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Federal Data Resources

Information about data collected and publicly reported by the United States Department of Education, including information provided by the National Center for Educational Statistics (NCES) and the Civil Rights Data Collection (CRDC).

Data Collections

  • Civil Rights Data Collection (CDRC) External link opens in new window or tab.
    The Civil Rights Data Collection (CRDC) collects a variety of information including student enrollment and educational programs and services, most of which is disaggregated by race/ethnicity, sex, limited English proficiency, and disability. The CRDC is a long-standing and important aspect of the ED Office for Civil Rights (OCR) overall strategy for administering and enforcing the civil rights statutes for which it is responsible. Information collected by the CRDC is also used by other ED offices as well as policy makers and researchers outside of ED.

  • Common Core Data External link opens in new window or tab.
    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 database of all public elementary and secondary schools and school districts.
  • EDFacts Initiatives External link opens in new window or tab.
    EDFacts is a U.S. Department of Education (ED) initiative to collect, analyze, and promote the use of high-quality, pre-kindergarten through grade 12 data. EDFacts centralizes performance data supplied by state education agencies (SEAs) with other data assets, such as financial grant information, within the Department to enable better analysis and use in policy development, planning and management. 

Reports and Tools

  • Consolidated State Performance Report (CSPR)
    The Consolidated State Performance Report (CSPR) is the required annual reporting tool for California as authorized under Section 9303 of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), as amended.

Other Resources

  • Individuals with Disabilities Act (IDEA) Data External link opens in new window or tab.
    Access to data collected pursuant to the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), which is a law that makes available a free appropriate public education to eligible children with disabilities throughout the nation and ensures special education and related services to those children.

  • Institute of Educational Science (IES) External link opens in new window or tab.
    The Institute of Education Sciences (IES) is the statistics, research, and evaluation arm of the U.S. Department of Education. The IES is independent and non-partisan with a mission to provide scientific evidence on which to ground education practice and policy and to share this information in formats that are useful and accessible to educators, parents, policy makers, researchers, and the public.

Questions: Data Reporting Office | dro@cde.ca.gov | 916-327-0219 
Last Reviewed: Thursday, April 29, 2021
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