Supplier
ED/NCES
Years Available
1986 to present
Periodicity
Annual
Mode of Collection
Census: abstraction of data from records.
Description
The Common Core of Data (CCD) is the U.S. Department of Education's (ED) primary database on public elementary and secondary education in the United States. The CCD is a comprehensive, annual, national statistical database of all public elementary and secondary schools and Local Education Agencies (LEAs). The CCD has two data content areas: non-fiscal and fiscal. The CCD non-fiscal provides an official listing of and descriptive statistics on public elementary and secondary schools and LEAs in the nation, which can be used to select samples for other National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) surveys. The CCD fiscal supplies data about revenues and expenditures collected at the school district and state levels.
Population Covered
All public elementary and secondary schools in the United States.