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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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All Levels of Education

219 - School Enrollment [Excel 77k] | [PDF 64k]

220 - School Expenditures by Type of Control and Level of Instruction in Constant (2008-2009) Dollars [Excel 35k] | [PDF 55k]

221 - School Enrollment, Faculty, Graduates, and Finances-Projections [Excel 50k] | [PDF 60k]

222 - Federal Funds for Education and Related Programs [Excel 49k] | [PDF 72k]

223 - School Enrollment by Age [Excel 50k] | [PDF 63k]

224 - School Enrollment by Race, Hispanic Origin, and Age [Excel 79k] | [PDF 63k]

225 - Enrollment in Public and Private Schools [Excel 43k] | [PDF 64k]

226 - School Enrollment by Sex and Level [Excel 33k] | [PDF 64k]

227 - School Enrollment by Control and Level [Excel 60k] | [PDF 62k]

228 - Students Who Are Foreign-Born or Who Have Foreign-Born Parents: 2009 [Excel 144k] | [PDF 62k]

Educational Attainment

229 - Educational Attainment by Race and Hispanic Origin [Excel 40k] | [PDF 56k]

230 - Educational Attainment by Race, Hispanic Origin, and Sex [Excel 47k] | [PDF 56k]

231 - Educational Attainment by Selected Characteristic: 2010 [Excel 200k] | [PDF 61k]

232 - Mean Earnings by Highest Degree Earned: 2009 [Excel 128k] | [PDF 61k]

233 - Educational Attainment by State [Excel 45k] | [PDF 62k]

Elementary and Secondary Education:  Completions and Dropouts

270 - Public High School Graduates by State [Excel 74k] | [PDF 69k]

271 - High School Dropouts by Race and Hispanic Origin [Excel 46k] | [PDF 69k]

272 - High School Dropouts by Age, Race, and Hispanic Origin [Excel 69k] | [PDF 65k]

273 - Enrollment Status by Race, Hispanic Origin, and Sex [Excel 109k] | [PDF 65k]

274 - Employment Status of High School Graduates and Dropouts Not Enrolled in School by Sex and Race [Excel 36k] | [PDF 65k]

275 - General Educational Development (GED) Credentials Issued [Excel 32k] | [PDF 69k]

Elementary and Secondary Education:  Schools and Enrollment

237 - Preprimary School Enrollment--Summary [Excel 54k] | [PDF 58k]

241 - Public Elementary and Secondary Schools by Type and Size of School [Excel 180k] | [PDF 66k]

243 - Public Elementary and Secondary School Enrollment by Grade [Excel 43k] | [PDF 67k]

244 - Public Elementary and Secondary Schools and Enrollment--States [Excel 204k] | [PDF 66k]

245 - Selected Statistics for the Largest Public School Districts [Excel 117k] | [PDF 54k]

246 - Public Elementary and Secondary School Enrollment by State [Excel 196k] | [PDF 68k]

253 - School Enrollment Below Postsecondary--Summary by Sex, Race, and Hispanic Origin: 2008 [Excel 99k] | [PDF 68k]

Elementary and Secondary Education:  Special Topics

234 - Children With Parental Involvement in Home Literacy Activities [Excel 52k] | [PDF 64k]

235 - Children's School Readiness Skills [Excel 47k] | [PDF 64k]

236 - Children Who Speak a Language Other Than English at Home by Region: 2009 [Excel 60k] | [PDF 58k]

252 - Parent Participation in School-Related Activities, by Selected School, Student, and Family Characteristics: 2007 [Excel 49k] | [PDF 58k]

263 - Public Elementary and Secondary Schools by School Type, Racial/Ethnic Concentration of Students, and Eligibility of Students for Free or Reduced-Price Lunch [Excel 41k] | [PDF 57k]

Elementary and Secondary Education:  Staff and Finances

254 - Elementary and Secondary Schools-Teachers, Enrollment, and Pupil-Teacher Ratio [Excel 35k] | [PDF 68k]

255 - Public Elementary and Secondary School Teachers-Selected Characteristics [Excel 97k] | [PDF 69k]

256 - Public Elementary and Secondary Schools--Number and Average Salary of Classroom Teachers, 1990 to 2009, and by State, 2009 [Excel 99k] | [PDF 69k]

257 - Teacher Stayers, Movers, and Leavers, by Selected Characteristics [Excel 60k] | [PDF 58k]

258 - Public and Private School Teachers Who Moved to a Different School or Left Teaching, by Reason [Excel 42k] | [PDF 58k]

259 - Average Salary and Wages Paid in Public School Systems [Excel 46k] | [PDF 65k]

260 - Public School Employment [Excel 100k] | [PDF 65k]

261 - Public Elementary and Secondary School Finances by Enrollment-Size Group [Excel 244k] | [PDF 62k]

262 - Public Elementary and Secondary Estimated Finances, and by State [Excel 142k] | [PDF 73k]

266 - Private Elementary and Secondary School Teachers--Selected Characteristics [Excel 50k] | [PDF 67k]

