public Elementary and Secondary School Enrollment by State [Excel 185k] | [PDF 465k]

241 - School Enrollment Below Postsecondary--Summary by Sex, Race, and Hispanic Origin: 2006 [Excel 34k] | [PDF 465k]

Elementary and Secondary Education:  Special Topics

226 - Children's Involvement in Home Literacy Activities [Excel 26k] | [PDF 453k]

227 - Children Who Speak a Language Other Than English at Home by Region: 2006 [Excel 26k] | [PDF 453k]

229 - Children's School Readiness Skills [Excel 31k] | [PDF 465k]

237 - Public Schools Reporting Incidents of Crime, by Incident Type and Selected School Characteristic [Excel 26k] | [PDF 466k]

238 - Percent of Public Schools Reporting Selected Types of Disciplinary Problems Occuring at School, by Selected School Characteristics: 2005-06 [Excel 24k] | [PDF 467k]

239 - Students Who Reported Carrying a Weapon [Excel 23k] | [PDF 465k]

240 - Public Schools Using Selected Safety and Security Measures, by School Characteristics [Excel 31k] | [PDF 465k]

Elementary and Secondary Education:  Staff and Finances

242 - Elementary and Secondary Schools-Teachers, Enrollment, and Pupil-Teacher Ratio [Excel 26k] | [PDF 465k]

243 - Public Elementary and Secondary School Teachers-Selected Characteristics [Excel 22k] | [PDF 453k]

244 - Public Elementary and Secondary Schools-Number and Average Salary of Classroom Teachers, 1990 to 2006, and by State, 2006 [Excel 36k] | [PDF 453k]

245 - Teacher Stayers, Movers, and Leavers, by Sector [Excel 43k] | [PDF 465k]

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

247 - Average Salary and Wages Paid in Public School Systems [Excel 38k] | [PDF 465k]

248 - Public School Employment [Excel 20k] | [PDF 465k]

249 - Finances of Public Elementary and Secondary School Systems by Enrollment-Size Group [Excel 29k] | [PDF 466k]

250 - Per Pupil Amounts of Finances of Public Elementary and Secondary School Systems by Enrollment-Size Group [Excel 23k] | [PDF 466k]

251 - Public Elementary and Secondary Estimated Finances, and by State, [Excel 45k] | [PDF 454k]

255 - Private Elementary and Secondary School Teachers-Selected Characteristics [Excel 21k] | [PDF 465k]

257 - Percentage of Students Participating in Weekly Nonparental After-School Care Arrangements, by Activities, Arrangement Type, and Student Characteristics: 2005 [Excel 30k] | [PDF 453k]

Elementary and Secondary Education:  Summary

232 - Public Elementary and Secondary Schools-Summary [Excel 36k] | [PDF 465k]

254 - Private Schools [Excel 47k] | [PDF 465k]

256 - Percentage of Students Participating in After-school Activities, by School Activity and Student Characteristic: 2005 [Excel 27k] | [PDF 453k]

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

252 - Computers for Student Instruction in Elementary and Secondary Schools [Excel 26k] | [PDF 452k]

253 - Computer and Internet Use by Children and Adolescents: 2003 [Excel 33k] | [PDF 452k]

258 - SAT Scores and Characteristics of College-Bound Seniors [Excel 57k] | [PDF 465k]

259 - ACT Program Scores and Characteristics of College-Bound Students [Excel 34k] | [PDF 465k]

260 - Profiency Levels on Selected NAEP Tests for Students in Public Schools, by State: 2007 [Excel 36k] | [PDF 451k]

Higher Education:  Degrees

287 - Salary Offers to Candidates for Degrees [PDF 454k]

288 - Earned Degrees Conferred by Level and Sex [Excel 26k] | [PDF 465k]

289 - Degrees Earned by Level and Race/Ethnicity [Excel 81k] | [PDF 465k]

290 - Degrees and Awards Earned Below Bachelor's by Field: 2006 [Excel 63k] | [PDF 466k]

291 - Bachelor's Degrees Earned by Field [Excel 35k] | [PDF 466k]

292 - Master's and Doctorate's Degrees Earned by Field [Excel 53k] | [PDF 465k]

293 - First Professional Degrees Earned in Selected Professions [Excel 39k] | [PDF 465k]

Higher Education:  Finances, Fees and Staff

278 - Percent of Undergraduates Receiving Aid and Average Total Price of Attendance of Undergraduate Education [Excel 29k] | [PDF 453k]

279 - Higher Education Price Indexes [Excel 21k] | [PDF 453k]

280 - Federal Student Financial Assistance [Excel 34k] | [PDF 454k]

281 - State and Local Financial Support for Higher Education by State [Excel 28k] | [PDF 454k]

282 - Institutions of Higher Education-Charges [Excel 30k] | [PDF 466k]

283 - Voluntary Financial Support of Higher Education [Excel 24k] | [PDF 466k]

284 - Average Salaries for College Faculty Members [Excel 35k] | [PDF 466k]

285 - Employees in Higher Education Institutions by Sex and Occupation [Excel 24k] | [PDF 467k]

286 - Faculty in Institutions of Higher Education [Excel 21k] | [PDF 467k]

Higher Education:  Institutions and Enrollment

267 - College Enrollment of Recent High School Graduates [Excel 26k] | [PDF 465k]

268 - College Enrollment by Sex and Attendance Status [Excel 24k] | [PDF 465k]

270 - College Enrollment by Selected Characteristics [Excel 57k] | [PDF 465k]

271 - Degree-Granting Institutions, Number and Enrollment by State: 2005 [Excel 55k] | [PDF 465k]

272 - College Enrollment by Sex, Age, Race, and Hispanic Origin [Excel 38k] | [PDF 466k]

273 - Foreign (Nonimmigrant) Student Enrollment in College [Excel 40k] | [PDF 466k]

274 - College Enrollment-Summary by Sex, Race and Hispanic Origin: 2006 [Excel 51k] | [PDF 464k]

276 - College Freshman--Summary Characteristics [Excel 25k] | [PDF 465k]

277 - Students Reported Disability Status by Selected Characteristic [Excel 21k] | [PDF 453k]

Higher Education:  Summary

269 - Higher Education-Summary [Excel 52k] | [PDF 465k]

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Source: U.S. Census Bureau  |  The 2009 Statistical Abstract  |  Page Last Modified: November 20, 2009