Elementary and Secondary Education:  Summary

242 - Public Elementary and Secondary Schools-Summary [Excel 83k] | [PDF 67k]

265 - Private Schools [Excel 150k] | [PDF 67k]

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

264 - Public School Districts Offering Various Technology Resources to All or Some Students by District Characteristics: 2008 [Excel 40k] | [PDF 57k]

267 - SAT Scores and Characteristics of College-Bound Seniors [Excel 53k] | [PDF 64k]

268 - ACT Program Scores and Characteristics of College-Bound Students [Excel 50k] | [PDF 64k]

269 - Profiency Levels on Selected NAEP Tests for Students in Public Schools, by State: 2009 [Excel 73k] | [PDF 59k]

Higher Education:  Degrees

298 - Salary Offers to Candidates for Degrees [The complete publication including this copyright table is available for sale from the U.S. Government Printing Office and the National Technical Information Service]

299 - Degrees Earned by Level and Sex [Excel 32k] | [PDF 73k]

300 - Degrees Earned by Level and Race/Ethnicity [Excel 65k] | [PDF 73k]

301 - Degrees and Awards Earned Below Bachelor's by Field: 2009 [Excel 100k] | [PDF 68k]

302 - Bachelor's Degrees Earned by Field [Excel 44k] | [PDF 68k]

303 - Master's and Doctorate's Degrees Earned by Field [Excel 51k] | [PDF 64k]

304 - First Professional Degrees Earned in Selected Professions [Excel 42k] | [PDF 59k]

Higher Education:  Finances, Fees and Staff

288 - Average Total Price of Attendance of Undergraduate Education [Excel 37k] | [PDF 61k]

289 - Average Out-of-Pocket Net Price of Attendance for Undergraduates [Excel 63k] | [PDF 59k]

290 - Higher Education Price Indexes [Excel 30k] | [PDF 59k]

291 - Federal Student Financial Assistance [Excel 51k] | [PDF 62k]

292 - State and Local Financial Support for Higher Education by State [Excel 235k] | [PDF 62k]

293 - Institutions of Higher Education--Average Charges [Excel 40k] | [PDF 66k]

294 - Voluntary Financial Support of Higher Education [Excel 33k] | [PDF 66k]

295 - Average Salaries for College Faculty Members [Excel 36k] | [PDF 66k]

296 - Employees in Higher Education Institutions by Sex and Occupation [Excel 35k] | [PDF 54k]

297 - Faculty in Institutions of Higher Education [Excel 29k] | [PDF 54k]

305 - Academic Libraries by Selected Characteristics: 2009 [Excel 36k] | [PDF 59k]

Higher Education:  Institutions and Enrollment

276 - College Enrollment of Recent High School Completers [Excel 39k] | [PDF 69k]

277 - College Enrollment by Sex and Attendance Status [Excel 40k] | [PDF 69k]

278 - Higher Education--Institutions and Enrollment [Excel 79] | [PDF 66k]

279 - College Enrollment by Selected Characteristics [Excel 78k] | [PDF 69k]

280 - Degree-Granting Institutions, Number and Enrollment by State: 2007 [Excel 236k] | [PDF 74k]

281 - College Enrollment by Sex, Age, Race, and Hispanic Origin [Excel 43k] | [PDF 75k]

282 - Foreign (Nonimmigrant) Student Enrollment in College [Excel 36k] | [PDF 75k]

283 - College Enrollment-Summary by Sex, Race and Hispanic Origin: 2008 [Excel 144k] | [PDF 59k]

284 - Higher Education Enrollments in Languages Other Than English [Excel 33k] | [PDF 59k]

285 - Students Reported Disability Status by Selected Characteristic [Excel 51k] | [PDF 64k]

286 - College Freshman--Summary Characteristics [Excel 139k] | [PDF 64k]

287 - Residence and Migration of College Freshmen by State: 2008 [Excel 54k] | [PDF 61k]

School Choice

238 - Type of School Attended by Student and Household Characteristics [Excel 55k] | [PDF 66k]

239- Public Charter and Traditional Schools-Selected Characteristics [Excel 147k] | [PDF 66k]

240 - Students Who Are Homeschooled by Selected Characteristics: 2007 [Excel 55k] | [PDF 66k]

School Crime and Safety

247 - Public Schools Reporting Incidents of Crime, by Incident Type and Selected School Characteristic [Excel 77k] | [PDF 58k]

248 - Percent of Public Schools Reporting Selected Types of Disciplinary Problems Occurring at School, by Selected School Characteristics [Excel 74k] | [PDF 58k]

249 - Students Who Reported Being Threatened or Injured with a Weapon on School Property by Selected Student Characteristics [Excel 66k] | [PDF 60k]

250 - Public Schools Using Selected Safety and Security Measures by School Characteristics [Excel 34k] | [PDF 60k]

251 - Students Who Reported Being Bullied at School or Cyber-Bullied by Student Characteristics: 2007 [Excel 72k] | [PDF 63k]

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Source: U.S. Census Bureau  |  The 2012 Statistical Abstract  |  Page Last Modified: May 28, 2014